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Martin Lawrence’s Five Siblings: Two Of Them Still Remain A Mystery

Uncovering the untold story of veteran actor Martin Lawrence's siblings!

Martin Lawrence, the versatile actor rose to prominence after his role in the trilogy Martin, showcasing amazing character portrayal and adaptability.

Martin’s role as Detective Marcus Burnett in the movie Bad Boys: Ride or Die has ignited curiosities regarding his siblings.


  • The names of Martin Lawrence’s elder brother, Robert Lawrence, and two sisters, Ray Proctor and Ursula Lawrence, are only publicly known, while others are still undisclosed
  • Martin collaborated professionally with his brother Robert Lawrence on various projects, indicating a close brotherly bond and shared professional endeavors.
  • While Martin’s sister, Ray Proctor, pursued a career in acting and production, his other sister, Ursula, opted for a life away from the entertainment industry.

The actor started his career through his comedy performances in Washington, D.C.

Fortunately, Comedian Ritch Snyder spotted him, and upon his suggestion, he relocated to New York and ultimately became associated with the comedy club The Improv.

Then, he landed his breakthrough role as Cee in Do The Right Thing in 1989.

He also gained significant recognition for his role as Detective Maurice “Money” Barker in the “Bad Boys” film series alongside Will Smith.

Martin Lawrence Teamed Up With His Brother, Robert Lawrence

Martin was born on April 16, 1965, in Frankfurt, Germany, but was raised in the United States, specifically in Landover, Maryland.

Although the information about all of his siblings hasn’t been revealed, he is the fourth born among five of them.

The names of his older brother, Robert Lawrence, and two sisters, Ray Proctor and Ursula Lawrence, have only been revealed in the media.

Although much information about Martin’s brother, Robert Lawrence, is unknown, he has reportedly collaborated with Martin on some projects.

Robert has worked in a few of the most critically renowned and commercially successful movies of the last two decades.

As brothers, Robert and Martin collaborated on the productions of Nothing To Lose, Martin Lawrence, Martin: The Reunion, and MindCage.

This hints that they shared a close brotherhood and had professional partnerships.

Ray Proctor Walked On Martin’s Career Path While Ursula Did Not

Martin Lawrence’s sister, Ray Proctor, is an actor who is known for her roles in Nothing to Lose (1997), Martin (1992), and A Thin Line Between Love and Hate (1996).

She is also an executive producer who has worked behind the scenes on famous projects such as Raptors, Partners, Martin, and Martin: The Reunion.

On the other hand, Martin’s other sister, Ursula, chose a career other than entertainment.

Probably, she chose a life that keeps her away from the limelight as no information is available about her online.

It turns out that Ursula doesn’t even own a social media handle.

She is often confused as Martin’s twin due to the striking resemblance between the siblings. However, the speculation is false as their birthdays align on different dates.

On April 2, 2021, Martin took to his Instagram and wished her a happy birthday with one of the most heartfelt messages, reflecting what his sister actually means to him.

Additional Information

  • As of 2024, Martin Lawrence’s net worth is estimated at $110 million.
  • In 2005, Martin won the BET Comedy Award in the category of Icon Comedy.
  • Martin last appeared on the small screen in 2014 when he played Marcus Jackson in the hit series Partners.


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