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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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Jul 30, 1961 In Augusta, Georgia, United States
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Expedition Robinson
Latest Project:
Movie Where'd You Go, Bernadette? 2018-10-19
Known For
Poster of The Death and Life of Bobby Z
Poster of Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer
Poster of Bobby
Poster of A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors
Series Expedition Robinson Thrax (voice) 2019
Movie King: Man of Peace in a Time of War Himself 2019
Movie Where'd You Go, Bernadette? 2018-10-19
Movie John Wick: Chapter 2 The Bowler King 2017-02-08
Movie Standoff Sade 2016-01-04
Movie Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Perry White 2016-03-23
Movie Pee-wee's Big Holiday 2016-03-18
Movie The Snowy Day Narrator 2016-11-25
Series Roots Alex Haley 2016-05-30
Movie Passengers Gus Mancuso 2016-12-21
Movie Roots Alex Haley 2016-05-30
Movie Ride Along Omar 2014-01-07
Series black-ish Pops Johnson 2014-09-24
Movie Rudderless Del 2014-10-17
Movie The Signal Dr. Wallace Damon 2014-03-15
Movie Khumba Seko (voice) 2013-07-18
Movie The Colony Briggs 2013-04-12
Movie Man of Steel Perry White 2013-06-12
Movie America's Game: 2002 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Narrator 2012-11-26
Series Office Girls Nelson Crowe 2011-08-21
Movie Thurgood Thurgood Marshall 2011-02-24
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 Predators Noland 2010-07-03
Movie Armored Baines 2009-12-04
Series Boys Over Flowers Othello 2009-01-05
Movie Sunshine Cleaning 2008-01-18
Movie 21 Cole Williams 2008-03-27
Movie Tortured Archie Green 2008-09-10
Movie The Death and Life of Bobby Z Tad Gruzsa 2007-07-23
Movie House of Mahjong Jack Crawford 2007-02-01
Movie Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer Norrin Radd / Silver Surfer (voice) 2007-06-13
Movie TMNT Narrator (voice) 2007-03-23
Movie Akeelah and the Bee Dr. Larabee 2006-04-28
Movie Five Fingers Ahmat 2006-05-01
Series Pulling Professor Maurice Phipps 2006-11-23
Movie Bobby Edward Robinson 2006-09-05
Movie Assault on Precinct 13 Marion Bishop 2005-01-19
Series Help Himself / Morpheus 2005-02-27
Series Designer Dap 2005-10-03
Movie The Matrix Recalibrated Himself 2004-04-06
Series House Unknown 2004-11-16
Movie The Matrix Reloaded Revisited Morpheus 2004-12-07
Movie The Matrix Revolutions Revisited Morpheus 2004-12-07
Movie A History of Sex Himself 2003-01-14
Movie Absolon Unknown 2003-01-01
Series Teen Titans Morpheus 2003-07-19
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Movie The Soul of a Man Narrator 2003-05-16
Movie Behind the Action in 'Biker Boyz' Himself 2003-01-30
Movie Biker Boyz Smoke 2003-01-31
Series Kingpin Himself 2003-02-02
Series CSI: Miami Unknown 2002-09-23
Series Good Day Live Unknown 2001-09-17
Movie Once in the Life 20 / 20 Mike 2000-10-27
Series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Unknown 2000-10-06
Series Ultraviolet Unknown 1998-09-15
Movie Always Outnumbered Socrates Fortlow 1998-03-21
Movie Welcome to Hollywood Laurence Fishburne 1998-10-01
Movie Miss Evers' Boys Caleb Humphries 1997-02-22
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Series Veronica's Closet Morpheus 1997-09-25
Movie Event Horizon Captain Miller 1997-08-15
Series Perversions of Science Sergeant Whitey Powers 1997-06-07
Series Sabrina, the Teenage Witch Morpheus 1996-09-27
Series The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Unknown 1996-07-22
Movie Fled Piper 1996-07-19
Movie Just Cause Sheriff Tanny Brown 1995-02-17
Movie The Tuskegee Airmen Hannibal Lee 1995-08-25
Series MADtv Unknown 1995-10-14
Series Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 1994-06-01
Movie What's Love Got to Do with It Ike Turner 1993-06-09
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Movie Deep Cover Russell Stevens Jr. / John Hull 1992-04-15
Movie Class Action Nick Holbrook 1991-03-15
Movie Boyz n the Hood Jason 'Furious' Styles 1991-07-12
Movie King of New York Jimmy Jump 1990-07-18
Movie Decoration Day Michael Waring, DOD Man 1990-12-02
Movie Awakenings Orderly 1990-12-04
Movie Cadence Roosevelt Stokes 1990-11-16
Movie The Civil War Various 1990-09-23
Movie Red Heat Lt. Charlie Stobbs 1988-06-17
Movie Gardens of Stone Sgt. Flanagan 1987-05-05
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 Band of the Hand Cream 1986-04-11
Series Spenser: For Hire Unknown 1985-09-20
Series The Equalizer Unknown 1985-09-18
Movie The Cotton Club Bumpy Rhodes 1984-12-14
Series Live with Regis and Kathie Lee Unknown 1983-04-04
Movie Death Wish II Cutter 1982-02-20
Series Hill Street Blues Unknown 1981-01-15
Series The Six O'Clock Follies Robby Robinson 1980-04-24
Movie Willie and Phil High School Student 1980-08-15
Series Trapper John, M.D. Unknown 1979-09-23
Movie Apocalypse Now Tyrone 'Clean' Miller 1979-08-15
Series The New Fred and Barney Show Theodore Brassel 1979-02-03
Movie Cornbread, Earl and Me Wilford Robinson 1975-05-21
Movie Superdad Unknown 1973-12-14
Series M*A*S*H Unknown 1972-09-17
Series Columbo Swain 1971-09-15
Movie Inherit the Wind Unknown 1960-06-24
Series Buffalo Bill, Jr. Vinnie 1955-03-01
Series The Academy Awards Unknown 1953-03-18
Series Hallmark Hall of Fame Unknown 1951-12-24