Birth Name: Martin Fitzgerald Lawrence
Place of Birth: Frankfurt am Main, Hesse, Germany
Date of Birth: April 16, 1965
Martin Lawrence is an American stand-up comedian, actor, producer, talk show host, and writer. He was born in Frankfurt am Main, Hesse, Germany, to American parents, while his father was in the army. Martin’s parents were African-American. Martin was raised in Landover, Maryland.
Martin has a daughter with his former wife Patricia Southall, who was Miss Virginia USA, and is the founder and spokesperson of Treasure You; and two children with his former wife Shamicka Gibbs.
Martin’s maternal grandparents were Rock Kilgore and Marjorie Bailey.
Source: Obituary of Martin’s mother – http://www.transylvaniatimes.com
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