Super tall at 6'8", Mike made only one film but it's one of my favourites, ULYSSES AGAINST HERCULES. Lane played a beardless and very tall Hercules. Georges Marchal was Ulysses.
Primo Carnera and Joe Robinson in A KID FOR TWO FARTHINGS. Both wrestlers would make films in Italy. Joe would appear in many lead roles and supporting roles, including BARABBAS co-starring Jack Palance. More on Primo below.
Primo was a world champion boxer who also had a career in wrestling. He would work part time as an actor, including the now legendary fight between Antaeus (Primo) and Hercules, played by bodybuilder Steve Reeves, in HERCULES UNCHAINED.
Montrealer Samson Burke was once a wrestler who became a bodybuilder and would eventually end up appearing in several PEPLUM films, including VENGEANCE OF URSUS