IronE Singleton

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IronE Singleton
IronE Singleton 2012.jpg
Singleton in October 2012
BornRobert Singleton
November 30, 1975 (age 42)
Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
Years active1996–present

Robert "IronE" Singleton[1] (born November 30, 1975) is an American actor. He is best known for portraying Alton in The Blind Side and for starring as Theodore "T-Dog" Douglas in the AMC series The Walking Dead.[2][3][4]

Early life[edit]

Singleton was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. He graduated from the University of Georgia where he majored in Speech Communication and Theatre. He played defensive back for the Georgia Bulldogs for two years until Champ Bailey, Kirby Smart and several other highly recruited defensive backs joined the team. He then switched to running back.[5]



Year Title Role Notes
1996 Fled Chef Uncredited
2000 Remember the Titans Football Player Uncredited
2003 Dead Wait Joon Short film
2005 The Longest Yard Inmate with Sign Uncredited
2006 Somebodies Janoah
2007 Riff Osiel Short film
2009 Life 101: Angel's Secret Dr. Forest
2009 The Blind Side Alton
2010 Lottery Ticket Neighbor
2011 Seeking Justice Scar
2013 An Amish Murder "Glock" Nichols Television film
2013 A Box for Rob Tim


Year Title Role Notes
2008 Somebodies Epitome 3 episodes
2009 One Tree Hill Homeless Man Episode: "What Are You Willing to Lose?"
2010 Detroit 1-8-7 Priest Episode: "Pharmacy Double / Bullet Train"
2010–2012 The Walking Dead Theodore "T-Dog" Douglas Season 1-3 (recurring and also starring role; 20 episodes)
2011 Single Ladies Dion 1 episode
2011 Franklin & Bash Judge 1 episode

Other Work[edit]


Year Title Notes
2013 Blindsided by the Walking Dead Blindsided by the Walking Dead examines one man's battle to overcome the violence, drugs and crime of the 'hood.

Live Performance[edit]

IronE Singleton performs a live one-man show, Blindsided by the Walking Dead, that combines Comedy, Drama, Song & Dance and Poetry/Spoken Word. He set up a Kickstarter campaign to raise funds to take this show on the road. The Kickstarter campaign ended on November 18, 2017.[6]


  1. ^ Barrett, John (February 2, 2009). "Robert "IronE" Singleton kicks off Black History Month with performance". The Red and Black. Archived from the original on November 22, 2010. Retrieved December 4, 2011.
  2. ^ "Michael Rooker will bring life to 'The Walking Dead' | |". October 31, 2010. Retrieved December 4, 2011.
  3. ^ Scanlan, Sarah (November 19, 2011). "STK Atlanta's preview party in honor of World AIDS Day - CBS Atlanta 46". Retrieved December 4, 2011.
  4. ^ Voger, Mark (March 26, 2010). "From Memphis to Baghdad to Mumbai". The Star-Ledger. Retrieved 29 April 2013.
  5. ^ JC (12 February 2012). "Exclusive Interview with The Walking Dead's IronE Singleton". Raked. Retrieved 24 October 2016.
  6. ^ "TNTtalk Podcast: Interview with T-Dog actor IronE Singleton". So Many Shows!. 2017-10-19. Retrieved 2017-10-22.

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