MARTIN LAWRENCE (Jamal Walker/Executive Producer) is a popular
actor/comedian who has made his mark in film and television with a unique style and clever physical shtick. He most recently starred in and co-produced the box office hit "Big Momma's House," starred opposite Danny DeVito in "What's the Worst That Can Happen?" and toplines the forthcoming comedy
"National Security." Prior to that he starred in the comedies "Blue Streak" and "Life," opposite Eddie Murphy. The film marked a re-teaming for Lawrence and Murphy, who worked together on the hit comedy "Boomerano"
Previously, Lawrence starred opposite Tim Robbins in "Nothing to Lose," a role which garnered him critical acclaim. Lawrence has starred in a string of hit films, including the blockbuster action comedy
"Bad Boys," opposite Will Smith, which grossed over $150 million worldwide, and "A Thin Line Between Love and Hate," which he co-wrote and made his directorial debut. Other film credits include "House Party," "House Party 2" and "Do the Right Thing."
In 1997, Lawrence wrapped a successful five-season stint as star and executive producer of the television series "Martin." Lawrence garnered three NAACP Image Awards for the popular Fox comedy. Lawrence began his television career as the host of "Russell Simmons: Def Comedy Jam" for two seasons and co-starred on
"What's Happening Now!"
The Maryland native's release of "You So Crazy," one of the top three highest grossing concert films of all time, established him as a comedian to watch. He followed that with the Billboard Top 10 concert album "Talkin' Shit" and the Grammy® nominated "Funk It." This fall. Lawrence returned to the world of stand-up comedy, with a national tour.
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