Idris Elba's Chilling Night in a South African Prison

Season 2 Episode 246
Aired on 12/08/2013 | CC tv-14
Prior to Nelson Mandela's death, Oprah sat down with Idris Elba, the actor who portrays the former South African president, a leader affectionately known as Madiba, in the new biopic Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom. Watch as Idris opens up about preparing for the role of a lifetime with a trip to Robben Island, the South African prison where Mandela spent 18 years.