Mr. T  (born Laurence Tureaud; May 21, 1952) is the actor who plays Clubber Lang in Rocky III, the third film instalment in the Rocky film series. Mr. T is also widely known by television viewers for his role as Sgt. B.A. Baracus in the NBC-TV action series The A-Team, which he appeared in for five seasons, from 1983-1987.
Mr. T is known for his trademark African Mandinka warrior hairstyle, his gold jewellery, 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 Clubber Lang character in Rocky III.
- Dunn, Brad (2006). When They Were 22: 100 Famous People at the Turning Point in Their Lives. Andrews McMeel Publishing. p. 150. ISBN 0-7407-5810-1.