Djimon Hounsou (born April 24, 1964) is a Beninese actor who voices Drago Bludvist in the film How to Train Your Dragon 2.


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.

Selected Filmography

Year Title Role Notes
1997 Amistad Joseph Cinqué Film
2000 Gladiator Juba
2002 In America Mateo Kuamey
2006 Blood Diamond Solomon Vandy
Eragon Ajihad
2010 The Tempest Caliban
2014 Guardians of the Galaxy Korath
2018 Aquaman Fisherman King
2019 Captain Marvel Korath
Shazam! Shazam

DreamWorks Dragons Filmography

Year Title Role Notes
2014 How to Train Your Dragon 2 Drago Bludvist Feature film


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