Lawrence Smith is an actor, producer and President & CEO of Mad Riot Entertainment. In 2014, he co-founded Mad Riot with acclaimed producer Mark Canton, (300: RISE OF AN EMPIRE, POWER, THE LAST WITCH HUNTER, THE COMEDIAN & DEN OF THIEVES).
Lawrence was born September 9, 1969, in Brooklyn, NY and raised on the North Shore of Long Island. With over 20 years of Wall Street experience, Lawrence transitioned into the entertainment industry by consulting on Wall Street themed major studio films where he was able to combine his financial background with his creativity.
He had the opportunity to consult and perform on films directed by Oliver Stone, Darren Aronofsky, Taylor Hackford and Martin Scorsese, working closely with Leonardo DiCaprio on "The Wolf of Wall Street". He is currently working again with Martin Scorsese on his new film, THE IRISHMAN.
As Executive Producer, he and Mad Riot worked in conjunction with Cinelou Films on high profile productions starring Robert De Niro, Leslie Mann, Jennifer Aniston, Harvey Keitel, Danny DeVito and Vera Farmiga.
Lawrence is a member of the Screen Actors Guild, American Federation of Television And Radio Artists and served on the SAG Awards Nomination Committee. Additionally, he holds a seat on the advisory board of the esteemed Gold Coast Film Festival and is a member of the American Film Institute.