Terry Alan Crews (July 30, 1968) is an American actor and former NFL linebacker who plays Damon Pearly in Friday After Next. He is known for his roles in films such as White Chicks, The Expendables series and The Longest Yard and best known for appearing as Julius Rock in the sitcom Everybody Hates Chris, based on the teenage years of comedian Chris Rock and as Nick Persons in the TV series on Are Where There Yet? (playing the role that his Friday After Next co-star, Ice Cube, portrayed in the films.)