‘Mum would dress me in a three-piece golden suit’

Peckham-born Damson Idris is a huge name in the US. But back here his star is still rising. He talks to Tim Lewis about breaking out in Snowfall, his American accent, joking with Jay-Z and the joy of dressing up

Photographs DANNY KASIRYE Fashion editor HELEN SEAMONS
Damson Idris

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