Laurence Fishburne

Lowest Rated: 13% Fled (1996)
Birthday: Jul 30, 1961
Birthplace: Augusta, Georgia, USA
Was cast in Apocalypse Now when he was 14 by telling director Francis Ford Coppola he was 18. Turned down the role of Ike Turner in What's Love Got to Do with It five times. When he heard Angela Bassett would be playing Tina, he reconsidered. First African-American to play Shakespeare's Othello on film, in the 1995 movie. Wrote his 2000 directorial debut film Once in the Life, which he based on his play, Riff Raff. In 2008, began a two-and-a-half season stint as criminal pathologist Dr. Raymond Langston on the CBS crime drama CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. Portrayed Thurgood Marshall on Broadway in 2008's one-man play Thurgood; later reprised his role for a 2010 Kennedy Center production that HBO filmed and then debuted in 2011.

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

CREDIT
No Score Yet Where'd You Go, Bernadette Actor 2019
No Score Yet John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum Actor 2019
70% The Mule DEA Special Agent 2018
88% Ant-Man and the Wasp Bill Foster 2018
77% Last Flag Flying Mueller $0.5M 2017
89% John Wick: Chapter 2 Bowery King $92M 2017
30% Passengers Gus Mancuso $100.1M 2016
28% Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Perry White $293.8M 2016
56% Standoff Producer Sade Executive Producer 2016
No Score Yet August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand Actor 2015
63% Rudderless Del $56.5K 2014
59% The Signal Damon $0.5M 2014
18% Ride Along Omar $110.4M 2014
44% Khumba Seko $91K 2013
16% The Colony Briggs 2013
56% Man of Steel Perry White $291.1M 2013
33% A Man's Story Actor 2012
No Score Yet Slavery By Another Name Narrator 2012
100% Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone Narrator 2011
84% Contagion Dr. Ellis Cheever $75.7M 2011
No Score Yet Have A Little Faith Rev. Henry Covington 2011
No Score Yet Thurgood Actor 2011
65% Predators Noland $52.1M 2010
No Score Yet Black Water Transit Jack Vermillion 2010
No Score Yet The Last Full Measure Actor 2010
40% Armored Baines $16M 2009
35% 21 Cole Williams $81.2M 2008
No Score Yet Tortured Archie Green 2008
No Score Yet Days of Wrath Actor 2008
No Score Yet The Death and Life of Bobby Z Tad Bruzsa 2007
37% Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer Voice of the Silver Surfer $131.8M 2007
34% TMNT Narrator $54.2M 2007
46% Bobby Edward Robinson $11.1M 2006
70% Mission: Impossible III Theodore Brassel $133.5M 2006
No Score Yet Five Fingers Ahmat 2006
85% Akeelah and the Bee Producer Dr. Larabee $18.9M 2006
59% Assault on Precinct 13 Marion Bishop $20M 2005
No Score Yet The Burly Man Chronicles Actor 2004
36% The Matrix Revolutions Morpheus $139.1M 2003
88% Mystic River Whitey Powers $88.9M 2003
No Score Yet Dorothy Dandridge: An American Beauty Actor 2003
73% The Matrix Reloaded Morpheus $281.6M 2003
23% Biker Boyz Smoke $21.8M 2003
No Score Yet The Soul of a Man Narrator 2003
93% Apocalypse Now Redux Clean $2M 2001
55% Osmosis Jones Thrax $12.4M 2001
28% Once in the Life Director Producer 20/20 Mike Screenwriter 2001
No Score Yet Welcome to Hollywood Actor 2000
67% Michael Jordan to the Max Narrator 2000
88% The Matrix Morpheus 1999
No Score Yet Always Outnumbered Socrates Fortlow Executive Producer 1998
No Score Yet Welcome to Hollywood Himself 1998
43% Hoodlum Ellsworth Bumpy Johnson Executive Producer 1997
27% Event Horizon Miller 1997
No Score Yet Miss Evers' Boys Caleb Humphries Executive Producer 1997
No Score Yet Century of Black Cinema Actor 1997
13% Fled Piper 1996
67% Othello Othello 1995
88% The Tuskegee Airmen Hannibal Lee 1995
24% Just Cause Tanny Brown 1995
27% Bad Company Nelson Crowe 1995
49% Higher Learning Prof. Phipps 1994
100% Searching for Bobby Fischer Vinnie 1993
96% What's Love Got To Do With It? Ike Turner 1993
86% Deep Cover Russell Stevens Jr. / John Hull 1992
96% Boyz n the Hood Furious Styles 1991
100% Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse Actor 1991
75% Class Action Holbrook 1991
No Score Yet Decoration Day Michael Waring 1990
71% King of New York Jimmy Jump 1990
42% Cadence Stokes 1989
64% Red Heat Lt. Stobbs 1988
59% School Daze Dap Dunlap 1988
40% Cherry 2000 Glu Glu Lawyer 1988
No Score Yet The Father Clements Story Actor 1987
47% Gardens of Stone Cpl. Flanagan 1987
74% A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors Max 1987
13% Band of the Hand Cream 1986
13% Quicksilver Voodoo 1986
85% The Color Purple Swain 1985
75% The Cotton Club Bumpy Rhodes 1984
70% Rumble Fish Midget 1983
No Score Yet For Us, the Living: The Story of Medgar Evers Jimbo Collins 1983
33% Death Wish II Cutter 1982
No Score Yet A Rumor of War Actor 1980
No Score Yet Willie & Phil Wilson 1980
No Score Yet Fast Break Street Kid 1979
96% Apocalypse Now Clean 1979
No Score Yet Cornbread, Earl and Me Wilford 1975

TV

CREDIT
No Score Yet grown-ish
2018
Executive Producer
  • 2019
  • 2018
91% black-ish
2014
Executive Producer Producer Pops
  • 2019
  • 2018
  • 2017
  • 2016
  • 2015
  • 2014
No Score Yet Black Hollywood: They've Gotta Have Us
2018
Appearing
  • 2018
No Score Yet The Talk
2010
Guest
  • 2018
No Score Yet The Daily Show With Trevor Noah
2015
Guest
  • 2018
  • 2017
No Score Yet Conan
2010
Guest
  • 2018
  • 2016
No Score Yet Harry
2016
Guest
  • 2017
100% Madiba
2017
Nelson Mandela NELSON MANDELA
  • 2017
No Score Yet The Late Late Show With James Corden
2015
Guest
  • 2017
No Score Yet Year Million
2017
Executive Producer Narrator
  • 2017
96% Roots
2016
Alex Haley
  • 2016
No Score Yet The Late Show With Stephen Colbert
2015
Guest
  • 2016
No Score Yet Jay Leno's Garage
2015-2018
Guest
  • 2015
64% The Muppets
2015-2016
Himself
  • 2015
92% Hannibal
2013-2015
Director Dr. Jack Crawford Jack Crawford
  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013
No Score Yet Jimmy Kimmel Live
2003
Guest
  • 2015
  • 2010
No Score Yet CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
2000-2015
Ray Langston Raymond Langston
  • 2015
  • 2011
  • 2010
  • 2009
  • 2008
No Score Yet The View
1997
Guest
  • 2014
  • 2011
No Score Yet Iron Chef America
2004-2018
Judge
  • 2013
No Score Yet Crime Scene Investigation [DELETED]
2003-2010
Raymond Langston
  • 2009
No Score Yet CSI: Miami
2002-2012
Ray Langston
  • 2009
No Score Yet CSI: NY
2004-2013
Ray Langston
  • 2009
No Score Yet Late Night With Jimmy Fallon
2009-2014
Guest
  • 2009
No Score Yet The Tonight Show With Jay Leno
1992-2014
Guest
  • 2003
  • 2001
No Score Yet The Equalizer
1985-1989
Casey
  • 1989
No Score Yet Miami Vice
1984-1990
Kellar
  • 1986
No Score Yet American Playhouse
1982-1996
Jimbo Collins
  • 1983
No Score Yet M*A*S*H
1972-1983
Cpl. Dorsey
  • 1982

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