Lou Ferrigno

American actor and bodybuilder

Louis Jude "Lou" Ferrigno (born November 9, 1951) is an American movie, television, voice actor, and bodybuilder. He is known for playing the Hulk in the television series The Incredible Hulk.

Lou Ferrigno
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Ferrigno in September 2012
Louis Jude "Lou" Ferrigno

November 9, 1951 (age 62)
OccupationActor, bodybuilder
Years active1971-present
Known forThe Incredible Hulk

Ferrigno was born on November 9, 1951[1] in Brooklyn, New York. He was married to Susan Groff from 1978 until they divorced in 1979. In 1980, he married Carla Ferrigno.


  1. Although Ferrigno's official site does not list a year of birth, it says he was 21 when he won the first of two successive Mr. Universe titles, which occurred in 1973 ("History of the Men's World Amateur Championships" Archived 2012-07-17 at the Wayback Machine, IFBB.com, Accessed 2007-01-01). The results were reported in the July 1973 issue of Muscle magazine ("Lou Ferigno, Mr Universe, 1973" Archived 2006-06-24 at the Wayback Machine. IFBB.com); See also "History of Mr. Olympia: Lou Ferrigno"

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