Talented people are talented in everything. Arnold Schwarzenegger was trying himself in professional sport, Hollywood, business, politics, writing, charity and much more. And he failed only in his family life, but this fact does not upset millions of his fans. We devote this post to the idol of the epoch and present you 20 interesting facts related to Arnold Schwarzenegger.
1. Arnold Schwarzenegger never blinks in Terminator 2.
However it was rather hard for the actor to fire the gun without blinking.
2. In Terminator 2, Schwarzenegger only spoke 700 words and was paid $15 million.
It was the most expensive “Hasta la vista, baby” ever that cost $85,716!
3. Arnold Schwarzenegger used to be able to lift 683 pounds.
Today bodybuilders from all around the globe compete in the Arnold Classic Festival – an annual multidisciplinary sports convention held in Columbus, Ohio.
4. Gustav Schwarzenegger, the father of Arnold Schwarzenegger, was a voluntary member of the nazi party.
Gustav, the police officer from Austria, voluntarily joined the Nazi Party on 1 March 1938.
5. End of Days in the only movie in which Arnold, playing as a human is killed.
Critics announce End of Days the worst movie of Schwarzenegger. It was a financial disappointment and the disaster from the point of view of critical analysis.
6. Arnold did not accept his Governor’s salary of $175,000 per year, and instead donates it to charities.
He does pretty well on acting in Hollywood and can afford not to accept the California governor’s salary, spend it for charity and upping salaries of his officials instead.
7. The Guinness Book of World Records called Schwarzenegger “the most perfectly developed man in the history of the world.”
He was honored to be included in the Guinness Book of World Records after impressive winning the Mr. Olympia in the 70s.
8. Hercules is the only movie in which he was credited Arnold Strong, instead of Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Producers of the movie supposed that the public would not accept his last name Schwarzenegger well enough.
9. Arnold Schwarzenegger was born in Thal, Austria in 1947.
Officially he became American only in 1983.
10. His famous line “I’ll be back” from 1984’s “The Terminator” was originally written as “I’ll come back.”
He used this catchphrase many times in his later films.