The Cast of Malcolm X: Where Are They Now

The cast who cinematically resurrected the '60s leader.

Malcolm X - Malcolm X probably should have given Spike Lee and lead actor, Denzel Washington, Oscars for their stellar work. It was a biopic and definitely one of the most important historically based films of this generation.(Photo: 40 Acres & A Mule Filmworks)

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Malcolm X - Malcolm X probably should have given Spike Lee and lead actor, Denzel Washington, Oscars for their stellar work. It was a biopic and definitely one of the most important historically based films of this generation.(Photo: 40 Acres & A Mule Filmworks)

Malcolm X - It?s been more than 20 years since the release of Spike Lee?s biopic film Malcolm X, starring Denzel Washington.  The movie highlights the life of Malcolm Little as he transitions into Malcolm X. While most Black history curriculum?s focus on Martin Luther King Jr., this film will introduce students to another pioneer in the civil rights movement.(Photo: 40 Acres & A Mule Filmworks)

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Malcolm X - It?s been more than 20 years since the release of Spike Lee?s biopic film Malcolm X, starring Denzel Washington.  The movie highlights the life of Malcolm Little as he transitions into Malcolm X. While most Black history curriculum?s focus on Martin Luther King Jr., this film will introduce students to another pioneer in the civil rights movement.(Photo: 40 Acres & A Mule Filmworks)

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Albert Hall, Malcolm X

Al Freeman Jr. - Civil rights activist, educator and actor Al Freeman Jr. , who memorably portrayed Elijah Muhammad in the movie Malcolm X and was the first African-American to win a daytime Emmy award, passed away from an undisclosed illness on Aug. 9. He was 78. (Photo: Courtesy of Howard University)

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Al Freeman Jr. - Civil rights activist, educator and actor Al Freeman Jr. , who memorably portrayed Elijah Muhammad in the movie Malcolm X and was the first African-American to win a daytime Emmy award, passed away from an undisclosed illness on Aug. 9. He was 78. (Photo: Courtesy of Howard University)

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Delroy Lindo, Malcolm X

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Roger Guenveur Smith, Malcolm X

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Theresa Randle, Malcolm X

Lonette McKee

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Lonette McKee

Giancarlo Esposito: April 26 - The Do the Right Thing star turns 50. (Photo: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

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Giancarlo Esposito: April 26 - The Do the Right Thing star turns 50. (Photo: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

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Spike Lee, Malcolm X

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Terence Blanchard, Malcolm X

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Alex Haley, Malcolm X

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Ossie Davis, Malcolm X