DARRIN DEWITT HENSON, grew to fame when playing Lem Van Adams on the hit Showtime series “Soul Food.” For five seasons Henson has given a compelling performance of a street hustle turned husband, father and businessman.
Darrin Dewitt Henson can be seen in the Universal film “The Express” where he plays, the legendary, Jim Brown opposite Dennis Quaid. He had a lead role in Sony Screen Gems “Stomp the Yard” and the HBO Film, “Life Support. Then came “The Salon.” Henson can also be seen in Jeb Stuart’s “Blood Done Sign My Name.” Henson plays activist Eddie McCoy. He has recently finished filming “Tekken” (the largest video game in the world, now a major motion picture) in which Darrin plays the role of Raven. He can been seen in October in the horror film, “The Inheritance.” where Henson plays an introverted writer who is more like the griot of the family. He will also be seen starring in “After” in 2011 a film about the lengths we will go to to protect family members.
As an incomparable choreographer whose dance abilities has blessed such artists as Jennifer Lopez, Britney Spears and ‘N Sync, Henson got his start with the late legendary hip hop DJ, Scott La Rock of Boogie Down Productions at age 14, when he joined La Rock’s Vermont school tour. Darrin is an mtv music award recipient for his work with nsync and a two time nominated image award actor.
Henson’s most recognizable dance routine by far is ‘N Sync’s “Bye, Bye, Bye.” His video, Darrin’s Dance Grooves, has also proven successful with over 3 million copies sold and he looks forward to starting production on a movie version of it in the future.