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Then: We pity the fools who were up against "The A-Team" star Mr. T, then 33, for Favorite Male in a New TV Program in 1984.
Now: Mr. T continues to act on TV shows and in commercials and movies, like 2009's "Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs." But while some things have stayed the same, like his love for camouflage, others have drastically changed: After helping out with post-Hurricane Katrina cleanup and witnessing the storm's destruction, Mr. T, now 59, decided to stop wearing his signature gold chains.