Djimon Hounsou

Djimon Hounsou

American actor
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Djimon Hounsou

Djimon Gaston Hounsou (; born 24 April 1964) is a Beninese-American 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 film Forces spéciales in 2011.

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Full name at birth
Djimon Gaston Hounsou
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Claim to fame
Gladiator
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Date of birth
24 April 1964
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Place of birth
Cotonou, Benin
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Actor, Producer, Model, Voice Artist
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6' 1½" (187 cm)
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$12,000,000 USD
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Somnium Entertainment (LA)
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