He may have become well known (and deservedly so) as Tyrion Lannister, but before that, he was in BOTH versions of "Death at a Funeral". Check out the 2007 version if you have an...irreverent...sense of humor. :)
April 4, 1968: Civil rights leader, MLK Jr. was shot to death at a hotel in Memphis. The official story was a single shot fired by James Earl Ray from 200 feet away at a nearby motel struck King in the neck. Photo: Ralph Abernathy, with Mrs. King and her children lead a massive march through through the streets of Memphis.