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Laurence Fishburne

1961 - Today

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Laurence John Fishburne III (born July 30, 1961), usually credited as Larry Fishburne until 1993, is an American actor and producer. He is a three time Emmy Award and Tony Award winning actor known for his roles on stage and screen. He has been hailed for his forceful, militant, and authoritative characters in his films. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Laurence Fishburne has received more than 13,029,617 page views. His biography is available in 66 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 61 in 2019). Laurence Fishburne is the 415th most popular actor (up from 614th in 2019), the 791st most popular biography from United States (up from 1,125th in 2019) and the 211th most popular American Actor.

Laurence Fishburne is most famous for his role as Morpheus in the Matrix trilogy.

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  • 13M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 63.72

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 66

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.83

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.61

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Laurence Fishburne ranks 415 out of 9,996Before him are Emmanuelle Riva, George Gaynes, Groucho Marx, Jada Pinkett Smith, Bob Hoskins, and Jean Simmons. After him are Charlie Sheen, Lee Marvin, Danny Glover, John Belushi, Donnie Yen, and Peter Stormare.

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Among people born in 1961, Laurence Fishburne ranks 15Before him are Eddie Murphy, Enya, Bill de Blasio, Carl Lewis, Woody Harrelson, and Peter Jackson. After him are Joko Widodo, Meg Ryan, Forest Whitaker, Robert Carlyle, Dennis Rodman, and Manu Chao.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Laurence Fishburne ranks 791 out of 18,182Before him are Clyde Tombaugh (1906), Adam Sandler (1966), George Beadle (1903), John Dos Passos (1896), Anne Sullivan (1866), and Arthur Ashkin (1922). After him are George Foreman (1949), H. H. Holmes (1861), John Reed (1887), Charlie Sheen (1965), James Cronin (1931), and Sam Peckinpah (1925).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Laurence Fishburne ranks 211Before him are Anne Baxter (1923), Lana Turner (1921), Richard Crenna (1926), Tobey Maguire (1975), Groucho Marx (1890), and Jada Pinkett Smith (1971). After him are Charlie Sheen (1965), Lee Marvin (1924), Danny Glover (1946), John Belushi (1949), Christopher Lambert (1957), and Gene Tierney (1920).

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