Mr. T

Mr. T. also later known as B.A. Baracus in the NBC-TV action series The A-Team, appeared as Clubber Lang in Rocky III in 1982.

Personal Information
Born: May 21, 1952 (1952-05-21) (age 67)
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Occupation: Actor, motivational speaker, wrestler, bodyguard, television personality
Character information
Character played: Clubber Lang in Rocky III

Mr. T [1] (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.


  1. 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.

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