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Lou Ferrigno


An internationally famous and well respected bodybuilder / actor, Lou Ferrigno first appeared on TV screens in 1977 as the musclebound The Incredible Hulk (1978), the alter ego of meek scientist Bruce Banner. Ferrigno was born in Brooklyn, New York, in 1951 and as a child suffered from an ear infection that resulted in permanent partial hearing ... See full bio »

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  Badlanders (announced)
Cobb
 2010-2014 Adventure Time (TV Series)
Billy
- Billy's Bucket List (2014) ... Billy (voice)
- The Lich (2012) ... Billy (voice)
- His Hero (2010) ... Billy (voice)
 2014 Star Trek Continues (TV Series)
Zaminhon
- Lolani (2014) ... Zaminhon
 2012 The Avengers
The Hulk (voice, uncredited)
 2010 Chuck (TV Series)
Sofia's Bodyguard
- Chuck Versus the Suitcase (2010) ... Sofia's Bodyguard
 2008 Mother Goose Parade (TV Movie)
 2008 The Incredible Hulk
The Incredible Hulk / Security Guard (voice)
 2004 Reno 911! (TV Series)
New Junior - Deputy Cletus Senior
- Department Investigation: Part 2 (2004) ... New Junior - Deputy Cletus Senior
 2004 My Wife and Kids (TV Series)
Big Guy
- Illegal Smile (2004) ... Big Guy
 2003 Hulk
Security Guard
 2001 Black Scorpion (TV Series)
The Slave Master
- Virtual Vice (2001) ... The Slave Master
 1998 The Godson
Bugsy
 1996-1997 The Incredible Hulk (TV Series)
The Hulk
- Mission: Incredible (1997) ... The Hulk (voice)
- The Lost Village (1997) ... The Hulk (voice)
- Hollywood Rocks (1997) ... The Hulk (voice)
- Fashion Warriors (1997) ... The Hulk (voice)
- They Call Me Mr. Fixit (1997) ... The Hulk (voice)
 1997 Conan (TV Series)
Mog
- The Three Virgins (1997) ... Mog
 1996 Living Single (TV Series)
The Workman
- Not So Silent Partner (1996) ... The Workman
 1995 The Misery Brothers
Quazzie
 1994 Cage II
Billy
 1992 Frogtown II
Ranger John Jones
 1992 Detective Extralarge: Yo-Yo (TV Movie)
Goodwin
 1992 The Naked Truth
Fed. #1
 1991 Hangfire
Smitty
 1989 Liberty & Bash
Bash
 1989 Cage
Billy Thomas
 1989 All's Fair
Klaus
 1988 Desert Warrior
Zerak
 1985 Amazing Stories (TV Series)
The Hulk
- Remote Control Man (1985) ... The Hulk (uncredited)
 1985 Night Court (TV Series)
The Klondike Butcher
- Battling Bailiff (1985) ... The Klondike Butcher
 1983-1984 The Fall Guy (TV Series)
Lou Ferrigno / Six
- The Winner (1984) ... Lou Ferrigno
- Trauma (1983) ... Six
 1984 The New Mike Hammer (TV Series)
King Steele
- Catfight (1984) ... King Steele
 1984 Matt Houston (TV Series)
Steve Otto
- Blood Ties (1984) ... Steve Otto
 1983 Trauma Center (TV Series)
John Six
- Smash- Up (1983) ... John Six
- Silent Sounds (1983) ... John Six
- Shock Waves (1983) ... John Six
- Trail's End (1983) ... John Six
- Turnaround (1983) ... John Six
 1979 Billy (TV Series)
Hulk
- Fathers and Sons (1979) ... Hulk
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Other Works:

Author of the 2003 autobiography, "My Incredible Life As the Hulk". See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Portrayal | 5 Interviews | 1 Article | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Louis Ferrigno

Height:

6' 4½" (1.94 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on his on- and off-screen chemistry with Bill Bixby, who played Dr. Bruce Banner]: You know, a couple of times on the set if I was late, I remember that look he gave me, oh boy! I thought, he would be 'The Hulk.' See more »

Trivia:

Beat out Arnold Schwarzenegger for the role of the Hulk on the TV series The Incredible Hulk (1978). Ferrigno won reportedly because Arnold, at 6' 2", was deemed not tall enough, while Lou was 6' 5". See more »

Trademark:

Vocal slur See more »

Nickname:

Big Louie See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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