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Overview (3)

Born in Brooklyn, New York, USA
Died in North Woodmere, New York, USA
Nickname The Uncrowned Mr. America

Mini Bio (1)

Dan Lurie was born on April 1, 1923 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for Big Top (1950). He was married to Thelma. He died on November 6, 2013 in North Woodmere, New York.

Spouse (2)

Thelma (1 February 1947 - 6 November 2013) ( his death) ( 5 children)
Thelma (1 February 1947 - 8 November 2013) ( his death) ( 5 children)

Trivia (7)

Inducted into the National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame in 2007.
Body builder and weightlifter.
He once arm-wrestled then President Ronald Reagan during a trip to the White House.
Publisher of the bodybuilding journal, Muscle Training Illustrated. He still maintains a Website with that name.
He is a former business partner of Joe and Ben Weider.
For 3 consecutive years he achieved 1st Place in the Most Muscular Man competition of the A.A.U Senior National Weightlifting Championships & Mr. America Contest. Those years were: 1942, '43 & '44. Also, in each of these years, he was chosen the runner-up for the full Mr. America Title.
Was the New York State Checkers Champion in 1940.

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