Djimon Hounsou

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Djimon Gaston Hounsou is a Beninese-American actor and model. Hounsou began his career appearing in music videos. He made his film debut in the Sandra Bernhard film Without You I'm Nothing (1990) and gained widespread recognition for his role as Cinqué in the Steven Spielberg film Amistad (1997). He gained further recognition for his roles in Gladiator... read more

Djimon Gaston Hounsou is a Beninese-American actor and model. Hounsou began his career appearing in music videos. He made his film debut in the Sandra Bernhard film Without You I'm Nothing (1990) and gained widespread recognition for his role as Cinqué in the Steven Spielberg film Amistad (1997). He gained further recognition for his roles in Gladiator (2000), In America (2003), and Blood Diamond (2006), receiving Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor nominations for both the latter films. He also had a minor role in Furious 7 (2015). He has been nominated for a Golden Globe Award and three Screen Actors Guild Awards. Djimon Hounsou plays an important role as well in the French film Forces spéciales in 2011.

Birth Name

Djimon Gaston Hounsou

Born

Friday, 24 April 1964

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Actor Filmography

Black Adam The Wizard 2021
What If...? Korath (voice) 2021
Blazing Samurai Sumo (voice) 2021
The King's Man Neil Kenlock 2020
A Quiet Place Part II 2020
Charlie's Angels Bosley 2019
Shazam! The Wizard 2019
Captain Marvel Korath 2019
Serenity Duke 2019
How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World Drago Bludvist (voice) 2019
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Black Adam The Wizard 2021
What If...? Korath (voice) 2021
Blazing Samurai Sumo (voice) 2021
The King's Man Neil Kenlock 2020
A Quiet Place Part II 2020
Charlie's Angels Bosley 2019
Shazam! The Wizard 2019
Captain Marvel Korath 2019
Serenity Duke 2019
How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World Drago Bludvist (voice) 2019
Aquaman The Fisherman King 2018
Same Kind of Different as Me Denver Moore 2017
King Arthur: Legend of the Sword Bedivere 2017
I Am Heath Ledger Himself 2017
The Director's Cut Himself 2016
The Legend of Tarzan Chief Mbonga 2016
Air Cartwright 2015
The Vatican Tapes Vicar Imani 2015
Celebrity Conversations Himself 2015
Dragons: Race to the Edge Drago (voice) 2015
Wayward Pines CJ Mitchum, CJ Mitchum (credit only) 2015
Furious 7 Jakande 2015
Seventh Son Radu 2014
Guardians of the Galaxy Korath 2014
How To Train Your Dragon 2 Drago (voice) 2014
Baggage Claim Quinton 2013
Celebrity Page Himself 2013
Special Forces Kovax 2011
Elephant White Curtie Church 2011
The Tempest Caliban 2010
Black Panther Black Panther, T'Challa 2010
Push Henry Carver 2009
Never Back Down Jean Roqua 2008
Eragon Ajihad 2006
Blood Diamond Solomon Vandy 2006
Made in Hollywood Himself 2005
The Island Albert Laurent 2005
Strength and Honor: Creating the World of 'Gladiator' Himself (archive footage) 2005
Beauty Shop Joe 2005
Constantine Midnite 2005
Renegade Woodhead 2004
Tavis Smiley Himself - Guest 2004
In America Mateo 2003
Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle Of Life Kosa 2003
Biker Boyz Motherland 2003
Jimmy Kimmel Live! Himself - Guest 2003
The Four Feathers Abou Fatma 2002
Dead Weight Det. Youssouf 2002
Alias Kazari Bomani 2001
The Middle Passage Narrator (US Version) 2000
Soul Food Victor Onuka 2000
Gladiator Juba 2000
Entertainers with Byron Allen Himself 2000
The Wild Thornberrys Villager 1998
Deep Rising Vivo 1998
Amistad Cinque 1997
Ill Gotten Gains Fyah 1997
The Daily Show Himself - Guest 1996
Stargate Horus (as Djimon) 1994
ER Mobalage Ikabo 1994
Killing Zoe Moïse (voice) 1993
Unlawful Entry Prisoner on Bench (as Djimon) 1992
HBO First Look Himself 1992
Without You I'm Nothing Ex-Boyfriend (as Djimon Hounson) 1990
Sidewalks Entertainment Himself 1994

Director Filmography

Producer Filmography

2007 Oscar Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role Nominated
2004 Oscar Best Actor in a Supporting Role Nominated
1998 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama Nominated
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