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Born: July 30, 1947 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Graz, Austria Profession: Cast ...
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Won first Mr. Universe title at age 20
1968:
Moved to the U.S.
1969:
Made screen acting debut in "Hercules in New York"; credited as Arnold Strong
1974:
Featured in best-selling book <i>Pumping Iron</i>
1974:
Acted in "Happy Anniversary and Goodbye," an unsold CBS sitcom pilot starring Lucille Ball and Art Carney
1975:
First substantial acting role in a feature, Bob Rafelson's "Stay Hungry"
1976:
Featured extensively in acclaimed documentary "Pumping Iron"
1977:
Formed own company Oak Productions, Inc.
1980:
Made TV-movie debut as bodybuilder Mickey Hargitay in "The Jayne Mansfield Story" (CBS)
1982:
First starring role in a feature film, "Conan the Barbarian"
1984:
Breakthrough screen role, "The Terminator"; film directed by James Cameron
1988:
Teamed up with Danny DeVito to play unlikely "Twins"
1989:
Sponsored the first annual Arnold Classic in Columbus, OH for male and female bodybuilders
1990:
Directorial debut, an episode of HBO's "Tales From the Crypt" entitled "The Switch"
1990:
Starred in sci-fi adventure "Total Recall" and comedy "Kindergarten Cop"
1991:
Reprised role in James Cameron's blockbuster "Terminator 2: Judgement Day"
1991:
Opened Planet Hollywood Restaurant in New York; co-owned with Bruce Willis and Sylvester Stallone
1992:
Directed the cable-TV movie "Christmas in Connecticut"
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Wrote a weekly health column for <i>USA Today</i>
1993:
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
1994:
Re-teamed with "Terminator" director James Cameron for "True Lies"
1994:
Played a pregnant man in the comedy "Junior"
1997:
Cast as the villain Mr. Freeze in "Batman and Robin"
1999:
Played a security expert who battles the Devil (Gabriel Byrne) in "End of Days"
2000:
Severed ties with Planet Hollywood (January)
2000:
Cast in dual role of a man and his clone in sci-fi action thriller "The Sixth Day"
2002:
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
2003:
Reprised role in "Terminator 3: The Rise of the Machines"; reportedly received a salary of $30 million
2003:
Elected Governor for the state of California
2004:
Played Prince Hapi of Turkey in Disney live action feature "Around the World in 80 Days"
2006:
Re-elected as Governor of California
2010:
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
2012:
Reprised role in "The Expendables 2"
2012:
Published memoir <i>Total Recall: My Unbelievably True Life Story</i>
2013:
Starred as a sheriff protecting his small town from a drug cartel in action feature "The Last Stand"

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