Djimon Hounsou

(57 Years)


Djimon Gaston Hounsou ( born April 24, 1964)  is a Beninese 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 movie Forces spéciales in 2011.   Read More>

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Djimon Hounsou's Bio

Full Name

Djimon Gaston Hounsou

Date of Birth

24 April 1964


6.17Ft. ( 188 cms. )

Djimon Hounsou's Family Info

Brother Name

Search Results Djimon Hounsou/Siblings Edmond Hounsou

Son Name

Kenzo Lee Hounsou

Wife Name

Kimora Lee Simmons

Father Name

Pierre Hounsou

Mother Name

Albertine Hounsou

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Djimon Hounsou Debut/First Movie is Without You I’m Nothing

Djimon Hounsou's Awards


Best Ensemble Guardians of the Galaxy


Best Supporting Actor Blood Diamond


Film: Best Supporting Actor In America


Outstanding Lead Actor in a Motion Picture Amistad

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