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Laurence Fishburne

Laurence John Fishburne III (born July 30, 1961) is an American actor of screen and stage, as well as a playwright, director, and producer. He is perhaps best known for his roles as Morpheus in the Matrix science fiction film trilogy and as singer-musician Ike Turner in the Tina Turner biopic What's Love Got to Do With It. He became the first African-American to portray Othello in a motion picture by a major studio when he appeared in Oliver Parker's 1995 film adaption of the Shakespeare play. Fishburne has won a Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play for his performance in Two Trains Running (1992) and an Emmy Award for Drama Series Guest Actor for his performance in TriBeCa (1993). Fishburne’s first marriage was to actress to Hajna O. Moss. They had two children together: a son, Langston and a daughter, Montana. Fishburne is now married to actress Gina Torres. They live in Hollywood with their daughter Delilah.


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Born:
Jul 30, 1961 In Augusta, Georgia, United States
Movie/TV Credits:
61
First Appeared:
In the movie King: Man of Peace in a Time of War
Latest Project:
Movie Ant-Man and the Wasp 2018-07-05
Known For
Filmography
Movie Ant-Man and the Wasp Dr. Bill Foster / Goliath 2018-07-05
Movie King: Man of Peace in a Time of War Himself 2018
Movie John Wick: Chapter 2 The Bowler King 2017-02-08
Movie Roots Alex Haley 2016-05-30
Movie Passengers Gus Mancuso 2016-12-21
Movie Standoff Sade 2016-01-04
Movie Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Perry White 2016-03-23
tv The Muppets Himself 2015-09-22
Movie August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand 2015-02-20
Movie Rudderless Del 2014-10-17
tv black-ish Pops 2014-09-24
Movie The Signal Dr. Wallace Damon 2014-03-15
Movie Ride Along Omar 2014-01-07
Movie Khumba Seko (voice) 2013-07-18
Movie Man of Steel Perry White 2013-06-12
Movie The Colony Briggs 2013-04-12
tv Hannibal Jack Crawford 2013-04-04
Movie Thurgood Thurgood Marshall 2011-02-24
Movie Have a Little Faith Henry Covington 2011-11-27
Movie Contagion Dr. Ellis Cheever 2011-09-08
tv Top Gear Unknown 2010-11-21
Movie Predators Noland 2010-07-03
Movie Armored Baines 2009-12-04
Movie Black Water Transit Jack 2009-05-13
Movie The Black List: Volume Two Himself 2009-02-26
Movie Tortured Archie Green 2008-09-10
Movie 21 Cole Williams 2008-03-27
Movie The Death and Life of Bobby Z Tad Gruzsa 2007-07-23
Movie Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer Norrin Radd / Silver Surfer (voice) 2007-06-13
Movie TMNT Narrator (voice) 2007-03-23
Movie The Making of 'Event Horizon' 2006-04-18
Movie Five Fingers Ahmat 2006-05-01
Movie Akeelah and the Bee Dr. Larabee 2006-04-28
Movie Bobby Edward Robinson 2006-09-05
Movie Mission: Impossible III Theodore Brassel 2006-05-03
Movie Assault on Precinct 13 Marion Bishop 2005-01-19
tv House Unknown 2004-11-16
Movie The Matrix Recalibrated Himself 2004-04-06
Movie The Matrix Revolutions Morpheus 2003-11-05
Movie Mystic River Sergeant Whitey Powers 2003-10-07
Movie The Soul of a Man Narrator 2003-05-16
Movie The Matrix Reloaded Morpheus 2003-05-15
Movie Biker Boyz Smoke 2003-01-31
tv Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Movie A History of Sex Himself 2003-01-14
tv CSI: Miami Unknown 2002-09-23
Movie Osmosis Jones Thrax (voice) 2001-08-07
Movie The Matrix Revisited Himself / Morpheus 2001-11-19
Movie Once in the Life 20 / 20 Mike 2000-10-27
Movie Michael Jordan to the Max Narrator (voice) 2000-05-05
tv CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Unknown 2000-10-06
Movie The Matrix Morpheus 1999-03-30
Movie Cherry 2000 Glu Glu Lawyer 1987-11-12
Movie A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors Max 1987-02-27
Movie Quicksilver Voodoo 1986-02-14
Movie The Color Purple Swain 1985-12-18
Movie Death Wish 2 Cutter 1982-02-20
Movie For Us, the Living: The Story of Medgar Evers Jimbo Collins 1982-01-01
tv The Six O'Clock Follies Robby Robinson 1980-04-24
Movie Apocalypse Now Tyrone 'Clean' Miller 1979-08-15
Movie Cornbread, Earl and Me Wilford Robinson 1975-05-21