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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:
46
First Appeared:
In the movie Apocalypse Now 1979-08-15
Latest Project:
Movie Ant-Man and the Wasp 2018-07-05
Known For
Filmography
Movie Ant-Man and the Wasp Dr. Bill Foster / Goliath 2018-07-05
Movie Where'd You Go, Bernadette? 2018-05-11
Movie John Wick: Chapter 2 The Bowler King 2017-02-08
Movie Last Flag Flying Reverend Richard Mueller 2017-11-17
Movie Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Perry White 2016-03-23
Movie Roots Alex Haley 2016-05-30
Movie Rudderless Del 2014-10-17
Movie Ride Along Omar 2014-01-17
Movie Man of Steel Perry White 2013-06-12
Movie Khumba Seko (voice) 2013-12-07
Movie Contagion Dr. Ellis Cheever 2011-09-09
Movie Predators Noland 2010-07-03
Movie Rappin' With The Rickster 2010-01-01
Movie The Black List: Volume Two Himself 2009-02-26
Movie Armored Baines 2009-12-04
Movie Black Water Transit Jack 2009-05-13
Movie Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer Norrin Radd / Silver Surfer (voice) 2007-06-15
Movie The Death and Life of Bobby Z Tad Gruzsa 2007-07-23
Movie The Making of 'Event Horizon' 2006-04-18
Movie Akeelah and the Bee Dr. Larabee 2006-04-28
Movie Mission: Impossible III Theodore Brassel 2006-05-04
Movie Bobby Edward Robinson 2006-09-05
Movie Assault on Precinct 13 Marion Bishop 2005-01-19
Movie The Matrix Reloaded Morpheus 2003-05-15
Movie Mystic River Sergeant Whitey Powers 2003-10-08
Movie The Matrix Revolutions Morpheus 2003-11-05
Movie Osmosis Jones Thrax (voice) 2001-08-07
Movie The Matrix Morpheus 1999-03-30
Movie The Matrix Morpheus 1999-03-31
Movie Always Outnumbered Socrates Fortlow 1998-03-21
Movie Miss Evers' Boys Caleb Humphries 1997-02-22
Movie Event Horizon Captain Miller 1997-08-15
Movie Just Cause Sheriff Tanny Brown 1995-02-17
Movie The Tuskegee Airmen Hannibal Lee 1995-08-25
Movie What's Love Got to Do with It Ike Turner 1993-06-09
Movie Searching for Bobby Fischer Vinnie 1993-08-13
Movie Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse Himself 1991-09-06
Movie The Massachusetts 54th Colored Infantry 1991-01-01
Movie The Civil War Various 1990-09-23
Movie King of New York Jimmy Jump 1990-07-18
Movie Cadence Roosevelt Stokes 1990-12-31
Movie Red Heat Lt. Charlie Stobbs 1988-06-17
Movie Cherry 2000 Glu Glu Lawyer 1987-11-12
Movie Band of the Hand Cream 1986-04-11
Movie Willie and Phil High School Student 1980-08-15
Movie Apocalypse Now Tyrone 'Clean' Miller 1979-08-15