One of Hollywood’s Most Recognizable Faces
Darrin Dewitt Henson, born May 5, 1972 in Bronx, NY, is an American actor, choreographer, author, motivational speaker, and celebrity trainer. Darrin Henson initially rose to fame as one of the most notable characters on Showtime’s television series, Soul Food. Henson’s critically acclaimed portrayal of ex-convict-turned-businessman, Lem Van Adams, demonstrated his ability to connect deeply with urban audiences.
His work on Soul Food earned him subsequent roles in popular urban films Stomp the Yard and Life Support. He has also had key roles ABC’s television series Lincoln Heights and more recently, the hit dramas, VH1’s Single Ladies and BET’s Being Mary Jane.
With 8 new films on the horizon, 2015 is gearing up to be a promising year for fans of Darrin Henson’s work. Upcoming films include an urban remake of Magic Mike, titled Chocolate City, where Henson will portray male stripper Magnus. Co-stars include Ginuwine, Carmen Electra, Michael Jai White, Vivica Fox, and Tyson Beckford.