Modeling led to acting. His film debut was in Without You I'm Nothing, and he had a parts on Beverly Hills, 90210 and ER, but his first major role was in the science fiction film Stargate. In 1997, he starred in Amistad.
In 2004, he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, for In America. He is the first African to be nominated for the award.
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Djimon Hounsou Facts
|Birth Name||Djimon Gaston Hounsou|
|Birthday||April 24, 1964 (56)|
|Height||6' 4" (1m93) How tall is Djimon Hounsou compared to you?|
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