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Laurence Fishburn is one of America's most accomplished actors. He is a father of three.

Relationship Facts of Laurence Fishburne

Laurence Fishburne is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Laurence Fishburne?

Laurence Fishburne and actress Hajna O. Moss tied the knot in New York. The two separated and got divorced in 1992. They had two children from the marriage.

The couple has a son Langston Fishburne( born in 1987) and a daughter Montana Fishburne(born in 1991).

Laurence and actress Gina Torres met each other and got engaged in February 2001. Their marriage ceremony took place at The Cloisters museum in New York City on September 22, 2002.

The actor’s spokesperson Alan Nierob declared that they were expecting a baby and daughter Delilah Fishburne was born in June 2007.

They separated in September 2016 and filed for divorce in November 2017.

Laurence Fishburne: Biography in Details

Who is Laurence Fishburne?

Laurence Fishburne is an American actor, playwright, producer, screenwriter, and film director.

He was seen as Morpheus in The Matrix trilogy, Jason “Furious” Styles in the 1991 drama film Boyz n the Hood, and Tyrone “Mr. Clean” Miller in the 1979 war film Apocalypse Now.

Recently he was seen in the John Wick series, 2 and 3, as “The Bowery King”.

How many siblings does Laurence Fishburne have?

Laurence Fishburne was born in Augusta, Georgia, the United States on July 30, 1961. His birth name is Laurence John Fishburne III and he is currently 59 years old.

His father’s name is Laurence John Fishburne Jr. (juvenile corrections officer) and his mother’s name is Hattie Bell Fishburne (mathematics and science teacher).

Whereas, Fishburne’s parents separated when he was young. Along with his mother, he moved to Brooklyn, New York, where he was raised.

There is no information about his siblings. Laurence Fishburne holds American citizenship and mixed ( African-American) ethnicity. His birth sign is Leo.

Education, School/ College University

Talking about Laurence’s education history, Laurence Fishburne attended Lincoln Square Academy in New York and he earned a graduate degree from the college.

Laurence Fishburne: Professional Life, Career

Talking about his profession, Laurence Fishburne’s first acting role was in 1973 for the ABC soap opera ‘One Life to Live’ as Joshua Hall.

His most memorable early role came in ‘Cornbread, Earl and Me’ in which he played a young boy who witnesses the police shooting of a popular high school basketball star.

In the year 1976, Fishburne earned a supporting role in the film ‘Apocalypse Now’ playing the character of Tyrone Miller. The film released only in 1979.

Throughout the 1980s, Fishburne made periodic appearances in television and stage shows.

Laurence Fishburne had a recurring role as Cowboy Curtis on Paul Reubens’ CBS children’s television show ‘Pee-wee’s Playhouse’, and guest roles in ‘M*A*S*H’ and ‘Spenser: For Hire’.

His stage shows of this time include ‘Short Eyes’ and ‘and Loose Ends.’

Among the numerous film projects that he did in the 1980s, the most important were his roles in the critically acclaimed Steven Spielberg film ‘The Color Purple’, and Francis Ford Coppola’s ‘The Cotton Club’ and ‘Gardens of Stone.’

Towards the end of the decade, he featured in ‘Red Heat’ and Spike Lee’s ‘School Daze’.

In the year 1992, Laurence Fishburne gave a powerful and captivating stage performance in August Wilson’s play, ‘Two Trains Running’.

Whereas, in 1999 came the magnum opus of Fishburne’s career with the blockbuster science fiction film ‘The Matrix’. In it, he played the role of Morpheus, the hacker-mentor of Neo.

Then, Fishburne later appeared with Tom Cruise in ‘Mission: Impossible III’ wherein he capped the role of Theodore Brassell, the IMF superior of Cruise’s character.

He tried his hand at screenwriting and direction with the self-starter film ‘Once in the Life’. Based on the critically acclaimed play ‘Riff Raff’.Beginning in 2000, Laurence Fishburne appeared in a lot of films.

In 2008, Laurence Fishburne returned to theatre for the one-man show ‘Thurgood’ playing Thurgood Marshall. His upcoming releases include the American comedy-drama ‘Last Flag Flying’ as Mulhall.

Awards, Nomination

Laurence Fishburne won the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in Television Movie or Mini-Series for ‘The Tuskegee Airmen’ in 1996.

Similarly, he won the Black Movie Award for Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role for ‘Akeelah and the Bee’. Fishburne won the Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor on Television for the ‘Hannibal’.

What is Laurence Fishburne’s net worth?

Laurence Fishburne has an estimated net worth of around $30 million (as per 2023 data).

He was paid a salary of $175,000 per episode and he reportedly earned $350,000 from his role on CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.

Laurence Fishburne: Rumors, Controversy

There was a rumor that Laurence is gay. Currently, he is far from rumors and controversies.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Laurence Fishburne has a height of 6 feet and he weighs is 89Kg. Additionally, his chest, waist, biceps sizes are 42-36-14.5 inches respectively.

Laurence’s hair color is black and his eye color is dark brown. His dress size is unknown and his shoe size is 10 (US).

Social Media

Laurence Fishburne doesn’t have an official page on any social sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.


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