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Ice-T Biography

Birth Name:
Tracy Lauren Marrow
Birth Place:
Newark, New Jersey, United States
Actor, musician

Fast Facts

  • Got his big break in the 1984 break-dancing film, Breakin'
  • Stage name was inspired by author Iceberg Slim (the pen name of Robert Maupin Beck III)
  • Ice-T wrote the introduction to the author's posthumously released novel Doom Fox
  • Rapped as a guest artist on the Black Sabbath album Forbidden in 1995
  • Provided the voices for video-game characters in Sanity: Aiken's Artifact and Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas
  • Joined the cast of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit in the second season, after a four episode guest arc turned in a regular position
  • Launched a clothing line, IceWear, in 2005


  • Chanel Nicole -- Daughter
  • Letesha Marrow -- Daughter
  • Adrienne -- Ex-significant Other
  • Darlene Ortiz -- Ex-significant Other
  • Solomon Marrow -- Father
  • Alice Marrow -- Mother