Laurence Fishburne Salary
What is Laurence Fishburne's salary per episode of CSI? $375,000
Laurence Fishburne is a well known actor, director, producer and playwright, and has a net worth of $30 million. Laurence Fishburne has earned his net worth through his many acting roles in films such as, What's Love Got to do With it, Boyz in the Hood, Mission Impossible III, and his famous role as Morpheus in The Matrix, The Matrix Reloaded and The Matrix Revolutions. He has also starred in several television series such as, CSI Miami, CSI New York, The Equalizer, Spenser for Hire and many more. He is currently the star of the television series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, as Dr. Raymond Langston. Fishburne is also the voice of Morpheus on the video games, Enter the Matrix and The Matrix Online, as well as the voice of Dr.Raymond Langston on the games, CSI: Deadly Intent, CSI: Fatal Conspiracy and as Isaiah Reed in True Crime: New York City. He has won NAACP awards for Best Male Lead-Equity in the play "Without Walls," and a Lifetime Achievement Award, as well as a Tony Award for Best Actor in a Featured Role, in the play "Two Trains Running."
At the young age of twelve, Fishburne got his first acting role in the Mod Squad, followed by a role in the soap opera, One Life to Live. Other childhood parts include "Cornbread, Earl and Me," and "Apocalypse Now," in which he lied about his age to get the part. After that, he was on his way, with acting roles on stage, screen and television, including providing the voice of the narrator in the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie and voice of the silver surfer in the movie Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer. He also had a part in the comedy sitcom, Mash, where he played Corporal Dorsey.
Laurence Fishburne was born in Augusta, Georgia in 1961. His mother (Hattie Bell) was a teacher of science and math at the high school, and his father was a juvenile corrections officer. His mother and father were divorced while he was still a child and Fishburne lived with his mother in Brooklyn, New York, where he attended Lincoln Square Academy. In 1985 Fishburne married Hajna O. Moss (an actress,) but divorced sometime in the 1990's. They have two children, a daughter and a son. Their son, Langston, was born in 1987 and their daughter, Montana, in 1991. He met and married Gina Torres in 2002 and they have a beautiful little girl, Delilah, born in June of 2007. The family resides in Hollywood, California, as well as New York City. Fishburne is expected to play the part of Perry White in the upcoming Superman reboot Man of Steel. This makes Fishburne the first African American to play that part. At the Cultural Rythyms annual show, he was awarded the Harvard Foundations Artist of the Year Award. He was also given the key to the city of Cambridge, Massachusetts, by Mayor Kenneth Reeves, honoring his abilities as an actor, an entertainer and for being a great humanitarian. In the city of Cambridge, Massachusetts, February 24th has been declared "Laurence Fishburne Day."
A Christmas message from Laurence Fishburne.
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