Darrin Dewitt Henson
Darrin Dewitt Henson
May 5, 1972
|Occupation||Choreographer, dancer, actor, director, producer|
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 attended "Prep For Prep", a non-profit organization based on prepping NYC's top minority students.
Henson also starred in productions such as 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, NSYNC and Spice Girls.
In February 2011, Henson co-starred in the Gospel Music Channel's debut of John Ruffin's stage play The Ideal Husband, which also stars Jackée Harry, Ginuwine, Clifton Powell, Shirley Murdock, Shanti Lowry and Erica Hubbard.
|2010||Blood Done Sign My Name||Eddie McCoy|
|2010||Kiss The Bride||Thomas||Direct-to-video release|
|2008||A Good Man is Hard to Find||Clarence|
|2008||The Express||Jim Brown|
|2007||Stomp The Yard||Grant|
|2006||The Last Stand||TD|
|2017||Vivica's Black Magic (Reality TV Series)||Choreographer/Portraying Self|
|2000–2004||Soul Food||Lem Van Adams|
|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 on IMDb
- 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.