Bodybuilders who became successful actors
Steve Reeves -
A legendary bodybuilder, Reeves soon started working in the movie industry
Gordon Scott -
From 1955 to 1960, the actor played the fictional character in six movies!
Reg Park -
Reg Park is a bodybuilding legend, who is still regarded by many as the greatest of all time.
Mickey Hargitay -
He went on to become a movie star, marrying one (Jayne Mansfield) and fathering a very successful actress too: Mariska Hargitay!
Arnold Schwarzenegger - Arnold Schwarzenegger remains one of the most successful bodybuilders and actors of all time.
Sergio Ciani (aka Alan Steel) -
Ciani later adopted the stage name Alan Steel and starred in a number of movies, playing Hercules numerous times.
Franco Columbu -
Like his friend, Columbu also pursued an acting career, starring in movies such as 'Conan the Barbarian' (1982) and 'The Terminator' (1984).
Lou Ferrigno -
Lou Ferrigno is mostly known for his role in the TV series 'The Incredible Hulk' (1977-1982).
Ralf Moeller -
The actor continued to have a successful career and starred in numerous movies, including 'Gladiator' (2000).
Dave Bautista -
Fast forward a few years and he became a successful actor, best known for his role as Drax the Destroyer in MCU movies.
Dwayne Johnson - The Rock is currently one of the most successful actors in Hollywood.