Terry Crews

Also Known As: Terry Crews • Born: 07/30/1968

Terry Crews’s journey to stardom began on the gridiron before he graced the Hollywood spotlight. Born on July 30, 1968, in Flint, Michigan, Crews showcased his athletic prowess as a defensive end and linebacker in the National Football League (NFL). He played for esteemed teams like the Los Angeles Rams, San Diego Chargers, and Washington Redskins, leaving a mark with his tenacity and skill on the field. Despite facing setbacks and being cut from rosters, Crews’s resilience shone through as he pursued his passion for football with unwavering determination. Transitioning from the NFL to Hollywood, Crews found success on the screen with his magnetic presence and comedic flair.

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Artistic Talents

Before his football career, Crews honed his artistic skills as a courtroom sketch artist, even receiving an art scholarship. Despite transitioning to football, his passion for art never waned, as he supplemented his income with portrait commissions.

Comedic Versatility

While Crews is renowned for his comedic roles, he defies stereotypes by infusing depth and complexity into his characters. Despite his imposing physique, Crews avoids being typecast as a typical action hero, instead leveraging his physique to enhance character comedy.

Empowering Advocacy

Beyond the glitz of Hollywood, Crews has used his platform to advocate for social change. By sharing his experiences of overcoming adversity, including his battle with pornography addiction, Crews inspires others to confront their struggles and strive for personal growth.

Height: 6’3″ (190 cm)

Nationality: American

Show(s): AGT: Fantasy League,

Dinner Time Live with David Chang

Network(s): NBC, Netflix

Guest Appearances: LEGO Masters, Late Night With Seth Meyers,

Zodiac Sign: Leo

Children: N/A

Father: Terry Crews

Mother: Patricia Ann

Siblings: N/A

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