Before winning 4 Mr.(Natural) Universe titles, Mike O'Hearn also also won Mr. California, Mr. USA, Mr. American, Mr. International and was a 4-time Power Lifting Champion, and 2-time Iron Warrior. Mike has also won several Strongman competitions and is a recognized champion in judo and tae kwon do.
Besides his obvious success in the health and fitness world, Mike O'Hearn is also an accomplished actor, appearing in several TV, film and commercial projects. Michael is the only individual to be a American Gladiator on both the original (1989-96) American Gladiator series as Thor and the 2008 series as Titan. Other major acting credits include: 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).
Recent television and radio appearances include Ellen, Today Show Weekend, TV Guide Channel’s Reality Chat, Reality Remix, E! Hollywood Hot Bodies, national radio media tours on100’s of stations throughout the country and the nationally syndicated shows Hollywood Confidential with Leeza Gibbons and Loveline. Michael also was one of the select few in the fitness and health industry to be invited to Iraq as part of the Sept-Oct 2008 USO tour to support our troops. Mike O'Hearn was also on the American Gladiators-like show Battle Dome from 1999 to 2001 where he played Michael O'Dell.
In addition to appearing as Titan on American Gladiators, Mike will be seen in NBC’s on-air advertising for the summer Olympics. When not training, Mike is busy writing, producing, and directing his own movie about a character that discovers he is a superhero and has a leading role in the just released NATIONAL LAMPOON TV – THE MOVE. Other films roles include BARBARIAN and KEEPER OF TIME. Upcoming film projects due to be released in Spring 2008 include TUMBLERS and CAPTAIN ULTIMATE.
A life-long proponent of the natural approach to bodybuilding, Mike is the author of “Proven Techniques for Drug Free Bodybuilders.” A book which he wrote to inspire and teach the next generation of weightlifters and bodybuilders that you can achieve success without the use of enhancers such as steroids or growth hormones. Mike and Miss Fitness California, Sherlyn Roy, created S.H.I.F.T.I.N.G.—Serious High Intensity Fitness Training Integrating Nutritional Guidelines, to help their high profile Hollywood celebrity and executive clients reach their fitness goals.Michael is also a very successful online entrepreneur. He also owns and operates Mike O'Hearn's Signature Fitness.
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