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Franco Columbu Poster

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Overview (1)

Height 5' 5" (1.65 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Franco Columbu is an actor and producer, known for The Terminator (1984), Conan the Barbarian (1982) and The Running Man (1987).

Trivia (10)

Bodybuilding Titles: 1976 Mr. Olympia 1981 Mr. Olympia
Arnold Schwarzenegger training Partner.
Was best man at Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver's wedding in April 1986.
Credited as director of movie within a movie in Last Action Hero (1993) starring his friend Schwarzenegger.
During the first ever "worlds strongest man" competition, he dislocated his knee during the refrigerator carring race. The scene was not edited for CBS and was shown and even instant replayed. During an interview immediately following the race (while lying on a stretcher) he claimed that they told him it was broken but he said being a chiropractor he knew it was just dislocated.
Is a highly respected chiropractor in Southern California.
Is in the Guinness Book of World Records for blowing up a hot water bottle by just blowing into it.
Appeared on the sleeve of Grand Funk Railroad's 1974 album "All the Girls in the World Beware!!!" with fellow-bodybuilders Arnold Schwarzenegger and Frank Zane. Band member faces were cleverly superimposed on their muscle-bound bodies.
Inducted into the International Sports Hall of Fame in 2013.

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