Djimon Hounsou

Profession: Actor | Director
Djimon Hounsou
Real name: Djimon Gaston Hounsou
Birthdate: April 24, 1964
Age: 56 years
Country: Benin Benin
Horoscope: Taurus


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Djimon Hounsou Nominations & Awards

Academy Awards

 - Best Supporting Actor NOMINATED
 - Best Supporting Actor NOMINATED
   (In America)

Golden Globes Awards

 - Best Leading Actor - Drama NOMINATED

Screen Actors Guild Awards (SAG)

 - Best Supporting Actor NOMINATED
 - Best Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture NOMINATED
   (In America)
 - Best Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture NOMINATED

Independent Spirit

 - Best Supporting Actor WINNER
   (In America)

Critics Choice Award

 - Best Supporting Actor NOMINATED
Djimon Gaston Hounsou Actor and Director. He has won an Independent Spirit Awards . He's known for Captain Marvel (2019), Shazam! (2019) and Gladiator (2000).

All Movies of Djimon Hounsou

  • The King's Man
    As a collection of history's worst tyrants and criminal masterminds gather to plot a war to wipe out millions, one man must race against time to stop them.
    Character: Shola
    United Kingdom  2021
  • Charlie's Angels
    In Banks’ bold vision, Kristen Stewart, Naomi Scott, and Ella Balinska are working for the mysterious Charles Townsend, whose security and investigative agency has expanded internationally. With the world’s smartest, bravest, ...
    Character: Edgar Bosley
    United States  2019
  • Shazam!
    We all have a superhero inside us, it just takes a bit of magic to bring it out. In Billy Batson’s (Angel) case, by shouting out one word—SHAZAM!—this streetwise 14-year-old foster kid can turn into the adult Super Hero Sha...
    Character: Wizard
    United States  2019
  • Captain Marvel
    Carol Danvers becomes one of the universe's most powerful heroes when Earth is caught in the middle of a galactic war between two alien races.
    Character: Korath
    United States  2019
  • Serenity
    The mysterious past of a man living in the Caribbean comes back to haunt him, ensnaring his life in a new reality that may not be what it all seems. Baker Dill (Matthew McConaughey) is a fishing boat captain leading tours off a tr...
    Character: Duke
    United States  2019
  • Aquaman
    Arthur Curry learns that he is the heir to the underwater kingdom of Atlantis, and must step forward to lead his people and to be a hero to the world.
    Character: King Ricou (voice)
    United States  2018
  • King Arthur: Legend of the Sword
    The young Arthur runs the back passages of Londonium with his crew, not knowing his royal lineage until he grabs Excalibur. Instantly confronted by the sword's influence, Arthur is forced to make up his mind. He joins the rebellio...
    Character: Bedivere
    United States  2017
  • The Legend of Tarzan
    Years after he's reassimilated into society, John Clayton III, known as the famous "ape man" Tarzan, is asked by Queen Victoria to investigate the goings-on in the Congo. Tarzan teams with an ex-mercenary named George Wa...
    Character: Chief Mbonga
    United States  2016
  • Wayward Pines (TV Series)
    TV Series (2015-2016). 2 Seasons. 20 Episodes. A Secret Service agent goes to Wayward Pines, Idaho in search of two federal agents who have gone missing in the bucolic town. He soon learns that he may never get out of Wayward Pine
    United States  2015
  • Air
    Air (Wake Cycle) is about two custodians who struggle to hold onto their sanity living in an underground bunker with cryogenically frozen people meant to re-populate society.
    Character: Cartwright
    United States  2015
  • The Vatican Tapes
    "The Vatican Tapes" follows the ultimate battle between good and evil - God versus Satan. Angela Holmes is an ordinary 27-year-old until she begins to have a devastating effect on anyone close, causing serious injury and...
    Character: Vicar Imani
    United States  2015
  • Furious 7
    After Dominic Torreto and his crew helped take down Owen Shaw, his brother Ian Shaw now wants revenge. It all begins when Han (Sung Kang) is killed in revenge on the streets on Tokyo by Deckard Shaw (Jason Statham), Owen Shaw's (L...
    Character: Jakande
    United States  2015
  • Seventh Son
    John Gregory, who is a seventh son of a seventh son and also the local spook, has protected his country from witches, boggarts, ghouls and all manner of things that go bump in the night. However John is not young anymore, and has ...
    Character: Radu
    United Kingdom  2014
  • Guardians of the Galaxy
    Peter Quill, a man of the ’80s, finds himself caught in the middle of a conflict spanning the cosmic side of the Marvel Cinematic Universe attempting to earn his title of Star-Lord with a team of ex-cons that includes a genetica...
    United States  2014
  • The Tempest
    In her big-screen adaptation of Shakespeare's mystical thriller "The Tempest," Academy Award(R)-nominated Julie Taymor ("Across the Universe," "Frida," "Titus") brings an original dynamic to...
    Character: Caliban
    United States  2010
  • Push
    The action packed sci-fi thriller involves a group of young American ex-pats with telekinetic and clairvoyant abilities, hiding from a clandestine U.S. government agency. They must utilize their different talents and band together...
    Character: Henry Carver
    United States  2009
  • Never Back Down
    At his new high school, a rebellious teen (Faris) is lured into an underground fight club, where he finds a mentor in a mixed martial arts veteran (Hounsou). Jake Tyler never goes looking for trouble, but it always seems to find h...
    United States  2008
  • Vanity Fair: Killers Kill, Dead Men Die (S)
    The most ambitious portfolio in the 13-year history of Vanity Fair's Hollywood Issue, this year's homage to noir had its own dramatic imperatives.
    Character: The Champ (credit only)
    United States  2007
  • A Place in Time
    The film takes a look at the daily lives of people in more than two dozen countries around the world during the course of a week. In the film, celebrity friends of Jolie visit orphanages, refugee camps and other areas of concern i...
    Character: Self
    United States  2007
  • Eragon
    In a mystical forest in his homeland of Alagaësia, a young farm boy named Eragon (Edward Speleers) discovers a gorgeous and rare blue stone. To get himself and his poor family through the harsh winter, Eragon hopes to trade it in...
    Character: Ajihad
    United States  2006
  • Blood Diamond
    As civil war rages through 1990s Sierra Leone, two men, a white South African mercenary (Leonardo DiCaprio) and a black Mende fisherman (Djimon Hounsou), become joined in a common quest to recover a rare gem that has the power to ...
    Character: Solomon Vandy
    United States  2006
  • Constantine
    John Constantine is approached by Det. Angela Dodson who needs his help to prove that her twin sister Isabel's death was not a suicide. The dead woman was a devout Catholic and Angela refuses to accept she would have taken her own...
    Character: Midnite
    United States  2005
  • The Island
    Lincoln Six-Echo (McGregor) is a resident of a seemingly utopian but contained facility in the year 2019. Like all of the inhabitants of this carefully controlled environment, Lincoln hopes to be chosen to go to the “The Island...
    Character: Albert Laurent
    United States  2005
  • Blueberry: The Secret Experience
    In the 1870's, U.S Marshal Mike S. Blueberry tries to stop Wally Blount, the man who killed his girlfriend, from getting to a stockpile of gold hidden in Indian territory. On his way, he meets Prosit, a German villain on a persist...
    France  2004
  • Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life
    Lara Croft (Jolie) is back in action and faces her most perilous mission: to recover what ancient civilization believed to be the essence of all evil, Pandora's Box. She must travel the globe, from Greece to Hong Kong to Kenya and...
    Character: Kosa
    United States  2003
  • The Four Feathers
    Set in 1884 Sudan, this fifth film to be adapted from the A.E.W. Mason novel follows a British officer who resigns his post right before his regiment ships out to battle the rebels. Perceiving his resignation as cowardice, his fri...
    United Kingdom  2002
  • In America
    To begin all over again is a classic American dream. But it's remarkably hard to do, as Irish émigrés Johnny and Sarah discover when they hit the streets of modern-day Manhattan, their two spunky young daughters in tow, and emer...
    Character: Mateo
    Ireland  2002
  • Gladiator
    Maximus (Crowe) is a brave and loyal military general to the Emperor Marcus Aurelius (Harris). His loyalty does not go unnoticed as the Emperor makes preparations for Maximus to succeed him after his death. But when the Emperor's ...
    Character: Juba
    United States  2000
  • Deep Rising
    The sea captain Finnegan has his boat chartered to take a group of men out to a rendezvous point in the middle of the ocean. He discovers part way through the journey that the men are in fact a group of heavily armed mercenaries. ...
    United States  1998
  • Amistad
    Amistad is the name of a slave ship traveling from Cuba to the U.S. in 1839. It is carrying a cargo of Africans who have been sold into slavery in Cuba, taken on board, and chained in the cargo hold of the ship. As the ship is cro...
    Character: Cinque
    United States  1997
  • Stargate
    An interstellar teleportation device, found in Egypt, leads to a planet with humans resembling ancient Egyptians who worship the god Ra.
    United States  1994

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