Terry Crews is an American actor. He’s a former football player. He made his acting debut in an episode of the show Battle Dome in 1999. The following year, he had his cinematic debut in 2000’s The 6th Day. He next had roles in the films Friday After Next, Malibu’s Most Wanted, Starsky & Hutch, White Chicks, The Longest Yard, and Soul Plane, among others. From 2005 to 2009, he gained wider recognition for starring as Julius on Everybody Hates Chris. After this, he starred as Nick Kingston-Persons on the sitcom Are We There Yet?. He later played recurring character Lonny Church on The Newsroom, as well as Herbert Love on Arrested Development. As of 2013, he stars as Terry Jeffords on the sitcom Brooklyn Nine-Nine.