Bodybuilder, actor and now California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger - a symbol of courage and strength for decades.
Arnold was born in the Austrian city of Graz. He was brought up in a rather harsh conditions - the father tried to discipline his son as much as possible. Schwarzenegger recalled later that the way he behaved with him, can be called "child abuse".
Arnold pretty early went to Munich, and then in the United States. In his youth, he achieved significant success in bodybuilding. Due to advances in bodybuilding Schwarzenegger and noticed kinobossy.
The first experience in film did not cause Arnie pleasant experience - said he still does not like his role in the film "Hercules in New York".
In earlier films Schwarzenegger tried to give as little as possible dialogues, including the fact that he had a strong accent. But the audience still loved Arnie, especially after the release of two films about Conan.
To break down stereotypes about themselves, Arnold began acting in comedies - to his credit such as a funny picture "Twins" (it came out four years after the first "Terminator"), "Junior", "Kindergarten Cop".
Of course, the iconic work of Schwarzenegger - "Terminator". True, the last, the fourth part of this movie without the cost of its main character. During her busy filming Arnie had more important business - led by the State of California.
In parallel with the acting career Arnold has received economic education, he participated in political and social life of the country. As a result, in 2003 he became governor of California and later was re-elected for a second term, which ends in 2011. Rumor has it that after that he will continue to act in films.