- Name: Martin Lawrence
- Birth Name: Martin Fitzgerald Lawrence
- Date of Birth: 1965-4-16
- Place of Birth: Frankfurt am Main , Hesse , Germany
- Height: 5' 7½" (1.71 m)
Martin Lawrence was born on April 16, 1965 in Frankfurt am Main, Hesse, Germany as Martin Fitzgerald Lawrence. He is an actor and writer, known for Bad Boys II (2003), Bad Boys (1995) and Big Momma's House (2000). He has been married to Shamicka Gibbs since July 10, 2010. They have two children. He was previously married to Pat Smith.