Terrence Alan "Terry" Crews (born July 30, 1968) is an American actor, comedian, activist, artist, bodybuilder, and former professional football player. Crews played Julius Rock on the UPN/CW sitcom Everybody Hates Chris. He hosted the U.S. version of the game show Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, and starred in the BET reality series The Family Crews. He appeared in films such as Friday After Next (2002), White Chicks (2004), Idiocracy (2006), Blended (2014), and the Expendables series. Since 2013, he has played NYPD Lieutenant Terry Jeffords in the sitcom Brooklyn Nine-Nine. He began hosting America's Got Talent in 2019, following his involvement in the same role for the program's spin-off series, America's Got Talent: The Champions.Crews played as a defensive end and linebacker in the National Football League (NFL), for the Los Angeles Rams, San Diego Chargers, and Washington Redskins, as well as in the World League of American Football (WLAF) with the Rhein Fire, and college football at Western Michigan University.Crews, a public advocate for women's rights and activist against sexism, has shared stories of the abuse his family endured at the hands of his violent father. He was included among the group of people named as Time Person of the Year in 2017 for going public with stories of sexual assault.
Crews married Rebecca King on July 29, 1989. They have five children and one grandchild. He is a devout Christian.In 2014, Crews released his autobiography, Manhood: How to Be a Better Man or Just Live with One. In the book, Crews detailed his long-standing pornography addiction, which had seriously affected his marriage and his life, but which he overcame around 2009 and 2010 after entering rehabilitation. Since then he has taken an active role in speaking out about the condition and its impact.
Terrence Alan Crews was born on July 30, 1968 in Flint, Michigan, the son of Patricia and Terry Crews. He grew up in a strict Christian household in Flint, and was raised mainly by his mother. His father was an alcoholic, and was abusive to his mother. Crews received a flute from his great aunt, and took lessons for eight years.After earning his high school diploma from Flint Southwestern, he received a Chrysler-sponsored art scholarship at the Interlochen Center for the Arts in Interlochen, Michigan, which was followed by an Art Excellence scholarship and a full athletic scholarship for football at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan. As a defensive end for the WMU Broncos, Crews earned All-Conference honors and won the 1988 Mid-American Conference Championship.
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A Little Late with Lilly Singh
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Red Nose Day 2019
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WWE SummerSlam 2018
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Sorry to Bother You
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A Very Terry Christmas: Get Cozy With Terry Crews
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Drop the Mic
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The Hollywood Puppet Show
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Where's the Money
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A Little of Your Time with Quinn Marcus
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The Ridiculous 6
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StarTalk with Neil deGrasse Tyson
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Jay Leno's Garage
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World's Funniest Fails
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Running Wild with Bear Grylls
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The Expendables 3
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The movie The Expendables 2 was filmed.
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The Family Crews
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America's Got Talent
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Puff, Puff, Pass
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Everybody Hates Chris
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The Longest Yard
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¿Y dónde están las rubias?
A film-essay on the life and work of Luís Miguel Nava, a homosexual poet, and Viseu, a conservative city that never wanted him to speak.
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Starsky & Hutch
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Director Mario Van Peebles chronicles the complicated production of his father Melvin's classic 1971 film, "Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song." Playing his father in the film, Van Peebles offers an un...
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CSI: Miami follows Crime Scene Investigators working for the Miami-Dade Police Department as they use physical evidence, similar to their Las Vegas counterparts, to solve gruesome murders. The Miami C...
Sara is shocked when she is served divorce papers in New York. Not about to lose the fortune she amassed with her self-serving Texan husband, she makes an offer to her process server, Joe, that sets t...
Friday After Next
Craig and Day Day have moved out of their parents' houses and into their own crib, working nights at a local mall as security guards. They were looking for the person who robbed their house.
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My Wife and Kids
ABC aired My Wife and Kids from 2001 to 2005. The show was produced by Touchstone Television and stars both Tisha Campbell-Martin and Damon Wayans as Michael Kyle, a loving husband and modern-day matr...
On his first day on the job as a narcotics officer, he works with a rogue detective who isn't what he appears.
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The Early Show
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On ABC daytime's morning chat fest, the most exciting events of the day are being discussed. Hot topics in the news, the best experts in their field, celebrity interviews and general entertainment are...
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Late Night with Conan O'Brien
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Follow real-life law enforcement officers from various regions and departments of the United States armed with nothing but cameras to capture their actions, performing their daily duty to serve and pr...
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