Laurence Fishburne gets Restraining Order against Stalker

Laurence Fishburne and wife Gina FishburneThe Matrix” star Laurence Fishburne has a stalker, and its not some crazy female who fell in-love with his face after watching one of his movies.

The 51-year-old actor had to get a restraining order against an ex-con who claimed to own his house. The man who have been identified as Mark Francisco, allegedly went to Fishburne’s home on January 1st, stating that Laurence and his wife Gina were living there illegally and tried to evict them.

The family immediately called law enforcement officers who advised that the family get a restraining order for Francisco. The order states that Francisco should stay at least 100 yards away from the Fishburne family, including his wife Gina Torres, Laurence himself and his daughter.

Mark Francisco spent two years in prison for a cyber-stalking conviction in 2010, and he also spent time in a state mental hospital as part of the conviction, he was also convicted of burglary in 1993. The restraining order was issued on Thursday, the order was a temporary one but there will be a hearing for a three-year restraining order on January 23rd.

[Source: AP]

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