Martin Luther King (1929–1968)


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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 play... See full bio »

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(age 39) in Memphis, Tennessee, USA

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Known For

Freedom Writers Soundtrack
(2007)
Gang Land Soundtrack
(1998)
The Old Days Writer
(2019)

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 2007 Freedom Writers ("A Dream")
 1998 Gang Land (performer: "Excerpt from Must Establish Priorities") / (writer: "Excerpt from Must Establish Priorities")
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Other Works:

Guested on the daytime television program "One O'Clock Club" also guests Abigail Van Buren. See more »

Publicity Listings:

12 Biographical Movies | 23 Print Biographies | 16 Portrayals | 22 Articles | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

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

It may be true that the law can't change the heart, but it can restrain the heartless. See more »

Trivia:

Publicly spoke out against the Vietnam War in 1967. See more »

Trademark:

Hopes for equality between every ethnicity See more »

Nickname:

M.L.K.

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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