Martin Lawrence

Martin Lawrence

Apr. 16th, 1965
Born in
Frankfurt-am-Main, Hessen, Germany
5' 7 1/2

Martin Lawrence's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Martin TV Show
Partners (2014) TV Show
Partners (2014)
Martin Lawrence Presents 1st Amendment Stand-Up TV Show
Martin Lawrence Presents 1st Amendment Stand-Up

Main Movie Roles

2011 - Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son
2011 - Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son
2010 - Death at a Funeral
2008 - Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins
2008 - College Road Trip
2007 - Wild Hogs
2006 - Big Momma's House 2
2006 - Open Season
2006 - Big Momma's House 2
2005 - Rebound
2005 - Rebound
2003 - National Security
2003 - Bad Boys II
2002 - Martin Lawrence Live: Runteldat
2001 - What's the Worst That Could Happen?
2001 - Black Knight
2001 - Black Knight
2000 - Big Momma's House
1999 - Blue Streak
1999 - Life
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

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Maurice Warfield
Himself - Guest
Himself - Guest
Joe Jackson
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  • Brother of 'Rae Proctor' (qv), Ursula Lawrence and Robert Lawrence. Rae is his personal assistant.
  • His mother took his first name from slain civil rights activist 'Martin Luther King' (qv) and his middle name from the late President 'John F. Kennedy' (qv).
  • His teachers used to give him the last few minutes of class to make his classmates laugh.
  • Lived in Maryland.
  • Was a Mid-Atlantic Golden Gloves boxing contender in his teens.
  • Was banned from appearing on NBC after he hosted _"Saturday Night Live" (1975)_ (qv) on 19 February 1994. In order to appease network censors, he agreed not to do his opening monologue as planned. However, he did his routine as intended anyway, and this incurred the wrath of the network's top brass. The ban was overturned several years later. However, Lawrence is still not allowed to appear on SNL.
  • Is from the same Metro Area as 'Sandra Bullock' (qv), 'Dave Chappelle' (qv), 'Mya (I)' (qv), 'Alan Heitz' (qv), 'Regina Hall (I)' (qv), 'Dwayne Winstead' (qv) 'Lewis Black' (qv), and 'Lauren Graham (I)' (qv).
  • (17 September 1997) Ordered to perform community service after incident in March.

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