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Martin Lawrence Biography

Born in Germany in 1965, comedian Martin Lawrence did stand-up for a number of years before getting his big break as the host of HBO's Def Comedy Jam. He then moved into film acting, appearing in hits such as Bad Boys and Big Momma's House. Lawrence also had his own sitcom, Martin, which ran on Fox in the 1990s.

Actor, comedian. Born April 16, 1965 in Frankfurt, Germany. Lawrence's father served in the U.S. military and left the family when Martin was eight. As a teen, the young man pursued a love of boxing, but was also a gifted comedian. A teacher encouraged Lawrence to attend an open mic night at a local comedy club, and his career as a comic was born.

Shortly after moving to California, Lawrence got a guest spot on the television show What?s Happening Now!!. This appearance led to his big break in television as the host of HBO?s groundbreaking Def Comedy Jam. Meanwhile, Lawrence launched his own sitcom for Fox, Martin, which ran from 1992 to 1997. The actor has also parlayed his televison success into a movie career; his films include Bad Boys, Big Momma?s House and Big Momma?s House 2.

Lawrence was married to Patricia Southall from 1995 to 1996; they have a daughter, Jasmine.

Martin Lawrence comedy specials

  • Martin Lawrence: Live - Runteldat (2002) Martin Lawrence Live: Runteldat Filmed at Constitution Hall in Washington, DC. The DVD was released on August 2nd, 2002.
  • Martin Lawrence: You So Crazy (1994)Martin LawrenceYou So Crazy Filmed at Majestic Theatre in New York City, New York. The special was released on April 27th, 1994.
  • Martin Lawrence: HBO One Night Stand (1991) Martin Lawrence HBO: One Night Stand The special was released on February 15th, 1991.

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