MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JULY 23: Television personality Mr T plays up to the media during a promotional tour for Snickers at the Olympic Park Precinct on July 23, 2008 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)

Happy birthday to the great Mr. T! Seriously, who doesn’t love this guy?

Mr. T. was born Lawrence Tureaud on May 21, 1952. He’s an actor, professional wrestler, TV personality and more. He’s a Chicago native.

Most recently, in 2017, he was a contestant on season 24 of Dancing with the Stars.

Check out some great photos of Mr. T over the years!

Anne Erickson's love for music drew her into radio, and she started shortly after graduating from MSU. She has a passion for rock and metal, plus local music. She also fronts the band Upon Wings. Email Anne at, follow her on Instagram at @EricksonAnne and tweet at her @AnneErickson!