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Martin Luther King (1929–1968)


Martin Luther King Jr. was born on January 15, 1929, in Atlanta, Georgia. He was the son of Alberta Christine (Williams), a schoolteacher, and Martin Luther King Sr., a pastor of the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta. 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 ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 39) in Memphis, Tennessee, USA

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Freedom Writers
Freedom Writers Soundtrack
(2007)
I Am Curious (Yellow)
(1967)
Pariah
Pariah Soundtrack
(1998)
The March
The March Himself
(1964)

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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:

Book: "Stride Toward Freedom", 1958. See more »

Publicity Listings:

12 Biographical Movies | 22 Print Biographies | 11 Portrayals | 20 Articles | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Dr. Martin Luther King Jnr | Dr. Martin Luther King Jnr. | 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:

I am more concerned about doing a good job, doing something for humanity and what I consider the will of God, than about longevity. Untimately it isn't so important how long you live. The important thing is how well you live. See more »

Trivia:

Younger brother of Christine King. and Alfred Daniel King. See more »

Trademark:

Hopes for equality between every ethnicity See more »

Nickname:

M.L.K.

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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