Laurence Fishburne - Quotes

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Special effects are characters. Special effects are essential elements. Just because you can't see them doesn't mean they aren't there.

Special effects are characters. Special effects are essential elements. Just because you can't see them doesn't mean they aren't there.

I certainly believe that being in contact with one's spirit and nurturing one's spirit is as important as nurturing one's body and mind. We are three dimensional beings: body, mind, spirit. ---->>>

Mine were informal mentors. They were all in my working life. ---->>>

I think of myself as being a relatively intelligent man who is open to a lot of different things and I think that questioning our purpose in life and the meaning of existence is something that we all go through at some point. ---->>>

It's funny, a lot of people think I take myself seriously because I come off so serious sometimes. But it's not that I take myself seriously, I take what I do seriously. ---->>>

I think everyone is very surprised at how 'Matrix' has become the pop culture phenomenon that it is. ---->>>

I came up around people who took acting seriously, who cared about acting, cared about the theater and, in the '70s, made movies that said something that mattered. I came up with those people, and I was a kid. Their ethos and credo became mine. ---->>>

I've played a lot of bad guys, 'cause that was the only work I could get. People saw my face and went 'oooh'. ---->>>

You know, whatever happens between the two of us that's created when we come together as actors is not something I think we can explain. ---->>>

I play characters. I don't think I really have a persona per se. I don't play the same guy every time. I show up, you don't know what I'm gonna do. I like it that way. I've intentionally tried to do it that way. I think that's what's interesting. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 06-30, 1961
Birthplace: Augusta, Georgia, U.S.
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Occupation: Actor

Laurence John Fishburne III (born July 30, 1961) is an American actor, playwright, director and producer, best known for playing Morpheus in The Matrix trilogy, Jason "Furious" Styles in the 1991 drama film Boyz n the Hood and Tyrone "Mr. Clean" Miller in the 1979 war film Apocalypse Now. Fishburne became the first African American to portray Othello in a motion picture by a major studio when he appeared in Oliver Parker's 1995 film adaptation of the Shakespeare play (wikipedia)