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Birth Name: Laurence John Fishburne III

Birth Place: Augusta, GA

Profession: Actor, Producer

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Laurence Fishburne as Nelson Mandela, Madiba

Madiba's Laurence Fishburne Reveals How He Prepared to Play Nelson Mandela

In Madiba, BET's three-part mini-series based on autobiographies of Nelson Mandela, Laurence Fishburne undertakes the gigantic task of portraying Mandela, one of the most revered public figures of all time. The series' name itself, with roots going b… Read more

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Dre Tries to Make Rainbow Feel Better
01:07 — Dre can't be an unsung hero like mom.
The Civil War and Its Legacy
02:58 — Historians and experts look at the role of slavery in the Civil War and its effect on the U.S. from Reconstruction through the present day.
The System of American Slavery
02:43 — Historians and experts examine the American system of racialized slavery and the hypocrisy it relied on to function.
Failed Promises
03:15 — Though the Emancipation Proclamation signaled the end of slavery, freedom remained elusive.

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Mon Feb 27 8:30am
Akeelah and the Bee SHO2e

An underachieving young student (Keke Palmer) from inner-city L.A. makes the grade as a national spelling-bee competitor in this uplifting charmer. Laurence Fishburne costars as her coach. Angela Bassett, Curtis Armstrong. Written and directed by Doug Atch (more…)

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Mon Feb 27 5:30pm
Akeelah and the Bee SHO2e

An underachieving young student (Keke Palmer) from inner-city L.A. makes the grade as a national spelling-bee competitor in this uplifting charmer. Laurence Fishburne costars as her coach. Angela Bassett, Curtis Armstrong. Written and directed by Doug Atch (more…)

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Mon Feb 27 8:00pm
Mission: Impossible III Syfy

In the third installment in the "Mission: Impossible" series, retired superspy Ethan Hunt is called back into action to battle a ruthless arms dealer.

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A panel at the Television Critics Association got tense.

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Laurence Fishburne to Star in Roots Remake

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Hannibal Returns With a Fresh Start — But It's Delicious as Ever

Why can't Hannibal let Will go?

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This Meaty Behind-the-Scenes Look at Hannibal Season 3 Will Make You Drool

Get a juicy, meaty, in-depth look at the new season

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Ask Matt: Black-ish, The Middle, Anarchy Music, The Voice, The Knick, and More

Send questions and comments to askmatt@tvguidemagazine.com and follow me on Twitter! Question: OMG!…

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  • Birth Name: Laurence John Fishburne III
  • Birth Place: Augusta, GA
  • Profession: Actor, Producer

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