skip navigation
Overview for Lou Ferrigno
Lou Ferrigno

Lou Ferrigno

| VIEW ALL

TCM Messageboards
Post your comments here
ADD YOUR COMMENT>

share:

TCM Archive Materials VIEW ALL ARCHIVES (0)

Recent DVDs

Night Court:... Harry Anderson, John Larroquette, Richard Moll. Disorder in the court! The... more info $9.95was $19.98 Buy Now

Hangfire ... Two thousand escaped prisoners take control of a peaceful town. When the sheriff... more info $12.85was $19.95 Buy Now

Avengers... When Rumpelstiltskin destroys the Magic Mirror and escapes to the modern world,... more info $5.95was $5.95 Buy Now

Combat Girls ... This gritty, violent teen coming-of-age drama centers on two girls who become... more info $8.95was $14.99 Buy Now

Slugterra:... Eli has added some awesome new slugs to his arsenal: The ELEMENTALS. But the... more info $11.95was $14.97 Buy Now

The Godson ... DVD. Feature film. more info $9.95was $14.98 Buy Now

Also Known As: Louis Jude Ferrigno Died:
Born: November 9, 1951 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, USA Profession: Cast ... actor bodybuilder
RATE AND COMMENT

BIOGRAPHY

One of the most recognizable faces - and physiques - to emerge from the sport of professional bodybuilding in the 1970s, Lou Ferrigno went on to become an actor and beloved pop-culture icon for his personification of "The Incredible Hulk" (CBS, 1978-1982). Seen opposite future megastar-politician Arnold Schwarzenegger in the documentary "Pumping Iron" (1977), the record-setting muscleman caught the attention of the producers of "The Incredible Hulk," who were in desperate need of a suitably gigantic performer to play the green-skinned behemoth. The success of the series soon led to work in feature films playing similarly rippled superheroes, such as "Hercules" (1983) and "Sinbad of the Seven Seas" (1989). Further iterations of The Hulk in made-for-TV movies and animated series, as well as non-Hulk work on television shows like "The King of Queens" (CBS, 1998-2007) kept him in the public eye. Even 30 years after the premiere of the series that made him famous, cameos in films like "The Incredible Hulk" (2008) and "I Love You, Man" (2009) proved the fans still loved the perpetually bulked actor, with or without the green makeup.

Please support TCMDB by adding to this information.

Click here to contribute