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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)
A Thin Line Between Love and Hate
(1996)

Filmography

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 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:

Appeared in Diana King's music video, "Shy Guy". See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Height:

5' 7½" (1.71 m)
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Personal Quote:

If you want someone who's big-boned and you like that, ain't nothing wrong with having a little extra meat on there. If you like them thin-boned, then that's okay, too. See more »

Trivia:

In 1996, Lawrence was arrested at Burbank Airport for trying to board a plane while carrying a loaded 9mm Beretta. He claimed he didn't know guns were allowed on interstate flights. He wasn't charged in relation to the chase. See more »

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Using karate moves See more »

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