Laurence Fishburne is a famous American actor and producer. Laurence Fishburne is known for his various roles in numerous films and television projects including What’s Love Got to Do with It, Hannibal, Akeelah-and-the-Bee, Higher Learning and The Matrix, among others.
Laurence Fishburne was born on July 30, 1961 and he is currently 60 years old. He hails from Augusta, Georgia and his zodiac sign is Leo. His mother is Hattie Bell (née Crawford) and she was a junior high school math and science teacher. Likewise, his father, Laurence John Fishburne, Jr., is a juvenile corrections officer.
Unfortunately, his parents divorced when he was a child. Subsequently, this personality moved to Brooklyn, New York with his mother. Once a month he met his father. Speaking about his education, Fishburne graduated from Lincoln Square Academy in New York. This institution closed in the 1980s.
Working life, career and wealth
Professionally, Laurence Fishburne is both a famous actor and a producer. People recognize this personality for his powerful, militant and authoritative characters in many films he has appeared in so far. He is best known for playing the role of Morpheus in the first 3 films of The Matrix Series from 1999 to 2003. People also recognize him for portraying the role of Jason “Furious” Styles in guys in the area 1991
Also, this actor played the role of the character Tyrone Mr. Clean Miller in Apocalypse Nova. Since 2017 he has played the role of “The Bowery King” in the John Wick film series.
For the role of Ike Turner in What does love have to do with it In 1993, this actor was nominated for an Oscar for Best Actor. This actor also received a Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play for his role in Two trains are running back to 1992.
Similarly, the actor also won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series. He won this special award for his role in TriBeCa in 1993. This actor then became the first African American to portray Othello. He did this in a major studio film. He made this record after appearing in Oliver Parker’s 1995 film adaptation of the Shakespeare play of the same name.
The famous actor has numerous films under his belt. Some film credits of this veteran actor are The Color Purple, School Daze, King of New York, Contagion, Deep Cover, Searching for Bobby Fischer, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Event Horizon, Mystic River, Akeelah-and-the-Bee, Man of Steel, and Ant Man and the Wasp.
In his TV project he appeared as Dr. Raymond Langston up CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. He played this role from 2008 to 2011. This actor also appeared as Special Agent Jack Crawford in Hannibal from 2013 to 2015. This actor also appeared as Earl “Pops” Johnson in black in 2014 and he is still portraying that role as he writes this bio in March 2022. Moving on to this actor/producer net worth of around 30 million US dollars.
Laurence Fishburne is singles currently. This actor has been married and divorced twice. His first marriage was to actress Hajna O. Moss. The two married in New York in 1985. The former couple share two children namely Langston and Montana Fishburne. Unfortunately, he divorced Hajna in the 1990s.
After the divorce, this actor dated actress Victoria Dillard from 1992 to 1995. After this relationship, the veteran actor had his second marriage to Gina Torres. The two met and soon became engaged in February 2001. The two tied the knot on September 22, 2002. The couple had their ceremony at The Cloisters Museum in New York City. The two share a daughter named Delilah. However, the beautiful couple filed for divorce on November 2, 2017, which was finalized on May 11, 2018.
Body Measurements and Social Media
Laurence Fishburne stands about tall height of 6 feet or 183 cm. Likewise, the actor’s body weight is approximately 87 kg or 191 lbs. Apart from that, the veteran actor/producer’s other body measurements are not available at this time. Also, producer Fishburne has dark brown eyes and hair of the same color that have now turned gray with age. By the way, the actor/producer doesn’t seem to have a social media profile on platforms like Twitter, Youtube, Instagram, etc.