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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The Americans Dennis Aderholt
(2015-2018)
(2016-2017)
BrainDead Brett Middleton
(2016)
For Life Darius Johnson
(2020)

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 2020 Mrs. America (TV Series) (post-production)
Conrad Chisholm
- Betty (2020) ... Conrad Chisholm
- Shirley (2020) ... Conrad Chisholm
 2020 For Life (TV Series)
Darius Johnson
- Buried (2020) ... Darius Johnson
- Daylight (2020) ... Darius Johnson
- Do Us Part (2020) ... Darius Johnson
- Burner (2020) ... Darius Johnson
- Witness (2020) ... Darius Johnson
 2020/I Good Friday
Terrence Lee
 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
 2017 The Accidental Wolf (TV Series)
Bobby
- Nancy (2017) ... Bobby
 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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 2017 American Experience (TV Series documentary)
- The Great War: Part 3 (2017) ... (voice)
- The Great War: Part 2 (2017) ... (voice)
- The Great War: Part 1 (2017) ... (voice)
 2017 Theater Talk (TV Series)
Self - Guest
- August Wilson's "Jitney" (2017) ... Self - Guest
 2017 Broadway.com #LiveatFive (TV Series)
Self - Guest
- Brandon J. Dirden (2017) ... Self - Guest
 2014 The Broadway.com Show (TV Series)
Self
- Episode #2.10 (2014) ... Self

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"The First Breeze of Summer," written by Leslie Lee; music by Bill Sims Jr.; directed by Ruben Santiago-Hudson; fight direction by Thomas Schall; with Harvy Blanks (portraying Reverend Mosely); Yaya DaCosta (portraying Lucretia); Sandra Daley (portraying Gloria Townes); Crystal Dickinson (as Crystal A. Dickinson) (portraying ... See more »

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Son of actor Willie Dirden. See more »

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