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Fishburne, Laurence, III, 1961-

LC control 92020105
Descriptive conventionsrda
LC classificationPS3556.I7915
Personal name headingFishburne, Laurence, III, 1961-
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Variant(s)Fishburne, Laurence, 1961-
Fishburne, Larry, 1961-
Fishburne, Lawrence, 1961-
Associated countryUnited States
Birth date1961-07-30
Place of birthAugusta (Ga.)
Field of activityActing Writing Motion pictures--Production and direction
AffiliationHigh School of Performing Arts (New York, N.Y.) UNICEF
Profession or occupationActors Dramatists Motion picture producers and directors
Found inHallmark hall of fame. Decoration Day [VR] 1990: credits (Larry Fishburne)
Higher learning, c1995: container (Laurence Fishburne)
Internet Movie Database, Feb. 6, 2003 (b. 30 July 1961 in Augusta, Ga.; sometimes credited as: Laurence Fishburne III, Lawrence Fishburne III; changed his name from Larry to Laurence in his films in 1991)
Wikipedia, Apr. 27, 2011 (Laurence Fishburne; b. Laurence John Fishburne III, July 30, 1961, Augusta, Ga.; actor, playwright, director, and producer)
Laurence Fishburne WWW site, Apr. 27, 2011 (Laurence Fishburne; b. July 30, 1961, Augusta, Ga.)
African American National Biography, accessed December 23, 2014, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Fishburne, Laurence; stage / screen actor; born 1961 in Augusta, Georgia, United States; attended the High School of the Performing Arts in Manhattan; became most visible in the late 1990s, playing the character Morpheus in The Matrix (1999); won the role of Tyrone Clean Miller in Francis Ford Coppola's Apocalypse Now (1979); won the 1992 Tony Award for Best Actor for his performance in Two Trains Running; nominated for an Oscar for What's Love Got to Do with It in 1993; won an Emmy Award for his play in the short-lived television series Tribeca Stories; NAACP awarded him the Image Award (1998) for his starring role in Miss Evers' Boys (1997); was selected as an ambassador for the United Nations International Children's Fund (UNICEF) (1996))
Cornbread, Earl and me, 2016: title frame (Laurence Fishburne III
Associated languageeng