Djimon Hounsou

1964 - Today

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Djimon Gaston Hounsou (; French: [dʒimɔ̃ unsu]; born April 24, 1964) is a Beninese-American actor and model. He began his career appearing in music videos. He made his film debut in Without You I'm Nothing (1990) and earned widespread recognition for his role as Cinqué in the Steven Spielberg film Amistad (1997). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Djimon Hounsou has received more than 7,619,143 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia. Djimon Hounsou is the 1,025th most popular actor (up from 1,200th in 2019), the 4th most popular biography from Benin (up from 6th in 2019) and the most popular Beninese Actor.

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  • 67.23

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  • 44

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  • 5.61

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  • 3.69

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Djimon Hounsou ranks 1,025 out of 10,030Before him are William Dieterle, Billy Zane, Dorothy Malone, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Linda Lee Cadwell, and Andy Lau. After him are Andrew Garfield, Paolo Villaggio, Vinnie Jones, Haya Harareet, Yvonne De Carlo, and Alla Nazimova.

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Among people born in 1964, Djimon Hounsou ranks 43Before him are Andy Serkis, Melinda Gates, Robert Trujillo, C. C. Catch, Edi Rama, and Mats Wilander. After him are Rick Riordan, Uday Hussein, Ronnie Coleman, Jean Alesi, Bridget Fonda, and Gianluca Vialli.

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In Benin

Among people born in Benin, Djimon Hounsou ranks 4 out of 18Before him are Mathieu Kérékou (1933), Do-Aklin (1550), and Phillis Wheatley (1753). After him are Bernardin Gantin (1922), Thomas Boni Yayi (1951), Hubert Maga (1916), Patrice Talon (1958), Justin Ahomadégbé-Tomêtin (1917), Émile Derlin Zinsou (1918), Angélique Kidjo (1960), and Christophe Soglo (1909).

Among ACTORS In Benin

Among actors born in Benin, Djimon Hounsou ranks 1

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