Martin Lawrence Overview

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Born: April 16, 1965

Born in Frankfurt, Germany, Martin Lawrence has deep comic roots, stemming back to his childhood. The former Air Force brat used to entertain his mother, who was raising six children alone, with jokes and silly antics to brighten her day. In school, Lawrence was the quintessential class clown. An art teacher, who had grown tired of his interruptions, gave Lawrence the chance to do five minutes of stand-up comedy at the end of each class. But there was a condition attached. Lawrence had to... See All

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