Apr. 16th, 1965
Frankfurt-am-Main, Hessen, Germany
5' 7 1/2
Martin Lawrence's Main TV Roles
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- He attended and graduated from 'Eleanor Roosevelt' (qv) High School.
- 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.
- (August 1996) Arrested at Burbank Airport for carrying a loaded gun in his suitcase.
- Has a daughter, Jasmine Page, with his ex-wife, Patricia Southall. Jasmine was born January 15, 1996.
- 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.
- 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).