'The A-Team': Where Is "B.A. Baracus" Today?

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September 11, 2020 - 17:08 / Clemens Fanger

Mr. T., whose real name is Laurence Tureaud, is known by many from his role as "Bosco Albert 'B.A.' (Bad Attitude) Baracus" from the classic TV show The A-Team. Find out what the actor has been doing lately!

Mr. T was actually discovered by Sylvester Stallone in 1982 when he cast him in the role of "Clubber Lang" in the third part of the Rocky franchise. In 1990, Mr. T was battling lymph node cancer. His successful fight against the disease strengthened his bond to God and he since has become a born-again Christian and also works as a preacher.

The A- Team Cast: Dirk Benedict, George Peppard, Mr. T and Dwight Schultz
'The A-Team' cast: Dirk Benedict, George Peppard, Mr. T and Dwight Schultz.

Mr. T was in the very first "WrestleMania"

In 1985, he appeared in the very first "WrestleMania" together with Hulk Hogan. Ever since his breakthrough in the '80s, Mr. T has been appearing in TV shows in movies regularly. From 2011 until 2013, he had his own TV show called World's Craziest Fools. His most recent role was in 2014 in the TV show The Comeback Kids.

Mr. T At Team USA Awards at the Duke Ellington School Washington DC
Mr. T, pictured here at the Team USA Awards in 2018.

Mr. T appeared on Dancing With The Stars

In 2017, he was a contestant on Dancing With The Stars and was eliminated in week 3. Mr. T has three children in total: two daughters, one of whom is a comedian, and a son with his ex-wife.