Laurence John Fishburne is an American actor who starred as Morpheus in The Matrix and portrayed Dr. Langston on CSI. Also, he is well-known for his power-packed performances in all the mediums of entertainment, be it television, films or theatre.
Laurence Fishburne was born in Augusta, Georgia, the United States on July 30, 1961. As of 2019, he is at the age of 57 with the sun sign of Leo which defines her personality as stability and loyalty.
Moreover, Fishburne is raised by his parents Hattie Bell Fishburne (mother) and Laurence John Fishburne. Jr (father) along with his sister Montana Fishburne in Brooklyn, New York. His father was junior high school mathematics and science teacher junior high school mathematics and science teacher by profession and his mother was a juvenile corrections officer.
Talking about education, Fishburne graduated from Lincoln Square Academy in New York. In 1980, He earned graduated degree from the college.
Laurence Fishburne is married an American Television and movies actress Gina Torres, in 2002. The couple met others in 2001 and after dating for a year they decided to get married. Till date, they are together.
Moreover, the couple is blessed with three children, two daughters and a son namely eldest Montana Fishburne, Langston Fishburne and youngest Delilah Fishburne. As of now, The couple is living a blissful life with their children in the United States.
Previously, he has been in a relationship with many girls. He had an affair with Hajna O. Moss. In 1985, they started dating but after seven years of dating, they ended their relationship due to some personal issues. He was also romantically linked with an American actress Victoria Dillard, in 1992. However, things did not go well between the two and they headed for a split.
Laurence Fishburne has an estimated net worth of about $20 million. He earns a huge sum of money from his profession. As per some sources, he receives a salary of $175,000 per episode.
In 1973, Laurence Fishburne’s first acting role was in the ABC soap opera ‘One Life to Live’ as Joshua Hall. He gave a powerful and captivating stage performance in August Wilson’s play, ‘Two Trains Running’ for which he won nearly every prestigious theatre award including the Tony Award, Drama Desk Award, Theatre World and Outer Critics Circle, in 1992.
Furthermore, he played the title role in ‘Othello’ and later starred in the science fiction horror ‘Event Horizon’ as a spaceship rescue team leader, in the 1990s. Also, he was nominated for his fine work in the television-movies ‘The Tuskegee Airmen’ and ‘Miss Evers’ Boys’.
Additionally, he appeared in neo-noir action thriller film ‘John Wick: Chapter 2’ as the Bowery King, in 2017. Well, his upcoming releases include the American comedy-drama ‘Last Flag Flying’ as Mulhall.