Laurence Fishburne is an American actor. He is best known for his roles as Morpheus in The Matrix trilogy, Jason “Furious” Styles in the drama film Boyz n the Hood, Tyrone “Mr. Clean” Miller in the war film Apocalypse Now, and “The Bowery King” in the John Wick film series. Other notable acting roles include Ike Turner, Sr. in What’s Love Got to Do with It, Bumpy Johnson in Hoodlum, IMF Director Theodore Brassel in Mission: Impossible III, Dr. Larabee in Akeelah and the Bee, Omar in Ride Along, Othello in Othello, and Special Agent Jack Crawford in the NBC thriller series Hannibal.
Born Laurence John Fishburne III on July 30, 1961 in Augusta, Georgia, his father Laurence John Jr. worked as a juvenile corrections officer and his mother Hattie Bell was a junior high science teacher. Laurence began his career with a role on the soap opera, One Life to Live. He was married to Hajna O. Moss from 1985 to 1990 and Gina Torres from 2002 to 2018. He has two daughters named Montana and Delilah and a son named Langston.
Laurence Fishburne Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 30 July 1961
Birth Place: Augusta, Georgia, USA
Birth Name: Laurence John Fishburne III
Nicknames: Fish, Larry
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Occupation: Actor, Playwright, Producer, Screenwriter, Film director
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Laurence Fishburne Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 196 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 89 kg
Height in Feet: 6′ 0″
Height in Meters: 1.84 m
Body Build/Type: Average
Chest: 42 in (107 cm)
Biceps: 14.5 in (37 cm)
Waist: 36 in (91.5 cm)
Shoe Size: 10 (US)
Laurence Fishburne Family Details:
Father: Laurence John Fishburne Jr. (Juvenile Corrections Officer)
Mother: Hattie Bell (née Crawford) (Mathematics and Science Teacher)
Spouse/Wife: Gina Torres (m. 2002–2018), Hajna O. Moss (m. 1985–1990)
Children: Montana Fishburne (Daughter), Delilah Fishburne (Daughter), Langston Fishburne (Son)
Laurence Fishburne Education:
High School of the Performing Arts
Lincoln Square Academy, New York
Laurence Fishburne Facts:
*Born on July 30, 1961 in Augusta, Georgia, he moved to Brooklyn, New York City during his childhood.
*He graduated from Lincoln Square Academy.
*He became the first African American actor to portray Shakespeare’s protagonist Othello, after he was cast in Oliver Parker’s 2005 adaptation.
*He dated actress Victoria Dillard from 1992 to 1995.
*Visit his official website: www.laurence-fishburne.com