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Djimon Hounsou
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Birth Name: Djimon Gaston Hounsou

Age: 50, born 24 April 1964

Country of origin: Benin

Currently Residing In: United States

Height: 6' 2"


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The evolution of... (922 items)
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Published 4 years, 1 month ago 55 comments
195 votes
Celebrities Who Were Homeless (25 items)
list by Coby
Published 3 years, 9 months ago 13 comments
191 votes
Actors/Actresses: Their Top 5 Favorite Films (104 items)
list by Coby
Published 2 years, 8 months ago 28 comments
96 votes
Around the world in 80 actors... (80 items)
list by sleepless101
Published 4 years, 9 months ago 25 comments
94 votes
Portraits by Dan Winters (46 items)
list by talia_sparkle
Published 3 years, 8 months ago 11 comments

About: Actor Djimon Hounsou first gained acting attention in Steven Spielberg's Amistad (1997). Born April 24th, 1964 in West Africa, he moved with his family to Paris, France, at age 13. When he left school, he became homeless and spent a couple of years wandering the streets of Paris before being discovered by fashion designer Thierry Mugler. After he resettled himself, Hounsou moved to Los Angeles to try his hand at acting. While on the way to stardom, Hounsou appeared in music videos ... (more)
Actor (10), Model (8), Action (7), Black (7), Beninese (6), Male (6), Sci-fi (4), Hot (4), April 24 (3), Attractive (3), Interesting (3), Born 1964 (3), Movies (3), Sexy (3), Dramas (3), Nice (3), Born In 1964 (3), Handsome (2), Pretty (2), Beautiful (2)

Movies

Most popular
Top rated
Most recent

1. Gladiator (2000)
Rating:
7.7
5620 Watched
2. Constantine (2005)
Rating:
6.7
3310 Watched
3. The Island (2005)
Rating:
6.3
2772 Watched
4. Blood Diamond (2006)
Rating:
7.4
2427 Watched
Rating:
5.3
1843 Watched



TV

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Top rated
Most recent

1. ER (1994)
Rating:
6.7
1532 Watched
2. Alias (2001)
Rating:
6.7
1114 Watched
Rating:
7.5
995 Watched
Rating:
5.7
911 Watched
Rating:
5.5
324 Watched



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ElHombreMachado3G4 added this to a list 2 years, 2 months ago
Heroes Unite (378 person items)

"Attila the Hun, a savage warrior who serves Azrael"


kinkykite added this to a list 2 years, 3 months ago
Over Forty and Still Fine (20 person items)

"Another good looking man. I just like everything about him!"


johanlefourbe added this to a list 2 years, 4 months ago
The evolution of... (H) (62 person items)

"::::: The evolution of Djimon Hounsou ~ johanlefourbe "


johanlefourbe added this to a list 2 years, 4 months ago
The evolution of... (922 person items)

"::::: The evolution of Djimon Hounsou ~ johanlefourbe "


SwtChaos added this to a list 2 years, 6 months ago
Bilingual, Trilingual, and Multilingual (173 person items)

"English and French."


Nattkrypet added this to a list 2 years, 7 months ago
My Favorite Actors (Who even can save Shit!) (192 person items)

" Apart from his interesting and easy-to-recognize- name Djimon has delivered powerful performances time and again."


Coby added this to a list 2 years, 8 months ago
Actors/Actresses: Their Top 5 Favorite Films (104 person items)

" 1. Raging Bull (1980) What a scope of a film for Martin Scorsese. To really dig into the humanity of that character, Jake La Motta. And what a portrayal by Robert De Niro! What an amazing talent. How he was able to really touch into this organic moment...it was just unbelievable. 2. Lawrence of Arabia (1962) Just the scope of the film. The journey the film takes, the journey the character takes. Doing that film today you couldn't get your head around it -- it was such a massive undertaking. It "


almaseletiva added this to a list 2 years, 8 months ago
Hey look! this is my father (23 person items)

"Djimon with his son Kenzo "


johanlefourbe added this to a list 2 years, 9 months ago
ER, an impressive cast (63 person items)

" Mobalage Ikabo 6 episodes, in 1999"


Gaby added this to a list 2 years, 10 months ago
Daddy's Day! (+ daddies) (48 person items)

" Djimon & Kenzo "


Jacin Harter added this to a list 3 years ago
Great Performances from 360 Movie Challenge (23 person items)

"As Solomon Vandy in "Blood Diamond". Hounsou had heart and passion; even as one of the main characters, he was not given enough screen time."


RicardoP added this to a list 3 years, 1 month ago
Eid mar added this to a list 3 years, 5 months ago
Class actors (26 person items)
Ariel Maria added this to a list 3 years, 6 months ago
The most underrated actors (21 person items)

"Hounsou is at times recognized and yet in other movies his performances are passed up despite the power he pours into every role. "


Ariel Maria added this to a list 3 years, 6 months ago
favorite acting performances of the decade (14 person items)

"As Solomon Vandy in Blood Diamond "


psychobitch added this to a list 3 years, 7 months ago
gorgeous men over 40 (18 person items)
talia_sparkle added this to a list 3 years, 8 months ago
Portraits by Dan Winters (46 person items)
Coby added this to a list 3 years, 9 months ago
Celebrities Who Were Homeless (25 person items)

" Born in west Africa in Benisese. He is an Oscar-nominated actor and former model. Coming up he slept in subways, streets and outdoor camping near the Eiffel Tower for two years beginning at 13 years old."


fabrizius added this to a list 3 years, 10 months ago
DC Universe Cast - Supervillains (157 person items)

"Tattooed Man "


Gauntlet added this to a list 4 years ago
Action Heroes (and Villains) (422 person items)

"Action Films: Stargate (1994) - Horus Deep Rising (1998) - Vivo Dead Weight (2002) - Det. Youssouf Biker Boyz (2003) - Motherland Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life (2003) - Kosa Constantine (2005) - Midnite The Island (2005) - Albert Laurent Blood Diamond (2006) - Solomon Vandy Eragon (2006) - Ajihad Never Back Down (2008) - Jean Roqua Push (2009) - Henry Carver Elephant White (2011) - Curtie Church Special Forces (2011) - Kovax Paradise Lost (2012) - Abdiel"


Ropsli added this to a list 4 years ago
Favourite Actors (27 person items)
sleepless101 added this to a list 4 years, 2 months ago
The list of men's tears... (41 person items)

"Four Feathers Why the tears? Watch this."


Veed added this to a list 4 years, 2 months ago
diabolical dr voodoo added this to a list 4 years, 7 months ago
Directed by Steven Spielberg (311 person items)

"Amistad"


Stehako added this to a list 4 years, 8 months ago
Best Male Performances - 2000s (135 person items)

"#52 as Solomon Vandy in "Blood Diamond" (2006) "


tersanay added this to a list 4 years, 9 months ago
sleepless101 added this to a list 4 years, 9 months ago
Around the world in 80 actors... (80 person items)

"Benin Best known in America for: Juba Gladiator Other Roles: Amistad Blood Diamond Never Back Down "


Veed added this to a list 4 years, 10 months ago
Favorite Performances (22 person items)

"as Solomon Vandy in "Blood Diamond""


marsco added this to a list 5 years ago
50 Best Under 50 (50 person items)
Vergil x Dante added this to a list 5 years, 2 months ago
dj brr added this to a list 5 years, 2 months ago
you are so beautiful...to meee (84 person items)

"i want a better picture, but how can i complain about this??? "