Lou Ferrigno is an American actor, fitness trainer, fitness consultant and retired professional bodybuilder who won an IFBB Mr. America title and two consecutive IFBB Mr. Universe titles, and appeared in the bodybuilding documentary Pumping Iron. As an actor, he is best known for playing the Hulk in the television series The Incredible Hulk. Lou’s other notable roles were in the 2009 comedy I Love You, Man, Italian fantasy film Sinbad of the Seven Seas (1989), science fiction-fantasy adventure film Hercules (19830, as well as on the television series The King of Queens and Trauma Center. Born Louis Jude Ferrigno on November 9, 1951 in Brooklyn, New York, to parents Matty and Victoria Ferrigno, he is of Italian descent. He attended St. Athanasius Grammar School in Brooklyn, New York City, New York and graduated in 1969 from Brooklyn Technical High School in Brooklyn, New York City, New York. In 1980, he married Carla Ferrigno. He was previously married to Susan Groff from 1978 to 1979.
Lou Ferrigno Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 9 November 1951
Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Residence: Los Angeles, California, United States
Birth Name: Louis Jude Ferrigno
Nicknames: Big Louie, Hulk
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Occupation: Bodybuilder, Actor, Personal trainer
Race/Ethnicity: White (Italian)
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Green
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Lou Ferrigno Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 258 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 117 kg
Height in Feet: 6′ 3½”
Height in Meters: 1.92 m
Body Build/Type: Muscular
Chest: 59″ (150 cm)
Waist: 34″ (86.5 cm)
Bicep: 22.5″ (57 cm)
Thighs: 29″ (73.5 cm)
Neck: 19″ (48 cm)
Shoe Size: N/A
Lou Ferrigno Family Details:
Father: Matty Ferrigno (Police Lieutenant)
Mother: Victoria Ferrigno
Spouse/Wife: Carla Ferrigno (m. 1980), Susan Groff (m. 1978–1979)
Children: Louis Ferrigno Jr., Shanna Ferrigno, Brent Ferrigno
Siblings: Andy Ferrigno (Brother)
Others: Louis Ferrigno (Paternal Grandfather), Antoinette Accarino (Paternal Grandmother)
Lou Ferrigno Education:
St. Athanasius Grammar School
Brooklyn Technical High School
Lou Ferrigno Facts:
*He was born on November 9, 1951 in Brooklyn, New York, USA.
*His full name is Louis Jude Ferrigno.
*He is of Italian descent.
*Growing up, he was a fan of the ’50s “Hercules” films that starred bodybuilder Steve Reeves and a fan of the Incredible Hulk comic books.
*He was the runner up to Arnold Schwarzenegger at the IFBB Mr. Olympia bodybuilding competition in 1974.
*His acting mentor was Bill Bixby.
*Visit his official websites: ferrignofit.com, louferrigno.com
*Follow him on Twitter, YouTube, Facebook and Instagram.