Laurence Fishburne

Laurence Fishburne


  • Known For: Acting
  • Birthday: 30-07-1961
  • Gender: Male
  • Place of Birth: Augusta, Georgia, USA
  • Also Known As:

    Larry Fishburne
    لورنس فيشبورن

  • Popularity: 5.29
  • Homepage: http://www.laurence-fishburne.com


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.




Year Movie Character
1991 Boyz n the Hood as Jason 'Furious' Styles
1997 Hoodlum as Bumpy Johnson
2006 Five Fingers as Ahmat
1995 The Tuskegee Airmen as Hannibal Lee
1997 Event Horizon as Captain Miller
2003 Biker Boyz as Smoke
1998 Always Outnumbered as Socrates Fortlow
1995 Bad Company as Nelson Crowe
1988 School Daze as Vaughn 'Dap' Dunlap
1975 Cornbread, Earl and Me as Wilford Robinson
1995 Othello as Othello
1996 Fled as Piper
2011 Thurgood as Thurgood Marshall
2011 Have a Little Faith as Henry Covington
2003 The Soul of a Man as Narrator
2013 The Colony as Briggs
2009 Black Water Transit as Jack
1992 Deep Cover as Russell Stevens Jr. / John Hull
1999 The Matrix as Morpheus
2003 The Matrix Reloaded as Morpheus
2003 The Matrix Revolutions as Morpheus
2007 The Death and Life of Bobby Z as Tad Gruzsa
2009 Armored as Baines
2005 Assault on Precinct 13 as Marion Bishop
1995 Just Cause as Sheriff Tanny Brown
2001 Osmosis Jones as Thrax (voice)
2008 Tortured as Archie Green
2006 Akeelah and the Bee as Dr. Larabee
1993 What's Love Got to Do with It as Ike Turner
1997 Miss Evers' Boys as Caleb Humphries
2003 A History of Sex as Himself
2004 The Matrix Recalibrated as Self
2016 The Snowy Day as Narrator
2016 Standoff as Sade
2010 Rappin' With The Rickster
2005 Ashes and Snow as Narrator
2019 Imprisoned as Daniel Calvin
1999 Making 'The Matrix' as Himself
2004 The Matrix Reloaded: Car Chase as Himself
2012 Slavery by Another Name as Narrator
1990 King of New York as Jimmy Jump
1990 Cadence as Roosevelt Stokes
2001 The Matrix Revisited as Himself / Morpheus
2011 Contagion as Ellis Cheever
2003 Behind the Action in 'Biker Boyz' as Himself
2017 Last Flag Flying as Reverend Richard Mueller
2017 John Wick: Chapter 2 as Bowery King
2009 The Black List: Volume Two as Himself
1991 The Massachusetts 54th Colored Infantry
2019 John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum as Bowery King
2004 The Matrix Revolutions Revisited as Himself
2018 The Mule as Special Agent in Charge
2022 John Wick: Chapter 4 as Bowery King
2004 The Matrix Reloaded Revisited as Himself
2021 The Ice Road
1999 The Matrix: What Is the Concept? as Himself (Archive Footage)
2010 Predators: Moments of Extraction as Noland (Voice)
1970 The Blacksmith
1970 Fencer
2003 Mystic River as Sergeant Whitey Powers
2000 Once in the Life as 20 / 20 Mike
2007 King: Man of Peace in a Time of War as Himself
2014 The Signal as Dr. Wallace Damon
2016 Passengers as Gus Mancuso
2003 Dorothy Dandridge: An American Beauty as Himself
2010 Predators: The Chosen as Noland
1979 Apocalypse Now as Tyrone 'Clean' Miller
1986 Quicksilver as Voodoo
1988 Red Heat as Lt. Stobbs
2010 Predators as Noland
1993 Searching for Bobby Fischer as Vinnie
1990 Decoration Day as Michael Waring, DOD Man
2013 Khumba as Seko (voice)
2014 Rudderless as Del
2015 August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand
2000 Michael Jordan to the Max as Narrator (voice)
1991 Class Action as Nick Holbrook
2019 Running with the Devil as The Man
1972 If You Give a Dance, You Gotta Pay the Band as Fish
2003 The Matrix Reloaded: Pre-Load as Self
1970 All the Old Knives
2001 Apocalypse Now - Redux
1983 For Us, the Living: The Story of Medgar Evers as Jimbo Collins
2011 The Enduring Significance of Boyz n the Hood
2015 Sean Connery: In His Own Words
2007 TMNT as Narrator (voice)
2008 21 as Cole Williams
1986 Band of the Hand as Cream
1987 Cherry 2000 as Glu Glu Lawyer
2014 Ride Along as Omar
2006 The Making of 'Event Horizon'
2019 Where'd You Go, Bernadette as Paul Jellinek
2020 Our Lady of 121st Street as Rooftop
2007 Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer as Norrin Radd / Silver Surfer (voice)
1991 Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse as Himself
2003 Friendly Fire: Making of an Urban Legend
1983 Rumble Fish as Midget
1995 Higher Learning as Professor Maurice Phipps
2016 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice as Perry White
2011 A Man's Story as Himself
2003 MTV Reloaded as Morpheus (archive footage)
2021 Space Jam: A New Legacy as Thrax (voice)
1987 A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors as Max
2006 Mission: Impossible III as Theodore Brassel
2006 Bobby as Edward Robinson
1987 Gardens of Stone as Sgt. Flanagan
2013 Man of Steel as Perry White
1983 I Take These Men as Hank Johnson
2018 Ant-Man and the Wasp as Dr. Bill Foster
1979 Fast Break as Street Kid
1984 The Cotton Club as Bumpy Rhodes
1982 Death Wish II as Cutter
1988 Christmas at Pee Wee's Playhouse
1985 The Color Purple as Swain
1998 Welcome to Hollywood as Laurence Fishburne
2005 Kiss Kiss Bang Bang as Bear in Genaros Beer Commercial (voice)
1980 Willie and Phil as High School Student
2014 And the Oscar Goes To...
2000 Once in the Life
2006 Five Fingers
1998 Always Outnumbered
2000 Once in the Life
1997 Miss Evers' Boys
2006 Akeelah and the Bee
2000 Once in the Life
2000 Once in the Life
Photo Name Department
2000 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2 episode)
2002 CSI: Miami (1 episode)
1984 Miami Vice (1 episode)
1983 Live with Regis and Kathie Lee (1 episode)
1997 The View (3 episode)
1996 The Daily Show with Trevor Noah (2 episode)
1992 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1 episode)
1980 The Six O'Clock Follies (6 episode) as Robby Robinson
1953 The Academy Awards (2 episode)
1994 Inside the Actors Studio (1 episode)
1972 M*A*S*H (1 episode)
1985 Spenser: For Hire (1 episode)
1979 Trapper John, M.D. (1 episode)
2004 House (1 episode)
2003 Jimmy Kimmel Live! (1 episode)
1981 Hill Street Blues (1 episode)
1985 The Equalizer (1 episode)
1995 MADtv (1 episode)
1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1 episode)
1986 Pee-wee's Playhouse (3 episode)
1951 Hallmark Hall of Fame (1 episode)
1993 TriBeCa (7 episode)
2013 Hannibal (39 episode) as Jack Crawford
2015 The Muppets (1 episode) as Himself
2010 Top Gear (1 episode)
2008 Elvis Mitchell: Under the Influence (1 episode) as Self
2017 Year Million (6 episode) as Narrator
2017 Madiba (3 episode) as Nelson Mandela
1990 The Civil War (9 episode) as Various
2016 Roots (4 episode) as Alex Haley
2014 black-ish (60 episode) as Pops Johnson
1980 A Rumor of War (2 episode) as Lightbulb
2018 grown-ish (1 episode) as Pops Johnson
2019 mixed-ish (1 episode) as Pops Johnson
2015 Jay Leno's Garage (2 episode) as Himself
2020 #FreeRayshawn (15 episode) as Steven Poincy
2018 Black Hollywood: 'They've Gotta Have Us' (3 episode) as Himself
2014 black-ish (149 episode) Production as (Executive Producer)
2017 Year Million (6 episode) Production as (Executive Producer)
2019 mixed-ish (23 episode) Production as (Executive Producer)
2018 grown-ish (42 episode) Production as (Executive Producer)
2020 Marvel's Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur (0 episode) Production as (Executive Producer)

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