Actor | Producer | Director
He turned down the role of Ike Turner in What's Love Got to Do with It (1993) five times. When he learned that Angela Bassett had won the role of Tina Turner, he changed his mind.
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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