Apr. 16th, 1965
Frankfurt-am-Main, Hessen, Germany
5' 7 1/2
Martin Lawrence's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles
Guest TV Roles[none found]
- Son of John Lawrence and Chlora Lawrence.
- (17 September 1997) Ordered to perform community service after incident in March.
- (25 August 1999) Lapsed into a coma after collapsing from heat exhaustion while jogging. Recovered in hospital.
- (28 March 1997) Arrested outside a Hollywood nightclub after police called by a man claiming Lawrence had punched 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.
- Graduated from 'Eleanor Roosevelt' (qv) High School in Maryland.
- His ex-wife, Patricia Southall, is married to retired pro football star 'Emmitt Smith' (qv).