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Laurence Fishburne

Film Director / Film Producer / Playwright / Screenwriter / Actor / Theatre Director / Executive Producer | * 07/30/1961 (59) | Augusta, Georgia, USA
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Laurence John Fishburne III (born July 30, 1961) is an American actor, playwright, producer, screenwriter, and film director. He is known for playing Morpheus in The Matrix trilogy (1999, 2003) Jason "Furious" Styles in the drama film Boyz n the Hood (1991), Tyrone "Mr. Clean" Miller in the war film Apocalypse Now (1979), and "The Bowery King" in the John Wick film series (2017–). For his portrayal of Ike Turner in What's Love Got to Do with It (1993), Fishburne was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor. He won a Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play for his performance in Two Trains Running (1992), and an Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series for his performance in TriBeCa (1993). Fishburne became the first African American to portray Othello in a motion picture by a ... ()
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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.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Action | Comedies

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Awards & Nominations for Laurence Fishburne

Primetime Emmy Award Theatre World Award Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play Saturn Award Academy Award for Best Actor Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play

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Movies with Laurence Fishburne as Actor(114)

as Bowery King2022 John Wick: Chapter 4
as Thrax (voice)2021 Space Jam: A New Legacy
2020 Fencer
as Jack Crawford2020 Mizumono
as The Man2019 Running with the Devil
as Paul Jellinek2019 Where'd You Go, Bernadette
as Daniel Calvin2019 Imprisoned
as Dr. Bill Foster2018 Ant-Man and the Wasp
as Special Agent in Charge2018 The Mule
as Reverend Richard Mueller2017 Last Flag Flying
as Bowery King2017 John Wick: Chapter 2
as Gus Mancuso2016 Passengers
as Narrator2016 The Snowy Day
as Sade2016 Standoff
as Dr. Wallace Damon2014 The Signal
as Del2014 Rudderless
as Omar2014 Ride Along
as Perry White2013 Man of Steel
as Briggs2013 The Colony
as Seko (voice)2013 Khumba
as himself2011 A Man's Story
as Henry Covington2011 Have a Little Faith
as Thurgood Marshall2011 Thurgood
as Ellis Cheever2011 Contagion
as Noland2010 Predators: The Chosen
as Noland (Voice)2010 Predators: Moments of Extraction
as Noland2010 Predators
as Baines2009 Armored
as Cole Williams2008 21
as Archie Green2008 Tortured
as Norrin Radd / Silver Surfer (voice)2007 Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer
as Narrator (voice)2007 TMNT
as Theodore Brassel2006 Mission: Impossible III
as Dr. Larabee2006 Akeelah and the Bee
as Edward Robinson2006 Bobby
as Ahmat2006 Five Fingers
as Narrator2005 Ashes and Snow
as Bear in Genaros Beer Commercial (voice)2005 Kiss Kiss Bang Bang
as Marion Bishop2005 Assault on Precinct 13
as Morpheus2003 The Matrix Revolutions
as Sergeant Whitey Powers2003 Mystic River
as himself2003 A History of Sex
as Narrator2003 The Soul of a Man
as Morpheus2003 The Matrix Reloaded
as Smoke2003 Biker Boyz
as Morpheus (archive footage)2003 MTV Reloaded
as Himself / Morpheus2001 The Matrix Revisited
as Thrax (voice)2001 Osmosis Jones
as 20 / 20 Mike2000 Once in the Life
as Narrator (voice)2000 Michael Jordan to the Max
as Morpheus1999 The Matrix
as Himself (Archive Footage)1999 The Matrix: What Is the Concept?
as himself1999 Making 'The Matrix'
as himself1998 Welcome to Hollywood
as Socrates Fortlow1998 Always Outnumbered
as Captain Miller1997 Event Horizon
as Caleb Humphries1997 Miss Evers' Boys
as Bumpy Johnson1997 Hoodlum
as Piper1996 Fled
as Sheriff Tanny Brown1995 Just Cause
as Hannibal Lee1995 The Tuskegee Airmen
as Professor Maurice Phipps1995 Higher Learning
as Nelson Crowe1995 Bad Company
as Othello1995 Othello
as Russell Stevens Jr. / John Hull1992 Deep Cover
as Jason 'Furious' Styles1991 Boyz n the Hood
as Nick Holbrook1991 Class Action
as Roosevelt Stokes1990 Cadence
as Michael Waring, DOD Man1990 Decoration Day
as Jimmy Jump1990 King of New York
as Dap1988 School Daze
as Lt. Charlie Stobbs1988 Red Heat
as Glu Glu Lawyer1987 Cherry 2000
as Sgt. Flanagan1987 Gardens of Stone
as Voodoo1986 Quicksilver
as Cream1986 Band of the Hand
as Swain1985 The Color Purple
as Bumpy Rhodes1984 The Cotton Club
as Midget1983 Rumble Fish
as Hank Johnson1983 I Take These Men
as Cutter1982 Death Wish II
as High School Student1980 Willie and Phil
as Street Kid1979 Fast Break
as Tyrone 'Clean' Miller1979 Apocalypse Now
as Wilford Robinson1975 Cornbread, Earl and Me

TV Shows/Series with Laurence Fishburne as Actor(36)

as Steven Poincy2020 #FreeRayshawn
as Pops Johnson2019 mixed-ish
as Pops Johnson2018 grown-ish
as Narrator2017 Year Million
as Nelson Mandela2017 Madiba
as Alex Haley2016 Roots
as himself2015 The Muppets
as himself2015 Jay Leno's Garage
as Pops Johnson2014 black-ish
as Jack Crawford2013 Hannibal
2004 House
1995 MADtv
1993 TriBeCa
as Robby Robinson1980 The Six O'Clock Follies
as Lightbulb1980 A Rumor of War
1972 M*A*S*H
as Various??? Supercar

Movies with Laurence Fishburne as Crew(8)

Production/Producer2006 Akeelah and the Bee
Production/Producer2006 Five Fingers
Directing/Director2000 Once in the Life
Production/Producer2000 Once in the Life
Writing/Writer2000 Once in the Life
Writing/Screenplay2000 Once in the Life
Production/Executive Producer1998 Always Outnumbered
Production/Executive Producer1997 Miss Evers' Boys

TV Shows/Series with Laurence Fishburne as Crew(4)

Production/Executive Producer2019 mixed-ish
Production/Executive Producer2018 grown-ish
Production/Executive Producer2017 Year Million
Production/Executive Producer2014 black-ish

Additional Information

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Full Name: Laurence Fishburne
Born: Sunday, 07/30 1961 (July) in Augusta (current age: 59 years + 53 days)
Zodiac sign: Leo (Chinese zodiac sign: Ox)
Languages: English (EN)
Spouses (current/former): Gina Torres, Hajna O. Moss
Children: Montana Fishburne
Other names for Laurence Fishburne (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Larry Fishburne"
"لورنس فيشبورن"
"로런스 피시번"
"ローレンス・フィッシュバーン"
"Лоренс Фишберн"
"勞倫斯·費許朋"
"Laurence John Fishburne"
"Λώρενς Τζον Φίσμπερν"
"Λώρενς Φίσμπερν"
Laurence Fishburne frequently works together with these people:
Keanu Reeves (15x, Actor)
Lana Wachowski (12x, Crew)
Lilly Wachowski (12x, Crew)
Carrie-Anne Moss (10x, Actress)
Jay Leno (10x, Actor)
Joel Silver (10x, Crew)
Edward Norton (9x, Actor)
John Leguizamo (9x, Actor)
Jamie Foxx (9x, Actor)
Alan Alda (9x, Actor)
Martin Short (9x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:145, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 09/18/2020