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Martin Lawrence confirms 'Bad Boys 3'

Martin Lawrence confirms 'Bad Boys 3'

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 14 (UPI) --Martin Lawrence confirmed "Bad Boys III" is in the works and "all looks good" Wednesday on "Conan."
Annie Martin
Martin Lawrence, Kelsey Grammer to star in 'Partners'

Martin Lawrence, Kelsey Grammer to star in 'Partners'

LOS ANGELES, May 23 (UPI) --Martin Lawrence and Kelsey Grammer's new comedy 'Partners' has received a premiere date.
Annie Martin
Jimmy Kimmel's prime-time specials to air during NBA Finals

Jimmy Kimmel's prime-time specials to air during NBA Finals

LOS ANGELES, May 23 (UPI) --ABC has announced "Jimmy Kimmel Live: Game Night" will return for a seventh edition next month.
Karen Butler

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, April 16, 2013.
By United Press International
Celeb breakups, weddings and babies

Celeb breakups, weddings and babies

Despite the staggering number of media outlets dogging their every move, some celebrities still managed to shock the world with their marriage, divorce and birth announcements in 2012.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International
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People in the news

The latest news on today's hottest celebrities ...
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Stars line up for Eddie Murphy salute

Stars line up for Eddie Murphy salute

NEW YORK, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- Chris Rock, Samuel L. Jackson and Tracy Morgan are to appear in "Eddie Murphy: One Night Only," a tribute to be taped in Los Angeles next month, Spike TV said.
Martin and Shamicka Lawrence to divorce

Martin and Shamicka Lawrence to divorce

LOS ANGELES, April 24 (UPI) -- Martin Lawrence's publicist confirmed Tuesday the Hollywood actor and his wife, Shamicka, are divorcing after two years of marriage.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, April 16, 2012.
By United Press International
'Jack & Jill' up for 12 Razzie Awards

'Jack & Jill' up for 12 Razzie Awards

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Adam Sandler's big-screen comedy "Jack & Jill" was nominated for a leading 12 Razzie Awards, including Worst Picture, in Los Angeles Saturday.
Smith, Lawrence voted top movie police duo

Smith, Lawrence voted top movie police duo

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 5 (UPI) -- Will Smith and Martin Lawrence, stars of "Bad Boys," would make the best real police out of all Hollywood police duos, an online poll said.
Martin Lawrence marries in California

Martin Lawrence marries in California

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., July 11 (UPI) -- Actor and comedian Martin Lawrence married longtime girlfriend Shamicka Gibbs at his home in Beverly Hills, Calif.

Briton on trial in liquid cocaine death

LONDON, April 8 (UPI) -- An alleged drug trafficker is on trial in London for the death of a cabbie who unwittingly drank liquid cocaine given him by a passenger who thought it was rum.
Disney scraps 'Wild Hogs' sequel

Disney scraps 'Wild Hogs' sequel

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- Hollywood's Walt Disney Co. has scrapped plans to make "Wild Hogs 2: Bachelor Ride," a sequel to its 2007 midlife-crisis comedy "Wild Hogs."
Columbia developing 3rd 'Bad Boys' flick

Columbia developing 3rd 'Bad Boys' flick

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- Novelist Peter Craig has been hired to write a third installment in the "Bad Boys' action-comedy film franchise, The Hollywood Reporter said.
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Shamika Gibbs (2010–present); 2 children

Martin Fitzgerald Lawrence (born April 16, 1965) is an American actor, comedian, director, and producer. He came to fame during the 1990s, establishing a Hollywood career as a leading actor, most notably the films Bad Boys and Bad Boys II. Lawrence has acted in numerous movie roles and starred in his own television series, Martin, which ran from 1992 to 1997.

Martin Lawrence born in Frankfurt am Main, Hesse, Germany, where his father, John Lawrence, served in the U.S. Military. He was given his first name after Martin Luther King, Jr. and his middle name after that of John F. Kennedy. After his parents divorced in 1973, Lawrence rarely saw his father, who worked as a police officer at the time. His mother, Chlora, began working several jobs to support her family. During his teen years, Lawrence excelled at boxing. While living in Maryland, he attended Thomas G. Pullen School of Creative and Performing Arts (Landover, Maryland), Fairmont Heights High School (Fairmount Heights, Maryland), Eleanor Roosevelt High School and also Friendly High School in Fort Washington, Maryland, becoming a Mid-Atlantic Golden Gloves boxing contender.

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