Release of his fitness book, "Evolution: The Cutting Edge Guide to Breaking Down Walls and Building the Body You've Always Wanted".
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6' 5" (1.96 m)
Did You Know?
 I screen-tested, alongside James Franco
, for my part in Spider-Man
(2002) the week after I graduated from CMU (Carnegie Mellon) and got the part. However, it didn't start shooting for six months, so I paid the bills as a bodyguard for singer/actor Tyrese Gibson
and as a bouncer at a Mexican rock bar and an after-hours club.
He trained for 5 months to play the character of "Alcide" on True Blood
(2008), since the character is described as "having arms like tree trunks" in Charlaine Harris
' novels. Manganiello said that, even considering the grueling training, the most difficult aspect of the part was getting Alcide's Southern accent right.