Actor

Apr 24, 1964  in Cotonou, Benin

Djimon Gaston Hounsou

Early Life: Djimon Hounsou is a Beninese American actor. He started off as a model and got his break with the television show Beverly Hills, 90210. He was then seen in films like Stargate (1994), Ill Gotten Gains (1997) and the television show ER. Djimon was then picked by director Ridley Scott for his film Gladiator (2000). His performance in the film was critically acclaimed and it was considered by all to be his breakthrough performance. Career Highlights: Djimon went on to act in films like The Four Feathers (2002), In America (2002), Biker Boyz (2003) , Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life (2003) and The Island (2005). However, he is best remembered for playing the role of Solomon Vandy in Blood Diamond (2006). A few of Djimon`s other notable work includes Eragon (2006), Never Back Down (2008), The Tempest (2010) and Baggage Claim (2013). He also worked in hit films like How to Train your Dragon 2 (2014), Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) and The Vatican Tapes (2015). His upcoming film is The Legend of Tarzan, which will release in July, 2016.

Serenity

Nov, 2018

Serenity

Same Kind of Different as Me

Jul, 2017

Same Kind of Different as Me

Blazing Samurai

Aug, 2017

Blazing Samurai

The Vatican Tapes

31 Jul, 2015

The Vatican Tapes

Seventh Son (3D)

30 Jan, 2015

Seventh Son (3D)

Actor

Amistad

25 Dec, 1997

Amistad

Actor

The Island

22 Jul, 2005

The Island

The Island

22 Jul, 2005

The Island

Actor

Seventh Son (3D)

2015

Seventh Son (3D)

Seventh Son (3D)

2015

Seventh Son (3D)

How To Train Your Dragon 2

2014

How To Train Your Dragon 2

Actor

Baggage Claim

2013

Baggage Claim

Special Forces

2012

Special Forces

Blood Diamond

2007

Blood Diamond

Sherni No 1 Tomb Raider

2003

Sherni No 1 Tomb Raider

How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2D)

13 Jun, 2014

How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2D)

Actor

King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (3D)

12 May, 2017

King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (3D)

Actor

Guardians of the Galaxy (3D)

08 Aug, 2014

Guardians of the Galaxy (3D)

Actor

Fast & Furious 7 (3D)

02 Apr, 2015

Fast & Furious 7 (3D)

Actor

Gladiator

01 Sep, 2000

Gladiator

How To Train Your Dragon 3

01 Mar, 2019

How To Train Your Dragon 3

The Legend of Tarzan (3D)

01 Jul, 2016

The Legend of Tarzan (3D)

Actor