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Martin Luther King Jr. (Character)
from "King" (1978)

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Overview

Alternate Names:
Dr. King / Dr. Martin Luther King / Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. / Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. / Martin Luther King / Martin Luther King Jr / Martin Luther King, Jr / Martin Luther King, Jr. / Martin at Age 12 / Martin at Age 15 / Martin at Age 26 / Martin at Age 34 / Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. / Rev. MartIn Luther King, Jr. / Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. / Reverend Martin Luther King / Teenage Martin Luther King Jr. / Young Martin Luther King / Young Martin Luther King Jr.

Filmography

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  1. Selma (2014) Played by David Oyelowo
  2. Schwarzkopf BRD (2014) Played by Passar Salam (as Martin Luther King)

  3. Rise Up (2014/I) Played by Merlin White (as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.)
  4. Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013/I) Played by Nelsan Ellis
    ... aka "The Butler" - USA (original title)
  5. "Drunk History"
        - Atlanta (2013) TV episode, Played by Lamorne Morris
  6. "Epic Rap Battles of History"
        - Gandhi vs Martin Luther King Jr. (2013) TV episode, Played by Jordan Peele
  7. Loving Martin! (2013) Played by Jermaine Alverez Martin (as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.)
  8. Betty and Coretta (2013) (TV) Played by Malik Yoba (as Martin Luther King, Jr.)
  9. "Saturday Night Live"
    ... aka "NBC's Saturday Night" - USA (complete title)
    ... aka "SNL" - USA (informal title)
    ... aka "SNL 25" - USA (alternative title)
    ... aka "Saturday Night" - USA (first season title)
    ... aka "Saturday Night Live '80" - USA (sixth season title)
    ... aka "Saturday Night Live 15" - USA (fifteenth season title)
    ... aka "Saturday Night Live 20" - USA (twentieth season title)
    ... aka "Saturday Night Live 25" - USA (twentyfifth season title)
        - Adam Levine/Kendrick Lamar (2013) TV episode, Played by Kenan Thompson
  10. Hypocrites (2012) Played by Shaun Brown (as Martin Luther King)
  11. The Holidays (2011) Played by Greg Renfro
  12. Contemporary (2010) Played by Zainab Lascandri (as Martin Luther King)

  13. Down South (2009) Played by Stevie White
  14. "The Boondocks"
        - Return of the King (2006) TV episode, Played by Kevin Michael Richardson (as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.)
  15. Voices (2005) Played by LaVan Davis (as Dr. Martin Luther King)
  16. "Conspiracy?"
        - Who Killed Martin Luther King? (2004) TV episode, Played by Jamie Black (as Martin Luther King, Jr)
  17. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: The Making of a Dream (2004) (TV) Played by Johnny Erasme (as Young Martin Luther King Jr.)
  18. "The Twilight Zone"
        - Memphis (2003) TV episode, Played by Efosa Otuomagie (as Dr. King)
  19. "Clone High"
    ... aka "Clone High U.S.A." - USA (promotional title)
        - A Room of One's Clone: The Pie of the Storm (2003) TV episode, Played by Donald Faison
  20. Path to War (2002) (TV) Played by Curtis McClarin
  21. The Rosa Parks Story (2002) (TV) Played by Dexter King (as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.)
  22. Ali (2001) Played by LeVar Burton (as Martin Luther King, Jr.)
  23. Boycott (2001) (TV) Played by Jeffrey Wright (as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.)
  24. A Rugrats Kwanzaa Special (2001) (TV) Played by Kevin Michael Richardson (as Rev. MartIn Luther King, Jr.)
  25. Timequest (2000) Played by Reuben Yabuku (as Martin Luther King, Jr.)
  26. Freedom Song (2000) (TV) Played by Jeff Coopwood (as Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.)

  27. Crazy in Alabama (1999) Played by Dudley F. Craig II (as Reverend Martin Luther King)
  28. Selma, Lord, Selma (1999) (TV) Played by Clifton Powell (as Martin Luther King, Jr.)
  29. Our Friend, Martin (1999) (V) Played by Theodore Borders (as Martin at Age 12) / LeVar Burton (as Martin at Age 26) / Dexter King (as Martin at Age 34) / Jaleel White (as Martin at Age 15)
  30. "MADtv"
        - Episode #3.1 (1997) TV episode, Played by Aries Spears (as Martin Luther King, Jr.)
  31. "The Parent 'Hood"
        - I'm O'Tay, You're O-Tay (1996) TV episode, Played by Brenden Jefferson (as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.)
  32. The Vernon Johns Story (1994) (TV) Played by Eric Ware
    ... aka "The Road to Freedom: The Vernon Johns Story" - USA (alternative title)

  33. "American Playhouse"
        - The Meeting (1989) TV episode, Played by Jason Bernard (as Martin Luther King, Jr.)
  34. Unconquered (1989) (TV) Played by Larry Riley (as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.)
  35. "The Wonder Years"
        - Our Miss White (1988) TV episode, Played by E'Lon Cox (as Young Martin Luther King)
  36. Hoover vs. the Kennedys: The Second Civil War (1987) (TV) Played by Leland Gantt (as Martin Luther King)
  37. The Boy King (1986) (TV) Played by Fred Perron (as Young Martin Luther King Jr.) / Walter Franks (as Teenage Martin Luther King Jr.)
  38. Prince Jack (1985) Played by Robert Guillaume (as Martin Luther King)
  39. "Kennedy" (1983) TV series Played by Charles Brown
  40. "Freedom to Speak" (1982) TV series Played by James Earl Jones

  41. "King"
        - Episode #1.3 (1978) TV episode, Played by Paul Winfield (as Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.)
        - Episode #1.2 (1978) TV episode, Played by Paul Winfield (as Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.)
        - Episode #1.1 (1978) TV episode, Played by Paul Winfield (as Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.)
  42. The Private Files of J. Edgar Hoover (1977) Played by Raymond St. Jacques (as Martin Luther King)
Archive Footage:
  1. The 5 Powers (2013) Played by Martin Luther King (as Martin Luther King Jr)
    ... aka "The Secret of the 5 Powers" - Austria (original title)
  2. Faces in the Water: The Martyrs of Civil Rights Memorial (2005) Played by Martin Luther King (as Martin Luther King Jr)
  3. Civil Rights Martyrs: Free at Last (2000) (TV) Played by Martin Luther King (as Martin Luther King Jr)

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Fun Stuff

Quotes:
From "The Boondocks: Return of the King (#1.9)" (2006)
Huey: Dr King, wake up. You have an interview today.
Martin Luther King: I'm not going. I quit.
Huey: Dr. King!
Martin Luther King: I don't wanna! Mm-mmm!
Huey: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr! You come out of that room and continue to fight for freedom and justice this instant!
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