Actor Mike Mitchell, who appeared in “Gladiator” and “Braveheart,” has died … TMZ has realized.
Mitchell’s rep tells TMZ the actor/bodybuilder died Friday on a ship in Turkey. The household says they imagine he suffered a demise from pure causes, though they weren’t extra particular.
The rep says, “It was very laborious to imagine … The sudden demise of a global actor we managed, an sincere particular person, an actual actor, a real good friend, my pricey good friend, has saddened us deeply. I’ve all the time been honored to be your supervisor. I want persistence to you spouse, pricey Denise Mitchell, and your kids. Attending to know you and gaining your friendship is invaluable. Sleep within the lights. RIP.”
Mitchell began out as a bodybuilder and rose to the highest … he gained Mr. Universe together with quite a few World Health Federation’s Health World Championships.
Mitchell competed for a bunch of titles, together with Britain’s Strongest Man. He gained 5 Masters Mr. World titles alongside the best way. In 2010, he was given the WWF’s highest honor … the Residing Legend Award.
As for appearing, he received a giant break in 1994 that has shades of Arnold Schwarzenegger. He received forged in “Braveheart” due to his imposing bodily presence. He went on to look in “Gladiator,” “The Planet,” “One Day removals,” “Metropolis of Hell,” “Life on the Line” and “Emmerdale.”
Mike suffered a severe setback in 2006 after profitable his fifth World Health title — he was stricken with a severe coronary heart assault.
He lived on a ship in Turkey along with his spouse. Mike was 65.