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Laurence Fishburne is a Actor, Director, Ecrivain and Producer American born on 30 july 1961 at Augusta (USA)

Laurence Fishburne

Laurence Fishburne
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Birth name Laurence John Fishburne III
Nationality USA
Birth 30 july 1961 (57 years) at Augusta (USA)
Awards Primetime Emmy Award

Laurence John Fishburne III (born July 30, 1961) is an American actor, playwright, director and producer. He is perhaps best known for his roles 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.

Fishburne 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 adaptation of the Shakespeare play. For his portrayal of Ike Turner in What's Love Got to Do With It, he was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor. He 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 starred in several cult classics, including Deep Cover and King of New York. From 2008 to 2011, he starred as Dr. Raymond Langston on the CBS crime drama CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and from 2013 to 2015 starred as Special Agent Jack Crawford on the NBC thriller series Hannibal. In 2013, he portrayed Perry White in the Zack Snyder-directed Superman reboot Man of Steel and in 2016 will reprise his role in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.

Biography

Fishburne married actress Hajna O. Moss in 1985, in New York. They have two children together: a son, Langston, born in 1987, and a daughter, Montana Fishburne, born in 1991. Hajna and Laurence divorced in the 1990s.

Fishburne met actress Gina Torres and they were engaged in February 2001 and married on September 22, 2002, at The Cloisters museum in New York City. On January 8, 2007, Fishburne's spokesman Alan Nierob announced the couple were expecting their first child together. A daughter, Delilah, was born to the couple in June 2007.

Fishburne lives in Hollywood, and also maintains a residence in New York City, in the Castle Village Co-Op in the Hudson Heights section of Washington Heights. He is a big fan of Paulo Coelho and plans to produce a movie based on his novel The Alchemist.

Best films

The Matrix Reloaded (2003)
(Actor)
Man of Steel (2013)
(Actor)
The Matrix (1999)
(Actor)
The Matrix Revolutions (2003)
(Actor)
Passengers (2016)
(Actor)
Mystic River (2003)
(Actor)

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Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Laurence Fishburne (81 films)

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Actor

Where'd You Go, Bernadette?
Directed by Richard Linklater
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Actors Cate Blanchett, Billy Crudup, Kristen Wiig, Judy Greer, Troian Bellisario, James Urbaniak

Une jeune adolescente de 15 ans recherche sa mère, Bernadette, qui a soudainement disparu sans laisser de traces. Elle découvre son passé et sa part d'ombre, une architecte agoraphobe et anxieuse mal à l'aise dans une société étouffante.
Ant-Man and the Wasp
Directed by Peyton Reed
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Comedy, Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Romance
Themes Films about animals, Films about insects, Superhero films, Super-héros inspiré de comics
Actors Michael Douglas, Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly, Michael Peña, Walton Goggins, Bobby Cannavale
Roles Dr. Bill Foster
Rating71% 3.596113.596113.596113.596113.59611
Après sa participation à l'affrontement entre Iron Man et Captain America, Scott Lang tente de mener aussi bien sa vie de père auprès de Cassie que sa vie de super-héros dans le costume d'Ant-Man. C'est alors que Hope van Dyne et son père Hank Pym lui proposent une nouvelle mission, qui nécessite qu'il fasse équipe avec Hope et son costume de la Guêpe.
John Wick 2, 2h2
Directed by Chad Stahelski
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action, Crime
Actors Keanu Reeves, Common, Ian McShane, Bridget Moynahan, Ruby Rose, Peter Stormare
Roles The Bowler King
Rating74% 3.7442653.7442653.7442653.7442653.744265
John Wick est de nouveau obligé de sortir de sa retraite anticipée par un ancien associé comptant prendre le contrôle d’une confrérie d’assassins internationaux. Ayant juré de l’aider, John se rend à Rome où il doit affronter certains des tueurs les plus dangereux au monde.
Last Flag Flying, 2h4
Directed by Richard Linklater
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Actors Steve Carell, Bryan Cranston, Laurence Fishburne, Cicely Tyson, Kate Easton, Yul Vazquez
Roles Reverend Richard Mueller
Rating68% 3.449613.449613.449613.449613.44961
En 2003, trois hommes ayant servi dans la même unité de la Navy, lors de la guerre du Viêt Nam, se retrouvent lorsque le fils de l'un d'eux est tué au combat en Irak. Le père du défunt va demander aux deux autres de l'accompagner aux funérailles mais il refuse qu'il soit enterré au cimetière militaire d'Arlington. Ils décident ensemble de transporter le corps à Dover dans le New Hampshire.
Pee-wee's Big Holiday
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Adventure
Actors Tara Buck, Joe Manganiello, Alia Shawkat, Laurence Fishburne, Janina Gavankar, Stephanie Beatriz
Rating61% 3.099213.099213.099213.099213.09921
Après une rencontre fatidique avec un mystérieux étranger, Pee-wee Herman prend ses toutes premières vacances dans ce conte épique sur le thème de l’amitié et du destin.
Passengers
Passengers (2016)
, 1h56
Directed by Morten Tyldum
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Adventure, Romance
Themes Space adventure films, Dans l'espace, Films based on science fiction novels, Films set in the future, Films based on works by Philip K. Dick, Space opera
Actors Jennifer Lawrence, Chris Pratt, Michael Sheen, Laurence Fishburne, Andy García, Aurora Perrineau
Roles Gus Mancuso
Rating69% 3.497723.497723.497723.497723.49772
Le Starship Avalon est un vaisseau spatial faisant route vers une lointaine planète colonisée. À son bord, plus de 5 000 passagers sont en sommeil dans des capsules d'hibernation, pour ce voyage d'une durée de 120 ans. L'un des tubes connaît un problème et réveille son occupant, Jim Preston, 90 ans trop tôt. Il découvre qu'il n'y a aucun autre passager éveillé. Poussé par l'ennui et la solitude, il va se prendre d'affection pour une femme, Aurora Lane. Il va aussi découvrir que le vaisseau court un grave danger et que la vie des milliers de passagers est entre ses mains…
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, 2h31
Directed by Zack Snyder
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Fantastic, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes Films about children, Batman films, Superman films, Films about extraterrestrial life, Superhero films, Super-héros inspiré de comics, Films about extraterrestrial life
Actors Henry Cavill, Ben Affleck, Gal Gadot, Amy Adams, Jesse Eisenberg, Diane Lane
Roles Perry White
Rating64% 3.243313.243313.243313.243313.24331
Gotham City-based vigilante Batman travels to Metropolis to preemptively combat Superman, fearing what would happen if the latter is kept unchecked, while another threat endangers humankind.
Rudderless
Rudderless (2015)
, 1h45
Directed by William H. Macy
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Musical
Themes Musical films
Actors William H. Macy, Anton Yelchin, Selena Gomez, Miles Heizer, Kate Micucci, Jamie Chung
Roles Del
Rating74% 3.7488253.7488253.7488253.7488253.748825
The film opens as Josh Manning (Miles Heizer) is recording his own songs in his college dormitory dorm room for demo and is interrupted by one of his floor mates looking for someone. He stops recording, annoyed at the interruption. Meanwhile, his father Sam Manning (Billy Crudup) has succeeded in landing a large account at his advertising firm, and calls Josh to celebrate with him at the end of that day’s classes. Josh tells him he can’t make it but his father insists, though Josh begins to make his way to the campus library anyway. Sam continues to wait at the bar where he told him to meet him and even leaves a message for Josh who has apparently stood him up. He is distracted by a news report of a school shooting incident at his son’s campus library on the television in the bar.
Ride Along
Ride Along (2014)
, 1h39
Directed by Tim Story
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Comedy thriller, Action
Themes Buddy films
Actors Kevin Hart, John Leguizamo, Ice Cube, Bruce McGill, Laurence Fishburne, Bryan Callen
Roles Omar
Rating62% 3.1000053.1000053.1000053.1000053.100005
James Payton is a detective, on an undercover operation where fake passports are being smuggled into Atlanta by a man named "Omar". After a shootout with the smugglers, and a car chase that leaves one injured, the lieutenant leading the case ask James to drop the case on "Omar", something James doesn't do.
The Signal
The Signal (2014)
, 1h37
Directed by William Eubank
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller
Themes Films about computing, Films about extraterrestrial life, Sécurité informatique, Films about extraterrestrial life
Actors Laurence Fishburne, Brenton Thwaites, Sarah Clarke, Olivia Cooke, Lin Shaye, Beau Knapp
Roles Dr. Wallace Damon
Rating60% 3.0486053.0486053.0486053.0486053.048605
Three MIT students – Jonah, Nic, and Haley – are on a road trip to take Haley to California, a decision that's stressing Nic and Haley's relationship. Haley feels Nic is distancing himself from her and Nic explains he doesn't want his muscular dystrophy to hold her back. During their stay in a hotel, Nic and Jonah discover that the hacker NOMAD (who nearly got Jonah and Nic expelled for breaking into MIT servers), has found their location and is taunting them with strange and ominous emails. They track NOMAD to an abandoned house in the middle of Nevada near their path and decide to go after him. After finding nothing in the house, Nic and Jonah hear Haley scream, and run outside to see her be pulled into the sky, before disappearing into a white light themselves.
The Colony
The Colony (2013)
, 1h35
Origin Canada
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Action, Horror
Themes Environmental films, Post-apocalyptic films, Films about religion, Films set in the future, Political films, Dystopian films, Disaster films
Actors Laurence Fishburne, Kevin Zegers, Bill Paxton, Charlotte Sullivan, Atticus Mitchell, Romano Orzari
Roles Briggs
Rating52% 2.6495152.6495152.6495152.6495152.649515
By 2045, humans have built weather machines to control the warming climate due to climate change and global warming. The machines break down when one day it begins to snow and doesn't stop. Whatever humans remain live in underground bunkers to escape the extreme cold. Their challenges are controlling disease and producing sufficient food. Two soldiers, Briggs (Laurence Fishburne) and Mason (Bill Paxton) are the leaders of one such bunker, Colony 7. Briggs, Sam (Kevin Zegers) and Graydon (Atticus Dean Mitchell) travel to nearby Colony 5 after receiving a distress signal.
Man of Steel, 2h23
Directed by Zack Snyder
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Fantastic, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes L'adolescence, Films about writers, Films about education, Films about children, Films about journalists, Films about religion, Films set in the future, Superman films, Films about extraterrestrial life, Superhero films, Super-héros inspiré de comics, Films about extraterrestrial life, Alien invasions in films, Films about school violence, Disaster films
Actors Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Kevin Costner, Diane Lane, Michael Shannon, Laurence Fishburne
Roles Perry White
Rating70% 3.545833.545833.545833.545833.54583
The planet Krypton faces imminent destruction due to its unstable core; the result of depleting Krypton's natural resources. The ruling council is deposed by the planet's military commander, General Zod, and his followers during a coup d'état. Knowing that artificial population control and isolationism have ruined their civilization, scientist Jor-El and his wife Lara launch their newborn son, Kal-El, the first naturally born Kryptonian child in centuries, on a spacecraft to Earth after infusing his cells with a genetic codex of the entire Kryptonian race. After Zod kills Jor-El, he and his followers are captured and exiled to the Phantom Zone. However, they are indirectly freed after Krypton explodes, rendering the Kryptonian race extinct apart from Zod and his forces.
Khumba
Khumba (2013)
, 1h25
Origin South africa
Genres Comedy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Film d'animation mettant en scène un animal, Films about birds
Actors Jake Toranzo Austin, AnnaSophia Robb, Liam Neeson, Ben Vereen, Phil LaMarr, Laurence Fishburne
Roles Seko (voice)
Rating57% 2.8510452.8510452.8510452.8510452.851045
A half-striped zebra named Khumba (Jake T. Austin) is born into an insular isolated herd of all-striped zebras where his mother is Lungisa (Anika Noni Rose) and his father is Seko (Laurence Fishburne). Rumors that the strange foal is cursed spread and before long he is blamed for the drought that sets into the Great Karoo. As he matures, Khumba remains ostracized by most of the herd with the exception of Tombi (AnnaSophia Robb), a female zebra friend close in age and uncomfortable in the herd due to her tomboyish manners.
Slavery by Another Name, 1h30
Origin USA
Genres Documentary
Themes Films about slavery
Actors Laurence Fishburne
Rating76% 3.8300453.8300453.8300453.8300453.830045
Le film traite de la façon dont l'esclavage perdure aux États-Unis par de nombreuses manières, et ce malgré sa « supposée » abolition il y a plusieurs décennies.
Contagion
Contagion (2011)
, 1h50
Directed by Steven Soderbergh
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller, Social science fiction, Action
Themes La fin du monde, Films about computing, Medical-themed films, Post-apocalyptic films, Films about sexuality, Films about viral outbreaks, Catastrophe épidémiologique, Disaster films
Actors Marion Cotillard, Matt Damon, Laurence Fishburne, Jude Law, Gwyneth Paltrow, Kate Winslet
Roles Dr. Ellis Cheever
Rating65% 3.2985653.2985653.2985653.2985653.298565
Returning from a Hong Kong business trip, Beth Emhoff has a layover in Chicago to have sex with a former lover before returning to her family in suburban Minneapolis. She appears to have contracted a cold during her trip. Her six-year-old son from a previous marriage, Clark, also becomes symptomatic and is sent home from school. Beth's condition worsens and two days later she collapses with severe seizures. Her husband, Mitch, rushes her to the hospital, but she dies of an unknown cause.