Aug. 8th, 1968
Jimmy Jean-Louis' Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles
Guest TV Roles[none found]
Jimmy Jean-Louis 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 by lending his abilities to underground and independent films. That eventually led to him landing a role in Jean Claude Van Damme's Derailed, which set the stage for subsequent roles with other Hollywood A-listers. He went on to shoot "Tears of the Sun with 'Bruce Willis' and Monica Belluci, Hollywood Homicide with 'Harrison Ford' and Josh Hartnet, Monster-in-law with 'Jane Fonda' and 'Jennifer Lopez' and The Miracle Match with 'Patrick Stewar't, Wes Bentley and Gerard Butler. Most recently, he played the lead role in Phat Girlz starring opposite Monique Imes Jackson as her love interest.
- He landed his first job, a Coca Cola commercial, when he was spotted dancing in a club.
- He is fluent in five languages: English, French, Spanish, Italian, and Creole.
- He has had a successful modelling career in London, Paris, Milan, South Africa and New York.
- Jimmy finished school with a degree in Business, but without a permanent home it was the night clubs of Paris which kept him off the streets.