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Louis Farrakhan

Noted for his fiery and controversial rhetoric on race relations, Farrakhan came under the influence of Nation of Islam minister Malcolm X in the late 1950s. He joined the Nation of Islam after having given up a rather successful musical career as a calypso singer known as "The Charmer". He remains an avid music lover and is considered by many to ... See full bio »

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 2013 The Trials of Muhammad Ali (Documentary)
 2012 Reincarnated (Documentary)
 2012 OnePeople: The Celebration (Documentary)
Leader of the Nation of Islam
 2010 TV One on One (TV Series)
- A Minister Louis Farrakhan Special (2010) ... Himself
 2007 Hard Knock Life: An Astounding Chronicle of Life Behind Bars (Video documentary)
Himself - Host
 2007 Our Story Our Voice (Documentary)
Himself (voice)
 2004-2005 Tavis Smiley (TV Series)
- Episode dated 13 October 2005 (2005) ... Himself
- Episode #1.34 (2004) ... Himself
 2005 Hannity & Colmes (TV Series)
- Episode dated 19 September 2005 (2005) ... Himself
 2002 Journeys in Black (TV Series documentary)
- Louis Farrakhan (2002) ... Himself
 2000 60 Minutes (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Nation of Islam (segment "Who Killed Malcolm X?")
- Who Killed Malcolm X?/The Seamy Side of Paradise/Ready, Willing & Able (2000) ... Himself - Nation of Islam (segment "Who Killed Malcolm X?")
 1998 Everyman (TV Series documentary)
- Nation of Islam (1998) ... Himself
 1995 The Shadow of Hate (Documentary short)
 1994 20/20 (TV Series documentary)
- Episode dated 22 April 1994 (1994) ... Himself
 1994 The Arsenio Hall Show (TV Series)
- Episode dated 25 February 1994 (1994) ... Himself
 1994 American Experience (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Introduces Elijah Muhammad, Sings
- Malcolm X: Make It Plain (1994) ... Himself - Introduces Elijah Muhammad, Sings (uncredited)
 1971-1976 Black Journal (TV Series)
- Episode dated 18 April 1976 (1976) ... Himself (as Minister Abdul Farrakhan)
- Episode dated 15 February 1976 (1976) ... Himself (as Minister Abdul Farrakhan)
- Episode dated 7 December 1971 (1971) ... Himself
 1959 The Hate That Hate Produced (TV Movie documentary)
Himself (voice, as Louis X)
 1949 Ted Mack & the Original Amateur Hour (TV Series)
- Episode dated 15 May 1949 (1949) ... Himself (as Lewis Walcott)
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2 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | See more »

Alternate Names:

Minister Abdul Farrakhan | Minister Louis Farrakhan | Minister Farrakhan | Louis X | Lewis Walcott

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I am not the same man I was 35 years ago. And I hope that five years and ten years from now, I'll be a better man, a more mature man, a wiser man, a more humble man and a more spirited man to serve the good of my people and the good of humanity. See more »


Converted to Orthodox Islam in 2000. See more »


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