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Laurence Fishburne

Laurence Fishburne
Photo: Chad J. McNeeley, U.S. Navy / Public domain / Wikimedia Commons

Birth Date

July 30, 1961


59 years old


United States

Sun Sign


Natural hair color


Eye color

Dark Brown


6 ft 0 in | 184 cm

Net Worth

$30 Million


89 kg | 196 pounds


42 in | 107 cm

Shoe size

10 US | 43 EU


36 in | 91.5 cm

Early acting career First movie Breakthrough

Laurence Fishburne was born in Augusta, Georgia, United States, on July 30, 1961, is an American actor.

Young Laurence Fishburne first started performing during his years at the Lincoln Square Academy in Manhattan, in school theater productions.

He landed his stage debut in a play "In My Many Names and Days,", at the age of 10.

He got his television debut in drama movie If You Give a Dance, You Gotta Pay the Band (1972) in role as Fish.

He made his big screen debut in drama film Cornbread, Earl and Me (1975) in role as Wilford Robinson, at the age of 13.

Laurence's breakthrough performance came as Gunner's Mate 3rd Class Tyrone "Mr. Clean" Miller in epic war movie Apocalypse Now (1979) directed by Francis Ford Coppola.

He made his directorial debut with crime film Once in the Life (2000) also he wrote and starred in role as 20/20 Mike.

New Movies

The Ice Road (2021) action with, Liam Neeson and Holt McCallany

John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum (2019) neo-noir action thriller in role as the Bowery King, opposite Keanu Reeves

Where'd You Go, Bernadette (2019) mystery comedy drama in role as Paul Jellinek, with Cate Blanchett, Billy Crudup and Kristen Wiig

Running with the Devil (2019) action thriller in role as the Man, opposite Nicolas Cage and Leslie Bibb

Best Movies

He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor for his role as Ike Turner in biographical film What's Love Got to Do with It (1993).

He portrayed Morpheus in The Matrix trilogy, directed by The Wachowski Brothers:

The Matrix (1999)

The Matrix Reloaded (2003)

The Matrix Revolutions (2003)

He played Perry White in superhero Movies:

Man of Steel (2013)

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)

He won the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture for his role as as Professor Maurice Phipps in drama film Higher Learning (1995).

Othello (1995) drama opposite Kenneth Branagh

Rumble Fish (1983) drama with Matt Dillon, Diane Lane and Mickey Rourke

King of New York (1990) crime thriller opposite Christopher Walken and Wesley Snipes

Boyz n the Hood (1991) drama crime with Cuba Gooding, Jr., Nia Long and Ice Cube

Event Horizon (1997) science fiction horror with Sam Neill and Jason Isaacs

Hoodlum (1997) crime drama with Tim Roth and Andy García

Mission: Impossible III (2006) action spy opposite Tom Cruise

Armored (2009) crime thriller with Matt Dillon and Jean Reno

Predators (2010) science fiction action opposite Adrien Brody and Alice Braga

Searching for Bobby Fischer (1993) drama with Ben Kingsley and Joe Mantegna

John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017) neo-noir action thriller with Keanu Reeves

Passengers (2016) science fiction romance with Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt

Last Flag Flying (2017) drama comedy opposite Steve Carell and Bryan Cranston

Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018) superhero in role as Bill Foster

The Mule (2018) crime drama directed by Clint Eastwood

TV Shows

He was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor for his performance as Caleb Humphries in war drama movie Miss Evers' Boys (1997) and won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Television Movie.

He was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actor for his performances in television movies:

Thurgood (2011) drama movie in role as Thurgood Marshall

The Tuskegee Airmen (1995) HBO movie in role as Capt. Hannibal "Iowa" Lee, Jr.

He won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series for his role as Martin in drama anthology series TriBeCa (1993), in episode "The Box".

One Life to Live (1973-1976) ABC soap opera in role as Joshua "Josh" Hall

Pee-wee's Playhouse (1986-1987) CBS children's television program in role as Cowboy Curtis

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2008-2011) CBS procedural forensics crime drama television series in role as Dr. Raymond Langston

Hannibal (2013-2015) NBC psychological horror–thriller television series in role as Jack Crawford

Black-ish (2014-2019) ABC sitcom in role as Earl "Pops" Johnson

Roots (2016) miniseries in role as Alex Haley

Madiba (2017) drama miniseries in role as Nelson Mandela

#Freerayshawn (2020) drama series in role as Steven Poincy


Graduated from New York's High School of the Performing Arts.

Studied acting at the Lincoln Square Academy in Manhattan, New York City.

He won a Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play for his role as Sterling Johnson in a play "Two Trains Running" (1992).

He was nominated for a Tony Award for his role as Thurgood Marshall in a play "Thurgood" (2008).

Fan of Paulo Coelho.

Featured in music videos for:

Grandmaster Flash and Melle Mel "White Lines (Don't Do It)" (1983)

Cameo "Attack Me with Your Love" (1985)

Whodini "Growing Up" (1986)

Robert Brookins "Come to Me" (1986)

He voiced Norrin Radd / Silver Surfer in superhero movie Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007) and Seko the Zebra in animated comedy film Khumba (2013).

Founding member of the Guggenheim Motorcycle Club.

Ambassador for the United Nations Childrens' Emergency Fund.

He is left-handed.

Lives in Los Angeles, California and in New York City.


He was married to:

Hajna O. Moss (1985-1990), they have two children

Gina Torres (2002-2017), they have one daughter

He dated Victoria Dillard (1991-1995).

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