Laurence Fishburne

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30, 1961
Augusta, GA
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30, 1961 (age 55)
Augusta, GA


Actor who starred as Morpheus in The Matrix and portrayed Dr. Langston on CSI. His other credits include Apocalypse Now, Mission Impossible III, Ride Along and Othello.

Before Fame

After his parents' divorce, he graduated from Lincoln Square Academy. He began his career with a role on the soap opera, One Life to Live.


He was the first African American actor to portray Shakespeare's protagonist Othello, after he was cast in Oliver Parker's 2005 adaptation.

Family Life

His mother Hattie Bell was a junior high science teacher and his father Laurence John Jr. worked as a juvenile corrections officer. He married his second wife, actress Gina Torres in September 2002. He has two daughters named Delilah and Montana and a son named Langston.

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He played a major role in The Matrix, starring Keanu Reeves.

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