Steve Reeves

Stephen Lester “Steve” Reeves (January 21, 1926 – May 1, 2000) was an American professional bodybuilder, actor, and philanthropist.

Reeves traveled to Italy in the mid-1950s to star in a series of Italian-made peplum films featuring characters such as Hercules, Goliath, Sandokan and others. At the peak of his career, he was the highest-paid actor in Europe.