Birth Name: Laurence John Fishburne III
Place of Birth: Augusta, Georgia, U.S.
Date of Birth: July 30, 1961
Laurence Fishburne is an American actor, writer, director, and producer. He is the son of Hattie Bell (Crawford) and Laurence John Fishburne.
Laurence has four children, including a daughter with his wife, actress Gina Torres; and two with his former wife, actress Hajna O. Moss. Among his children with Hajna is actor and ballet dancer Langston Fishburne.
Laurence’s paternal grandparents likely were Laurence Fishburne (the son of John Fishburne/Fishbourne and Daisy Patrick) and Alethia/Alethea Burns/Burnick (the daughter of Ernest Burns/Burnick and Blanche White). They were born in South Carolina and New York, respectively.
Source: Likely Laurence’s father on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org