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Djimon Hounsou

Djimon Gaston Hounsou is a Beninese-American actor and model. As an actor, Hounsou has been nominated for two Academy Awards. Hounsou became a naturalized American citizen in 2007. He was reluctant to renounce his Beninese citizenship and therefore opted to become a dual citizen of both Benin and the United States, effectively rendering him a Beninese-American. Djimon Hounsou was born in Cotonou, Benin, in 1964, to lbertine and Pierre Hounsou. He immigrated to Lyon in France at the age of thirteen with his brother, Edmond. In 1987, he became a model and established a career in Paris. He moved to the U.S. in 1990. One year before obtaining his college degree, he dropped out of school. In the 1989 he appeared in a music video of Straight Up by Paula Abdul. Hounsou's film debut was in the 1990 Sandra Bernhard film Without You I’m Nothing, and he has had television parts on Beverly Hills, 90210 and ER and a guest starring role on Alias, but received a larger role in the science fiction film Stargate. His first on-screen appearance was in the 1990 Janet Jackson video “Love Will Never Do (Without You).” He also starred in a 2002 Gap commercial directed by Peter Lindbergh, dancing to a rendition of John Lee Hooker's "Boom Boom" by Arrested Development's Baba Oje. He received wide critical acclaim and a Golden Globe Award nomination for his role as Cinqué in the 1997 Steven Spielberg film Amistad. He gained further notice as Juba, in the 2000 film Gladiator. He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, for In America, in 2004, becoming the fourth African male to be nominated for an Oscar (along with Basil Rathbone, Cecil Kellaway and Omar Sharif). In 2006, he won the National Board of Review Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in Blood Diamond; he received Broadcast Film Critics Association, Screen Actors Guild Award, and Academy Award nominations for this performance. In 2007, Hounsou began dating model/CEO of Baby Phat, Kimora Lee Simmons. In 2008 Hounsou and Simmons visited Hounsou's family and while there, the two participated in a traditional commitment ceremony. On May 30, 2009, Simmons gave birth to their son, Kenzo Lee Hounsou, reportedly named because Kenzo means 3 (Kimora's third child). Hounsou is now a naturalized United States citizen and resides in Los Angeles.  


Citeste bio in Wikipedia
Nascut:
Apr 24, 1964 In Cotonou, Benin
Filme / Seriale:
42
Debut:
In movie Paradise Lost
Ultimul proiect:
Film Cum să îți dresezi dragonul 3 2019-01-23
Cunoscut pentru
Poster of Gardienii galaxiei
Poster of The Tempest
Poster of Lara Croft,  prădătoarea de morminte: Leagănul vieții
Poster of The Four Feathers
Filmografie
Film Cum să îți dresezi dragonul 3 Drago Bludvist (voice) 2019-01-23
Film Paradise Lost Abdiel 2018
Film Regele Arthur: Legenda sabiei Bedivere 2017-04-27
Film Same Kind of Different as Me Denver 2017-10-20
Film Legenda lui Tarzan Chief Mbonga 2016-06-29
Film Furios și iute 7 Jakande 2015-04-01
Film Air Cartwright 2015-08-14
Film The Vatican Tapes Vicar Imani 2015-07-24
Serial Wayward Pines CJ Mitchum 2015-05-14
Film Cum să îți dresezi dragonul 2 Drago Bludvist (voice) 2014-06-12
Film Al șaptelea fiu Radu 2014-12-12
Film Gardienii galaxiei Korath 2014-07-30
Film Baggage Claim Quinton 2013-09-27
Film Forțele speciale Kovax 2011-11-02
Film Elephant White Curtie Church 2011-05-17
Serial Pantera neagră Black Panther 2010-01-16
Film The Tempest Caliban 2010-12-10
Film Push Agent Henry Carver 2009-02-06
Film Never Back Down Jean Roqua 2008-03-04
Film Eragon Ajihad 2006-12-14
Film Diamantul sângeriu Solomon Vandy 2006-12-07
Film Constantine Midnite 2005-02-08
Film Insula Albert Laurent 2005-07-20
Film Salonul de înfrumusețare Joe 2005-06-02
Film Blueberry Woodhead 2004-02-09
Film Biker Boyz Motherland 2003-01-31
Serial Jimmy Kimmel în direct! Unknown 2003-01-26
Film În America Mateo 2003-10-31
Film Lara Croft, prădătoarea de morminte: Leagănul vieții Kosa 2003-07-21
Film Le Boulet Youssouf 2002-04-10
Film The Four Feathers Abou Fatma 2002-09-08
Serial Alias Unknown 2001-09-30
Film Gladiatorul Juba 2000-05-01
Serial Soul Food Unknown 2000-06-28
Film The Middle Passage Narrator (U.S. Version) 2000-09-09
Film Deep Rising Vivo 1998-01-30
Film Amistad Cinque 1997-12-03
Serial Vederea Unknown 1997-08-11
Film Poarta stelară Horus 1994-10-27
Serial Camera de urgențe Unknown 1994-09-19
Film Unlawful Entry Prisoner on Bench 1992-06-26
Serial Premiile academiei Unknown 1953-03-18