Jimmy Jean-Louis

Citation is not the first Nollywood movie Jimmy Jean-Louis (born August 8, 1968) would feature in, and he is an award winning Hollywood star, he has received 9 different and won 5.

He  is a Haitian-American actor and producer best known for his role as “the Haitian” on the NBC television series Heroes. Born in Pétion-Ville, he moved to Paris at a young age with his family in search of a better life. His early roles were in French television commercials and Spanish musical theatre.

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Eventually settling in Los Angeles in the late 1990s, he had small roles in The Bourne Identity, Tears of the Sun and Arliss before breaking into larger roles in American television and film. His most important role to date is playing the title character in Toussaint Louverture (film). He’s the Producer/Star of the movie Rattlesnakes.

He had a starring role on season two of the television show Claws. His Nollywood features include Esohe, written by Bimbo Manuel and directed by Charles Uwagbai, Robert O. Peters; he was also in Doctor Bello, directed by the Nigerian director, Tony Abulu, starring  Isaiah Washington and Vivica A. Fox, alongside other American and Nigerian Movie stars. Here is a list of some of the movies he has featured in.


Year Film Role Genre
2002 Derailed Henry
The Bourne Identity Wombosi bodyguard #5
2003 Tears of the Sun Gideon
Hollywood Homicide Gianfranco Ferre Clerk
This Girl’s Life Action Jackson
2005 Monster-in-Law Prince Amir
Age of Kali Ferdinand
The Game of Their Lives Joe Gaetjens
2006 Phat Girlz Dr. Tunde Jonathan
Cousines Ralph Haitian film
Le President a-t-il Le Sida Dao Haitian Film by Arnold Antonin
2008 Diary of a Tired Black Man James
Adventures of Power Aubelin
Loaded Antonio
The Ball is Round Jay Jay Mfede Also known as Golden Goal! (USA)
2009 Orpailleur Myrtha
Moloch Tropical Francis
I Sing of a Well Narrator
2010 Coursier Loki French film
Sinking Sands Jimah Sanson
Relentless Candidate
The Penthouse Buzz McManus
2011 A Butterfly Kiss L’homme au tableau
2012 Toussaint Louverture Toussaint Louverture French telefilm
2013 One Night In Vegas Nick
Doctor Bello
The Mark of the Angels-Miserere Puyferrat
Five Thirteen JJL
2015 The Cursed Ones Paladin UK/Ghanaian film by Zissou Pictures Ltd.
Joy Toussaint
2016 The Empty Box Toussaint
2017 Cargo Jean
Catastropico Damien
Esohe Gary Baba Nigerian/USA film
2018 The Outer Wild Ramson
2019 Rattlesnakes Robert McQueen
Desrances Francis Desrances
Everything But A Man Max
2020 Citation (film) Lucien N’Dyare
Rise Modu


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