What did the actor who plays the dad Nick Persons on the TV show “Are We There Yet?” do before this show?
—P. Burruss, Glen Burnie, Maryland
Lots! That’s former NFL player Terry Crews, 45, who now stars as Sgt. Terry Jeffords on the sitcom “Brooklyn Nine-Nine.” He was born in Flint, Michigan, and appeared in the movies “White Chicks,” “Idiocracy,” “Bridesmaids,” “The Longest Yard” and “The Expendables,” and he provided the voice of officer Earl Devereaux in “Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2.” On TV, he starred in “Everybody Hates Chris,” “The Newsroom” and the reality series “The Family Crews,” and in a series of Old Spice commercials. He and Rebecca, his wife of 24 years, have five children.