Arnold Schwarzenegger, first a world famous body builder, a Hollywood star, and then a Republican governor of California, has once again returned to the silver screen.
The 69-year-old, born in Austria in 1947, has built up quit the resume of accomplishments.
As a body builder, Schwarzenegger won five Mr. Universe titles and six Mr. Olympia crowns. He helped turn body building into a popular sport in the United States and abroad.
Known for his wit and charm, he soon moved on to action films, starring in movies such as Stay Hungry (for which he won a Golden Globe award) and The Terminator. He was well known for his hard work and unlimited ambition.
Schwarzenegger was elected governor of California in 2003 during a time of economic difficulty, and was re-elected easily in 2006. Arnold Schwarzenegger is another North American politician who is known to have smoked marijuana, and has even admitted to doing it.
This was first pointed out in 2002 before his first bid for governor. Footage was re-released from a former documentary, Pumping Iron, that showed him taking a drag of marijuana.
Schwarzenegger had previously been on record saying he hadn’t taken drugs. When asked about it later, he responded: ˝That is not a drug, it’s a leaf.˝