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Birth Name: Djimon Gaston Hounsou

Age: 51, born 24 April 1964

Country of origin: Benin

Currently Residing In: United States

Height: 6' 2"


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The evolution of... (943 items)
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Description: 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, including those of Madonna, Janet Jackson, and Steve Winwood. After his turn as a rebellious slave in Amistad, for which he received a Golden Glob ... (more)
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Movies

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Top rated
Most recent
1. Gladiator (2000)
Rating:
7.7
5724 Watched
2. Constantine (2005)
Rating:
6.7
3369 Watched
3. The Island (2005)
Rating:
6.3
2814 Watched
4. Blood Diamond (2006)
Rating:
7.4
2477 Watched
Rating:
5.3
1875 Watched




TV

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1. ER (1994)
Rating:
6.7
1543 Watched
2. Alias (2001)
Rating:
6.7
1117 Watched
3. The Daily Show (1996)
Rating:
7.5
1008 Watched
Rating:
5.7
920 Watched
Rating:
5.6
336 Watched





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"Solomon Vandy from Blood Diamond "He is my son. I am his father. I must go find him. Go ahead, shoot me if you want, but I will go find him.""


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


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Over Forty and Still Fine (20 person items)

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


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


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"English and French."


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


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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 "


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Hey look! this is my father (23 person items)

"Djimon with his son Kenzo "


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ER : an All-star cast (68 person items)

" Mobalage Ikabo 6 episodes, in 1999"


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Daddy's Day! (+ daddies) (48 person items)

" Djimon & Kenzo "


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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."


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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. "


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"As Solomon Vandy in Blood Diamond "


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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."


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"Tattooed Man "


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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"


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