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
- Agents discovered him on _"Star Search" (1983)_ (qv).
- (17 September 1997) Ordered to perform community service after incident in March.
- Was a Mid-Atlantic Golden Gloves boxing contender in his teens.
- Son of John Lawrence and Chlora Lawrence.
- Has a daughter, Jasmine Page, with his ex-wife, Patricia Southall. Jasmine was born January 15, 1996.
- Graduated from 'Eleanor Roosevelt' (qv) High School in Maryland.
- 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).
- Was once engaged to _"Saved by the Bell" (1989)_ (qv) actress 'Lark Voorhies' (qv).