Lagos - British actors Idris Elba and David Oyelowo, were honoured with the Order of the British Empire(OBE) by the Queen of England, reports 360nobs
The duo were on Queen Elizabeth's New Year's Honors list and both received OBEs for their services on the big screen.
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This comes after receiving three SAG nominations just a few weeks ago, it was announced that he received two Golden Globe nominations.
Elba is popular for his role in shows like The Wire and Luther, and Oyelowo gaining wide acclaim for his portrayal of Martin Luther King Jr. in Selma.
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