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 »

Died:

(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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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)

Spouse:

Coretta Scott King  (his death)  (4 children)
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Personal Quote:

He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love. See more »

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During the funeral, his casket was pulled by a mule-driven cart down Atlanta's main street. See more »

Trademark:

His mustache See more »

Nickname:

M.L.K.

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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