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Mr. T.

Mr. T (born Laurence Tureaud; May 21, 1952) is an American actor known for his roles as B. A. Baracus in the 1980s television series The A-Team, as boxer Clubber Lang in the 1982 film Rocky III, and for his appearances as a professional wrestler. Mr. T is known for his trademark African Mandinka warrior hairstyle, his gold jewelry, and his tough-guy image. In 2006 he starred in the reality show I Pity the Fool, shown on TV Land, the title of which comes from the catchphrase of his Lang character. Mr. T was born in Chicago, Illinois, the youngest son in a family with twelve children. His father, Nathaniel Tureaud Sr., was a minister. Tureaud, with his four sisters and seven brothers, grew up in a three-room apartment in one of the city's housing projects, the Robert Taylor Homes, in a poorly constructed building, in an area with high levels of environmental pollutants and the largest concentration of poverty in America. While growing up, Tureaud regularly witnessed murder, rape, and other crimes, but attributes his survival and later success to his will to do well and his mother's love. Tureaud attended Dunbar Vocational High School, where he played football, wrestled, and studied

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Mr. T -- I Pity the Fool Who Don't Get Fried Chicken

Mr. T
I Pity the Fool ... Who Don't Eat Fried Chicken

Mr. T has poultry priorities ... which is why he made sure to visit a fried chicken staple in New Orleans Friday -- and he came bearing gifts. The folks at Willie Mae's Scotch House tell us the… READ MORE >

Mr. T -- To Be Inducted In WWE Hall of Fame, Fool

Mr. T
To Be Inducted Into WWE Hall of Fame, Fool

Mr. T pities anybody who isn't in the WWE Hall of Fame ... because after playing a pivotal role in launching WrestleMania 30 years ago -- the 80s star is finally getting his due.Vince McMahon… READ MORE >

- 187 days ago
Mini T. -- 'Fool, I Ain't No Leprechaun'

Mini T.
'Fool, I Ain't No Leprechaun'

Mr. T.'s pint-sized impersonator, Mini T., says he is NOT available for your St. Patrick's Day party because he's no leprechaun! Besides that ... what's up with renting little people,… READ MORE >

- 1292 days ago
Kanye West -- I Pity the Fool

Kanye West
I Pity the Fool

Here's Kanye West at some event in Tokyo on Friday (left) -- and former "A-Team" star Mr.T back in the '80s (right).I ain't sayin' he's a gold digger. READ MORE >

- 1443 days ago
Faceman from 'The A-Team': Memba Him?!

Faceman from 'The A-Team':
Memba Him?!

Dirk Benedict is best known for his character Lt. Templeton 'Faceman' Peck in the "80s shoot 'em up "The A-Team." Guess what he looks like now! READ MORE >

- 1918 days ago
Mr. T Snickers At the Whole Homophobic Thing

Mr. T
Snickers At the Whole Homophobic Thing

Mr. T...a fan of race walking in the Olympics...not that there's anything wrong with it. // Watch T do damage control after taking heat for appearing in a race walking-centric, arguably homophobic… READ MORE >

- 2217 days ago
Mr. T: I've Been Pitying Fools for 28 Years!

Mr. T:
I've Been Pitying Fools for 28 Years!

Mr. T went on Bill O' Reilly yesterday to talk about Snickergate. The actor defended the commercial, and insists he's not homophobic. He's an equal pitying the fool offender.  READ MORE >

- 2234 days ago
Mr. T -- I Pity the Homophobic Fool!

Mr. T
I Pity the Homophobic Fool!

The ad never aired in the US, but a Snickers commercial starring Mr. T, a speed walker and a pair of snug short shorts caused a huge homophobic stink for the Mars candy company. // After an outcry… READ MORE >

- 2244 days ago
Puder's Girl -- Lamer Than Speedwalking

Puder's Girl
Lamer Than Speedwalking

When asked about that Mr.T homophobic Snickers ad, mixed martial arts fighter Daniel Puder said he didn't think speedwalking was a "gay sport." His ditzy blonde girlfriend's answer was a bit more… READ MORE >

- 2245 days ago
Mr. T Still Means Business!!!

Mr. T
Still Means Business!!!

Mr. T's talents cannot be summed up in one word. Hell, not even two or three. And that's why the mohawk-sportin', former gold-chain rockin' American icon -- who lumped up Rocky Balboa, went on the… READ MORE >

- 2664 days ago

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