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Ice T On Why He’s Played Cops So Often Throughout His Career

Ice T sat down with VladTV and broke down exactly why he’s been offered roles as a cop throughout his acting career, saying that cops at an upper level are often as street as the criminals they’re going after, and it would be hard for a square actor to play those roles realistically.

He also feels grateful to play characters so different from himself because it gives him a chance to really act, as opposed to playing someone close to living the lifestyle he grew up in.
Hear Ice T’s explanation above.