Arnold Schwarzenegger

Arnold Schwarzenegger is an Austrian-born actor, politician and retired bodybuilder. He began his career by winning the Mr. Olympia bodybuilding competition seven times from 1970 to 1980. Schwarzenegger went on to become one of Hollywood's biggest action heroes with films such as The Terminator (1984), Predator (1987), Total Recall (1990), Terminator 2: Judgement Day (1991) and True Lies (1994). From 2003 to 2011, Schwarzenegger served as governor of California. The father of five was married to ex-wife and broadcast journalist Maria Shriver for 25 years before splitting in 2011.
Arnold Schwarzenegger
Full Name
Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger
Thal, Austria


Where is Arnold Schwarzenegger from?

Arnold Schwarzenegger was born in Thal, Austria. He lived in the village until 1966 when he left to pursue his Mr. Universe dreams.

Who was the early choice to play the role of 'The Terminator' before Arnold Schwarzenegger?

Arnold Schwarzenegger has said O.J. Simpson was the original choice for 'The Terminator,' but director James Cameron disputes those claims. He said the studio head suggested Simpson for the role, but he quickly shot it down. "O.J. Simpson was never in the mix at all," Cameron told the 'Los Angeles Times.' "That was rejected out of hand before it ever got any traction."

Who is Arnold Schwarzenegger married to?

Arnold Schwarzenegger isn't married. He and ex-wife and Maria Shriver split in 2011 after 25 years of marriage. Shriver filed for divorce two months after Schwarzenegger admitted to fathering his son, Joseph Baena, with the family's longtime housekeeper, Mildred Baena.

What political party does Arnold Schwarzenegger belong to?

Arnold Schwarzenegger is a registered Republican.

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