Laurence Fishburne

Laurence Fishburne

Laurence John Fishburne III (born July 30, 1961) is an American actor of screen and stage, as well as a playwright, director, and producer. He is perhaps best known for his roles as Morpheus in the Matrix science fiction film trilogy and as singer-musician Ike Turner in the Tina Turner biopic What's Love Got to Do With It. He became the first African-American to portray Othello in a motion picture by a major studio when he appeared in Oliver Parker's 1995 film adaption of the Shakespeare play. Fishburne has won a Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play for his performance in Two Trains Running (1992) and an Emmy Award for Drama Series Guest Actor for his performance in TriBeCa (1993).

Fishburne’s first marriage was to actress to Hajna O. Moss. They had two children together: a son, Langston and a daughter, Montana. Fishburne is now married to actress Gina Torres. They live in Hollywood with their daughter Delilah.

YearTitleCharacterRelease Date
2019John Wick: Chapter 3The Bowler King2019-05-17
2018Ant-Man and the WaspDr. Bill Foster / Goliath2018-07-06
2018Where'd You Go, Bernadette?2018-05-11
2017Last Flag FlyingReverend Richard Mueller2017-11-17
2017Passengers: Aurora Cut2017-04-21
2017Passengers: Aurora CutGus2017-04-21
2017John Wick: Chapter 2The Bowler King2017-02-10
2016PassengersGus Mancuso2016-12-21
2016The Snowy DayNarrator2016-11-25
2016Batman v Superman: Dawn of JusticePerry White2016-03-25
2016StandoffSade2016-02-26
2015August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand2015-02-20
2014The Matrix Revolutions RevisitedHimself2014-12-07
2014RudderlessDel2014-10-17
2014The SignalDr. Wallace Damon2014-06-13
2014Ride AlongOmar2014-01-17
2013KhumbaSeko (voice)2013-12-07
2013The ColonyBriggs2013-09-20
2013Man of SteelPerry White2013-06-14
2012America's Game: 2002 Tampa Bay BuccaneersNarrator2012-11-26
2012A Man's StoryHimself2012-11-02
2011Have a Little FaithHenry Covington2011-11-27
2011ContagionDr. Ellis Cheever2011-09-09
2011ThurgoodThurgood Marshall2011-02-24
2010PredatorsNoland2010-07-03
2010Rappin' With The Rickster2010-01-01
2009ArmoredBaines2009-12-04
2009Black Water TransitJack2009-05-13
2009The Black List: Volume TwoHimself2009-02-26
2008TorturedArchie Green2008-09-16
200821Cole Williams2008-03-27
2007The Death and Life of Bobby ZTad Gruzsa2007-09-04
2007Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver SurferNorrin Radd / Silver Surfer (voice)2007-06-15
2007TMNTNarrator (voice)2007-03-23
2006BobbyEdward Robinson2006-09-05
2006Mission: Impossible IIITheodore Brassel2006-05-04
2006Five FingersAhmat2006-05-01
2006Akeelah and the BeeDr. Larabee2006-04-28
2006The Making of 'Event Horizon'2006-04-18
2005Assault on Precinct 13Marion Bishop2005-01-19
2004The Matrix RecalibratedHimself2004-04-06
2003The Matrix RevolutionsMorpheus2003-11-05
2003Mystic RiverSergeant Whitey Powers2003-10-08
2003The Soul of a ManNarrator2003-05-16
2003The Matrix ReloadedMorpheus2003-05-15
2003Biker BoyzSmoke2003-01-31
2003Behind the Action in 'Biker Boyz'Himself2003-01-30
2003A History of SexHimself2003-01-14
2001The Matrix RevisitedHimself / Morpheus2001-11-20
2001The Matrix: ASCIIMorpheus2001-10-28
2001Osmosis JonesThrax (voice)2001-08-07
2000Once in the Life20 / 20 Mike2000-10-27
2000Michael Jordan to the MaxNarrator (voice)2000-05-05
1999The MatrixMorpheus1999-03-30
1998Welcome to HollywoodLaurence Fishburne1998-10-01
1998Always OutnumberedSocrates Fortlow1998-03-21
1997HoodlumBumpy Johnson1997-08-27
1997Event HorizonCaptain Miller1997-08-15
1997Miss Evers' BoysCaleb Humphries1997-02-22
1996FledPiper1996-07-19
1995OthelloOthello1995-12-15
1995The Tuskegee AirmenHannibal Lee1995-08-25
1995Just CauseSheriff Tanny Brown1995-02-17
1995Bad CompanyNelson Crowe1995-01-20
1995Higher LearningProfessor Maurice Phipps1995-01-11
1993Searching for Bobby FischerVinnie1993-08-13
1993What's Love Got to Do with ItIke Turner1993-06-09
1992Deep CoverRussell Stevens Jr./John Hull1992-04-15
1991Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's ApocalypseHimself1991-11-27
1991Boyz n the HoodJason 'Furious' Styles1991-07-12
1991Class ActionNick Holbrook1991-03-15
1991The Massachusetts 54th Colored Infantry1991-01-01
1990CadenceRoosevelt Stokes1990-12-31
1990Decoration DayMichael Waring, DOD Man1990-12-02
1990King of New YorkJimmy Jump1990-07-18
1988Pee-Wee's Playhouse Christmas Special1988-12-25
1988Red HeatLt. Charlie Stobbs1988-06-17
1988School DazeDap1988-02-12
1988Cherry 2000Glu Glu Lawyer1988-02-05
1987Gardens of StoneSgt. Flanagan1987-05-05
1987A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream WarriorsMax1987-02-27
1986Band of the HandCream1986-04-11
1986QuicksilverVoodoo1986-02-14
1985The Color PurpleSwain1985-12-18
1984The Cotton ClubBumpy Rhodes1984-12-14
1983Rumble FishMidget1983-10-21
1982Death Wish 2Cutter1982-02-20
1982For Us, the Living: The Story of Medgar EversJimbo Collins1982-01-01
1980Willie and PhilHigh School Student1980-08-15
1979Apocalypse NowTyrone 'Clean' Miller1979-08-15
1975Cornbread, Earl and MeWilford Robinson1975-05-21
1970King: Man of Peace in a Time of WarHimself
1970Untitled Superman ProjectPerry White