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Steve Reeves

Bodybuilder, actor

Died when: 74 years 101 days (891 months)
Star Sign: Aquarius

 

Steve Reeves

Stephen Lester "Steve" Reeves (January 21, 1926 – May 1, 2000) was an American professional bodybuilder, actor, and philanthropist.He was famous in the mid-1950s as a movie star in Italian-made sword and sandal films, playing the protagonist as muscular characters such as Hercules, Goliath, and Sandokan.

At the peak of his career, he was the highest-paid actor in Europe.Though best known for his portrayal of Hercules, he played the character only twice: in Hercules (1958), and in its 1959 sequel Hercules Unchained.

By 1960, Reeves was ranked as the number-one box-office draw in 25 countries around the world.


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