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Birthday: May 21, 1952
Place: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Height: 5' 1"
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| With muscle-bound arms bulging from his sleeveless tank tops, a mohawk, and enough gold jewelry to enrich a small nation, gruff, tough Mr. T was certainly one of the most recognizable television stars of the early '80s. Though more of a personality than a bona fide actor, he has appeared in several features, but is best known for playing no-nonsense ex-soldier B.A. Baracus on the hit action-drama The A-Team (1983-1987). Prior to that, Mr. T had played character roles in four feature films. Born Lawrence Tureaud in a tough southside Chicago project, he was the second youngest of 12 siblings. His father abandoned the family when Tureaud was five, leaving his mother to raise her huge family alone in a three-bedroom apartment on less than 100 dollars a month from welfare. Tureaud was devoted to his mother, and though he got into a little trouble during early adolescence, straightened himself out so as not to shame her by getting thrown in jail. Following graduation from Dunbar Vocational High School, Tureaud attended college. His football skills landed him a scholarship to Prairie View A & M University in Texas, but he was expelled after one year. Tureaud qualified for other sports scholarships and so continued his education until joining the Army and serving as a military policeman. Following his discharge, he was recruited by the Green Bay Packers, but suffered a serious knee injury and so became a bodyguard for stars such as Muhammad Ali, Michael Jackson, and Diana Ross. He also worked as a bouncer. In 1970, he changed his name to Lawrence Tero and shortly thereafter shortened it to Mr. T. In the mid-'70s, he worked as a gym teacher in Chicago. It was Sylvester Stallone who offered him his first acting job after Stallone saw the beefy black bouncer on the TV show Games People Play. Stallone was so impressed by Mr. T's agile strength that he cast him in Rocky III (1982). Mr. T was at his peak popularity, particularly with young boys, while on The A-Team. At one point a toy company even created a Mr. T action figure. He also had a breakfast cereal named after him. Following his series' demise, Mr. T's acting career has been sporadic.
- He had a daughter in 1971 with Phyllis Clark.
- He was twice named America's Toughest Bouncer.
- Mr. T is the father of three children - Lesa, 29; Erika, 21; and T Junior, 14.
- Previous occupations include gym teacher, military policeman, bouncer and bodyguard.
- Once worked as a bouncer and a bodyguard to Steve McQueen, Muhammad Ali & Diana Ross.
- Diagnosed with cancer in 1995 at age 43. Beating the disease in 2001 at age 49.
- Briefly attended Prairie View A&M University near Houston, Texas c. 1971.
- Occasionally appears as Conan O'Brien's special guest and partner in various comedy sketches on "Late Night with Conan O'Brien" (1993). 
- Doesn't drink alcoholic beverages.
- While a homeowner in Lake Forest, Illinois, he clearcut 100 acres of trees located on his property, igniting a feud with neighbors and town officials. Because of his actions, landowners of the town are prohibited from cutting down trees, even on their own property, without a permit.
- Boxed 'ACE' Cowboy Bob Orton on WWF's Saturday Night Main Event in 1985 and was subsequentially whipped by Orton and Rowdy Roddy Piper with a belt.
- Voted by a BBC-run poll the fourth most influential American in history, behind Homer Simpson, Abraham Lincoln and Martin Luther King.
- When he and Hulk Hogan appeared in 1985 on "Saturday Night Live" (1975), they were promoting the World Wrestling Federation's Wrestlemania (1985) (V) pay-per-view show. They stayed mostly in character, but during a "Fernando's Hideaway" segment (Billy Crystal ), were unable to do so during most of that skit.
- Hulk Hogan wrote in his autobiography that Mr. T almost ruined the main event of the first Wrestlemania, because when he arrived, security would not let his entourage into the building. Mr. T was ready to skip the show until Hogan personally talked him out of leaving.
- "Rowdy" Roddy Piper mentioned that he and other fellow wrestlers legitimately disliked Mr. T, because he was an actor coming into wrestling, and had not paid his dues as a professional wrestler.
- Compiled a 4-0 Shoot-Wrestling Record.
- Was once parodied on the animated GI Joe series of the 1980s with a character called "Mr. C", who was a spokesman for the evil COBRA cable network (the character then joined GI Joe after the COBRA cable3 network was destroyed).
- If you ask him what his real name, he will tell you, "My first name is 'Mr,' my middle name is 'period,' last name is 'T'"
- Stopped wearing his trademark gold chains as of last year (2005) because of the Katrina devastation.
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