*One of the most fawned over Hollywood leading men, black or white, is former “The Wire” star Idris Elba.

Elba, who made his name as the character Stringer Bell on HBO’s “The Wire,” has moved on to major motion picture films.

He’s starred in the movie “Thor,” won a Golden Globe and is scheduled to appear in summer film “Prometheus.”

Check out a picture gallery of the popular star below: