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Have a little faith in Fishburne

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Laurence Fishburne is one of my favorite actors and for me he has been brilliant in all the stuff he has done over the years. He has played
1. a cowboy on Peewee’s Playhouse
2. a gangster in Death Wish 2
3. a rock ‘n’ roll legend in What’s Love Got to Do With It?
4. the captain of a hovercraft called the Nebuchadnezzar in the The Matrix
5. a college professor and spelling coach in Akeelah and the Bee… a movie I have watched over 10 or 15 time with my daughters…
6. the Silver Surfer (Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer)
7. Not forgetting Boys N the Hood… (I actually didn’t want to mention this) some of his stuff on CSI as Dr. Ray Langston, Contagion, and his Recent Emmy-nominated HBO telecast “Thurgood” — which earned him Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards when he performed the one-man show on Broadway.

Actor Laurence Fishburne speaks on the legacy ...

Fishburne’s latest role in the Hallmark Channel Hall of Fame movie Have a Little Faith, airing Sunday, Nov. 27, on ABC-TV. The movie, based on the latest best-selling book by Mitch Albom (Tuesdays with Morrie, The Five People You Meet in Heaven), features Fishburne as Henry Covington, a Detroit preacher who overcame a life mired in drugs and crime. Albom, portrayed by Bradley Whitford, met the reverend-in-recovery when he wrote newspaper columns about homeless people.
It’s a story about losing belief, and finding it again.

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