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Top 10 Greatest Old School Physiques

10. Tom Platz

Born: June 26, 1955
Height: 5’8″ (173 cm)
Contest Weight: 230 lbs (104 kg)

Tom Platz

Thomas Steven Platz is an American retired professional bodybuilder. His nicknames are “The Golden Eagle” and “The Quadfather” (due to his incredible quads).

9. Mike Mentzer

Born: November 15, 1951
Died: June 10, 2001
Height: 5’8″ (173 cm)
Contest Weight: 225 lbs (102 kg)

 Mike Mentzer

Mike Mentzer was an American IFBB professional bodybuilder, businessman, philosopher and author.

8. Steve Reeves

Born: January 21, 1926
Died: May 1, 2000
Height: 6’1″ (185 cm)
Contest Weight: 213 lbs (97 kg)

Steve Reeves

Stephen L. Reeves was an American bodybuilder and actor. At the peak of his career, he was the highest-paid actor in Europe.

7. Larry Scott

Born: October 12, 1938
Died: March 8, 2014
Height: 5’7″ (170 cm)
Contest Weight: 205 lbs (93 kg)

Larry Scott

Larry Dee Scott, nicknamed “The Legend” and “The Golden Boy,” was an American IFBB professional bodybuilder. He won the inaugural 1965 Mr. Olympia competition and defended the crown at the 1966 Mr. Olympia contest before retiring.

6. Lou Ferrigno

Born: November 9, 1951
Height: 6’5″ (195 cm)
Contest Weight: 275 lbs (125 kg) – 316 lbs (143 kg)

Lou Ferrigno

Louis Jude “Lou” Ferrigno is an American actor, fitness trainer/consultant and retired professional bodybuilder.

5. Franco Columbu

Born: August 7, 1941
Height: 5’5″ (165 cm)
Contest Weight: 185 lbs (84 kg)

Franco Columbu

Franco Columbu is an Italian actor, former champion bodybuilder and World’s Strongest Man competitor.

4. Sergio Oliva

Born: July 4, 1941
Died: November 12, 2012
Height: 5’11” (180 cm)
Contest Weight: 255 lbs (116 kg)

Sergio Oliva

Sergio Oliva was a bodybuilder known as “The Myth”. This sobriquet was arguably given to him by bodybuilder/writer Rick Wayne but Oliva himself has doubted this claim. Supposedly Wayne had begun calling Oliva “The Myth”.

3. Frank Zane

Born: June 28, 1942
Height: 5’9″ (175 cm)
Contest Weight: 200 lbs (90 kg)

Frank Zane

Frank Zane is an American former professional bodybuilder and teacher.

2. Serge Nubret

Born: October 6, 1938
Died: April 19, 2011
Height: 5’11” (180 cm)
Contest Weight: 211 lbs (96 kg)

Serge Nubret

Serge Nubret was a French professional bodybuilder, bodybuilding federation leader, movie actor and author. Serge was awarded many bodybuilding titles, including IFBB Mr. Europe Tall, NABBA Mr. Universe and WBBG Pro. Mr. World.

1. Arnold Schwarzenegger

Born: July 30, 1947
Height: 6’2″ (188 cm)
Contest Weight: 235 lbs (106 kg)

Arnold Schwarzenegger

Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger is an Austrian-born American actor, model, producer, director, activist, businessman, investor, writer, philanthropist, former professional bodybuilder and politician. Has reached legendary status.

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