|Darrin Dewitt Henson|
|Born||Darrin Dewitt Henson
May 5, 1972
Bronx, New York City, New York, U.S.
|Occupation||choreographer, dancer, actor, director, producer|
For the record producer named Darren Henson, see the production team A Touch of Jazz
Darrin Dewitt Henson (born May 5, 1972) is an American choreographer, dancer, actor, director and producer, best known for his instructional dance video Darrin's Dance Grooves (which was heavily marketed in 2001 and 2002), and for his portrayal of ex-convict Lem Van Adams on the Showtime TV series Soul Food, which is the longest-running drama with a predominantly African-American cast in television history.
Henson also starred in productions such as the ABC television movie Double Platinum and the motion picture Stomp the Yard. In 2003, Henson directed the film Violation. He has choreographed music videos and concerts for such popular music artists as New Kids on the Block, Jordan Knight, Britney Spears, Backstreet Boys, 98 Degrees and 'N Sync.
In February 2011, Henson co-starred in the Gospel Music Channel's debut of John Ruffin's stage play The Ideal Hustband, which also stars Jackée Harry, Ginuwine, Clifton Powell, Shirley Murdock, Shanti Lowry and Erica Hubbard.
|2010||Kiss The Bride||Thomas||Direct-to-video release|
|2008||A Good Man is Hard to Find||Clarence||July|
|2008||The Express||Jim Brown||October 10|
|2007||Life Support||MJ||January 26|
|2007||Stomp The Yard||Grant||January 12|
|2006||The Last Stand||TD||July 27|
|2005||The Salon||Michael||January 19|
|2000–2004||Soul Food||Lem Van Adams|
|1999||Double Platinum (movie)||Himself|
|2005||NAACP Image Awards||Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series||Soul Food||Nomination|
|2004||NAACP Image Awards||Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series||Soul Food||Nomination|
|2000||MTV Video Music Awards||Best Choreography||"Bye Bye Bye" (by *NSYNC)||Winner|
- Darrin Henson at the Internet Movie Database
- DiNardo, Kelly. "'Dance Grooves': Get jiggy (not jiggly) with it", USA Today, June 13, 2002. Retrieved November 6, 2009.
- Violation (TV 2003). IMDB
- "Is Darrin Dewitt Henson the Ideal Husband? Film, TV, Dance, Fitness – What Can’t He Do? Exclusive Interview!". UrbLife.com. February 26, 2011.