Rugged body builder Reg Lewis won his first title, Junior Mr. Olympics, at the age of 17. He won several more competitions including a two-time win as Mr. America. In the early 50s he and several more body builders joined Mae West as part of her Las Vegas act which opened the door to an acting career. He had the starring role in his first film: Fire Monsters Against the Son of Hercules. Lewis appeared in three more films: The Brass Bottle, Don’t Make Waves and Sextette.