Apr. 16th, 1965
Frankfurt-am-Main, Hessen, Germany
5' 7 1/2
Martin Lawrence's Main TV Roles
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- Is the second youngest of six children.
- Son of John Lawrence and Chlora Lawrence.
- His teachers used to give him the last few minutes of class to make his classmates laugh.
- Brother of 'Rae Proctor' (qv), Ursula Lawrence and Robert Lawrence. Rae is his personal assistant.
- His mother was in her mid-40s when she gave birth to him.
- 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.
- His ex-wife Patricia was once Miss Virginia.
- (August 1996) Arrested at Burbank Airport for carrying a loaded gun in his suitcase.