Tuesday, January 23, 2007

Djimon Hounsou--2007 Oscar nominee!


Djimon Hounsou is nominated for an Oscar for best supporting actor.
Actress Salma Hayek, executive producer of 'Ugly Betty' announced the Oscar nominations early this morning at Beverly Hills.
Supporting Actor: Alan Arkin, "Little Miss Sunshine"; Jackie Earle Haley, "Little Children"; Djimon Hounsou, "Blood Diamond"; Eddie Murphy, "Dreamgirls"; Mark Wahlberg, "The Departed."
This is NOT the first time Djimon has been nominated for an Oscar...
He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, for In America, in 2004. That year, with Charlize Theron, a South African actress nominated for her work in Monster, was the first time that two African-born performers were nominated for an Oscar in the same year.' {Wikipedia}
Djimon's Blood Diamond co-star Leonardo DiCarpio was nominated for best actor:
'Actor: Leonardo DiCaprio, "Blood Diamond"; Ryan Gosling, "Half Nelson"; Peter O'Toole, "Venus"; Will Smith, "The Pursuit of Happyness"; Forest Whitaker, "The Last King of Scotland."

Djimon and Leo

Djimon Hounsou and Leonardo DiCarpio in movie stills from their movie, 'Blood Diamond.'
Feels Good 2 B Home congrats Djimon on his recent Oscar nomination!

1 comment:

Miss Chi Chi said...

Feels Good 2 B Home congrats Djimon on his recent Oscar nomination!


a job well done, Djimon!