Fishburne, Larry

Fishburne, Larry (Laurence John, III)

(1961–  ) actor; born in Augusta, Ga. He made his film debut at age 15 in Apocalypse Now and won a Tony Award for his performance in the Broadway play Two Trains Running. He had starring roles in the movies School Daze and Boyz N the Hood and has also appeared on television.
The Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography, by John S. Bowman. Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1995. Reproduced with permission.