Ice-T

 

Date Of Birth

February 16, 1968.
 

Biography

Born Tracy Marrow on February 16, 1958 in Newark, New Jersey, Ice-T has made a name for himself as a rapper, an actor and an author. Prior to reaching celebrity status, however, he first served in the United States Army's 25th Infantry for four years.

As a musician, Ice-T has recorded raps for different studios and has sold over 3 million albums. Some of his famous compilations include "Justiceville," "Power," "The Seventh Deadly Sin," and "Gangsta Rap." While navigating the music industry, he also made a name for himself on the big screen, kicking off with the movie Breakin' and its sequel Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo. This was followed by notable roles in New Jack City, Trespass and Surviving the Game, where he played the lead role. On TV, Ice-T made quite a splash as drug dealer Danny Cort on the television series New York Undercover, which earned him an Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series. This eventually paved the way for his addition on Law & Order: SVU as Odafin "Fin" Tutuola, a role he has been playing since 2000.

Aside from playing character roles, Ice-T is also known for appearing in numerous reality shows, including Celebrity Family Feud, All Star Mr & Mrs, I Get That a Lot and Ice-T's Rap School.
 

Place of Birth

Newark, New Jersy
 

Birth Name

Tracey Lauren Marrow
 

Gender

Male
 

Fun Facts

Ice-T has provided several voice overs for video games like Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas and Scarface: The World Is Yours.
 

Awards

2002 Image Award - Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

1996 Image Award - Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for New York Undercover
 

Filmography

1984: Breakin'
1984: Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo
1984: Be Somebody... or Be Somebody's Fool!
1991: New Jack City
1991: Ricochet
1992: Why Colors?
1992: Trespass
1993: Who's the Man?
1994: Surviving the Game
1995: Tank Girl
1995: Johnny Mnemonic
1996: Franken!$#!#
1997: Mean Guns
1997: The Deli
1997: Below Utopia
1997: Space Ghost Coast to Coast
1998: Crazy Six
1998: Exiled
1999: Sonic Impact
1999: Frenzo Smooth
1999: The Wrecking Crew
1999: The Heist
1999: Judgement Day
1999: Urban Menace
1999: Stealth Fighter
1999: Final Voyage
1999: Jacob Two Two Meets the Hooded Fang
1999: Corrupt
2000: Guardian
2000: Sanity, Aiken's Artifact
2000: Gangland
2000: Leprechaun in the Hood
2000: The Alternate
2000: The Disciples
2001: Stranded
2001: Kept
2001: Tara
2001: Crime Partners 2000
2001: 3000 Miles to Graceland
2001: Point Doom
2001: Deadly Rhapsody
2001: R, Xmas
2001: Ticker
2001: Out Kold
2001: Ablaze
2001: Air Rage
2002: On the Edge
2004: Up In Harlem
2004: Lexie
2005: Tracks
2006: Copy That
2007: BelzerVizion
2009: Good Hair
2010: Santorini Blue
2011: Shady Talez
 

Nickname

Ice T
Ice Oscillator
Iceberg
Ice
 

Height

5' 11" (1.80 m)
 

Quotes

"I can tell you how to become a millionaire in as much time as it takes a woman to have a baby. One catch: the nine-month plan ends in a funeral."

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