Name: Martin Fitzgerald Lawrence
Born place: Frankfurt am Main, West Germany
Born date: April 16, 1965
Parents: His father is John Lawrence (he served in the military) and his mother is Chlora Lawrence
Brothers/sisters: He has two sisters: Rae Proctor and Ursula Lawrence
Wife: Patricia Southall (1995-1996) divorced
Children: Jasmine Page (from Patricia Southall, Jan 15, 1996), Lyana (Born 2001) and Ameria (Born 2003).
Occupation: Stand-up comedy, Television and Film actor
Studies: Friendly High School, Fort Washington, MD, Eleanor Roosevelt High School, Greenbelt, MD and Thomas G. Pullen School of Creative and Performing Arts, Landover, MD.
Biography and Career:
Martin Lawrence (Martin Fitzgerald Lawrence) was born on April 16, 1965 in Frankfurt am Main, West Germany.
His father, John Lawrence served in military for many years. His mother was Chlora Lawrence. His parents divorced in 1971 when Martin was still a little boy.
His parents divorce had a negative influence for Martin Lawrence but soon he begun to see humor in any sad event. He discovered that he has an amazing talent in making people laugh.
Martin Lawrence started his career as a comedian in some small clubs in Los Angeles but soon he was the master of his own television show, "Friday Night Live". His extraordinary talent was obvious so in 1995 he received his first role in a big screen movie.
It was in fact the role of his career. He had the leading role alongside with Will Smith in the huge box office success, "Bad Boys". After this role, Martin became one of the best paid actors from Hollywood.
Why do we like Martin Lawrence?
I think the real question here is why to not like Martin Lawrence. He is one of the biggest actors from Hollywood and he has an amazing and extraordinary talent. In fact, he was selected as one of the greatest comedians of all times, which is huge.
Why is Martin Lawrence famous?
Martin Lawrence playing in numerous Hollywood productions but the one that made him really famous and rich was "Bad Boys" in 1995. He played alongside with Will Smith in a movie that became one of the most appreciated movies all time.
College Road Trip (2008)
Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins (2008)
Wild Hogs (2007)
Open Season (2006)
The Robin Harris Story: We Don't Die, We Multiply (2004)
Bad Boys II (2003)
National Security (2003)
Martin Lawrence Live: Runteldat (2002)
Black Knight (2001)
What s The Worst That Could Happen? (2001)
Big Momma s House (2000)
Blue Streak (1999)
Nothing to Lose (1997)
A Thin Line Between Love and Hate (1996)
Bad Boys (1995)
You So Crazy (1994)
Def Comedy Jam 1 (1993)
Def Comedy Jam 2 (1993)
House Party 2 (1991)
Talkin' Dirty After Dark (1991)
House Party (1990)
Do the Right Thing (1989)
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