DARRIN DEWITT HENSON grew to fame when playing Lem Van Adams on the hit Showtime TV 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 feature film "The Express" where he plays, the legendary, Jim Brown opposite Dennis Quaid. His fans love him in his lead roles including Sony Screen Gems "Stomp the Yard", the HBO Film, "Life Support” and "The Salon." Henson can also be seen in Jeb Stuart's "Blood Done Sign My Name." where 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 and in the October released horror film, "The Inheritance." where Henson plays an introverted writer who is more like the griot of the family.
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 'N Sync and a two time nominated NAACP 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 in 2013.