Caption: Denzel Washington and Malcolm X
Born: May 19, 1925
Star sign: Taurus
Height: 6' 3½" (1.92 m)
Known for: Malcolm X (1992), V for Vendetta (2005), Malcolm X (1972), Brother Minister: The Assassination of Malcolm X (1994)
Malcolm X was born Malcolm Little on May 19, 1925, in Omaha, Nebraska, one of eight children. His father, Earl Little, was a Baptist preacher who supported Marcus Garvey's Back to Africa movement. When Malcolm was four, the family moved to Lansing, Michigan, where Earl tried opening a store while continuing his preaching. But a group of white ...