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That's J with no period

J Mack Slaughter Jr.
J Mack Slaughter Jr.

Yes, that really is his name. "J Mack Slaughter Jr., with no period," said the star of "Like Family."

It's a question he answers politely, even though he's heard it before.

"I get this question so many times a day," Slaughter said. "Long story short — it was my great-grandfather's nickname. And my grandmother gave that to my father. And my father gave that to me. And down the road, when I decide to have kids, if I can convince my wife to name my son that, I think that would be great."