Brandon J. Dirden


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Brandon J. Dirden is an award-winning American actor, best known for portraying Martin Luther King Jr. in the successful Tony Award-winning Broadway production of Robert Schenkkan's All The Way opposite Bryan Cranston's Lyndon B. Johnson. A Morehouse and University of Illinois graduate, he is also known for appearing in plays such as Prelude to a ... See full bio »

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(2016-2017)
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 2020 For Life (TV Series)
Darius Johnson
- Time to Move Forward (2020) ... Darius Johnson
- Fathers (2020) ... Darius Johnson
- Closing Statement (2020) ... Darius Johnson
- Switzerland (2020) ... Darius Johnson
- Character and Fitness (2020) ... Darius Johnson
 2020 The Accidental Wolf (TV Mini-Series)
 2020/I Good Friday
Terrence Lee
 2020 I Know This Much Is True (TV Mini-Series)
Kyle's Dad
- Two (2020) ... Kyle's Dad (as Brandon Dirden)
 2020 Mrs. America (TV Mini-Series)
Conrad Chisholm
- Shirley (2020) ... Conrad Chisholm
 2020 Max Riddle (TV Series)
Father Denver
- Pilot (2020) ... Father Denver
 2018 Manifest (TV Series)
Detective Donovan
- Turbulence (2018) ... Detective Donovan
 2018 Elementary (TV Series)
Agent Polk
- The Geek Interpreter (2018) ... Agent Polk
 2015-2018 The Americans (TV Series)
Dennis Aderholt
- START (2018) ... Dennis Aderholt
- Jennings, Elizabeth (2018) ... Dennis Aderholt
- The Summit (2018) ... Dennis Aderholt
- Harvest (2018) ... Dennis Aderholt
- Rififi (2018) ... Dennis Aderholt
 2018 The Quad (TV Series)
- #NativeSon (2018) ... (as Brandon Dirden)
- #IAmNotYourNegro (2018) ... (as Brandon Dirden)
 2017 Blue Bloods (TV Series)
Lt. Simon Kinnear
- Cutting Losses (2017) ... Lt. Simon Kinnear
 2016-2017 The Get Down (TV Series)
Leon
- The Beat Says, This Is the Way (2017) ... Leon
- One by One, Into the Dark (2017) ... Leon
- You Have Wings, Learn to Fly (2016) ... Leon
 2015 Public Morals (TV Series)
Williams
- Starts with a Snowflake (2015) ... Williams
- Collection Day (2015) ... Williams
 2014 Ir/Reconcilable (Short)
Steven
 2014 The Good Wife (TV Series)
Joss Acker
- Dear God (2014) ... Joss Acker
 2011 The Big C (TV Series)
Park Security Guard
- Cats and Dogs (2011) ... Park Security Guard (as Brandon Dirden)
 2008 House of Payne (TV Series)
Marcus
- Expectations (2008) ... Marcus
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Announced that he will play the supporting role of 'Martin Luther King Jr' in the biographical drama "All the Way", set to open in New York City at Broadway's Neil Simon Theater in March 2014. Written by Robert Schenkkan and directed by Bill Rauch, the play's cast includes Bryan Cranston and Michael McKean. See more »

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Has one son Chase (b. March 29, 2014). See more »

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