Bodybuilder Arnold Schwarzenegger Movies & Biography

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Arnold Schwarzenegger is an Austrian/American actor, politician and businessman who started his career as a weight lifter. He is born on July 30th, 1947 in Styria, Austria. Arnold had a keen interest in weight lifting and his this interest has and undying effort has won him Mr. Universe title five times and he is also a seven times Mr. Olympia Champion, after that he started his acting career in Hollywood and right now is one of the biggest action superstar in the world.

EARLY LIFE

Arnold started his weightlifting at the age of 15 and at the age of 20 he became Mr. Universe. He has worked in Austrian Army in 1965. He then moved to United States and started his weight lifting training there. He was then approached by James Cameron for the role of antagonist in The Terminator (1983) and his performance is regarded as one of the best performance in the world.

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WEDDING, WIFE & CHILDREN

He has been involved in several affair in his life but he married his long-time lover Maria Shiver in 1986 and has 4 children with her, but recently in 2013 they are filed for divorce. Arnold has been selected as a Governor of California twice in 2003 and 2006. He has won many awards and honors too.

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PROFESSIONAL LIFE

After his performance in Terminator he started working in movies on regular basis leaving his bodybuilding routine and he acted in various Hollywood blockbusters, His performance in Terminator 2 in (1991) is still regarded as one of the best action performance ever and it is said he charged money from James Cameron for the every dialogue he said in the movie.

People take him as an action star but his performance in Twins (1988) is still known to be the best comedy performance and he is known to be actor with good comic timing. Some of his Blockbuster movies are:

Arnold Schwarzenegger Movies List

  • Conan
  • Raw Heat
  • Eraser
  • Last action Hero
  • The 6th Day
  • Batman and Robin
  • End of Days
  • True Lies
  • Predator

RECORDS

  • Clean and press – 264 lb (120 kg)
  • Snatch – 243 lb (110 kg)
  • Clean and jerk – 298 lb (135 kg)
  • Squat – 545 lb (247 kg)
  • Bench press – 440 lb (200 kg)
  • Deadlift – 710 lb (320 kg)

COMPETITIONS LIST

 

Year Award Location Notes
1965 Junior Mr. Europe Germany
1966 Best Built Man of Europe Germany
1966 Mr. Europe Germany
1966 International Powerlifting Championship Germany
1966 NABBA Mr. Universe amateur London 2nd to Chet Yorton
1967 NABBA Mr. Universe amateur London
1968 NABBA Mr. Universe professional London
1968 German Powerlifting Championship Germany
1968 IFBB Mr. International Mexico
1968 IFBB Mr. Universe Florida 2nd to Frank Zane
1969 IFBB Mr. Universe New York
1969 NABBA Mr. Universe professional London
1969 Mr. Olympia New York 2nd to Sergio Oliva
1970 NABBA Mr. Universe professional London defeated his idol Reg Park
1970 Mr. World Columbus, Ohio defeated Sergio Oliva for the first time
1970 Mr. Olympia New York
1971 Mr. Olympia Paris
1972 Mr. Olympia Essen, Germany
1973 Mr. Olympia New York
1974 Mr. Olympia New York
1975 Mr. Olympia Pretoria, South Africa subject of the documentary Pumping Iron
1980 Mr. Olympia Sydney, Australia

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