LOU FERRIGNO Biography - Other artists & entretainers


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Lou Ferrigno (born Louis Jude November 9, 1951) is a bodybuilder and actor. Ferrigno has appeared in such television shows and movies as The Incredible Hulk, Pumping Iron, - with Arnold Schwarzenegger and Franco Columbu - Sinbad of the Seven Seas, and Hercules.


A two-time Mr. Universe, Lou now plays himself during his guest appearances on the CBS show, The King of Queens.


Born in Brooklyn, New York. Height 6 ft 5 in (1,95 m). Married to Carla with three children, Shanna, Louis, and Brent. Lou is 80% deaf since he was three years old. He started training at 13 and in 1973 won several shows weighing on at 275 lb (125 kg). In the nineties he started training again, and competed at around 325 pounds (around 150 kg) in his 40s, got very decent places competing against younger contestants.