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Laurence Fishburne
Laurence Fishburne 2009 - cropped.jpg
Fishburne in 2009
Laurence Fishburne III
Other names Lawrence Fishburne
Larry Fishburne
Years active 1973 - present
Notable work
Tyrone "Clean" Miller in Apocalypse Now
Jason "Furious" Styles in Boyz N the Hood
Ike Turner in What's Love Got to Do with It
Morpheus in The Matrix trilogy
Sgt. Whitey Powers in Mystic River
Perry White in Man of Steel
Height Script error: No such module "person height".
Spouse(s) Hajna Moss (m. 1985-1990s)
Gina Torres (m. 2002-present)
Awards Emmy Award Outstanding Guest Actor - Drama Series
1993 TriBeCa
Outstanding Made For Television Movie
1997 Miss Evers' Boys
Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play
1992 Two Trains Running

Laurence Fishburne III (born July 30, 1961) is an American actor of movies and theater, playwright, director, and producer. He was nominated for the Oscar, and won the Emmy and Tony Awards. He is famous for his roles in successful movies like Apocalypse Now and The Matrix. Fishburne was the first African-American actor to play Perry White in Man of Steel.

Fishburne was born in Augusta, Georgia and moved to Brooklyn, New York City during his childhood.

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