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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...

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Born:
Apr 24, 1964 In Cotonou, Benin
Movie/TV Credits:
12
First Appeared:
In the movie Gladiator 2000-05-01
Latest Project:
movie The Legend of Tarzan 2016-06-29

Born:
Apr 24, 1964 In Cotonou, Benin
Movie/TV Credits:
12
First Appeared:
In the movie Gladiator 2000-05-01
Latest Project:
movie The Legend of Tarzan 2016-06-29
Filmography
Movie The Legend of Tarzan 2016-06-29
Movie Furious 7 2015-04-01
Movie Air 2015-08-14
Movie Guardians of the Galaxy 2014-07-30
Movie How to Train Your Dragon 2 2014-06-13
Movie Seventh Son 2014-12-12
Movie Baggage Claim 2013-09-27
Movie Blood Diamond 2006-12-07
Movie Constantine 2005-02-18
Movie The Island 2005-07-21
Movie Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life 2003-07-21
Movie Gladiator 2000-05-01