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Martin Lawrence was born on April 16, 1965 in Frankfurt am Main, Hesse, Germany as Martin Fitzgerald Lawrence. He is an actor and writer, known for Martin (1992), Bad Boys II (2003) and Bad Boys (1995). He has been married to Shamicka Gibbs since July 10, 2010. They have two children. He was previously married to Pat Smith. See full bio »

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Martin
Martin Martin Payne / Sheneneh Jenkins / Jerome / Edna 'Mama' Payne / Roscoe / King Beef / Bob / Elroy / Various / Voice of Announcer
(1992-1997)
Bad Boys II
Bad Boys II Detective Marcus Burnett
(2003)
Bad Boys
Bad Boys Marcus Burnett
(1995)
Big Momma's House
Big Momma's House Malcolm Turner
(2000)

Filmography

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  Bad Boys 4 (announced)
Marcus Burnett
  Bad Boys for Life (announced)
Detective Marcus Burnett
 2014 Partners (TV Series)
Marcus Jackson
- Doug Day Afternoon (2014) ... Marcus Jackson
- How to Get a Head in Advertising (2014) ... Marcus Jackson
- The Law School Reunion (2014) ... Marcus Jackson
- The Curious Case of Benjamin Butt-Ugly (2014) ... Marcus Jackson
- Paralegal Activity (2014) ... Marcus Jackson
 2014 The Soul Man (TV Series)
Rudy
- All the Way Live (2014) ... Rudy
 2012 Untitled Martin Lawrence Project (TV Movie)
Ray Barker
 2011 Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son
Malcolm / Big Momma
 2010 Death at a Funeral
Ryan
 2008 College Road Trip
James
 2007 Wild Hogs
Bobby Davis
 2006 Boog & Elliot's Midnight Bun Run (Video short)
Boog (voice)
 2006 Open Season
Boog (voice)
 2006 Big Momma's House 2
Malcolm / Big Momma
 2005 Rebound
Roy McCormick / Preacher Don
 2003 Bad Boys II
Detective Marcus Burnett
 2003 National Security
Earl Montgomery
 2001 Black Knight
Jamal Walker / Skywalker
 2000 Big Momma's House
Malcolm Turner
 1999 Blue Streak
Miles Logan
 1999/I Life
Claude Banks
 1997 Nothing to Lose
Terrance Paul Davidson
 1992-1997 Martin (TV Series)
Martin Payne / Sheneneh Jenkins / Jerome / ...
- California, Here We Come: Part 2 (1997) ... Martin Payne
- California, Here We Come: Part 1 (1997) ... Martin Payne
- One Flew Over the Hoochie's Nest (1997) ... Martin Payne
- Goin' for Mine (1997) ... Martin Payne
- Stake-Out (1997) ... Martin Payne
 1996 A Thin Line Between Love and Hate
Darnell Wright
 1995 Bad Boys
Marcus Burnett
 1992 Boomerang
Tyler
 1991 House Party 2
Bilal
 1991 Talkin' Dirty After Dark
Terry Wilson
 1991 Private Times (TV Movie)
 1990 Hammer, Slammer, & Slade (TV Movie)
Willie
 1990 Kid 'n' Play (TV Series)
Wiz / Hurbie (1990) (voice)
 1990 House Party
Bilal
 1989 Do the Right Thing
Cee
 1989 A Little Bit Strange (TV Movie)
Sydney Masterson
 1987-1988 What's Happening Now! (TV Series)
Maurice Warfield
- The Older Woman (1988) ... Maurice Warfield
- Shirley's Debt (1988) ... Maurice Warfield
- Members Only (1988) ... Maurice Warfield
- Man in Motion (1988) ... Maurice Warfield
- Happy Face (1988) ... Maurice Warfield
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Other Works:

Music video for Jay Z: "Girl's Best Friend". See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | 1 Article | 2 Pictorials | See more »

Height:

5' 7½" (1.71 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

We grew to know the meaning of love. That is what allowed me and my family to stay close together. See more »

Trivia:

Was taken to Sherman Oaks Hospital and Health Center and later released to his personal physician, Dr. William Young of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, in May 1996. He was wandering in the middle of a busy L.A. intersection on Ventura Boulevard cursing and screaming at oncoming cars while also carrying a loaded handgun in his pocket. Lawrence's publicist released a statement regarding the incident ... See more »

Trademark:

Often plays a policeman or a thief, sometimes both in the same film See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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