British actor Idris Elba escaped injury after a car he was driving flipped over during filming for an upcoming TV documentary.
The “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom” star was in Finland shooting the BBC documentary “Idris Elba: King of Speed” when he overturned the vehicle on an off-road rally circuit.
Elba tells Britain’s The Sun, “I never want to do that again. It’s the first time that I have ever rolled a car. I wasn’t going fast, the car just had a mind of its own when it hit the bank. I cut the corner and then we rolled.”
The two-part documentary is set to air in the UK on Dec. 26 and 27.
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1. Amethyst Amelia Kelly, better known by her stage name Iggy Azalea, is an Australian recording artist from Mullumbimby, New South Wales.
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2. Rita Sahatçiu Ora is a British singer, songwriter and actress. Her debut studio album, Ora, debuted at number one in the United Kingdom.
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3. Sam Smith was born in London, England and an alumnus of Youth Music Theatre UK and starred in their 2007 production of "Oh! Carol".
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4. Boris Kodjoe is an Austrian-born German actor and former fashion model who works primarily in the States. YAY! (PR)
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5. Singer & Actor Rihanna was born in a parish in Barbados called St. Michael. (Photos: PR)
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6. Actor Idris Elba was born in England has found fame on both sides of the pond. (Photos: PR)
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7. Singer Melanie Fiona is from Toronto, Canada.
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8. Actor turned rapper, Aubrey Drake Graham was born in Toronto, Ontario. (Photos: PR)
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9. Terri Seymour was born in England and is the American Idol correspondent for FOX 11 in LA. (PR Photos)
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10. Actor Chiwetel Ejiofor was born in London to Nigerian parents and started acting on stage as a teenager. (Photos: PR)
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11. Actor Wentworth Miller was born in England and is the lean, hunky star of TV's Prison Break. (Photos: PR)
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12. London born Estelle is an English Grammy Award winning R&B singer & songwriter, rapper and record producer. (Photos: PR)
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13. Downtown Julie Brown, born in Great Britain is an actress and former MTV VJ. She currently resides in LA. (PR Photos)
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14. Wyclef was born in Haiti.
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15. Naomi Campbell is a British model and was one of six models of her generation declared "supermodels" by the fashion world.
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16. Tamia was born in Windsor, Ontario.
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17. Taio Cruz is an English singer-songwriter, record producer, occasional rapper, and entrepreneur. (PR Photos)
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18. Actress Thandie Newton is a British actress who has found fame on both sides of the pond. (Photos: PR)
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19. Award winning actor and theatre director Delroy Lindo has also found fame on both sides of the pond. (PR Photos)
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20. Supermodel Iman was born in Somalia, attended University of Nairobi where a photographer discovered her. (PR Photos)
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21. Djimon Hounsou is a Beninese actor and model and has been nominated for two Academy Awards. (PR Photos)
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22. Naomie Melanie Harris is an screen actress in both England and the United States. (Photo: AP)
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