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Lawrence Fishburne Timeline

July 30, 1961: Lawrence Fishburne is born in Augusta, Georgia.

1973: Plays the role of Dr. Joshua "Josh" Hall on One Life to Live until 1976.

Feb. 8, 1982: Has a major supporting role in an episode of M*A*S*H entitled "The Tooth Shall Set You Free."

1983: Plays the role of "Midget" in Rumble Fish.

1985: Marries Hajna O. Moss.

1985: Plays the role of "Swain" in The Color Purple.

1987: His son Langston is born.

1991: Daughter Montana is born.

1992: Wins the Tony Award for Best Actor for his role in August Wilson's Two Trains Running.

1993: Plays Vinnie in Searching for Bobby Fischer.

1995: Plays Othello in Othello.

1999: Plays Morpheus in The Matrix.

Sept. 20, 2002: Marries Gina Torres.

2003: Plays Morpheus in The Matrix Reloaded.

2003: Plays Morpheus in The Matrix Revolutions.

2003: Stars as Sgt. Whitney Powers in Mystic River, directed by Clint Eastwood.

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