Terry Crews is an actor and former NFL player who voices Officer Earl.
Crews was born in Flint, Michigan, the son of Terry Crews, Sr. and Patricia Crews. Crews grew up in a rather strict Christian household where the rearing of the children was mainly held down by his mother. He attended The Flint Academy. He earned an Art Excellence Scholarship to attend the Interlochen Center for the Arts and then Western Michigan University. While completing his studies as an Art major, Crews was a key member of the WMU football team, where he earned all-conference honors as a defensive end. Crews was drafted by the Los Angeles Rams of the NFL in the 11th round of the 1991 NFL Draft. He carved out a career spanning seven years, including stints with the Rams, San Diego Chargers, the Washington Redskins and the Philadelphia Eagles.
- Crews replaces Mr. T to voice Officer Earl.
- Crews started his acting career after retiring from the NFL.
- He plays roles in two video games