Biography: Arnold Schwarzenegger
Long before he entered into Republican Party politics, Arnold Schwarzenegger had already become adept at brandishing his mark on American culture.
At the age of 15, Arnold Schwarzenegger paid a visit to a gym in his native Austria and fortuitously discovered the art of weight lifting. After seeing the 1958 saga Hercules, Schwarzenegger predicted that muscles equaled star power and that bodybuilding might just be his ticket to America. Although his enormous build and unusual accent at first proved detrimental to his aspiring acting career, less than eight years after arriving in the United States, Schwarzenegger had already made his first million.
From the professional bodybuilding career that paved his way to Hollywood to his highly publicized marriage to Maria Shriver to his place in history as the ultimate action hero, BiographyÂ® presents the amazing story of Arnold Schwarzenegger.