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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 Oscar (The Academy Awards) 1929-05-16
Latest Project:
Movie John Wick: Pacto de sangre 2017-02-08
Known For
Poster of Batman v. Superman: El amanecer de la justicia
Poster of Vaya Patrulla
Poster of Top Gear
Poster of Michael Jordan to the Max
Movie John Wick: Pacto de sangre 2017-02-08
Series Thurgood Thurgood Marshall 2017
Movie America's Game: 2002 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Narrator 2017
Movie King: Man of Peace in a Time of War Himself 2017
Movie Pasajeros Gus Mancuso 2016-12-21
Movie Roots Alex Haley 2016-05-30
Movie Batman v. Superman: El amanecer de la justicia Perry White 2016-03-23
Movie Standoff Sade 2016-01-03
Series Los Muppets Himself 2015-09-22
Movie August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand 2015-02-20
Movie Vaya Patrulla Omar 2014-01-17
Movie La señal Dr. Wallace Damon 2014-03-15
Series black-ish Pops 2014-09-24
Movie Rudderless Del 2014-10-17
Movie Khumba Seko (voice) 2013-07-18
Movie El Hombre de Acero Perry White 2013-06-12
Movie Colonia V Briggs 2013-04-12
Series Hannibal Jack Crawford 2013-04-04
Movie Ten un poco de fe Henry Covington 2011-11-27
Movie Contagio Dr. Ellis Cheever 2011-09-08
Movie Thurgood Thurgood Marshall 2011-02-24
Series Top Gear Unknown 2010-11-21
Movie Predators Noland 2010-07-03
Movie Blindado Baines 2009-12-04
Movie Black Water Transit Jack 2009-05-13
Movie 21: Blackjack Cole Williams 2008-03-27
Movie Torturado Archie Green 2008-09-10
Movie Los 4 Fantásticos y Silver Surfer Silver Surfer (voice) 2007-06-13
Movie Tortugas Ninja jóvenes mutantes Narrator (voice) 2007-03-22
Movie Bobby Z Tad Gruzsa 2007-07-23
Movie Bobby Edward Robinson 2006-09-05
Movie Misión imposible 3 Theodore Brassel 2006-05-03
Movie Fingers, ataque terrorista Ahmat 2006-05-01
Movie Akeelah contra todos Dr. Larabee 2006-04-28
Movie Asalto al distrito 13 Marion Bishop 2005-01-19
Movie The Matrix Reloaded Revisited Morpheus 2004-12-07
Movie The Matrix Revolutions Revisited Morpheus 2004-12-07
Series House Unknown 2004-11-16
Movie The Matrix Recalibrated Himself 2004-04-06
Movie Behind the Action in 'Biker Boyz' Himself 2003-01-30
Movie A History of Sex Himself 2003-01-14
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Movie Matrix Revolutions Morpheus 2003-11-05
Movie Biker Boyz Smoke 2003-01-31
Movie Matrix Reloaded Morpheus 2003-05-15
Movie The Soul of a Man Narrator 2003-05-16
Movie Mystic River Sergeant Whitey Powers 2003-10-07
Series CSI: Miami Unknown 2002-09-23
Movie The Matrix Revisited Himself / Morpheus 2001-11-19
Movie Osmosis Jones Thrax (voice) 2001-08-07
Series CSI: Las Vegas Unknown 2000-10-06
Movie Michael Jordan to the Max Narrator (voice) 2000-05-05
Movie Compromiso de sangre 20 / 20 Mike 2000-01-01
Movie Matrix Morpheus 1999-03-30
Movie Making The Matrix Himself 1999-09-01
Movie Entre el Bien y el Mal Socrates Fortlow 1998-03-21
Movie Hampones Bumpy Johnson 1997-08-27
Movie Horizonte final Captain Miller 1997-08-15
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Movie Miss Evers' Boys Caleb Humphries 1997-02-22
Series Las noticias de Jon Stewart Unknown 1996-07-22
Movie Fugitivos encadenados Piper 1996-07-19
Movie Causa Justa Sheriff Tanny Brown 1995-02-17
Movie Semillas de rencor Professor Maurice Phipps 1995-01-11
Movie Malas compañías Nelson Crowe 1995-01-20
Movie Escuadrón de combate 332 Hannibal Lee 1995-08-25
Series MADtv Unknown 1995-10-14
Movie Otelo Othello 1995-12-15
Series Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 1994-06-01
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Movie En busca de Bobby Fischer Vinnie 1993-08-13
Movie Tina Ike Turner 1993-06-09
Series TriBeCa 1993-03-23
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Movie Deep Cover John Hull 1992-04-15
Movie Corazones en tinieblas Himself 1991-09-06
Movie Los chicos del barrio Jason 'Furious' Styles 1991-07-12
Movie Acción judicial 1991-03-15
Movie El rey de Nueva York Jimmy Jump 1990-07-18
Movie The Civil War Various 1990-09-23
Movie Decoration Day Michael Waring, DOD Man 1990-12-02
Movie Despertares Orderly 1990-12-12
Movie Cadence, el valor del honor Roosevelt Stokes 1990-12-31
Movie Pee-Wee's Playhouse Christmas Special 1988-12-25
Movie Danko: Calor rojo Lt. Charlie Stobbs 1988-06-17
Movie Aulas turbulentas Dap 1988-02-12
Movie Cherry 2000 Glu Glu Lawyer 1987-11-12
Movie Jardines de piedra Sgt. Flanagan 1987-05-05
Movie Pesadilla en Elm Street 3: Los guerreros del sueño Max 1987-02-27
Series Pee-wee's Playhouse Unknown 1986-09-13
Movie Band of the Hand Cream 1986-04-11
Movie Quicksilver, la pista rápida del éxito Voodoo 1986-02-14
Series The Equalizer Unknown 1985-09-18
Series Spenser: For Hire Unknown 1985-09-20
Movie El color púrpura Swain 1985-12-18
Series Corrupción en Miami Unknown 1984-09-16
Movie Cotton Club Bumpy Rhodes 1984-01-05
Movie La ley de la calle Midget 1983-10-21
Series Live with Regis and Kathie Lee Unknown 1983-04-04
Movie Yo soy la justicia Cutter 1982-02-20
Movie For Us, the Living: The Story of Medgar Evers Jimbo Collins 1982-01-01
Series Hill Street Blues Unknown 1981-01-15
Series The Six O'Clock Follies Robby Robinson 1980-04-24
Series Trapper John, M.D. Unknown 1979-09-23
Movie Apocalypse Now Tyrone 'Clean' Miller 1979-08-15
Movie Cornbread, Earl and Me Wilford Robinson 1975-01-01
Series M*A*S*H Unknown 1972-09-17
Series Hallmark Hall of Fame Unknown 1951-12-24
Series Oscar (The Academy Awards) Unknown 1929-05-16