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26th Oct '14 11:39:43 AM MarkLungo
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Martin Lawrence is an American actor and comedian. Born April 16, 1965, he began his career as a stand up comedian and gained notoriety in the 1990s after a successful run on ''Series/StarSearch''. He has branched into acting, directing, producing and writing.
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!!Roles Of Note:
* ''Film/BadBoys'' (1995): Marcus Burnett
* ''Film/BlueStreak'' (1999): Miles Logan
* ''Film/{{Life}}'' (1999): Claude Banks
* ''Film/BigMommasHouse'' (2000): Malcolm Turner
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!!Associated Tropes:
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* ActingForTwo:On his sitcom Martin he played him self and serval other characters the most notable one Sheneneh .
* ActorAllusion:in the first ''Film/BadBoys'' movie, Julie asked Marcus(MartinLawrence) if he "felt funny" and he answers "Well, I'm not a comedian..."
* AbhorrentAdmirer: Sheneneh in the tv series ''Series/{{Martin}}''.
* ButtMonkey: Marcus Burnett in ''Film/BadBoys.''
* TheCasanova:His character on ''A Thin Line Between Love And Hate''.
* CloudCuckooLander:Jerome on the T.V. series ''Series/{{Martin}}''.
* ClusterFBomb: When he is doing stand up comedy .
* CowBoyCop:in ''Film/BadBoys'' and ''Film/BlueStreak''.
* DeliveryGuyInfiltration: Miles Logan in ''Film/BlueStreak''.
* DisguisedInDrag:His character Malcolm Turner had to do this in every ''Film/BigMommasHouse'' film.
* DumbassDj:His character Bilal in ''Film/HouseParty''.
* EverythingIsRacist: Did a bit on this on his stand up movie ''You So Crazy''.
* FatSuit:Had to be a fat elderly lady in ''Film/BigMommasHouse'' and it's sequels.
* {{Jerkass}}: His character in ''National Security''. How much is he? He practically ruins the life of the cop who was trying to help him; I.E got him thrown in jail over a tape that looked like police brutality (it wasn't, he was trying to kill a bee and Martin's character is deathly allergic to bee stings), refused to tell the truth to the man's wife due to the fact she was black, and when said cop rightly gets fed up and punches him in the face for his doucebaggery. He ''tracks'' the man down over the slight and ''punches him back''. Just...wow.
* NWordPrivileges
* OddCouple: His character Marcus Burnett with Mike Lowry in ''Film/BadBoys.''
* PrisonRape:Made a joke of this in his ''You So Crazy'' StandUpComedy movie .
* SaltAndPepper:In ''National Security'' and ''Nothing To Lose'' also ''Film/BlueStreak.''
* SassyBlackWoman: Shenehneh in his tv series Martin and Big Momma in ''Film/BigMommasHouse.''
* StandUpComedy
* TalkingToHimself:In his Tv series ''Series/Martin'' he plays multiple characters .
* TokenMinority: His character in the film ''WildHogs''
* UncleTomfoolery: His character Terrance Paul Davidson in ''Nothing To Lose.''

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[[quoteright:333:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/MartinLawrence_2476.jpg]]
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Martin Lawrence is an American actor and comedian. Born April 16, 1965, he began his career as a stand up comedian and gained notoriety in the 1990s after a successful run on ''Series/StarSearch''. He has branched into acting, directing, producing and writing.
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!!Roles Of Note:
* ''Film/BadBoys'' (1995): Marcus Burnett
* ''Film/BlueStreak'' (1999): Miles Logan
* ''Film/{{Life}}'' (1999): Claude Banks
* ''Film/BigMommasHouse'' (2000): Malcolm Turner
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!!Associated Tropes:
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* ActingForTwo:On his sitcom Martin he played him self and serval other characters the most notable one Sheneneh .
* ActorAllusion:in the first ''Film/BadBoys'' movie, Julie asked Marcus(MartinLawrence) if he "felt funny" and he answers "Well, I'm not a comedian..."
* AbhorrentAdmirer: Sheneneh in the tv series ''Series/{{Martin}}''.
* ButtMonkey: Marcus Burnett in ''Film/BadBoys.''
* TheCasanova:His character on ''A Thin Line Between Love And Hate''.
* CloudCuckooLander:Jerome on the T.V. series ''Series/{{Martin}}''.
* ClusterFBomb: When he is doing stand up comedy .
* CowBoyCop:in ''Film/BadBoys'' and ''Film/BlueStreak''.
* DeliveryGuyInfiltration: Miles Logan in ''Film/BlueStreak''.
* DisguisedInDrag:His character Malcolm Turner had to do this in every ''Film/BigMommasHouse'' film.
* DumbassDj:His character Bilal in ''Film/HouseParty''.
* EverythingIsRacist: Did a bit on this on his stand up movie ''You So Crazy''.
* FatSuit:Had to be a fat elderly lady in ''Film/BigMommasHouse'' and it's sequels.
* {{Jerkass}}: His character in ''National Security''. How much is he? He practically ruins the life of the cop who was trying to help him; I.E got him thrown in jail over a tape that looked like police brutality (it wasn't, he was trying to kill a bee and Martin's character is deathly allergic to bee stings), refused to tell the truth to the man's wife due to the fact she was black, and when said cop rightly gets fed up and punches him in the face for his doucebaggery. He ''tracks'' the man down over the slight and ''punches him back''. Just...wow.
* NWordPrivileges
* OddCouple: His character Marcus Burnett with Mike Lowry in ''Film/BadBoys.''
* PrisonRape:Made a joke of this in his ''You So Crazy'' StandUpComedy movie .
* SaltAndPepper:In ''National Security'' and ''Nothing To Lose'' also ''Film/BlueStreak.''
* SassyBlackWoman: Shenehneh in his tv series Martin and Big Momma in ''Film/BigMommasHouse.''
* StandUpComedy
* TalkingToHimself:In his Tv series ''Series/Martin'' he plays multiple characters .
* TokenMinority: His character in the film ''WildHogs''
* UncleTomfoolery: His character Terrance Paul Davidson in ''Nothing To Lose.''
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10th Jul '13 4:10:24 PM Retro7
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* CloudCuckooLander:Jerome on the T.V. series ''Series/Martin''.

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* CloudCuckooLander:Jerome on the T.V. series ''Series/Martin''.''Series/{{Martin}}''.



* FatSuit:Had to be a fat elderly lady in ''Film/BigMommasHouse''.

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* FatSuit:Had to be a fat elderly lady in ''Film/BigMommasHouse''.''Film/BigMommasHouse'' and it's sequels.
* {{Jerkass}}: His character in ''National Security''. How much is he? He practically ruins the life of the cop who was trying to help him; I.E got him thrown in jail over a tape that looked like police brutality (it wasn't, he was trying to kill a bee and Martin's character is deathly allergic to bee stings), refused to tell the truth to the man's wife due to the fact she was black, and when said cop rightly gets fed up and punches him in the face for his doucebaggery. He ''tracks'' the man down over the slight and ''punches him back''. Just...wow.
3rd Mar '13 12:35:04 PM MarkLungo
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Martin Lawrence is an American actor and comedian. Born April 16, 1965, he began his career as a stand up comedian and gained notoriety in the 1990s after a successful run on ''StarSearch''. He has branched into acting, directing, producing and writing.

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Martin Lawrence is an American actor and comedian. Born April 16, 1965, he began his career as a stand up comedian and gained notoriety in the 1990s after a successful run on ''StarSearch''.''Series/StarSearch''. He has branched into acting, directing, producing and writing.
22nd Nov '12 12:42:37 PM Aiguille
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* ''BadBoys'' (1995): Marcus Burnett
* ''BlueStreak'' (1999): Miles Logan

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* ''BadBoys'' ''Film/BadBoys'' (1995): Marcus Burnett
* ''BlueStreak'' ''Film/BlueStreak'' (1999): Miles Logan



* ActorAllusion:in the first BadBoys movie, Julie asked Marcus(MartinLawrence) if he "felt funny" and he answers "Well, I'm not a comedian..."
* AbhorrentAdmirer: Sheneneh in the tv series Martin .
* ButtMonkey:Marcus Burnett in BadBoys .
* TheCasanova:His character on AThinLineBetweenLoveAndHate .
* CloudCuckooLander:Jerome on the T.V. series Martin .

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* ActorAllusion:in the first BadBoys ''Film/BadBoys'' movie, Julie asked Marcus(MartinLawrence) if he "felt funny" and he answers "Well, I'm not a comedian..."
* AbhorrentAdmirer: Sheneneh in the tv series Martin .
''Series/{{Martin}}''.
* ButtMonkey:Marcus ButtMonkey: Marcus Burnett in BadBoys .
''Film/BadBoys.''
* TheCasanova:His character on AThinLineBetweenLoveAndHate .
''A Thin Line Between Love And Hate''.
* CloudCuckooLander:Jerome on the T.V. series Martin .''Series/Martin''.



* CowBoyCop:in BadBoys and BlueStreak.
* DeliveryGuyInfiltration: Miles Logan in BlueStreak .
* DisguisedInDrag:His character Malcolm Turner had to do this in every BigMommasHouse film .
* DumbassDj:His character Bilal in HouseParty .
* EverythingIsRacist: Did a bit on this on his stand up movie You So crazy .
* FatSuit:Had to be a fat elderly lady in BigMommasHouse .

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* CowBoyCop:in BadBoys ''Film/BadBoys'' and BlueStreak.
''Film/BlueStreak''.
* DeliveryGuyInfiltration: Miles Logan in BlueStreak .
''Film/BlueStreak''.
* DisguisedInDrag:His character Malcolm Turner had to do this in every BigMommasHouse film .
''Film/BigMommasHouse'' film.
* DumbassDj:His character Bilal in HouseParty .
''Film/HouseParty''.
* EverythingIsRacist: Did a bit on this on his stand up movie You ''You So crazy .
Crazy''.
* FatSuit:Had to be a fat elderly lady in BigMommasHouse .''Film/BigMommasHouse''.



* OddCouple: His character Marcus Burnett with Mike Lowry in BadBoys.
* PrisonRape:Made a joke of this in You So Crazy StandUpComedy movie .
* SaltAndPepper:In NationalSecurity and NothingToLose also BlueStreak .
* SassyBlackWoman: Shenehneh in his tv series Martin and Big Momma in BigMommasHouse .

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* OddCouple: His character Marcus Burnett with Mike Lowry in BadBoys.
''Film/BadBoys.''
* PrisonRape:Made a joke of this in You his ''You So Crazy Crazy'' StandUpComedy movie .
* SaltAndPepper:In NationalSecurity ''National Security'' and NothingToLose ''Nothing To Lose'' also BlueStreak .
''Film/BlueStreak.''
* SassyBlackWoman: Shenehneh in his tv series Martin and Big Momma in BigMommasHouse .''Film/BigMommasHouse.''



* TalkingToHimself:In his Tv series Martin he plays multiple characters .
* TokenMinority: His character in the film WildHogs
* UncleTomfoolery: His character Terrance Paul Davidson in NothingToLose.

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* TalkingToHimself:In his Tv series Martin ''Series/Martin'' he plays multiple characters .
* TokenMinority: His character in the film WildHogs
''WildHogs''
* UncleTomfoolery: His character Terrance Paul Davidson in NothingToLose.''Nothing To Lose.''
22nd Nov '12 12:26:06 PM Aiguille
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* CasaNova:His character on AThinLineBetweenLoveAndHate .

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* CasaNova:His TheCasanova:His character on AThinLineBetweenLoveAndHate .
31st Mar '12 9:56:31 PM Donster20
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* N-WordPrivileges

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* N-WordPrivilegesNWordPrivileges



* SassyBlackWomen: Shenehneh in his tv series Martin and Big Momma in BigMommasHouse .

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* SassyBlackWomen: SassyBlackWoman: Shenehneh in his tv series Martin and Big Momma in BigMommasHouse .
31st Mar '12 9:55:51 PM Donster20
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* CowBoyCop:in BadBoys and BlueStreak.



* FatSuit:Had to be a fat elderly lady in BigMommasHouse .

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* FatSuit:Had to be a fat elderly lady in BigMommasHouse .BigMommasHouse .
* N-WordPrivileges
* OddCouple: His character Marcus Burnett with Mike Lowry in BadBoys.
* PrisonRape:Made a joke of this in You So Crazy StandUpComedy movie .
* SaltAndPepper:In NationalSecurity and NothingToLose also BlueStreak .
* SassyBlackWomen: Shenehneh in his tv series Martin and Big Momma in BigMommasHouse .
* StandUpComedy
* TalkingToHimself:In his Tv series Martin he plays multiple characters .
* TokenMinority: His character in the film WildHogs
* UncleTomfoolery: His character Terrance Paul Davidson in NothingToLose.
31st Mar '12 3:31:33 PM Donster20
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* EverythingIsRacist: Did a bit on this on his stand up special You So crazy .

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* EverythingIsRacist: Did a bit on this on his stand up special movie You So crazy .
31st Mar '12 3:30:57 PM Donster20
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* ClusterFBomb: When he is doing stand up comedy .


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* EverythingIsRacist: Did a bit on this on his stand up special You So crazy .
31st Mar '12 3:27:20 PM Donster20
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* CloudCuckooLander:Jerome on the T.V. series Martin .
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