#TWIHHP #MrT An interviewer asks the legendary Laurence Tureaud , known professionally as Mr . T for a reason why he consistently wore his raggedy shoes with his success and expensive jewelry . His response was classic . Mr . T is an American actor and retired celebrity bodyguard and professional wrestler . He was known for his roles as B . A . Baracus in the 1980s television series The A-Team and as box . . .