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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, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
68
First Appeared:
In the movie Imprisoned
Latest Project:
Movie John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum 2019-05-15
Known For
Filmography
Movie Imprisoned Daniel Calvin 2020
Movie John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum The Bowery King 2019-05-15
Movie Ant-Man and the Wasp Dr. Bill Foster 2018-07-04
Movie The Mule Special Agent in Charge 2018-12-14
Series Madiba Nelson Mandela 2017-02-01
Movie John Wick: Chapter 2 Bowery King 2017-02-08
Movie Last Flag Flying Reverend Richard Mueller 2017-11-03
Movie Standoff Sade 2016-01-04
Movie Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Perry White 2016-03-23
Movie Passengers Gus Mancuso 2016-12-21
Series Roots Alex Haley 2016-05-30
Movie The Snowy Day Narrator 2016-11-25
Movie August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand 2015-02-20
Movie The Signal Dr. Wallace Damon 2014-03-15
Movie Ride Along Omar 2014-01-07
Series black-ish Pops Johnson 2014-09-24
Movie Rudderless Del 2014-10-17
Series Hannibal Jack Crawford 2013-04-04
Movie The Colony Briggs 2013-04-12
Movie Man of Steel Perry White 2013-06-12
Movie Khumba Seko (voice) 2013-07-18
Movie America's Game: 2002 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Narrator 2012-11-26
Movie Contagion Dr. Ellis Cheever 2011-09-08
Movie A Man's Story Himself 2011-10-08
Movie Have a Little Faith Henry Covington 2011-11-27
Movie Rappin' With The Rickster 2010-01-01
Movie Predators Noland 2010-07-03
Movie The Black List: Volume Two Himself 2009-02-26
Movie Black Water Transit Jack 2009-05-13
Movie Armored Baines 2009-12-04
Movie 21 Cole Williams 2008-03-27
Movie Tortured Archie Green 2008-09-10
Movie TMNT Narrator (voice) 2007-03-23
Movie The Death and Life of Bobby Z Tad Gruzsa 2007-07-23
Movie Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer Norrin Radd / Silver Surfer (voice) 2007-06-15
Movie Akeelah and the Bee Dr. Larabee 2006-04-28
Movie The Making of 'Event Horizon' 2006-04-18
Movie Five Fingers Ahmat 2006-05-01
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
Movie Ashes and Snow Narrator 2005-03-05
Movie Kiss Kiss Bang Bang Bear in Genaros Beer Commercial (voice) 2005-09-05
Movie The Matrix Recalibrated Himself 2004-04-06
Movie A History of Sex Himself 2003-01-14
Movie Biker Boyz Smoke 2003-01-31
Movie The Matrix Reloaded Morpheus 2003-05-15
Movie Mystic River Sergeant Whitey Powers 2003-10-07
Movie The Matrix Revolutions Morpheus 2003-11-05
Movie The Matrix Revisited Himself / Morpheus 2001-11-19
Movie Osmosis Jones Thrax (voice) 2001-08-07
Movie Michael Jordan to the Max Narrator (voice) 2000-05-05
Movie The Matrix Morpheus 1999-03-30
Movie Always Outnumbered Socrates Fortlow 1998-03-21
Movie Hoodlum Bumpy Johnson 1997-08-27
Movie Miss Evers' Boys Caleb Humphries 1997-02-22
Movie Fled Piper 1996-07-19
Movie Higher Learning Professor Maurice Phipps 1995-01-11
Movie The Tuskegee Airmen Hannibal Lee 1995-08-25
Movie What's Love Got to Do with It Ike Turner 1993-06-09
Movie Deep Cover Russell Stevens Jr. / John Hull 1992-04-15
Movie King of New York Jimmy Jump 1990-07-18
Movie Red Heat Lt. Charlie Stobbs 1988-06-17
Movie Cherry 2000 Glu Glu Lawyer 1987-11-12
Movie The Cotton Club Bumpy Rhodes 1984-12-14
Movie Rumble Fish Midget 1983-10-20
Movie Death Wish II Cutter 1982-02-20
Movie Apocalypse Now Tyrone 'Clean' Miller 1979-08-15