Actor | Producer | Director
He was offered the role of Lou Smith in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air: Papa's Got a Brand New Excuse (1994) but the producers felt his demeanour was too laid back for the part. It was later offered to Ben Vereen.
I play characters. I don't think I really have a persona per se. I don't play the same guy every time. I show up, you don't know what I'm gonna do. I like it that way. I've intentionally tried to do it that way. I think that's what's interesting.
Gap between his front teeth
Laurence John Fishburne III
Augusta, Georgia, USA
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