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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 Canoga Park
Latest Project:
movie Untitled Superman Project 2020-12-31
Known For
Poster of Untitled Superman Project
Poster of Passengers
Poster of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
Poster of The Right of the Weakest
Movie Untitled Superman Project Perry White 2020-12-31
Series Expedition Robinson Thrax (voice) 2019
Series Canoga Park Piper 2019
Movie King: Man of Peace in a Time of War Himself 2019
Movie Ant-Man and the Wasp Dr. Bill Foster 2018-07-04
Movie John Wick: Chapter 2 The Bowler King 2017-02-08
Movie Last Flag Flying Reverend Richard Mueller 2017-02-01
Movie Standoff Sade 2016-01-04
Movie Batman v Superman Dawn of Justice Ultimate Edition Perry White 2016-03-20
Series Roots Alex Haley 2016-05-30
Movie Passengers Gus Mancuso 2016-12-21
Movie The Snowy Day Narrator 2016-11-25
Movie Roots Alex Haley 2016-05-30
Movie Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Perry White 2016-03-23
Series The Muppets Himself 2015-09-22
Movie August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand 2015-02-20
Movie Rudderless Del 2014-10-17
Movie The Signal Dr. Wallace Damon 2014-03-15
Series black-ish Pops Johnson 2014-09-24
Movie Ride Along Omar 2014-01-07
Movie Man of Steel Perry White 2013-06-12
Movie Khumba Seko (voice) 2013-07-18
Movie The Colony Briggs 2013-04-12
Movie A Man's Story Himself 2011-10-08
Movie Have a Little Faith Henry Covington 2011-11-27
Movie Thurgood Thurgood Marshall 2011-02-24
Movie Contagion Dr. Ellis Cheever 2011-09-08
Series Top Gear Unknown 2010-11-21
Movie Predators Noland 2010-07-03
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 Tortured Archie Green 2008-09-10
Movie 21 Cole Williams 2008-03-27
Movie TMNT Narrator (voice) 2007-03-23
Movie House of Mahjong Jack Crawford 2007-02-01
Movie Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer Norrin Radd / Silver Surfer (voice) 2007-06-13
Movie The Death and Life of Bobby Z Tad Gruzsa 2007-07-23
Movie Bobby Edward Robinson 2006-09-05
Movie The Making of 'Event Horizon' 2006-04-18
Movie The Right of the Weakest Narrator 2006-07-19
Movie Five Fingers Ahmat 2006-05-01
Movie Akeelah and the Bee Dr. Larabee 2006-04-28
Movie Assault on Precinct 13 Marion Bishop 2005-01-19
Series House Unknown 2004-11-16
Movie The Matrix Recalibrated Himself 2004-04-06
Movie The Soul of a Man Narrator 2003-05-16
Series Kingpin Himself 2003-02-02
Movie The Matrix Reloaded Morpheus 2003-05-15
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 CSI: Miami Unknown 2002-09-23
Movie The Matrix Revisited Himself / Morpheus 2001-11-19
Movie Once in the Life 20 / 20 Mike 2000-10-27
Series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Unknown 2000-10-06
Movie Michael Jordan to the Max Narrator (voice) 2000-05-05
Movie The Matrix Morpheus 1999-03-30
Movie Welcome to Hollywood Laurence Fishburne 1998-10-01
Series Ultraviolet Midget 1998-09-15
Movie Always Outnumbered Socrates Fortlow 1998-03-21
Movie Event Horizon Captain Miller 1997-08-15
Series Sabrina, the Teenage Witch Morpheus 1996-09-27
Movie Just Cause Sheriff Tanny Brown 1995-02-17
Movie Othello Othello 1995-12-15
Series Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 1994-06-01
Movie What's Love Got to Do with It Ike Turner 1993-06-09
Movie Deep Cover Russell Stevens Jr. / John Hull 1992-04-15
Series The Civil War Various 1990-09-23
Movie King of New York Jimmy Jump 1990-07-18
Movie Decoration Day Michael Waring, DOD Man 1990-12-02
Movie Red Heat Lt. Charlie Stobbs 1988-06-17
Movie A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors Max 1987-02-27
Movie Cherry 2000 Glu Glu Lawyer 1987-11-12
Movie Band of the Hand Cream 1986-04-11
Movie Quicksilver Voodoo 1986-02-14
Movie The Cotton Club Bumpy Rhodes 1984-12-14
Movie Death Wish II Cutter 1982-02-20
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
Series Columbo Swain 1971-09-15
Series Concentration Jason 'Furious' Styles 1958-08-25