Working with the late Nancy Reagan to warn kids off drugs was a career high-point for Mr T.
The A-Team star and then U.S. First Lady teamed up in the '80s to promote her Just Say No anti-drugs campaign, named after the advice she gave an American school child on what to do if offered illegal narcotics.
Mr T, real name Laurence Tureaud wrote on Twitter of his love for Nancy, who died Sunday (06Mar16), and vowed to continue her work campaigning against drug use.
"I mourn the death of First Lady Nancy Reagan, who was Very Special to me," he wrote. "Not only did she invite me to the White House in December '83, after meeting with her and President Ronald Reagan…she then asked me to help her with her 'Just Say No' program which I gladly accepted with humility and honor."
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Beloved 1980s Show The A-team Is Heading Back To The Small Screen.
Fast & Furious writer/producer Chris Morgan has been tasked with giving the show a contemporary feel, while The A-Team creator Stephen J. Cannell's TV director daughter Tawnia MCKiernan is also attached to the project.
Sources claim the new team will feature at least one female.
Continue reading: Fox Bosses Plan Unisex The A-team Revamp
The A-team Star Mr. T Once Turned Down $1 Million (Gbp625,000) To Star In A Beer Commercial Because He Doesn't Drink.
The actor and former wrestler, real name Laurence Tureaud, insists he'd never put his name to a product he doesn't use - because he never wants to appear as a fraud.
He tells HuffPost Live, "They offered me almost a million dollars in Japan to do a beer commercial and I said, 'No, I can't do it'. The guy said, 'No man, won't nobody see it (sic)'.
"First it was $700,000 and then they moved the price up. Why, because I said no... I don't drink for number one. If I drink that would be something else different. I mean don't get me wrong, I've tasted champagne, I've had beer before and what not, but I'm not into that."
The A-team Star Mr. T Has Taken To Wearing Costume Jewellery To Complete His Trademark Gold Look Because He Thought It Would Be "Insensitive" Of Him To Show Off His Riches After So Many People Were Left Homeless Following Hurricane Katrina In 2005.
The actor and former wrestler, real name Laurence Tureaud, has become known for his mohawk hairstyle and his penchant for wearing multiple 14-carat gold chains, earrings, bracelets and rings, which weighed a total of 40 pounds (18 kilograms), but Mr. T reveals he put away his pricey jewels 10 years ago after disaster struck New Orleans, Louisiana.
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The A-Team star Mr. T is to be inducted into America's Wwe Hall of Fame.
The wrestler and actor is being honoured for helping to launch the WrestleMania franchise three decades ago, when he and Hulk Hogan teamed up at the inaugural event.
Wwe founder Vince MCMahon tells Tmz.com, "His Wwe appearances were instrumental in helping to establish WrestleMania as the pop culture phenomenon it is today."
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The Hangover star is tipped for success during the upcoming Hollywood awards season for his role as a mental health patient in David O'Russell's new movie.
However, Cooper admits he was initially unsure whether to take the job, so he asked his friend Biel for her opinion knowing she had worked with the director on stalled film project Nailed, which has never been released.
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Harry Styles thinks Ed Sheeran has a ''perfect'' voice and image, despite the flame-haired singer admitting he doesn't like to hear himself performing.
The One Direction singer has told the 'Lego House' hitmaker he sounds amazing after the flame-haired star - who wrote 'Little Things', the group's forthcoming new single - tried to play down his own talents.
Ed said: ''Harry says, 'I know you never like the sound of your voice on tape and you never like to know how much you weigh and you still have to squeeze into your jeans, but you're perfect to me.' ''
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The Schindler's List star played cigar-chomping John 'Hannibal' Smith in the film adaptation of the cult 1980s hit show alongside Bradley Cooper, Quinton Jackson and Sharlto Copley.
Studio bosses put up a $110 million (£68 million) budget for the action adventure, but the film took just $177 million (£110) at the box office - and Neeson insists the lack of a huge profit means movie executives will have shelved any plans for a follow-up.
He tells Britain's Daily Express, "I don't think it made enough money. The studio don't want it."
Continue reading: Liam Neeson Doubts The A-team Will Return For Sequel
The action man likes to perform all the stunts in his films, but he has to turn down swimming sequences - because they would result in hospitalisation.
He explains, "I have a hole in my ear so I can't actually go in the water."
There's one such scene in his new film Limitless, and he admits he was tempted to go for it.
Continue reading: Bradley Cooper's Ear Hole Stops Him From Performing Swimming Scenes
Liam Neeson would like to work on an 'A-Team' sequel in New York and a ''couple of other countries too''.
The Irish actor - who portrayed Hannibal Smith in the 2010 version of the classic TV Show - has revealed all the cast, are willing to work on a shoot, with New York his preferred choice of location.
He said: "Myself, Bradley, Rampage and Sharlto are very, very keen to do it. New York would cool. And a couple of other countries too maybe."
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