Laurence Fishburne

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Laurence was born under the official name III, Laurence John Fishburne on July 30th, 1961. Known to his close friends as Fish, he has been a credited actor since the 1979 film Apocalypse Now.

Laurence Fishburne is a dependable leading actor. He has starred in four films including the 1997 horror film Event Horizon as the character Captain Miller, the 1996 action movie Fled playing Piper and the 1995 drama release Othello cast as Othello.

Laurence has made such a successful career in supporting roles, that it actually surpasses most leading actor's careers. He has appeared in twenty-three films including: the 2014 sci-fi film The Signal as the character Damon, the 2014 action movie Ride Along playing Omar and the 2013 action release Man of Steel cast as Perry White.

Laurence Fishburne has earned salaries up to $350,000/episode for his acting. His most commercially successful project to date has been the 2013 action film Man of Steel, which brought in $291,000,000 at the box office.

In 2009 Laurence Fishburne produced his first movie, the crime film Black Water Transit.

Laurence is a fan favorite, having been featured on the cover of at least four magazines, captured in more than two pictorials, interviewed in over seven publications and featured in twelve magazine articles.

As an actor Laurence Fishburne has been recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences on one occasion. He was nominated for the Oscar for Best Actor In A Leading Role for his role as Ike Turner in the 1993 movie What's Love Got to Do with It.

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" I don't believe in acting teachers for me.

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Trivia

He changed his name from Larry to Laurence in his films in 1991.
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