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.


The Bourne IdentityWombosi bodyguard #5
2003Tears of the SunGideon
Hollywood HomicideGianfranco Ferre Clerk
This Girl’s LifeAction Jackson
2005Monster-in-LawPrince Amir
Age of KaliFerdinand
The Game of Their LivesJoe Gaetjens
2006Phat GirlzDr. Tunde Jonathan
CousinesRalphHaitian film
Le President a-t-il Le SidaDaoHaitian Film by Arnold Antonin
2008Diary of a Tired Black ManJames
Adventures of PowerAubelin
The Ball is RoundJay Jay MfedeAlso known as Golden Goal! (USA)
Moloch TropicalFrancis
I Sing of a WellNarrator
2010CoursierLokiFrench film
Sinking SandsJimah Sanson
The PenthouseBuzz McManus
2011A Butterfly KissL’homme au tableau
2012Toussaint LouvertureToussaint LouvertureFrench telefilm
2013One Night In VegasNick
Doctor Bello
The Mark of the Angels-MisererePuyferrat
Five ThirteenJJL
2015The Cursed OnesPaladinUK/Ghanaian film by Zissou Pictures Ltd.
2016The Empty BoxToussaint
EsoheGary BabaNigerian/USA film
2018The Outer WildRamson
2019RattlesnakesRobert McQueen
DesrancesFrancis Desrances
Everything But A ManMax
2020Citation (film)Lucien N’Dyare


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