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Lou Ferrigno
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Lou Ferrigno

"The Incredible Hulk" American Actor; One of America’s Most Renowned Weightlifting Expert
As one of America’s most renowned weightlifting experts, Lou Ferrigno is an icon in the world of fitness and bodybuilding. Lou Ferrigno began bodybuilding at the age of 13 and, shortly after graduating from high school, won both the IFBB Mr. America and IFBB Mr. Universe Titles. Early in his career, Ferrigno trained with Arnold Schwarzenegger; and the pair’s rivalry was explored in the 1975 documentary Pumping Iron. At the age of 21, Ferrigno won his first Mr. Universe Title. While he was pumping iron in the gym, Lou Ferrigno was also making a name for himself in the acting world. In 1977, he was cast as the Hulk in The Incredible Hulk, a role he continued to play until 1981. From 2000-2007, Ferrigno and his real-life wife Carla played themselves in guest appearances on the CBS hit sitcom, The King of Queens. Lou Ferrigno later returned to his Hulk roots by making cameo appearances in both the 2003 and 2008 Hulk films, and helped with voice work for the Hulk in 2012’s The Avengers as well as the movie’s hit 2015 sequel, Avengers: Age of Ultron. In 2011, Lou Ferrigno was presented with the Arnold Schwarzenegger Lifetime Achievement Award for being both the youngest ever to win Mr. Universe, and the only person to win the title in two consecutive years. He also appeared on Season 5 of The Celebrity Apprentice.

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