Famous American Weightlifters

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Mark Henry
(Weightlifter, Powerlifter)
Mark Henry
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Birthdate: June 12, 1971
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Silsbee, Texas, United States

Mark Henry is an American powerlifter, strongman, Olympic weightlifter, and retired professional wrestler. He is best known for his appearance in WWE, where he was often referred to as the world's strongest man. In 2018, he was made an inductee to the WWE Hall of Fame. A three-time USA National Weightlifting Champion, Henry holds several weightlifting records.

 2 
Tony Atlas
(Bodybuilder)
Tony Atlas
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Birthdate: April 23, 1954
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Roanoke, Virginia, United States
 3 
Martins Licis
(Strongman)
Martins Licis
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Birthdate: September 28, 1990
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Riga, Latvia
 4 
Ken Patera
(Professional wrestler, Weightlifter, Strongman)
Ken Patera
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Birthdate: November 6, 1942
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, United States
 5 
Harold Sakata
(Weightlifter, Actor)
Harold Sakata
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Birthdate: July 1, 1920
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Holualoa, Hawaii, United States
Died: July 29, 1982
 6 
Tommy Kono
(Weightlifter)
Tommy Kono
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Birthdate: June 27, 1930
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sacramento, California, United States
Died: April 24, 2016
 7 
Paul Anderson
(Weightlifter, Powerlifter)
Paul Anderson
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Birthdate: October 17, 1932
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Toccoa, Georgia, United States
Died: August 15, 1994
 8 
April Hunter
(Wrestler)
April Hunter
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Birthdate: September 24, 1973
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Philadelphia, United States
 9 
Ed Corney
(Model, Bodybuilder)
Ed Corney
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Birthdate: November 9, 1933
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hawaii
Died: January 1, 2019
 10 
Jeremy Buendia
(Bodybuilder)
Jeremy Buendia
4
Birthdate: October 26, 1990
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Roseville, California, United States
 11 
Ric Drasin
(Actor, Wrestler)
Ric Drasin
3
Birthdate: July 12, 1944
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bakersfield, California, United States
Died: August 30, 2020
 12 
Vince Gironda
(Bodybuilder, Writer)
Vince Gironda
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Birthdate: November 9, 1917
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York, United States
Died: October 18, 1999
 13 
Sarah Robles
(Weightlifter)
Sarah Robles
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Birthdate: August 1, 1988
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States
 14 
Bruce Wilhelm
(Weightlifter)
Bruce Wilhelm
3
Birthdate: July 13, 1945
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sunnyvale, California, United States
 15 
Holley Mangold
(Weightlifter)
Holley Mangold
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Birthdate: December 22, 1989
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kettering, Ohio, United States
 16 
John Grimek
(Weightlifter, Bodybuilder)
John Grimek
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Birthdate: June 17, 1910
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Perth Amboy, New Jersey, United States
Died: November 20, 1998
 17 
Mattie Rogers
(Weightlifter)
Mattie Rogers
3
Birthdate: August 23, 1995
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Apopka, Florida, United States
 18 
Don Reinhoudt
(Powerlifter, Weightlifter)
Don Reinhoudt
3
Birthdate: March 6, 1945
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Brocton, New York, United States
 19 
Katherine Nye
(Weightlifter)
Katherine Nye
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Birthdate: January 5, 1999
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bowlegs, Oklahoma, United States
 20 
Julius Naranjo
(Weightlifter)
Julius Naranjo
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Birthdate: June 14, 1991
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Tamuning, Guam, United States
 21 
Karyn Marshall
(Weightlifter)
Karyn Marshall
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Birthdate: April 2, 1956
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States
 22 
Kendrick Farris
(Weightlifter)
Kendrick Farris
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Birthdate: July 2, 1986
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Shreveport, Louisiana, United States
 23 
David Mark Berger
(Weightlifter)
David Mark Berger
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Birthdate: June 24, 1944
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Died: September 6, 1972

David Mark Berger was an American Israeli professional weightlifter who won a gold medal in the 1969 Maccabiah Games. Berger was among the 11 Israeli Olympians who were taken hostage and murdered by a Palestinian terrorist group named Black September while visiting Munich, West Germany, to participate in the 1972 Summer Olympics. He was 28 years old when he died.

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Lamar Gant
(Powerlifter, Weightlifter)
Lamar Gant
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Birthdate: 1957 AD
Birthplace: Fort Collins, Colorado, United States
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Margie Marvelous
(Bodybuilder)
Margie Marvelous
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Birthdate: February 7, 1979
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
 26 
Terry Todd
(Powerlifter, Weightlifter)
Terry Todd
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Birthdate: January 1, 1938
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Austin, Texas, United States
Died: July 7, 2018
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Clarence Cummings
(Weightlifter)
Clarence Cummings
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Birthdate: June 6, 2000
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: United States
 28 
Bob Hoffman
(Entrepreneur, Weightlifter)
Bob Hoffman
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Birthdate: November 9, 1898
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tifton, Georgia, United States
Died: July 18, 1985
 29 
Jon Cole
(Strongman , Powerlifter)
Jon Cole
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Birthdate: April 1, 1943
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: January 10, 2013
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Kuinini Manumua
(Weightlifter)
Kuinini Manumua
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Birthdate: December 12, 2000
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: American Samoa
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Jill Mills
(Powerlifter)
Jill Mills
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Birthdate: March 2, 1972
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Indiana, United States
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E. J. Nduka
(Wrestler)
E. J. Nduka
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Birthdate: August 28, 1988
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States
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Norbert Schemansky
(Weightlifter)
Norbert Schemansky
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Birthdate: May 30, 1924
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan
Died: September 7, 2016
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Annie Rivieccio
(Bodybuilder, Weightlifter)
Annie Rivieccio
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Birthdate: 1962 AD
Birthplace: Georgia, United States
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Charles Vinci
(Weightlifter)
Charles Vinci
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Birthdate: February 28, 1933
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Died: June 13, 2018