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Martin Luther King (1929–1968)


Martin Luther King Jr. was born on January 15, 1929, in Atlanta, Georgia. His father, Martin Luther King Sr., was a pastor of the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta. His mother was a schoolteacher. For Martin the civil rights movement began one summer in 1935 when he was six years old. Two of his friends did not show up to play ball with him and ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 39) in Memphis, Tennessee, USA

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Known For

Freedom Writers
Freedom Writers Soundtrack
(2007)
I Am Curious (Yellow)
(1967)
The UCLA Dynasty
(2007)
Pariah
Pariah Soundtrack
(1998)

Filmography

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 2007 Freedom Writers (as Martin Luther King, Jr., "A Dream")
 1998 Pariah (performer: "Excerpt from Must Establish Priorities" - as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.) / (writer: "Excerpt from Must Establish Priorities" - as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.)
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Other Works:

Delivered "I have a dream" speech at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D. C. on August 28, 1963. See more »

Publicity Listings:

12 Biographical Movies | 21 Print Biographies | 11 Portrayals | 20 Articles | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Dr. Martin Luther King Jnr | Dr. Martin Luther King Jnr. | Rev. Martin Luther King Jr | Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. | Martin Luther King Jr. | Rev Dr Martin Luther King Jr. | Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. | Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. | Dr Martin Luther King | Dr. Martin Luther King | Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King | Rev. Martin Luther King

Height:

5' 6½" (1.69 m)
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Personal Quote:

Nothing in the World is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity. See more »

Trivia:

Santa Monica auditorium named in his honor with daughter Yolanda King officiating and performer/activist Anthony Begonia organizing the music. See more »

Trademark:

Powerful speeches See more »

Nickname:

M.L.K.

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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