Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger was born on 30th July 1947. He has lived numerous shades of life beginning with a professional body builder to an actor & director, then a businessman and a politician. He became Mr. Universe at the age of 20, won Golden Globe Award at 29 and became Governor of California when he was 56.Arnold began his body building career at the age of 15 and accomplished his dream by becoming the best in the business. He has won the Mr. Olympia Contest seven times has and has written several books and articles on the sport.

He has a series of nicknames pertaining to each aspect of his career starting with the “Austrian Oak” and the “Styrian Oak” in his bodybuilding days, then “Arnie” during his acting career and the “Governator” which is a combination of both Governor and Terminator.

Career Highlights

After conquering the world of body building, Arnold turned towards his second dream, acting and shun on the widescreen with different roles. He got his first break in the movie “Hercules” credited under the name Arnold Strong. The first major role was in the movie “Stay Hungry”. Schwarzenegger drew attention in the bodybuilding film “Pumping Iron” and purchased the rights to the film, its outtakes, and associated still photography in 1991.

“Terminator” was released in 1984 and become his trademark movie in a very short period of time. The sense of humor of the tough guy was portrayed in many comedy movies such as “Twins” and “Comedy Junior”. Arnold has not left a single stone unturned and has excelled in every field he has stepped into.

The top ten movies of Arnold:

  • The Terminator
  • Terminator 2: Judgment Day
  • Predator
  • Total Recall
  • Last Action Hero
  • True Lies
  • The Running Man
  • Kindergarten Cop
  • Commando
  • Eraser

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