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CAA Signs Jimmy Jean-Louis – Variety

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Actor and producer Jimmy Jean-Louis signed to CAA.

Best known for playing Rene (aka The Haitian) on NBC’s “Heroes” and “Heroes: Reborn,” Jean-Louis is next seen opposite Henry Goulding, Noomi Rapace and Sam Neill in the action movie “Assassin’s Club.” will go

The Haitian American actor was recently seen in “The Gray Man” and also starred in the Netflix feature “Citation”, which won two National Film Awards in the UK, as well as “Detective Knight: Rogue”.

Jean-Louis’ acting career has spanned over 25 years, beginning in 1998 when he moved to Los Angeles after a successful musical theater and modeling career in France, Spain, Italy, South Africa and England. Jean-Louis has appeared in films including “Tears of the Sun” opposite Bruce Willis; “joy”; “Fat Girls” and “Monster Son-in-law.” His television credits include CW’s “Arrow,” TNT’s “Klaus” and CBS’ “Extant,” starring Halle Berry and produced by Steven Spielberg.

In 2008, Jean-Louis co-founded the Los Angeles-based production company Jet Media Productions. His production credits include the documentaries “Haiti: 16:53” and “Jimmy Goes to Hollywood” and the features “Everything But a Man” and “Rattlesnakes.” Jean-Louis worked as an executive producer on films such as “The Empty Box” and “Descrances” for which he won Best Actor in a Leading Role at the 2020 Africa Movie Academy Awards, Africa’s equivalent of the Oscars.

In 2021, diversity announced that Jean-Louis will come on board to executive produce director José María Cabral’s historical drama “Parsley” (“Perezil”), raising the profile of the Latin American title.

In addition to CAA, he is repped by Alta Global Media.

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