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On this Day in Movie History, August 11, 1953: Hulk Hogan born

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I t was on this day, August 11, 1953, Terry Gene Bollea was born An American professional wrestler, actor, television personality, entrepreneur, and musician, Bollea (currently signed with WWE). is better known by his ring name Hulk Hogan.

While he is better known for his exploits and antics in the ring, Hulk Hogan's crossover popularity led to several television and movie roles. Early in his career he played the part of Thunderlips in Rocky III (1982). He also appeared in No Holds Barred (1989), before starring in the family films Suburban Commando (1991), Mr. Nanny (1993), Santa with Muscles (1996), and 3 Ninjas: High Noon at Mega Mountain (1998).[

He starred in his own television series, Thunder in Paradise, in 1994. He is the star of The Ultimate Weapon (1997), in which Brutus Beefcake also appears in a cameo

Birthdays
1912 - Jean Parker (Lois Green Zelinska) (actress: Apache Uprising, The Gunfighter, The Texas Rangers, Little Women [1933]; died Nov 30, 2005)

1928 - Arlene Dahl (actress: Night of the Warrior, Slightly Scarlet, Three Little Words, One Life to Live; author: beauty book series; TV host: Pepsi-Cola Playhouse, Opening Night; wife of actor Fernando Lamas, mother of actor Lorenzo Lamas)

1937 - Anna Massey (actress: A Doll’s House, Frenzy, Bunny Lake is Missing, Anna Karenina; died Jul 3, 2011)

1965-Viola Davis (actress: Doubt, The Help)

Other birthdays: Embeth Davidtz (1965), Ashley Jensen (1969), Chris Messina (1974), Will Friedle (1976), Benjamin Gibbard (1976) Chris Hemsworth (1983), Alyson Stoner (1993)

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