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Djimon Hounsou
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Born Djimon Gaston Hounsou
April 24, 1964 (1964-04-24) (age 56)
Cotonou, Dahomey
Characters played Black Panther

Djimon Gaston Hounsou (born April 24, 1964) is an actor who played T'Challa on Black Panther as well as playing Korath in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and will reprise the role on What If...?.


He played Korath on Guardians of the Galaxy and Captain Marvel.

Hounsou is a two-time Academy Award nominated actor for his roles in In America and Blood Diamond.

Other notable works include Without You I'm Nothing, Beverly Hills, 90210, Killing Zoe, Stargate, Amistad, Deep Rising, ER, The Wild Thornberrys, Gladiator, The Four Feathers, Biker Boyz, Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life, Alias, The Island, Never Back Down, Push, The Tempest, Elephant White, How to Train Your Dragon 2, Seventh Son, The Vatican Tapes, The Legend of Tarzan, Wayward Pines, King Arthur: Legend of the Sword, Same Kind of Different as Me, Aquaman, Serenity, Shazam!, Charlie's Angels, and The King's Man.

He has one child with his ex-wife Kimora Lee Simmons, her third.

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