IronE Singleton

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T-Dog on The Walking Dead

Born:

Atlanta, Georgia

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  • Born Robert Singleton in Atlanta, GA, IronE was raised in the inner city projects of that city. While growing up he relied on his grandmother and uncle to take care of him. His father had abandoned the family and his mother was a drug addict that succumbed to AIDS/HIV while IronE was in high school. Given a chance to play football at the University of Georgia, IronE discovered his joy for theater and acting. His breakout role in movies came in 2010 in the Sandra Bullock led film; The Blind Side. In that same year, IronE made himself known to television audiences playing the character of T-Dog on AMC's The Walking Dead.moreless

    Birth Name:

    Robert Singleton

    Gender:

    Male

    Birth Place:

    Atlanta, Georgia

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    • IronE: (from "IronE...The Resurrection of") I'm an awesome fighter with the eye of a tiger When it all goes down, what's wrong, I'm ready to right I put the wife and kids to bed and gently kiss 'em good night I'm ready to rumble in the jungle just like Ali and Foreman When you mention IronE, I guarantee you they know me I'm just an eagle in flight with a spirit unbroken.

    • IronE: (on the death of his mother and where it led him) And I was at a point in my life where I wanted to give up. I didn't know if I was even meant to be here. But at that moment, I had this really larger than life experience, out of body expereice and God told me that I had a purpose here. And from that point on, I've been living to please God so that everything I do. I just want to give love. I want to speak truth from my heart and just serve as a vessel for God.

    • IronE: My grandmother was our rock, and she fed me and took care of me, while my uncle taught me what he knew, the same way he was raised: how to survive in the streets.

    • IronE: (what is most demanding about The Walking Dead) The show is so physically demanding. I would have to say the scene we did with the well walker. We had to catch the water pump from falling in the well -- we had to do that so many times. And I was on my backside and I had to kick and claw. The water pump was fake -- but it was quite demanding and really tough because we did it over and over again. By the end of the day, I was exhausted...it was scorching hot too.

    • IronE: (on his Walking Dead character) T-Dog likes cookies n' cream. And then sometimes butter pecan. But it also depends on what kind of cake he's eating. You gotta have cake with your ice cream.

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    • IronE's talent agent is Gloria Hinojosa from AEF (Amsel, Eisenstadt & Frazier)

    • On March 3rd, 2012, IronE hosted "Run For Your Lives"in Union Point, Georgia. The 5 kilometer obstaclerun was themed on the zombie genre.

    • IronE also participates in motivational speaking to children from troubled homes.

    • IronE performs a one man play called; IronE.The Resurrected. It is autobiographical in nature and has IronE acting out 18 different characters.

    • IronE attended the University of Georgia and earned a double degree in Thearter and Speech Communications.

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