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Jimmy Jean-Louis

Jimmy led a simple life in a remote village in Haiti until the age of twelve, when he moved to Paris. He has worked in musical theatre in Spain, spending three years with a musical theater "La Belle Epoque", and has had a successful career as an international model. Jimmy moved to Los Angeles in 1998 and immediately started honing his chosen craft ... See full bio »
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Joy Touissant
Tears of the Sun
Heroes The Haitian
The Cursed Ones
The Cursed Ones Paladin


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 2017 Esohe (post-production)
Gary Baba
 2017 Isolated Victim (post-production)
Dominique Linel
 2017 A Day Like a Week (post-production)
Dimitri Fisher
 2014 419 (post-production)
Bright (as Jimmy Jean Louis)
  Angels in the Rhine (Short) (pre-production)
  Cargo (completed)
 2017 Just One Look (TV Mini-Series)
Eric Toussaint
- Episode #1.4 ... Eric Toussaint
 2016 Catastrópico
 2016 La caja vacía
 2016 The CEO
 2015-2016 Heroes Reborn (TV Mini-Series)
The Haitian
- Odessa (2015) ... The Haitian (uncredited)
 2015/I Joy
 2015 The Cursed Ones
 2014 Extant (TV Series)
Pierre Lyon
- Before the Blood (2014) ... Pierre Lyon
- A New World (2014) ... Pierre Lyon
 2014 Metal Hurlant Chronicles (TV Series)
- Back to Reality (2014) ... Norman
 2014 Tatort (TV Series)
- Kaltstart (2014)
 2014 LA Live the Show (TV Series)
Special Guest
- Radio Talk (2014) ... Special Guest
 2013 One Night in Vegas
 2013 Arrow (TV Series)
The Captain
- League of Assassins (2013) ... The Captain (uncredited)
- Crucible (2013) ... The Captain
 2013 Five Thirteen
 2013 Chris Brown: Fine China (Video short)
Club Underboss
 2013 Doctor Bello
 2012 Jungle Jihad
Le négociateur
 2012 The Beach Chronicles AGX (Short)
Jacques Jean Jille
 2011 Un baiser papillon
L'homme au tableau
 2011 L'improbable mécanique du coeur (Short)
 2011 Sinking Sands
Jimah Sanson
 2010 Precipice (Short)
 2010 Relentless
 2010 Coursier
Steve Loki
 2010 Soul Sisters
Tai Ojo
 2009 I Sing of a Well
 2009 Life Outside of Pearl
Cousin Marco
 2009 Moloch Tropical (TV Movie)
 2009 Orpailleur
 2008 Golden Goal!
Jay Jay Mfede
 2008 Loaded
 2008 Angel Blade (Video)
The Pharoah (as Jimmy J.)
 2008 Adventures of Power
 2006 Cousines
 2005 The Shield (TV Series)
Ididsa Okoye
- A Thousand Deaths (2005) ... Ididsa Okoye
 2005 Dr. Vegas (TV Series)
- Babe in the Woods (2005) ... Xola
 2005 Age of Kali
 2003 This Girl's Life
Action Jackson
 2003 Tears of the Sun
 2003 Fastlane (TV Series)
Haitian #1
- Defense (2003) ... Haitian #1
 2003 The District (TV Series)
Jean-Paul Bertrand
- Untouchable (2003) ... Jean-Paul Bertrand
 2002 Derailed
 2001 Arli$$ (TV Series)
Caesar Montenez
- Fielding Offers (2001) ... Caesar Montenez (as Jimmy J)
 2001 Episodes (Short)
 1999 Blade Sisters
 1996 Love, etc.
 1993 Le secret d'Emmanuelle (TV Movie)
 1993 Le parfum d'Emmanuelle (TV Movie)
 1993 Magique Emmanuelle (TV Movie)
Hit Tribesman
 1993 L'amour d'Emmanuelle (TV Movie)
 1993 Emmanuelle à Venise (TV Movie) (as Jean-Louis Jimmy)
 1993 La revanche d'Emmanuelle (TV Movie)
 1993 Éternelle Emmanuelle (TV Movie)
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Other Works:

2001 - performed African drum (djembe) with Seal on the Outlaws latest album released in 2002, the song title is "History'.

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Alternate Names:

Jimmy J | Jimmy J. | Jean-Louis Jimmy | Jimmy Jean Louis


5' 11¼" (1.81 m)

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From a young boy growing up in Haiti, living with no electricity or running water, my journey to Hollywood has been rich with experience. I take little for granted and appreciate the beauty of life, knowing that there is so much more to learn.


He landed his first job, a Coca Cola commercial, when he was spotted dancing in a club. See more »

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