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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 Bad Boys II (2003), Bad Boys (1995) and Big Momma's House (2000). 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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5 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

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)

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 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
 2006 Boog & Elliot's Midnight Bun Run (Video short)
Boog (voice)
 2006 Open Season
Boog (voice)
 1999/I Life
Claude Banks
 1992 Boomerang
Tyler
 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)
 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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Personal Quote:

I wanted to trust in my partners and the directors and producers and do the best I can to deliver what I could deliver. See more »

Trivia:

Agents discovered him on Star Search (1983). 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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