Martin Lawrence is an American actor and comedian. Born April 16, 1965, he began his career as a stand up comedian and gained notoriety in the 1990s after a successful run on Star Search. He has branched into acting, directing, producing and writing.
Roles Of Note:
- Bad Boys (1995): Marcus Burnett
- Blue Streak (1999): Miles Logan
- Life (1999): Claude Banks
- Big Mommas House (2000): Malcolm Turner
- Acting for Two:On his sitcom Martin he played him self and serval other characters the most notable one Sheneneh .
- Actor Allusion:in the first Bad Boys movie, Julie asked Marcus(Martin Lawrence) if he "felt funny" and he answers "Well, I'm not a comedian..."
- Abhorrent Admirer: Sheneneh in the tv series Martin .
- Butt Monkey:Marcus Burnett in Bad Boys .
- Casanova:His character on A Thin Line Between Love And Hate .
- Cloudcuckoolander:Jerome on the T.V. series Martin .
- Cluster F-Bomb: When he is doing stand up comedy .
- Cowboy Cop:in Bad Boys and Blue Streak.
- Delivery Guy Infiltration: Miles Logan in Blue Streak .
- Disguised in Drag:His character Malcolm Turner had to do this in every Big Mommas House film .
- Dumbass DJ:His character Bilal in House Party .
- Everything Is Racist: Did a bit on this on his stand up movie You So crazy .
- Fat Suit:Had to be a fat elderly lady in Big Mommas House .
- N-Word Privileges
- Odd Couple: His character Marcus Burnett with Mike Lowry in Bad Boys.
- Prison Rape:Made a joke of this in You So Crazy Stand Up Comedy movie .
- Salt and Pepper:In National Security and Nothing To Lose also Blue Streak .
- Sassy Black Woman: Shenehneh in his tv series Martin and Big Momma in Big Mommas House .
- Stand Up Comedy
- Talking to Himself:In his Tv series Martin he plays multiple characters .
- Token Minority: His character in the film Wild Hogs
- Uncle Tomfoolery: His character Terrance Paul Davidson in Nothing To Lose.