Won first Mr. Universe title at age 20
Wrote a weekly health column for <i>USA Today</i>
Reprised role in "The Expendables 2"
Published memoir <i>Total Recall: My Unbelievably True Life Story</i>
Acted in "Happy Anniversary and Goodbye," an unsold CBS sitcom pilot starring Lucille Ball and Art Carney
Directed the cable-TV movie "Christmas in Connecticut"
Made TV-movie debut as bodybuilder Mickey Hargitay in "The Jayne Mansfield Story" (CBS)
Played a pregnant man in the comedy "Junior"
Re-elected as Governor of California
Directorial debut, an episode of HBO's "Tales From the Crypt" entitled "The Switch"
Featured in best-selling book <i>Pumping Iron</i>
Formed own company Oak Productions, Inc.
Played a security expert who battles the Devil (Gabriel Byrne) in "End of Days"
Re-teamed with "Terminator" director James Cameron for "True Lies"
Elected Governor for the state of California
Played leading role in "Collateral Damage," a revenge drama about a man who goes after the terrorists who killed his family; film was postponed from its original October 2001 opening because of 9/11 terrorist attacks
Made screen acting debut in "Hercules in New York"; credited as Arnold Strong
Returned to film acting in "The Expendables," an 80s-style action adventure about a group of mercenaries who attempt to overthrow a South American dictator; film also featured Sylvester Stallone, Jet Li, and Bruce Willis
Cast in dual role of a man and his clone in sci-fi action thriller "The Sixth Day"
First substantial acting role in a feature, Bob Rafelson's "Stay Hungry"
Cast as the villain Mr. Freeze in "Batman and Robin"
Played Prince Hapi of Turkey in Disney live action feature "Around the World in 80 Days"
Sponsored the first annual Arnold Classic in Columbus, OH for male and female bodybuilders
Starred as a sheriff protecting his small town from a drug cartel in action feature "The Last Stand"
Reteamed with Sylvester Stallone in prison thriller "Escape Plan."
Replaced Donald Trump as host of NBC's "Celebrity Apprentice"
Breakthrough screen role, "The Terminator"; film directed by James Cameron
Reprised role in James Cameron's blockbuster "Terminator 2: Judgement Day"
First starring role in a feature film, "Conan the Barbarian"
Made producing debut as executive producer of "The Last Action Hero"; reportedly paid $15 million to star; the highest salary for an actor up to that time
Featured extensively in acclaimed documentary "Pumping Iron"
Reprised role in "Terminator 3: The Rise of the Machines"; reportedly received a salary of $30 million
Starred in sci-fi adventure "Total Recall" and comedy "Kindergarten Cop"
Teamed up with Danny DeVito to play unlikely "Twins"
Had a non-speaking role as a bodyguard in Robert Altman's "The Long Goodbye."
Returned to his most iconic role in "Terminator Genisys," which featured a sequence in which he fought his character from the first Terminator movie, recreated through CGI.