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Steve Reeves (I) (1926–2000)


Though he did not possess a Herculean acting talent by any stretch, handsome bodybuilder Steve Reeves certainly had an enviable Herculean physique, and made plenty good use of it in Europe during the late 1950s and early 1960s portraying some of filmdom's most famous bronzed gods. Reeves was originally a Montana boy born on a cattle ranch in 1926.... See full bio »

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 1968 A Long Ride from Hell
Mike Sturges
 1963 The Shortest Day (uncredited)
 1962 The Slave
Randus - son of Spartacus
 1961 The Thief of Baghdad
Karim
 1959 Goliath and the Barbarians
Emiliano (a.k.a. "Goliath")
 1959 The White Warrior
Agi / Hadji Murad, the White Warrior
 1954 Athena
Ed Perkins (as Steve Reves 'Mr. Universe of 1950')
 1954 Jail Bait
Lt. Bob Lawrence
 1953 Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
Olympic Team Member (uncredited)
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Other Works:

Book: "Building the Classical Physique--The Natural Way" See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 5 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Alternate Names:

Steve Reves 'Mr. Universe of 1950' | Steve Reeves Mr. Universe of 1950

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

Filmmaking in Europe was a little different from working in the United States. There's a scene in 'Hercules' where I'm in chains -- they looked like steel, but they were actually made of wood -- and I had to swing these chains at my supposed enemies who were advancing towards me. Well, I didn't want to really strike someone so I kind of held back with my motions. The director yelled, 'Swing those... See more »

Trivia:

He survived numerous life-threatening experiences as a child, including being hit by a car and dragged, being thrown from a horse and sleeping through an earthquake as a child in Montana. When he couldn't be accounted for, family members found him sound asleep, his bedroom teetering on the brink of a three-story fall. See more »

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Aquarius

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