Our Friend, Martin 23 years old

A Magical Movie Adventure Inspired by the Life of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Our Friend, Martin

Two teens are sent back in time to meet Martin Luther King Jr. at several points during his life.

Credits

Our Friend, Martin Cast

Name Character
Whoopi Goldberg She was 43, now 66 years old as Mrs. Peck (voice)
Samuel L. Jackson He was 50, now 73 years old as Turner (voice)
Susan Sarandon She was 52, now 75 years old as Mrs. Clark
Richard Kind He was 42, now 65 years old as Mr. Willis (voice)
John Travolta He was 44, now 68 years old as Kyle's Dad
Frank Welker He was 47, now 71 years old as Bull Connor / Chihuahua
James Earl Jones He was 67, now 91 years old as Daddy King (voice)
Danny Glover He was 52, now 76 years old as Train Conductor (voice)
Lucas Black He was 16, now 39 years old as Randy (voice)
Angela Bassett She was 40, now 63 years old as Miles' Mom (voice)
Oprah Winfrey She was 44, now 68 years old as Coretta Scott King
Ed Asner He was 69, 91 years old when he died as Mr. Harris (voice) (as Ed Asner)
LeVar Burton He was 41, now 65 years old as Martin at Age 26 (voice) (as Levar Burton)
Ashley Judd She was 30, now 54 years old as Mrs. Dale (voice)
Jaleel White He was 22, now 45 years old as Martin at Age 15
Yolanda King She was 43, 51 years old when she died as Christine King (voice)

Our Friend, Martin Crew

Name Department
Eric Allaman as Original Music Composer. He was 46 (now 69) years old Sound
Dawn Comer as Writer. Writing
Deborah Pratt as Writer. She was 47 (now 70) years old Writing
Robert Brousseau as Director. Directing
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Our Friend, Martin (23 years)

A Magical Movie Adventure Inspired by the Life of Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • Release day: Tuesday, January 12, 1999
  • Runtime: 60 minutes