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Who Is The Most Famous Lawrence Or Laurence In The World?

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How many celebrities named Lawrence or Laurence can you think of? The famous Lawrences and Laurences below have many different professions, including notable actors named Laurence, famous musicians named Lawrence, and even athletes named Lawrence.

Laurence Fishburne is certainly one of the most famous Laurences on this list. One of the famous actors named Laurence, he is best known for playing Morpheus in The Matrix films. Boyz n the Hood, Apocalypse Now, and What's Love Got To Do With It are among his notable projects.

Another of the famous people with the first name Lawrence is Lawrence Welk. He was the bandleader and host of The Lawrence Welk Show. “Beer Barrel Polka” and “Tonight You Belong To Me” are among his popular songs.

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  • Laurence Fishburne

    BirthplaceAugusta, Georgia, United States of America

    Laurence John Fishburne III (born July 30, 1961) is an American actor, playwright, producer,... more on Wikipedia

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  • Laurence Olivier

    Laurence Olivier

    Dec. at 82 (1907-1989)

    BirthplaceSouth East England, Surrey, Eurasia, United Kingdom, Dorking

    Laurence Kerr Olivier, Baron Olivier, (; 22 May 1907 – 11 July 1989) was an English actor and... more on Wikipedia

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  • Lawrence Welk

    Lawrence Welk

    Dec. at 89 (1903-1992)

    BirthplaceStrasburg, North Dakota, United States of America

    Lawrence Welk (March 11, 1903 – May 17, 1992) was an American musician, accordionist,... more on Wikipedia
  • Lawrence Kasdan

    BirthplaceMiami, Florida, United States of America

    Lawrence Edward Kasdan (born January 14, 1949) is an American screenwriter, director and... more on Wikipedia
  • Lawrence Taylor

    BirthplaceWilliamsburg, Virginia, United States of America

    Lawrence Julius Taylor (born February 4, 1959), nicknamed "L.T.", is an American former... more on Wikipedia

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  • Laurence Harvey

    Laurence Harvey

    Dec. at 45 (1928-1973)

    BirthplaceLithuania, Joniškis

    Laurence Harvey (born Laruschka Mischa Skikne; 1 October 1928 – 25 November 1973) was a... more on Wikipedia

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  • Lawrence Ferlinghetti

    BirthplaceYonkers, New York, United States of America

    Lawrence Monsanto Ferlinghetti (born March 24, 1919) is an American poet, painter, socialist... more on Wikipedia
  • Lawrence Doherty

    Lawrence Doherty

    Dec. at 44 (1875-1919)

    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    Hugh Laurence "Laurie" Doherty (8 October 1875 – 21 August 1919) was a British tennis player... more on Wikipedia
  • Lawrence Block

    BirthplaceBuffalo, New York, USA

    Lawrence Block (born June 24, 1938) is an American crime writer best known for two... more on Wikipedia
  • Lawrence O'Donnell

    BirthplaceQuairading, Western Australia, Australia

    Lieutenant General Lawrence George O'Donnell AC (born 17 January 1933) was a senior officer in... more on Wikipedia
  • Lawrence Gowan

    BirthplaceGlasgow, United Kingdom

    Lawrence Henry Gowan (born 22 November 1956) is a Scottish Canadian musician, born in Glasgow.... more on Wikipedia
  • Lawrence La Fountain-Stokes

    BirthplaceHurricane belt, San Juan, Puerto Rico, United States, with Territories

    Lawrence La Fountain-Stokes (born April 10, 1968) is a gay Puerto Rican author, scholar, and... more on Wikipedia
  • Lawrence Guterman

    BirthplaceCanada, North America, Americas, DVD Region 1

    Lawrence Guterman (born July 18, 1966) is a Canadian film director known for his work in... more on Wikipedia
  • Lawrence Brown

    Lawrence Brown

    Dec. at 81 (1907-1988)

    BirthplaceLawrence, Kansas

    Lawrence Brown or Laurence Brown may refer to: Lawrence Benjamin Brown (1893–1972), American... more on Wikipedia
  • Lawrence Gilliard Jr.

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Lawrence Gilliard Jr. (born September 22, 1971) is an American character actor who has... more on Wikipedia
  • Lawrence Lessig

    BirthplaceRapid City, South Dakota, United States of America

    Lester Lawrence Lessig III (born June 3, 1961) is an American academic, attorney, and... more on Wikipedia
  • Lawrence Bittaker and Roy Norris

    BirthplacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    Lawrence Sigmund Bittaker (born September 27, 1940) and Roy Lewis Norris (born February 5,... more on Wikipedia

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  • Lawrence M. Krauss

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Lawrence Maxwell Krauss (born May 27, 1954) is an American-Canadian theoretical physicist and... more on Wikipedia
  • Lawrence Phillips

    BirthplaceLittle Rock, Arkansas

    Lawrence Lamond Phillips (May 12, 1975 – January 13, 2016) was a professional American... more on Wikipedia

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  • Lawrence Tynes

    BirthplaceGreenock, United Kingdom

    Lawrence James Henry Tynes (born May 3, 1978) is a Scottish-born former American football... more on Wikipedia
  • Lawrence Thomas

    BirthplaceSydney, Australia

    Lawrence Andrew Kingsley Thomas is an Australian football (soccer) goalkeeper who plays for... more on Wikipedia
  • Lawrence Timmons

    Lawrence Timmons

    Age: 34

    BirthplaceFlorence, South Carolina

    Lawrence Olajuwon Timmons (born May 14, 1986) is an American football linebacker who is... more on Wikipedia
  • Lawrence Dobkin

    Lawrence Dobkin

    Dec. at 83 (1919-2002)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Lawrence "Larry" Dobkin (September 16, 1919 – October 28, 2002) was an American television... more on Wikipedia
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  • Lawrence Eagleburger

    Lawrence Eagleburger

    Dec. at 81 (1930-2011)

    BirthplaceMilwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America

    Lawrence Sidney Eagleburger (August 1, 1930 – June 4, 2011) was an American statesman and... more on Wikipedia