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Djimon Hounsou


Djimon Hounsou was born in Cotonou, Benin, West Africa, to Albertine and Pierre Hounsou, a cook. He moved to Lyon, France, when he was 13. Hounsou has graced the catwalks of Paris and London as a popular male model. He has since left his modeling career and has worked on Гладиатор (2000) by ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 16 wins & 19 nominations. See more awards »

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  Blazing Samurai (announced)
Sumo (voice)
 2019 Шазам! (post-production)
The Wizard
 2018 Аквамен
King Ricou (voice)
 2018 Драконы: Гонка на грани (TV Series)
Drago
- King of Dragons, Part 2 (2018) ... Drago (voice)
 2016 Уэйуорд Пайнс (TV Series)
CJ Mitchum
- Bedtime Story (2016) ... CJ Mitchum
- Walcott Prep (2016) ... CJ Mitchum
- Pass Judgment (2016) ... CJ Mitchum (credit only)
- Time Will Tell (2016) ... CJ Mitchum
- City Upon a Hill (2016) ... CJ Mitchum
 2016 Тарзан. Легенда
Chief Mbonga
 2015/I Воздух
Cartwright
 2015 Форсаж 7
Jakande
 2014/I Седьмой сын
Radu
 2013 Выдача багажа
Quinton
 2011 Белый слон
Curtie Church
 2010/I Буря
Caliban
 2010 Чёрная Пантера (TV Mini-Series)
Black Panther / T'Challa
- To the End (2010) ... Black Panther / T'Challa (voice)
- Black Panther vs. Juggernaut and Black Knight (2010) ... Black Panther / T'Challa (voice)
- Death of Father (2010) ... Black Panther / T'Challa (voice)
- Revenge of the Evil (2010) ... Black Panther / T'Challa (voice)
- Black Panther (2010) ... Black Panther / T'Challa (voice)
 2009 Пятое измерение
Henry Carver
 2007 Vanity Fair: Killers Kill, Dead Men Die (Video short)
The Champ (credit only)
 2006 Эрагон
Ajihad
 2006 Кровавый алмаз
Solomon Vandy
 2005 Остров
Albert Laurent
 2003-2004 Шпионка (TV Series)
Kazari Bomani
- Unveiled (2004) ... Kazari Bomani
- The Frame (2004) ... Kazari Bomani
- Repercussions (2003) ... Kazari Bomani
 2004 Блуберри
Woodhead
 2003 Байкеры
Motherland
 2002/I Heroes (Short)
Mystery Man
 2002 В Америке
Mateo
 2002 Чeтыре пера
Abou Fatma
 2002 Полный привод
Det. Youssouf
 2001 Soul Food (TV Series)
Victor Onuka
- Games People Play (2001) ... Victor Onuka
 2001 The Tag (Short)
Marshall
 2000 Passage du milieu
Narrator (US Version)
 2000 Гладиатор
Juba
 2000 Дикая семейка Торнберри (TV Series)
Villager
- Luck Be an Aye-Aye (2000) ... Villager (voice)
 1999 Скорая помощь (TV Series)
Mobalage Ikabo
- Rites of Spring (1999) ... Mobalage Ikabo
- Point of Origin (1999) ... Mobalage Ikabo
- Sticks and Stones (1999) ... Mobalage Ikabo
- The Storm: Part 2 (1999) ... Mobalage Ikabo
- The Storm: Part 1 (1999) ... Mobalage Ikabo
 1997 The Small Hours (as Djimon Housoun)
 1997 Амистад
Cinque
 1997 Ill Gotten Gains
Fyah
 1994 Звёздные врата
Horus (as Djimon)
 1993 Убить Зои
Moïse (voice)
 1992 Незаконное вторжение
Prisoner on Bench (as Djimon)
 1990 Janet Jackson: Love Will Never Do (Without You) (Video short)
Man (uncredited)
 1990 Beverly Hills 90210 (TV Series)
Nightclub Doorman
- Class of Beverly Hills (1990) ... Nightclub Doorman (as Djimon)
 1990 En Vogue: Hold On (Video short)
 1990 Without You I'm Nothing
Ex-Boyfriend (as Djimon Hounson)
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Other Works:

ESPN Promo for the 2010 FIFA World Cup. See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Djimon | Djimon Hounson | Djimon Housoun

Height:

6' 1½" (1.87 m)
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Personal Quote:

Even while modeling, I was still practicing kung fu and boxing as sports. See more »

Trivia:

Name pronounced Jie-mon Hahn-soo. See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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