Reg Park

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Birthday
7, 1928
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Nov 22, 2007 (79)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
7, 1928
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Nov 22, 2007 (79)

About

Late bodybuilder and actor most famous for portraying the Greek god Hercules in 60's films like Hercules and the Avenger. As a bodybuilder, he was named Mr. Universe in 1951, 1958 and 1965.

Before Fame

He was an avid soccer player as a teenager.

Trivia

He was a physical training instructor during his obligatory national service in Singapore.

Family Life

He was married to his wife, Mareon, for 55 years. His son, Jon Jon Park, was an Olympic swimmer.

Associated With

He can be seen mentoring a young Arnold Schwarzenegger in the iconic 1977 bodybuilding documentary Pumping Iron.