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Laurence Fishburne

  • Birthplace: Augusta, Georgia
  • Birthday: July 30

Primetime Emmy® Award-winning actor, Laurence Fishburne, is best known for his roles of “Morpheus” in the Matrix trilogy. He starred in Mystic River, Apocalypse Now, Event Horizon, Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer, Bobby, was “Ike Turner” in What’s Love Got to Do with It, and played "Noland" in Predators. Fishburne starred as “Thurgood Marshall” in the HBO TV movie Thurgood, portrays “Dr.

Primetime Emmy® Award-winning actor, Laurence Fishburne, is best known for his roles of “Morpheus” in the Matrix trilogy. He starred in Mystic River, Apocalypse Now, Event Horizon, Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer, Bobby, was “Ike Turner” in What’s Love Got to Do with It, and played "Noland" in Predators. Fishburne starred as “Thurgood Marshall” in the HBO TV movie Thurgood, portrays “Dr. Raymond Langston” on CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and played “Cowboy Curtis” on the 1980’s TV series Pee-wee’s Playhouse. More about the actor at his official Laurence Fishburne site. More about the movie at the official Thurgood site.

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AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

2 Wins9 Nominations

Outstanding Comedy Series - 2017

  • Nominee
  • Laurence Fishburne, Executive Producer
  • black-ish
  • ABC
  • ABC Studios

Outstanding Narrator - 2017

  • Nominee
  • Laurence Fishburne, as Narrator
  • Year Million
  • National Geographic
  • RadicalMedia

Outstanding Comedy Series - 2016

  • Nominee
  • Laurence Fishburne, Executive Producer
  • black-ish
  • ABC
  • ABC Studios

Outstanding Narrator - 2016

  • Nominee
  • Laurence Fishburne, as Alex Haley (Narrator)
  • Roots
  • HISTORY
  • An A+E Studios Production in association with Marc Toberoff Productions and The Wolper Organization

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Miniseries Or A Movie - 2011

  • Nominee
  • Laurence Fishburne, as Thurgood Marshall
  • Thurgood
  • HBO
  • A Stevens Company Production in association with Ostar Productions, Cinema Gypsy Productions and HBO Films

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTOR IN A MINISERIES OR SPECIAL - 1997

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTOR FOR A MINISERIES OR SPECIAL - 1996

Outstanding Guest Actor In A Drama Series - 1993

  • Winner
  • Laurence Fishburne, as Martin McHenry
  • TRIBECA
  • FOX

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