Mike O'Hearn

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Mike O'Hearn
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Born (1969-01-26) January 26, 1969 (age 49)[1]
Kirkland, Washington, United States
ResidenceCalifornia, USA
NationalityUnited States American
OccupationBodybuilder, Actor, Model
Height6 ft 3 in (191 cm)

Mike O'Hearn (born January 26, 1969) is an American bodybuilder, actor, personal trainer and model. He has been featured on over 500 magazine covers, was Fitness Model of the Year seven times. He appeared as the gladiator "Titan" on the 2008 revival of American Gladiators. O'Hearn is the only individual to be a Gladiator on both the original (1989–96) (as Thor) and the 2008 series.[2] He is the founder of Power Bodybuilding, a training program that focuses on developing both strength and hypertrophy, along with aesthetics.[3][4]

Personal life[edit]

Michael O'Hearn grew up in Kirkland, Washington and comes from a family of nine siblings;[5] He began competing in bodybuilding at 14 and won the Teenage Washington State competition. He was married to Midajah O'Hearn, a former wrestling valet for WCW.[citation needed]

Film and television[edit]

Michael O'Hearn has appeared in the movies Barbarian, Keeper of Time, and had a minor supporting role in Death Becomes Her, as well as starred as Clark Kent/Superman in the popular Sandy Collora fan film World's Finest (opposite Clark Bartram as Batman).[6] O'Hearn was also on the American Gladiators-like show Battle Dome from 1999 to 2001 where he played Michael O'Dell. On March 14, 2008, Michael made a guest appearance on the NBC soap opera Days of Our Lives, playing a bartender. On July 8, 2008, Michael made a guest appearance on NBC's Celebrity Family Feud as Titan with fellow Gladiators Wolf, Venom, and Jet.[7] On February 4, 2009 Michael made a guest appearance on NBC's Knight Rider, episode 14 as a cage fighter,[8] and in 2011 he appeared in a season 7 episode of It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia titled "How Mac got fat" as Mac's Avatar. In June 2011, Mike also played the part of "the bodybuilder" in season 1 episode 9 of Workaholics, "Muscle I'd Like To Flex".

In 2016, O'Hearn played The Hulk opposing Caitlyn Jenner in the sixty-third episode of Epic Rap Battles of History, released on June 29.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mike O’Hearn Biography. americangladiatorsblog.com
  2. ^ "American Gladiators: Crush, Venom, and Titan" Archived February 12, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.. CraveOnline.
  3. ^ http://www.bodybuilding.com/fun/mike-ohearn-power-bodybuilding-12-week-training-program.html
  4. ^ https://www.mikeohearn.com/store/official-power-bodybuilding-dvd/
  5. ^ "Mike O'Hearn-Interview with the Actor, Body Builder and Model". thereadingcafe.com. June 27, 2012.
  6. ^ World's Finest. Internet Movie Database
  7. ^ Team American Gladiators. NBC
  8. ^ "Knight Rider". Archived from the original on December 5, 2013.
  9. ^ ERB (June 29, 2016). "Bruce Banner vs Bruce Jenner – Epic Rap Battles of History – Season 5". Retrieved August 19, 2016 – via YouTube.

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