Brandon J. dirden is an award-winning 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 Kiss and Clyndebourne Park. In 2012 he was awarded an OBIE and a Theatre World Award for his performance in the Signature Theatre Company revival of August Wilson's The Piano Lesson.
His previous appreances at Two River include Topdog/Underdog, August Wilson's Jitney and the world première of Ruben Santiago-Hudson's Your Blues Ain't Sweet Like Mine.
Brandon can currently be seen on FX's critically acclaimed hit series The Americans as well as Ed Burn's Public Morals on TNT.