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Laurence Fishburne

Laurence Fishburne

Birthday: 30 July 1961, Augusta, Georgia, USA
Birth Name: Laurence John Fishburne III
Height: 184 cm

One of Hollywood's most talented and versatile performers and the recipient of a truckload of NAACP Image awards, Laurence John Fishburne III was born in Augusta, Georgia on July 30, 1961, to Hat ...Show more

Laurence Fishburne
I've played a lot of bad guys, 'cause that was the only work I could get. People saw my face and wen Show more I've played a lot of bad guys, 'cause that was the only work I could get. People saw my face and went 'oooh'. Hide
I don't believe in acting teachers for me. I don't believe in acting teachers for me.
For the last six months people have been coming up to me and saying, 'I loved you in Pulp Fiction, M Show more For the last six months people have been coming up to me and saying, 'I loved you in Pulp Fiction, Mr. Jackson.'" [1996] Hide
[on why he didn't read the complete play of "Othello" before acting in the film version in which mor Show more [on why he didn't read the complete play of "Othello" before acting in the film version in which more than half of the dialogue was cut:] "Why should I read all those words that I'm not going to get to say?" Hide
It's funny, a lot of people think I take myself seriously because I come off so serious sometimes. B Show more It's funny, a lot of people think I take myself seriously because I come off so serious sometimes. But it's not that I take myself seriously, I take what I do seriously. I came up around people who took acting seriously, who cared about acting, cared about the theater and, in the '70s, made movies that said something that mattered. I came up with those people, and I was a kid. Their ethos and credo became mine. Hide
I play characters. I don't think I really have a persona per se. I don't play the same guy every tim Show more I play characters. I don't think I really have a persona per se. I don't play the same guy every time. I show up, you don't know what I'm gonna do. I like it that way. I've intentionally tried to do it that way. I think that's what's interesting. Hide
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