Djimon Hounsou was born in the country of Benin, then immigrated to France as a child. He began his career as a model in France, then later moved to America. His acting career began in 1989 by appearing in music videos.
Djimon Hounsou was nominated for a variety of awards over the last two decades, including the Screen Actors Guild, Academy Awards, Black Reel Awards, and NAACP Image Awards.
|1997||Amistad||Joseph Cinqué||Feature film|
|2002||In America||Mateo Kuamey|
|2006||Blood Diamond||Solomon Vandy|
|2014||Guardians of the Galaxy||Korath|
DreamWorks Dragons Filmography
|2014||How to Train Your Dragon 2||Drago Bludvist||Feature film|
|2015–2018||Dragons: Race to the Edge||Television series|