54 years old (Born on April 16, 1965)
American, Comic.Was a Mid-Atlantic Golden Gloves boxing contender in his teens. His ex-wife, Patricia Southall, is married to retired pro football star Emmitt Smith. could be related to eddie murphy Claims he got his start as a comedian by cheering up his mother, who was forced to support her six children by cashiering in various department stores. Graduated from Eleanor Roosevelt High School in Maryland.
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Fun Facts About Martin Lawrence
Lived in Maryland.
Ordered to perform community service after incident in March. [17 September 1997]
His ex-wife, Patricia, was Miss v*rginia.
He attended and graduated from Eleanor Roosevelt High School.
His mother was in her mid-40s when she gave birth to him.
Agents discovered him on "Star Search" (1983).
Was once engaged to "Saved by the Bell" (1989) actress Lark Voorhies.
Arrested at Burbank Airport for carrying a loaded gun in his suitcase. [August 1996]
Is the second youngest of six children.
Brother of Rae Proctor.
Arrested outside a Hollywood nightclub after police called by a man claiming Lawrence had punched him. [28 March 1997]
Lapses into a coma after collapsing from heat exhaustion while jogging. Recovered in hospital. [25 August 1999]
His mother took his first name from slain civil rights activist Martin Luther King and his middle name from the late President John Fitzgerald Kennedy.
His teachers used to give him the last few minutes of class to make his classmates laugh.
was born in germany
Is from the same Metro Area as Sandra Bullock, Dave Chappelle, Mya, Alan Heitz, Regina Hall, Dwayne Winstead Lewis Black, and Lauren Graham.