Birth Name: Laurence Tureaud
Place of Birth: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Date of Birth: May 21, 1952
Ethnicity: Louisiana Creole (African, French), African-American
Mr. T is an American actor and pro-wrestler. His parents, Lonnie (Brown) and Nathaniel B. Tureaud, were/are both black. His father is of Louisiana Creole descent.
Mr. T’s paternal grandparents were William Tureaud and Selena/Cellena/Celia Fyatte.
Mr. T’s maternal grandparents were Ben Brown and Betty.
Sources: Marriage record of Mr. T’s father – https://familysearch.org
Mr. T’s father on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
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