Former body builder and actor known for his role as Brick Bardo in Cyborg.
He worked as a lifeguard in his home country of Germany.
He has been close friends with actor, Arnold Schwarzenegger, who is also a former bodybuilder.
He settled in Los Angeles with his wife, Annette and their two children.
He was in the raunchy Oktoberfest inspired film, Beerfest with Cloris Leachman.