Mr. T is to be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame

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Mr. T is to be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame 2014, after he has been credited with “helping to establish WrestleMania as the pop-culture phenomenon it is today”.

The actor and former wrestling star – best known for his mohawk haircut and collection of large gold chains – will join the likes of Paul Bearer, Lita, Ultimate Warrior, Carlos Colón and Jake ‘The Snake’ Roberts in the 2014 inductions.

Mr. T became involved in wrestling in 1985 when he was Hulk Hogan’s tag-team partner at the first ever WrestleMania event against Rowdy Roddy Piper & ‘Mr Wonderful’ Paul Orndoff, a match which Hogan and Mr. T won.

Both Hogan and Mr. T went on to star in Hollywood movie ‘Rocky III’ alongside Sylvester Stallone, following which Mr. T took part in a special boxing match against ‘Rowdy’ Roddy Piper at WrestleMania II.

After getting a regular role as B.A. Baracus on iconic 80s TV show ‘The A Team’, Mr. T – real name Laurence Tureaud – dropped back, but became WWE’s Special Enforcer in 1987, working with Bobby Heenan and The Honky Tonk Man.

WWE boss Vince McMahon told “His WWE appearances were instrumental in helping to establish WrestleMania as the pop-culture phenomenon it is today.”

Hogan will be host of this year’s WrestleMania XXX and is favourite to induct Mr. T.

The Hall of Fame ceremony will airs on April 5 on the WWE Network, the day before WrestleMania takes place in New Orleans.

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