Apr. 16th, 1965
Frankfurt-am-Main, Hessen, Germany
5' 7 1/2
Martin Lawrence's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles
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- Agents discovered him on _"Star Search" (1983)_ (qv).
- 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.
- Has a daughter, Jasmine Page, with his ex-wife, Patricia Southall. Jasmine was born January 15, 1996.
- (17 September 1997) Ordered to perform community service after incident in March.
- He attended and graduated from 'Eleanor Roosevelt' (qv) High School.
- Lived in Maryland.
- (August 1996) Arrested at Burbank Airport for carrying a loaded gun in his suitcase.
- (28 March 1997) Arrested outside a Hollywood nightclub after police called by a man claiming Lawrence had punched him.