David Oyelowo as Martin Luther King, Jr.

Known as the nonviolent revolutionary throughout the African-American Civil Rights Movement, Martin Luther King, Jr. has been played by several distinguished performers including James Earl Jones, Jeffrey Wright and Samuel L. Jackson. But David Oyelowo's personification of the Nobel Peace Prize winner in Ava DuVernay's 2014 Oscar-recognized drama Selma is unrivaled. The biopic specifically explores King's 1965 voting rights campaign and the epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama. David is strikingly honest with his portrayal, exposing the icon's flaws and remarkable achievements with grace and vigor.

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  1. wdg • December 8, 2016 @ 1:14 PM

    You missed Helen Mirren as Queen Elizabeth, Judy Dench as Queen Victoria, Nigel Hawthorne as King George III and Colin Firth as King George VI

  2. wdg • December 8, 2016 @ 1:09 PM

    You missed Helen Mirren as Queen Elizabeth & Judy Dench as Queen Victoria.

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