Djimon Hounsou

Djimon Hounsou

actor, producer, director

Born April 24, 1964 in Cotonou, Benin

Djimon Hounsou was born in Cotonou, Benin, in west Africa, to Albertine and Pierre Hounsou, a cook. He moved to Lyon, France, when he was thirteen. Hounsou has graced the catwalks of Paris and London as a popular male model. He has since left his modeling career and has worked on Gladiator (2000) by Ridley Scott and Amistad (1997) by Steven Spielberg.



  • Jill Scott

    Jill Scott

  • Edward Zwick

    Edward Zwick

  • Marshall Herskovitz

    Marshall Herskovitz

  • Jennifer Connelly

    Jennifer Connelly

  • Kagiso Kuypers

    Kagiso Kuypers

  • Leonardo DiCaprio

    Leonardo DiCaprio


  • Thriller
  • Action & Adventure
  • Comedy
  • Horror
  • Western
  • Military & War
  • Fantasy
  • Drama
  • Romance
  • Children & Family