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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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 2017 Thor: Ragnarok (announced)
Hulk (voice, rumored)
 2016 Instant Death (post-production)
John Bradley
 2015 Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No! (TV Movie)
Agent Banner
 2015 Avengers: Age of Ultron
Hulk (voice, uncredited)
 2015 Avengers Grimm
Iron John
 2010-2014 Adventure Time (TV Series)
- Billy's Bucket List (2014) ... Billy (voice)
- The Lich (2012) ... Billy (voice)
- His Hero (2010) ... Billy (voice)
 2014 Star Trek Continues (TV Series)
- 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
Security Guard / The Incredible Hulk (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
 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)
- The Three Virgins (1997) ... Mog
 1996 Living Single (TV Series)
The Workman
- Not So Silent Partner (1996) ... The Workman
 1995 The Misery Brothers
 1994 Cage II
 1992 Frogtown II
Ranger John Jones
 1992 Detective Extralarge: Yo-Yo (TV Movie)
 1992 The Naked Truth
Fed. #1
 1991 Hangfire
 1989 Liberty & Bash
 1989 Cage
Billy Thomas
 1989 All's Fair
 1988 Desert Warrior
 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
- Win or Lose (1983) ... John Six
- Smash- Up (1983) ... John Six
- Silent Sounds (1983) ... John Six
- Shock Waves (1983) ... John Six
- Trail's End (1983) ... John Six
 1979 Billy (TV Series)
- Fathers and Sons (1979) ... Hulk
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[regarding then competing series Wonder Woman (1975)] And as for "Wonder Woman" . . . there's nothing there . . . nothing to show at all but a "beautiful body", and that's it. You never get a chance to find out anything about the person at all. What a bore! I can't understand why that show ran as long as it did. See more »


Has appeared in four different adaptations of "The Incredible Hulk". The first was the live-action television series of the late 1970s and early 1980s (The Incredible Hulk (1978)), in which he played the Hulk--and does not speak. In the 1990s he played the role again in an animated series for the UPN network, The Incredible Hulk (1996) -- this time providing the creature's voice. In Ang Lee's ... See more »


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