Bodybuilders who became successful actors

Mickey Hargitay:
Hungarian-born Miklós "Mickey" Hargitay was a successful bodybuilder with numerous accolades, including the 1955 Mr. Universe title.

Dave Bautista:
Dave Bautista had a successful career as a professional wrestler. But before he turned 30, Bautista was actually competing as a bodybuilder.

David Prowse:
The British weightlifter and bodybuilder got noticed for his height and imposing physique.

Dwayne Johnson: Besides acting, you probably remember The Rock for his wrestling career, but he's been into bodybuilding all his life, and even married (and divorced) a bodybuilder.

Arnold Schwarzenegger remains one of the most successful bodybuilders and actors of all time.

Franco Columbu: The two-time Mr. Olympia champion and Italian bodybuilder moved to the US with Arnold Schwarzenegger in the 1960s.

Peter Lupus: With a number of bodybuilding titles under his belt, Lupus (sometimes credited as Rock Stevens) moved into acting.

Gordon Scott:
Gordon Scott's impressive physique helped him land his most iconic role: Tarzan. 

Reg Park:
Reg Park is a bodybuilding legend, who is still regarded by many as the greatest of all time.

Ralf Moeller: The German bodybuilding champion started acting in the 1980s, and got his big break in 'Universal Soldier' (1992) alongside Dolph Lundgren and Jean-Claude Van Damme.

Steve Reeves: A legendary bodybuilder, Reeves soon started working in the movie industry. He's known for playing iconic characters such as Hercules, Goliath, and Sandokan.

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