Laurence Fishburne

30 Jul 1961

Actor, Producer, Director

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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Filmography (63 titles)

(movie, 2018)
···The Mule
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as DEA Special Agent)
(movie, 2018)
···Ant-Man and the Wasp
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Comedy, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Bill Foster)
(movie, 2017)
···Last Flag Flying
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Role: Actor (as Reverend Richard Mueller)
(movie, 2017)
···John Wick: Chapter 2
Genre: Thriller, Action, Crime
Role: Actor (as The Bowler King)
(movie, 2016)
···Passengers
Genre: Drama, Romance, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Gus Mancuso)
Genre: Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Role: Actor (as Perry White)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Role: Actor (as Perry White)
(movie, 2016)
···Standoff
Genre: Thriller
Role: Actor (as Sade)
(movie, 2014)
···Rudderless
Genre: Music, Drama, Comedy
Role: Actor (as Del)
(movie, 2014)
···The Signal
Genre: Thriller, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Dr. Wallace Damon)
(movie, 2014)
···Ride Along
Genre: Action, Comedy
Role: Actor (as Omar)
(movie, 2013)
···The Colony
Genre: Action, Horror, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Briggs)
(movie, 2013)
···Khumba
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Role: Actor (as Seko (voice))
(movie, 2013)
···Man of Steel
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Perry White)
(movie, 2011)
···Have a Little Faith
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Henry Covington)
(movie, 2011)
···Contagion
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Dr. Ellis Cheever)
(movie, 2011)
···Thurgood
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Thurgood Marshall)
(movie, 2010)
7.6Predators
Genre: Action, Science Fiction, Adventure, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Noland)
(movie, 2009)
···Armored
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Baines)
(movie, 2008)
···Tortured
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Archie Green)
(movie, 2008)
···21
Genre: Drama, Crime
Role: Actor (as Cole Williams)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Tad Gruzsa)
(movie, 2007)
···4: Rise of the Silver Surfer
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Action, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Norrin Radd · Silver Surfer (voice))
(movie, 2007)
···TMNT
Genre: Comedy, Adventure, Fantasy, Action, Science Fiction, Family
Role: Actor (as Narrator (voice))
(movie, 2006)
···Bobby
Genre: Drama, History
Role: Actor (as Edward Robinson)
(movie, 2006)
···Mission: Impossible III
Genre: Adventure, Action, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Theodore Brassel)
(movie, 2006)
···Five Fingers
Genre: Drama, Action, Thriller
Role: Actor, Producer
(movie, 2006)
···Akeelah and the Bee
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Dr. Larabee)
(movie, 2005)
···Assault on Precinct 13
Genre: Thriller
Role: Actor (as Marion Bishop)
(movie, 2003)
8.0The Matrix Revolutions
Genre: Adventure, Action, Thriller, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Morpheus)
(movie, 2003)
7.8Mystic River
Genre: Thriller, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Role: Actor (as Sergeant Whitey Powers)
(movie, 2003)
8.3The Matrix Reloaded
Genre: Adventure, Action, Thriller, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Morpheus)
(movie, 2003)
···Biker Boyz
Genre: Action, Drama
Role: Actor (as Smoke)
(movie, 2003)
···A History of Sex
Role: Actor (as Himself)
(movie, 2001)
···Osmosis Jones
Genre: Action, Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family
Role: Actor (as Thrax (voice))
(movie, 2000)
···Once in the Life
Genre: Crime, Drama
Role: Director
(movie, 1999)
9.6The Matrix
Genre: Action, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Morpheus)
(movie, 1998)
···Always Outnumbered
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Socrates Fortlow)
(movie, 1997)
···Hoodlum
Genre: Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Bumpy Johnson)
(movie, 1997)
···Event Horizon
Genre: Horror, Science Fiction, Mystery
Role: Actor (as Captain Miller)
(movie, 1997)
···Miss Evers' Boys
Genre: Drama, War
Role: Actor (as Caleb Humphries)
(movie, 1996)
···Fled
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Piper)
(movie, 1995)
···Othello
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Othello)
(movie, 1995)
···The Tuskegee Airmen
Genre: Drama, History, War, TV Movie
Role: Actor (as Hannibal Lee)
(movie, 1995)
···Just Cause
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Sheriff Tanny Brown)
(movie, 1995)
···Higher Learning
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Professor Maurice Phipps)
(movie, 1995)
···Bad Company
Genre: Drama, Crime, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Nelson Crowe)
(movie, 1993)
···Searching for Bobby Fischer
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Vinnie)
Genre: Drama, Music
Role: Actor (as Ike Turner)
(movie, 1992)
···Deep Cover
Genre: Action, Thriller, Crime
Role: Actor (as John Hull)
(movie, 1991)
···Boyz n the Hood
Genre: Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Jason 'Furious' Styles)
(movie, 1990)
···Awakenings
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Orderly)
(movie, 1990)
···The Civil War
Role: Actor (as Various)
(movie, 1990)
···King of New York
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Jimmy Jump)
(movie, 1988)
···Red Heat
Genre: Comedy, Action, Crime
Role: Actor (as Lt. Charlie Stobbs)
(movie, 1988)
···School Daze
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Dap)
(movie, 1987)
···Cherry 2000
Genre: Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Glu Glu Lawyer)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Max)
(movie, 1985)
7.8The Color Purple
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Swain)
(movie, 1984)
···The Cotton Club
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Bumpy Rhodes)
(movie, 1983)
···Rumble Fish
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Midget)
(movie, 1982)
···Death Wish II
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Cutter)
(movie, 1979)
8.5Apocalypse Now
Genre: Drama, War
Role: Actor (as Tyrone 'Clean' Miller)