Apr. 16th, 1965
Frankfurt-am-Main, Hessen, Germany
5' 7 1/2
Martin Lawrence's Main TV Roles
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- 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).
- Lived in Maryland.
- His ex-wife, Patricia Southall, is married to retired pro football star 'Emmitt Smith' (qv).
- 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.
- Was once engaged to _"Saved by the Bell" (1989)_ (qv) actress 'Lark Voorhies' (qv).
- (28 March 1997) Arrested outside a Hollywood nightclub after police called by a man claiming Lawrence had punched him.
- Is the second youngest of six children.
- His teachers used to give him the last few minutes of class to make his classmates laugh.