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Friday, February 16, 2007

The Leading Man: Djimon Hounsou

With raw talent and handsome looks to back him up, Benin born Djimon Hounsou makes MIMI's cut for the ultimate leading man. Nomitated in the Best Performance by an Actor category for the 79th Anniversary Academy Awards, here is is with fellow nominees in the category at a recent luncheon.

Pictured clockwise from upper left: Djimon Hounsou for Blood Diamond; Mark Wahlberg for The Departed; Jackie Earle Haley Little Children; Alan Arkin for Little Miss Sunshine; and Eddie Murphy for Dreamgirls. We'll all be rooting for Djimon Hounsou when the Oscars air on February 25.

(Photo Credits: AMPAS)