Laurence Fishburne
Laurence Fishburne

Gender

Male

Known Credits

38

Laurence Fishburne

Date of Birth: Jul 30, 1961

Birthplace: Augusta, Georgia, United States

 

 

Biography

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 Whats 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 Parkers 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.

Known For

Filmography

Ant-Man and The Wasp

Ant-Man and The Wasp

as Dr. Bill Foster / Goliath

2018

Last Flag Flying

Last Flag Flying

as Mulhall

2017

John Wick: Chapter Two

John Wick: Chapter Two

as The Bowery King

2017

Passengers

Passengers

as Gus Mancuso

2016

Rudderless

Rudderless

as Del

2014

The Signal

The Signal

as Dr. Wallace Damon

2014

Man of Steel

Man of Steel

as Perry White

2013

Hannibal

Hannibal

as Jack Crawford

2013

The Soul of a Man

The Soul of a Man

as Narrator

2009

Tortured

Tortured

as Archie Green

2008

TMNT

TMNT

as Narrator (voice)

2007

Bobby

Bobby

as Edward Robinson

2006

Mission: Impossible III

Mission: Impossible III

as Theodore Brassel

2006

Five Fingers

Five Fingers

as Ahmat

2006

Mystic River

Mystic River

as Sergeant Whitey Powers

2003

Biker Boyz

Biker Boyz

as Smoke

2003

The Matrix

The Matrix

as Morpheus

1999

Always Outnumbered

Always Outnumbered

as Socrates Fortlow

1998

Event Horizon

Event Horizon

as Captain Miller

1997

Miss Evers' Boys

Miss Evers' Boys

as Caleb Humphries

1997

The Tuskegee Airmen

The Tuskegee Airmen

as Hannibal Lee

1995

Just Cause

Just Cause

as Sheriff Tanny Brown

1995

Higher Learning

Higher Learning

as Professor Maurice Phipps

1995

Boyz n the Hood

Boyz n the Hood

as Jason 'Furious' Styles

1991

Cadence

Cadence

as Roosevelt Stokes

1990

Decoration Day

Decoration Day

as Michael Waring, DOD Man

1990

The Civil War

The Civil War

as Various

1990

King of New York

King of New York

as Jimmy Jump

1990

Red Heat

Red Heat

as Lt. Charlie Stobbs

1988

Death Wish 2

Death Wish 2

as Cutter

1981

Apocalypse Now

Apocalypse Now

as Tyrone 'Clean' Miller

1979