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Reg Park
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Orson Welles
(Movies & TV)
Mario Bava
(Movies & TV)
Burt Lancaster
(Movies & TV)
Vincent Price
(Movies & TV)
Emilio Cigoli
(Movies & TV)
John Wayne
(Movies & TV)
 

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Steve Reeves

Knowledge Identifier: +Steve_Reeves

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Steve Reeves

American bodybuilder and actor add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1926.

Countries: United States (52%), Italy (28%), India (4%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Reg Park, Orson Welles, Mario Bava

Linked to: Tatars, American Broadcasting Company, Castlemont High School

 

Timeline


 

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Steve Reeves was born in 1926 add something


1940

Emilio Cigoli - He was the Italian voice of nearly every major Hollywood star from the 1940s through the 1960s, including John Wayne, Gary Cooper, Clark Gable, William Holden, Charlton Heston, Burt Lancaster, Steve Reeves, Vincent_Price, Lee Van Cleef, and Orson Welles


1948

Reg Park - Upon discharge from the military in 1948, he witnessed his first physique contest; the inaugural NABBA Mr. Universe contest, in which John Grimek edged out Steve Reeves in controversial fashion


1950

Peter Lupus - Lupus was one of many bodybuilders who followed Steve Reeves into the sword and sandal films of the late 1950s and early 1960s, occasionally credited as Rock Stevens for such films as "Hercules and the Tyrants of Babylon" and "Muscle Beach Party" where he starred as "Mr. Galaxy" Flex Martian, the biggest, strongest, and handsomest bodybuilder in the galaxy who possessed muscles of steel

 

Reg Park - The next year, Park was runner-up to Steve Reeves in the 1950 NABBA Amateur Mr. Universe in London


1954

In 1954 he had a small role in his first major motion picture, the musical "Athena" playing the boyfriend of Jane Powell's character add something

 

On December 17, 1954, Reeves guest starred in the ABC sitcom with a variety show theme, "The Ray Bolger Show" add something

 

Ed Wood - In 1954, Wood directed and produced the crime film, "Jail Bait" , along with co-writer Alex Gordon, which starred Lyle Talbot and Steve Reeves


1957

In 1957, Reeves went to Italy and played the lead character in Pietro Francisci's "Hercules", a relatively low-budget epic based loosely on the tales of Jason and the Argonauts, though inserting Hercules into the lead role add something

 

Mario Bava - He handled the cinematography and special effects on the 1957 Steve Reeves classic "Hercules", a film credited with sparking the Italian sword and sandal genre


1959

Its commercial success led to a 1959 sequel "Hercules Unchained" add something

 

B movie - In 1959, Levine's Embassy Pictures bought the worldwide rights to "Hercules", a cheaply made Italian movie starring American-born bodybuilder Steve Reeves

 

Fernando Rey - In 1959, Rey co-starred with Steve Reeves and Christine Kaufmann in the Italian sword and sandal film "The Last Days of Pompeii"

 

Sergio Leone - When director Mario Bonnard fell ill during the production of the 1959 Italian epic The Last Days of Pompeii, starring Steve Reeves, Leone was asked to step in and complete the film.


1989

He bought a ranch with his savings and lived there with his second wife Aline until her death in 1989 add something


1997

In July 1997, Steve was interviewed by freelance writer, Rod Labbe add something


Steve Reeves died in 2000 add something

 

On May 1, 2000, Reeves died from complications of lymphoma add something


2011

Freelance writer Rod Labbe interviewed Reeves, and the article appeared in Films of the Golden Age magazine, summer 2011 add something


2014

It was in 2014 that George wrote and published what is considered the most definitive and comprehensive biography on Reeves entitled, "A Moment in Time - The Steve Reeves Story" add something