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Arnold Schwarzenegger          

Actor, Producer, Director, Writer; California’s 38th Governor; Host of "Celebrity Apprentice"

This world-famous athlete and actor was born in Thal, Austria in 1947, and by the age of 20 was dominating the sport of competitive bodybuilding, becoming the youngest person ever to win the Mr. Universe title.

By generating a new international audience for bodybuilding, Schwarzenegger turned himself into a sports icon. With his sights set on Hollywood, he emigrated to America in 1968 and went on to win five Mr. Universe titles and seven Mr. Olympia titles before retiring to dedicate himself to acting. Later, he would go on to earn a college degree from the University of Wisconsin and proudly became a U.S. citizen.

Schwarzenegger, who worked under the pseudonym Arnold Strong in his first feature, Hercules in New York, quickly made a name for himself in Hollywood. In 1977, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association recognized him with a Golden Globe for New Male Star of the Year for his role in Stay Hungry opposite Sally Field. His big break came in 1982 when the sword and sorcery epic, Conan the Barbarian, hit box office gold.

In 1984, Schwarzenegger blew up the screen and catapulted himself into cinema history as the title character in Jim Cameron's sci-fi thriller, Terminator.

He is the only actor to be in both categories of the American Film Institute's "Hundred Years of Heroes and Villains" for roles he played in the Terminator series. Other memorable characters include roles in Commando, Predator, Twins, Total Recall, True Lies, Eraser, Collateral Damage, Terminator 3: Rise Of The Machines and a cameo in Sylvester Stallone's homage to action films, The Expendables and an expanded role in The Expendables 2, among others. To date, his films have grossed over $3 billion worldwide.

He gratefully served the people of California as the state's 38th governor from 2003 to 2010. First elected in California's historic recall election, Governor Schwarzenegger ushered in an era of innovative leadership and extraordinary public service.

But it is Schwarzenegger's commitment to giving something back to his state and to his country through public service that gives him the most satisfaction; donating his time, energy, and personal finances to serving others all over the world.

Schwarzenegger acts as Chairman of the After School All-Stars, a nationwide after-school program, and serves as coach and international torch-bearer for Special Olympics. He also served as Chairman of the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports under George H. W. Bush and as Chair of the California Governor's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports under Governor Pete Wilson.

Most notably, Schwarzenegger made California a world leader on renewable energy and combating climate change with the Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006, set a revolutionary political reform agenda, and became the first governor in decades to invest in rebuilding California's critical infrastructure with his Strategic Growth Plan. He also dedicated himself to promoting physical education and after-school programs, and continues to commit his time, energy and personal finances to charitable organizations around the world.

Most recently, Schwarzenegger has replaced Donald Trump as the host of *Celebrity Apprentice.

News


Arnold Schwarzenegger to Join WWE's Hall of Fame | Variety

Arnold Schwarzenegger will become the next celebrity that WWE will induct into its Hall of Fame. The action star and former California governor will join the ...

Before Arnold Schwarzenegger was the 'Terminator' - CNN.com

Before he was the "Terminator" or the 38th governor of California, Arnold Schwarzenegger was an obsessive teen bodybuilder from Austria who saw pumping ...

Arnold Schwarzenegger in first poster for 'Celebrity Apprentice' - NY ...

Hasta la vista Donald Trump — Arnold Schwarzenegger is taking on the reins of “ Celebrity Apprentice.” In the first poster released of the NBC show's new host, ...

Cannes: Arnold Schwarzenegger Joins Comedy 'Why We're Killing ...

Arnold Schwarzenegger is joining the comedy "Why We're Killing Gunther" with Taran Killam directing from his own script.

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Machine Zone's war-themed mobile game Mobile Strike will get a commercial on Super Bowl 50, the ad's star, Arnold Schwarzenegger, confirmed Wednesday.

Schwarzenegger's 'Apprentice' makes its debut

In the first act, a reality TV star was elected to the highest office. In the second act, a former governor is taking over for the reality TV star.

Arnold Schwarzenegger won't be returning to 'The New Celebrity Apprentice'

Arnold Schwarzenegger has terminated his ties with "The New Celebrity Apprentice."

The former California governor told CNN in a statement that he will not be returning to host the reality program, which was once hosted by President Donald Trump.

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