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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 movie America's Game: 2002 Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Latest Project:
Movie John Wick: Kapitel 2 2017-02-08
Known For
Poster of The Matrix Reloaded Revisited
Poster of Matrix - Rückblicke, Einblicke, Ausblicke
Poster of Veronica's Closet
Poster of Der steinerne Garten
Series Banana Split Captain Miller 2019
Movie America's Game: 2002 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Narrator 2018
Series Expedition Robinson Thrax (voice) 2018
Movie King: Man of Peace in a Time of War Himself 2018
Movie John Wick: Kapitel 2 The Bowler King 2017-02-08
Movie Standoff Sade 2016-01-04
Series Dance 360 Jimmy Jump 2016
Movie Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Perry White 2016-03-23
Movie Pee-wee's Big Holiday 2016-03-18
Movie Batman v Superman Dawn of Justice Ultimate Edition Perry White 2016-06-10
Movie Passengers Gus Mancuso 2016-12-21
Movie Roots Alex Haley 2016-05-30
Movie Ride Along Omar 2014-01-07
Movie Rudderless Del 2014-10-17
Movie The Signal Dr. Wallace Damon 2014-03-15
Movie The Colony - Hell Freezes Over Briggs 2013-04-12
Movie Man of Steel Perry White 2013-06-12
Movie Khumba - Das Zebra ohne Streifen am Popo Seko (voice) 2013-07-18
Movie Man of Steel Perry White 2013-06-14
Series Office Girls Nelson Crowe 2011-08-21
Series Itsuka tenma no kuro usagi 20 / 20 Mike 2011-07-09
Movie Damit ihr mich nicht vergesst Henry Covington 2011-11-27
Movie Thurgood Thurgood Marshall 2011-02-24
Movie Predators Noland 2010-07-03
Movie Armored Baines 2009-12-04
Series 꽃보다 남자 Othello 2009-01-05
Movie Tortured Archie Green 2008-09-10
Series Wicked Attraction Dr. Ellis Cheever 2008-08-07
Movie 21 Cole Williams 2008-03-27
Movie Sunshine Cleaning 2008-01-18
Movie Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Narrator (voice) 2007-04-12
Movie Kill Bobby Z - Ein Deal um Leben und Tod Tad Gruzsa 2007-07-23
Movie Lik goo lik goo dui dui pong Jack Crawford 2007-02-01
Movie Fantastic Four - Rise of the Silver Surfer Norrin Radd / Silver Surfer (voice) 2007-06-13
Movie Bobby Edward Robinson 2006-09-05
Series Pulling Professor Maurice Phipps 2006-11-23
Movie The Making of 'Event Horizon' 2006-04-18
Movie Mission: Impossible III Theodore Brassel 2006-05-03
Movie Five Fingers Ahmat 2006-05-01
Movie Akeelah ist die Größte Dr. Larabee 2006-04-28
Movie Das Ende - Assault on Precinct 13 Marion Bishop 2005-01-19
Movie The Matrix Revolutions Revisited Morpheus 2004-12-07
Movie The Matrix Reloaded Revisited Morpheus 2004-12-07
Movie The Matrix Recalibrated Himself 2004-04-06
Series Dr.House Unknown 2004-11-16
Movie Absolon Unknown 2003-01-01
Movie A History of Sex Himself 2003-01-14
Movie Biker Boyz Smoke 2003-01-31
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Series Teen Titans Morpheus 2003-07-19
Movie The Soul of a Man Narrator 2003-05-16
Series Kingpin Himself 2003-02-02
Movie Behind the Action in 'Biker Boyz' Himself 2003-01-30
Series CSI: Miami Unknown 2002-09-23
Series Good Day Live Bumpy Johnson 2001-09-17
Movie Matrix - Rückblicke, Einblicke, Ausblicke Himself / Morpheus 2001-11-19
Series CSI - Den Tätern auf der Spur Unknown 2000-10-06
Movie Michael Jordan to the Max Narrator (voice) 2000-05-05
Movie Making The Matrix Himself 1999-09-01
Movie Die Siebtelbauern Unknown 1998-06-19
Movie Welcome to Hollywood Laurence Fishburne 1998-10-01
Movie Always Outnumbered Socrates Fortlow 1998-03-21
Series Perversions of Science Sergeant Whitey Powers 1997-06-07
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Series Veronica's Closet Morpheus 1997-09-25
Movie Miss Evers' Boys - Die Gerechtigkeit siegt Caleb Humphries 1997-02-22
Series The Daily Show Unknown 1996-07-22
Series Sabrina – total verhext! Morpheus 1996-09-27
Movie Fled - Flucht nach Plan Piper 1996-07-19
Movie Die Ehre zu fliegen - Tuskegee Airmen Hannibal Lee 1995-08-25
Series MADtv Unknown 1995-10-14
Movie Im Sumpf des Verbrechens Sheriff Tanny Brown 1995-02-17
Series Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 1994-06-01
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Movie Tina - What's Love Got to Do with It Ike Turner 1993-06-09
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Movie Jenseits der weißen Linie Russell Stevens Jr./John Hull 1992-04-15
Movie Das Gesetz der Macht Nick Holbrook 1991-03-15
Movie Boyz N the Hood - Jungs im Viertel Jason 'Furious' Styles 1991-07-12
Movie Zeit des Erwachens Orderly 1990-12-19
Movie Decoration Day Michael Waring, DOD Man 1990-12-02
Movie Der Amerikanische Bürgerkrieg Various 1990-09-23
Movie School Daze Dap 1988-02-12
Movie Pee-Wee's Playhouse Christmas Special 1988-12-25
Movie Red Heat Lt. Charlie Stobbs 1988-06-17
Movie Nightmare III - Freddy Krueger Lebt Max 1987-02-27
Movie Cherry 2000 Glu Glu Lawyer 1987-11-12
Movie Der steinerne Garten Sgt. Flanagan 1987-05-05
Movie Quicksilver Voodoo 1986-02-14
Movie Die gnadenlose Clique Cream 1986-04-11
Series Der Equalizer Unknown 1985-09-18
Movie Cotton Club Bumpy Rhodes 1984-12-14
Series Live with Regis and Kathie Lee Unknown 1983-04-04
Movie Rumble Fish Midget 1983-10-20
Movie Death Wish 2 - Der Mann ohne Gnade Cutter 1982-02-20
Movie For Us, the Living: The Story of Medgar Evers Jimbo Collins 1982-01-01
Series Polizeirevier Hill Street Unknown 1981-01-15
Series Riker Roosevelt Stokes 1981-03-14
Series The Six O'Clock Follies Robby Robinson 1980-04-24
Movie Apocalypse Now Tyrone 'Clean' Miller 1979-08-15
Movie Cornbread, Earl and Me Wilford Robinson 1975-05-21
Movie Superdad – Papa ist der Größte Thurgood Marshall 1973-12-14
Series M*A*S*H Unknown 1972-09-17
Series Columbo Swain 1971-09-15
Movie Wer den Wind sät Unknown 1960-06-24
Series Buffalo Bill, Jr. Vinnie 1955-03-01
Series The Academy Awards Unknown 1953-03-18
Series Hallmark Hall of Fame Unknown 1951-12-24
Movie Frau ohne Gewissen Unknown 1944-04-24