Terry was originally supposed to play the part of Lieutenant Boomer in the original series of Battlestar Galactica.
Terry is 5' 10" (1.78 m) tall.
Terry was the world's first black television news anchor, working at WBZ-TV in Boston from 1965 to 1968.
Terry: (About why he became an actor) I went to law school, I wanted to become a lawyer, and in the course of things I met a number of people in show business. Morris Carnovsky who was a well known name in theatre back those days, and Howard Da Silva I remember. They told me I should think about studying acting, because they felt I had some kind of potential.