Louis Jude “Lou” Ferrigno, also known as The Incredible Hulk, has achieved a lot in his life but had a rough start as a kid. His hearing loss as a kid affected his speech, causing him to be shy and to be bullied. Thanks to the understanding of his family, and drawing inspiration from comic book heroes such as The Hulk, Ferrigno has achieved a lot in his life.
Lou Ferrigno was chosen over Arnold Schwarzenegger to star as The Incredible Hulk in the 1978 TV show. He later voiced The Hulk in movies like The Incredible Hulk (2008), The Avengers (2012), and Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015). Louis is truly The Incredible Hulk.
For those learning American Sign Language (ASL), the video biography of Lou Ferrigno below is good for beginners, and it goes at a pace that you may be able to follow easily.
Through his life, Lou Ferrigno has been an actor, professional bodybuilder, motivational speaker, and a reserve police officer. This shows that a rough start doesn’t have to dictate what you achieve in life.
- Lou Ferrigno is a multi-talented professional best known for playing The Incredible Hulk.
- Ferrigno also won the Mr. America and Mr. Universe bodybuilding titles and holds a record in the Guinness Book of World Records.
- Today, Ferrigno is an actor, motivational speaker, and deputy sheriff.