Apr. 16th, 1965
Frankfurt-am-Main, Hessen, Germany
5' 7 1/2"
Martin Lawrence's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2010 - Death at a Funeral
2008 - Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins
2008 - College Road Trip
2007 - Wild Hogs
2007 - Hot Fuzz
2006 - Big Momma's House 2
2006 - Open Season
2005 - Rebound
2003 - Bad Boys II
2003 - National Security
2002 - Martin Lawrence Live: Runteldat
2001 - Black Knight
2001 - What's the Worst That Could Happen?
2000 - Big Momma's House
1999 - Life
1999 - Blue Streak
1997 - Nothing to Lose
1996 - A Thin Line Between Love and Hate
1995 - Bad Boys
1992 - Boomerang
1991 - House Party 2
1990 - House Party
1989 - Do the Right Thing
Guest TV Roles
Himself - Host
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- Claims he got his start as a comedian by cheering up his mother, who was forced to support her six children by cashiering in various department stores.
- Son of John Lawrence and Chlora Lawrence.
- His mother was in her mid-40s when she gave birth to him.
- His teachers used to give him the last few minutes of class to make his classmates laugh.
- (August 1996) Arrested at Burbank Airport for carrying a loaded gun in his suitcase.
- His ex-wife Patricia was once Miss Virginia.
- (17 September 1997) Ordered to perform community service after incident in March.
- His ex-wife, Patricia Southall, is married to retired pro football star 'Emmitt Smith' (qv).