Mr. T (Now)
While the show was still airing, Mr. T.’s one-liners and general character turned him into a pop culture icon.
A cartoon was named after him and the actor appeared on the hit sitcom “Diff’rent Strokes.”
In 1985 Mr. T. used his considerable fame to enter professional wrestling and participated in various WWF events until 2001.
He became known for his commercial work, which included spots for Snickers, World of Warcraft, Comcast, and others.
He limited his cameo appearances after being diagnosed with T-cell lymphoma in 1995.