Damson Idris is a 26-year-old British actor of Nigerian descent, born and raised in London. Learning his trade in Ade Solanke’s play ‘Pandora’s Box’, Damson currently stars in the hit American TV series ‘Snowfall’ critically acclaimed in both UK and USA. 2018 is set to be another exciting year for the young actor, with two feature length films in the pipeline; ‘The Commuter’, an action-thriller film led by Liam Neeson, as well as Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje’s feature length film ‘Farming’, starring Kate Beckinsale.
“When you’re an African kid in the UK, you’re not really going to work in Glasgow, Liverpool or Manchester. We need to be able to say, ‘Hey, Cardiff has a really big industry over there we should go over there.’ We don’t really have a place where we can do that.”
Snowfall Star Damson Idris on Playing the Sweetest Drug Lord You’ll Ever Meet