Schwarzenegger then flew back to Munich, training for four to six hours daily, attending business school and working in a health club (Rolf Putziger's gym where he worked and trained from 1966–1968), returning in 1968 to London to win his next Mr. There he trained at Gold's Gym in Venice, Los Angeles, California, under Joe Weider.
From 1970 to 1974, one of Schwarzenegger's weight training partners was Ric Drasin, a professional wrestler who designed the original Gold's Gym logo in 1973.
In 1987, two years after the original Family Feud went off the air and one before the new one came to town, Arnold starred in the movie The Running Man where he had to survive an evil game show with a character played by Richard Dawson as the host. As more movie credits came his way, Arnold became more noticeable. For he starred in three big films; which were two Conan movies (Conan the Barbarian & Conan the Destroyer) and The Terminator.Schwarzenegger also became good friends with professional wrestler Superstar Billy Graham. Olympia title in New York, and would go on to win the title a total of seven times.The immigration law firm Siskind & Susser has stated that Schwarzenegger may have been an illegal immigrant at some point in the late 1960s or early 1970s because of violations in the terms of his visa.He is widely considered to be among the greatest bodybuilders of all time as well as bodybuilding's biggest icon.
Schwarzenegger gained worldwide fame as a Hollywood action film icon.
if we did something bad or we disobeyed our parents, the rod was not spared." In later life, Schwarzenegger commissioned the Simon Wiesenthal Center to research his father's wartime record, which came up with no evidence of Gustav's being involved in atrocities, despite his membership in the Nazi Party and SA.
Schwarzenegger has responded to a question asking if he was 13 when he started weightlifting: "I actually started weight training when I was 15, but I'd been participating in sports, like soccer, for years, so I felt that although I was slim, I was well-developed, at least enough so that I could start going to the gym and start Olympic lifting." However, his official website biography claims: "At 14, he started an intensive training program with Dan Farmer, studied psychology at 15 (to learn more about the power of mind over body) and at 17, officially started his competitive career." When Reeves died in 2000, Schwarzenegger fondly remembered him: "As a teenager, I grew up with Steve Reeves.
His breakthrough film was the sword-and-sorcery epic Conan the Barbarian in 1982, which was a box-office hit and resulted in a sequel.
In 1984, Schwarzenegger appeared in James Cameron's science-fiction thriller film The Terminator, which was a massive critical and box-office success.
Schwarzenegger subsequently reprised the Terminator character in the franchise's later installments in 1991, 2003, and 2015.