July 30, 1961
61 years old
6 ft 0½ in | 184 cm
89 kg | 196 lbs
42 in | 107 cm
10 US | 43 EU
36 in | 91.5 cm
Laurence John Fishburne III was born in Augusta, Georgia, United States, on July 30, 1961, is an American actor.
Young Laurence Fishburne first started performing in school theater productions.
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).
He landed his stage debut in a play "Eden" (1976) in role as Solomon Barton.
He made his directorial debut with crime film Once in the Life (2000), which he also wrote and starred in role as 20/20 Mike.
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Laurence Fishburne is 61 years old.
Laurence Fishburne net worth is around 30 million dollars.
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:
The Matrix (1999), for which he won the Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Supporting Actor - Action/Science-Fiction and was nominated for the Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor
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 played 'The Bowery King' in neo-noir action thriller films:
John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)
John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum (2019)
John Wick: Chapter 4 (2023)
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).
He won the Black Movie Award for Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role for his performance as Dr. Larabee in drama film Akeelah and the Bee (2006).
He was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie for his performance as Caleb Humphries in war drama movie Miss Evers' Boys (1997).
He was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film and the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie for his role as Capt. Hannibal "Iowa" Lee, Jr. in war drama movie The Tuskegee Airmen (1995).
He was nominated for the Awards Circuit Community Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his role as Jason 'Furious' Styles in drama crime movie Boyz n the Hood (1991).
He was nominated for the Black Reel Award for for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Ronald Noland in science fiction action movie Predators (2010).
He was nominated for the Image Award Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture for his role as Dr. Ellis Cheever in medical thriller film Contagion (2011).
He was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie for his role as Thurgood Marshall in drama film Thurgood (2011).
He was nominated for the BloodGuts UK Horror Award for Best Actor for his role as Damon in science fiction thriller film The Signal (2014).
He was nominated for the Black Reel Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor, Motion Picture for his role as Reverend Richard Mueller in drama comedy film Last Flag Flying (2017).
He was nominated for the Image Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Motion Picture for his role as Othello in drama movie Othello (1995).
Rumble Fish (1983) drama as 'Midget'
King of New York (1990) crime thriller as Jimmy 'Jump'
Event Horizon (1997) science fiction horror as Captain Miller
Hoodlum (1997) crime drama as Bumpy Johnson
Mission: Impossible III (2006) action spy as IMF Director Theodore Brassel
Armored (2009) crime thriller as Baines
Searching for Bobby Fischer (1993) drama as Vinnie
He voiced Norrin Radd / Silver Surfer in superhero movie Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007).
He voiced Seko the Zebra in animated comedy film Khumba (2013).
Passengers (2016) science fiction romance as Gus Mancuso
Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018) superhero as Bill Foster
The Mule (2018) crime drama as Warren Lewis
Where'd You Go, Bernadette (2019) mystery comedy drama as Paul Jellinek
Running with the Devil (2019) action thriller as the Man
The Ice Road (2021) action thriller as Jim Goldenrod
All the Old Knives (2022) spy thriller as Vick Wallinger
He won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series for his role as Martin in Fox drama anthology series TriBeCa (1993), in episode "The Box".
One Life to Live (1973-1976) ABC soap opera as Joshua "Josh" Hall
Pee-wee's Playhouse (1986-1987) CBS children's television program as Cowboy Curtis
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2008-2011) CBS procedural forensics crime drama series as Dr. Raymond Langston
He won the Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor on Television for his role as Jack Crawford in NBC psychological horror thriller series Hannibal (2013-2015).
He was nominated for the Black Reel Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor, Comedy Series for his roleas Earl "Pops" Johnson in ABC sitcom Black-ish (2014-2019).
He was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Narrator for his role as Alex Haley in drama miniseries Roots (2016).
He was nominated for the Black Reel Award for Outstanding Actor, TV Movie/Limited Series for his role as Nelson Mandela in BET drama miniseries Madiba (2017).
He won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Actor in a Short Form Comedy or Drama Series for his role as Steven Poincy in Quibi drama series #Freerayshawn (2020)
MacGruber (2021) Peacock action comedy series as General Barrett Fasoose
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 Best Actor in a Play 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 Morpheus in video games:
Enter the Matrix (2003)
The Matrix Online (2005)
The Matrix: Path of Neo (2005)
He voiced Dr. Raymond Langston in video games CSI: Deadly Intent (2009) and CSI: Fatal Conspiracy (2010).
Founding member of the Guggenheim Motorcycle Club.
He is an ambassador for the United Nations Childrens' Emergency Fund.
He is left-handed.
Lives in Los Angeles, California and in New York City, New York.
He was married to:
Hajna O. Moss (1985-1990), they have a son Langston and a daughter, Montana
Gina Torres (2002-2017), they have one daughter, Delilah
He dated actress Victoria Dillard (1991-1995).