Laurence Fishburne

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Laurence Fishburne

Fishburne in 2009
Born Laurence Fishburne III
July 30, 1961 (1961-07-30) (age 52)
Augusta, Georgia, U.S.
Other names Lawrence Fishburne
Larry Fishburne
Years active 1973 - present
Notable works Tyrone "Clean" Miller in Apocalypse Now
Jason "Furious" Styles in Boyz N the Hood
Ike Turner in What's Love Got to Do with It
Morpheus in The Matrix trilogy
Sgt. Whitey Powers in Mystic River
Perry White in Man of Steel
Height 184 cm (72 in)
Spouse Hajna Moss (m. 1985-1990s)
Gina Torres (m. 2002-present)
Awards Emmy Award Outstanding Guest Actor - Drama Series
1993 TriBeCa
Outstanding Made For Television Movie
1997 Miss Evers' Boys
Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play
1992 Two Trains Running
Website
www.Laurence-Fishburne.com

Laurence Fishburne III (born July 30, 1961) is an American actor of movies and theater, playwright, director, and producer. He was nominated for the Oscar, and won the Emmy and Tony Awards. He is famous for his roles in successful movies like Apocalypse Now and The Matrix. Fishburne was the first African-American actor to play Perry White in Man of Steel.

Fishburne was born in Augusta, Georgia and moved to Brooklyn, New York City during his childhood.

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