Director whose best known films include Constantine, I Am Legend, and Water for Elephants. He also directed three installments from the Hunger Games franchise: Catching Fire, Mockingjay - Part 1 and Mockingjay - Part 2.
In 2012, he directed and executive produced the first episode of FOX's series Touch.
He won a Grammy for directing the music video for Lady Gaga's song "Bad Romance."
He earned a bachelor's degree in film production from Loyola Marymount University Film School. In 1993, he worked as an assistant director for the film Marching out of Time.
His father was a physicist who taught classes at California State University, Northridge.
- The meaning of the name Lawrence: Laurel