Rich Piana (1970–2017)

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Richard Piana was an American bodybuilder who won the Mr. California title along with competitions in Los Angeles in 2003 and Sacramento in 2009. His admission in 2016 that he used steroids as part of his regimen was controversial. Piana often appeared in commercials and television series such as Scrubs and Ripley's Believe It or Not. He was a ... See full bio »

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Known For

(2001)
Scrubs Monster
(2002)
Malcolm in the Middle Bodybuilder #2
(2004)

Filmography

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 2004 Malcolm in the Middle (TV Series)
Bodybuilder #2
- Buseys Run Away (2004) ... Bodybuilder #2
 2002 Scrubs (TV Series)
Monster
- My Student (2002) ... Monster
 1999 The Parkers (TV Series)
Bodybuilder
- The Boomerang Effect (1999) ... Bodybuilder (uncredited)
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 2001 Planet of the Apes (stunt player)
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 2019 Supps: The Movie (Documentary)
Self
 2018 Rich Piana: The Final Season (Documentary)
Self
 2017 Generation Iron 2 (Documentary)
Self
 2016 Too Big for the World (Documentary)
Self
 2015 Radical Body Transformations (TV Series)
Self
- Arnold Schwarzenegger (2015) ... Self
 2013 Tim Muriello & Rich Piana Interviews (TV Mini Series)
Self
 2000 Ripley's Believe It or Not! (TV Series documentary)
Self
- Episode #1.8 (2000) ... Self
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 2018 Rich Piana Chronicles (Documentary)
Self

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Height:

5' 10½" (1.79 m)
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Retired professional bodybuilder. Died after being placed in a medically induced coma on August 7th after he collapsed at his home while getting a haircut. He had previously admitted to doing steroids for more than 30 years in a YouTube post in 2014 where he explained the costs and effectiveness of the drug.

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