Laurence Fishburne

Birthday:

07/30/1961

Place of birth:

Augusta, Georgia, USA:

Biography:

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.


Film Credits

John Wick: Chapter 4 (2022)
as Bowery King
Space Jam: A New Legacy (2021)
as Thrax (voice)
The Ice Road (2021)
as
Our Lady of 121st Street (2020)
as Rooftop
Imprisoned (2019)
as Daniel Calvin
Running with the Devil (2019)
as The Man
Where'd You Go, Bernadette (2019)
as Paul Jellinek
John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum (2019)
as Bowery King
The Mule (2018)
as Special Agent in Charge
Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018)
as Dr. Bill Foster
Last Flag Flying (2017)
as Reverend Richard Mueller
John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)
as Bowery King
Passengers (2016)
as Gus Mancuso
The Snowy Day (2016)
as Narrator
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)
as Perry White
Standoff (2016)
as Sade
August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand (2015)
as
Rudderless (2014)
as Del
The Signal (2014)
as Dr. Wallace Damon
And the Oscar Goes To... (2014)
as
Ride Along (2014)
as Omar
Khumba (2013)
as Seko (voice)
Man of Steel (2013)
as Perry White
The Colony (2013)
as Briggs
America's Game: 2002 Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2012)
as Narrator
Have a Little Faith (2011)
as Henry Covington
A Man's Story (2011)
as Himself
Contagion (2011)
as Ellis Cheever
The Enduring Significance of Boyz n the Hood (2011)
as
Thurgood (2011)
as Thurgood Marshall
Predators: The Chosen (2010)
as Noland
Predators: Moments of Extraction (2010)
as Noland (Voice)
Predators (2010)
as Noland
Rappin' With The Rickster (2010)
as
Armored (2009)
as Baines
Black Water Transit (2009)
as Jack
The Black List: Volume Two (2009)
as Himself
Tortured (2008)
as Archie Green
21 (2008)
as Cole Williams
The Death and Life of Bobby Z (2007)
as Tad Gruzsa
Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007)
as Norrin Radd / Silver Surfer (voice)
TMNT (2007)
as Narrator (voice)
King: Man of Peace in a Time of War (2007)
as Himself
Bobby (2006)
as Edward Robinson
Mission: Impossible III (2006)
as Theodore Brassel
Five Fingers (2006)
as Ahmat
Akeelah and the Bee (2006)
as Dr. Larabee
The Making of 'Event Horizon' (2006)
as
Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005)
as Bear in Genaros Beer Commercial (voice)
Ashes and Snow (2005)
as Narrator
Assault on Precinct 13 (2005)
as Marion Bishop
The Matrix Revolutions Revisited (2004)
as Himself
The Matrix Reloaded Revisited (2004)
as Himself
The Matrix Reloaded: Car Chase (2004)
as Himself
The Matrix Recalibrated (2004)
as Himself
The Matrix Revolutions (2003)
as Morpheus
The Matrix Reloaded: Pre-Load (2003)
as Himself
Mystic River (2003)
as Sergeant Whitey Powers
Friendly Fire: Making of an Urban Legend (2003)
as
Dorothy Dandridge: An American Beauty (2003)
as Himself
The Soul of a Man (2003)
as Narrator
The Matrix Reloaded (2003)
as Morpheus
MTV Reloaded (2003)
as Morpheus (archive footage)
Biker Boyz (2003)
as Smoke
Behind the Action in 'Biker Boyz' (2003)
as Himself
A History of Sex (2003)
as Himself
The Matrix Revisited (2001)
as Himself / Morpheus
Osmosis Jones (2001)
as Thrax (voice)
Once in the Life (2000)
as 20 / 20 Mike
Michael Jordan to the Max (2000)
as Narrator (voice)
The Matrix: What Is the Concept? (1999)
as Himself (Archive Footage)
Making 'The Matrix' (1999)
as Himself
The Matrix (1999)
as Morpheus
Welcome to Hollywood (1998)
as Laurence Fishburne
Always Outnumbered (1998)
as Socrates Fortlow
Hoodlum (1997)
as Bumpy Johnson
Event Horizon (1997)
as Captain Miller
Miss Evers' Boys (1997)
as Caleb Humphries
Fled (1996)
as Piper
Othello (1995)
as Othello
The Tuskegee Airmen (1995)
as Hannibal Lee
Just Cause (1995)
as Sheriff Tanny Brown
Bad Company (1995)
as Nelson Crowe
Higher Learning (1995)
as Professor Maurice Phipps
Searching for Bobby Fischer (1993)
as Vinnie
What's Love Got to Do with It (1993)
as Ike Turner
Deep Cover (1992)
as Russell Stevens Jr. / John Hull
Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse (1991)
as Himself
Boyz n the Hood (1991)
as Jason 'Furious' Styles
Class Action (1991)
as Nick Holbrook
The Massachusetts 54th Colored Infantry (1991)
as
Decoration Day (1990)
as Michael Waring, DOD Man
Cadence (1990)
as Roosevelt Stokes
King of New York (1990)
as Jimmy Jump
Christmas at Pee Wee's Playhouse (1988)
as
Red Heat (1988)
as Lt. Charlie Stobbs
School Daze (1988)
as Dap
Cherry 2000 (1987)
as Glu Glu Lawyer
Gardens of Stone (1987)
as Sgt. Flanagan
A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987)
as Max
Band of the Hand (1986)
as Cream
Quicksilver (1986)
as Voodoo
The Color Purple (1985)
as Swain
The Cotton Club (1984)
as Bumpy Rhodes
Rumble Fish (1983)
as Midget
I Take These Men (1983)
as Hank Johnson
Death Wish II (1982)
as Cutter
For Us, the Living: The Story of Medgar Evers (1982)
as Jimbo Collins
Willie and Phil (1980)
as High School Student
Apocalypse Now (1979)
as Tyrone 'Clean' Miller
Fast Break (1979)
as Street Kid
Cornbread, Earl and Me (1975)
as Wilford Robinson
If You Give a Dance, You Gotta Pay the Band (1972)
as Fish
Ride Along 3 ()
as Omar
The Blacksmith ()
as

Production Credits

Five Fingers (2006)
Producer
Akeelah and the Bee (2006)
Producer
Once in the Life (2000)
Director
Once in the Life (2000)
Producer
Once in the Life (2000)
Screenplay
Once in the Life (2000)
Writer
Always Outnumbered (1998)
Executive Producer
Miss Evers' Boys (1997)
Executive Producer