Clip Name: Burke Fights the President
About this actor
Lester Rasta Speight (born January 7, 1971) is a former American football player who has had subsequent careers as a professional wrestler and then actor. Speight achieved significant recognition for his portrayal of Terry Tate: Office Linebacker in a series of Reebok commercials that first debuted during Super Bowl XXXVII. Speight's spent time at Morgan State University as a Division 1 All American Linebacker. In 1985 he signed with the Baltimore Stars of the USFL. The USFL, however, folded before he even played one season. He never made it into the NFL. Speight moved on to professional wrestling working for Global Wrestling Federation as "Rasta the Voodoo Man". It was not long, however, before he quit wrestling to pursue an acting career. From there he went on to appear in other minor roles in many films including Any Given Sunday, 13 Moons and as the club doorman, in Cradle 2 the Grave. Speight has also appeared in many television shows such as Malcolm in the Middle, NYPD Blue,...