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Lester Speight

Lester Speight is a film and television actor best known for his portrayal of Terry Tate: Office Linebacker in a series of Reebok commercials that first aired during Super Bowl XXXVII in 2003. The spots feature Speight, a former All-American Football player himself, as a linebacker charged with the no-holds barred enforcement of office policies. The commercials achieved much critical acclaim and were ranked the most watched of the Super Bowl by The Hollywood Reporter. The popular character recently made a return appearance in a series of ads campaign in support of voting. Amongst the Office Linebacker's new tackles included former Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin. As determined and hardworking on screen as a linebacker is on the field, Speight has appeared with such stars as Eddie Murphy, Damon Wayans, Anthony Anderson, and even Optimus Prime. His television work includes a recurring role on the ABC series "My Wife and Kids," as well as guest starring appearance on "Prison Break," "Bones," and "Cold Case." On the silver screen he has appeared in hit films such as "Transformers: Dark of the Moon," "Norbit," and "Harold and Kumar Escape From Guantanamo Bay." Aside from Terry Tate however, Speight is probably most recognized by fans of the Gears of War video game series for the XBOX 360. Speight won the G-Phoria award for Best Voiceover in 2007 by the G4 Network for his performance as Augustus Cole (AKA Cole Train), a character that was modeled after Speight and includes subtle allusions to the Office Linebacker. - IMDb Mini Biography By: Lester Speight

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Jan 7, 1963 In Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Any Given Sunday 1999-12-16
Latest Project:
Movie Sullivan 2019-04-26
Known For
Poster of Sullivan
Poster of Marvel One-Shot: All Hail the King
Poster of Faster
Poster of Cradle 2 the Grave
Movie Sullivan Coach Curtis 2019-04-26
Movie Resolution Song Marcus 2018-02-06
Series Titans Clayton Williams 2018-10-12
Movie Street Dreams Los Angeles Attorney Thomas Johnson 2018-10-07
Movie Speech & Debate Scary Bouncer 2017-04-07
Movie Call Me King Vincent 2017-09-04
Movie Halloweed Sheriff Johnson 2016-10-18
Movie Marvel One-Shot: All Hail the King Herman 2014-02-04
Movie My Dad's a Soccer Mom Marion Casey 2014-06-21
Series Scorpion Ten-Ton 2014-09-22
Movie Transformers: Dark of the Moon Eddie 2011-06-28
Movie Knucklehead Redrum 2010-10-22
Movie Faster Hovis Nixon/Baphomet 2010-11-23
Series NCIS: Los Angeles Max Champion 2009-09-22
Movie Ring of Death The President / Milton Kennedy 2008-06-23
Movie Finding Amanda BV 2008-06-27
Movie Norbit Blue Latimore 2007-02-08
Series Prison Break Banks 2005-08-29
Series Bones Magnum 2005-09-13
Movie Cradle 2 the Grave Chambers's Club Doorman 2003-02-28
Movie Malibu's Most Wanted Gang Leader (uncredited) 2003-04-10
Movie 13 Moons Vincent 2002-08-30
Series Malcolm in the Middle Samuel 2000-01-09
Movie Any Given Sunday Shark's Security Guard 1999-12-16