Mr. T

Mr. T  at the World Premiere of 'Bolt'. El Capitan Theatre, Holl

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

Photo by s_bukley/Bigstock.com

4 Responses

  1. fuzzybear44 says:

    I forgot he was a Creole boy

  2. madman says:

    Mr. T’s father, Nathaniel B. Tureaud, is of Louisiana Creole descent.

    Mr. T’s paternal grandparents were William Tureaud and Selena/Cellena Fyatte.

    https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MPB9-33P

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