Schwarzenegger Remembers His Less-Glamorous Career Moments

By Robert J. Matthews

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Arnold Schwarzenegger shares fascinating anecdotes in his book, "Be Useful: Seven Tools for Life."

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During the filming of Conan the Barbarian, Schwarzenegger had to bite a dead vulture for a scene.

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He faced challenges like tearing his back and needing 40 stitches on the first day of filming.

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Lack of suitable doubles pushed Schwarzenegger to do his own stunts in Conan.

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Conan's brutal scenes required crawling until his knees bled and facing real dead vultures.

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The swimming scene in The 6th Day posed a serious risk, with Schwarzenegger almost drowning.

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The pool had a cover, and he struggled to find the exit, running out of air.

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Luckily, his stunt double, Billy Lucas, realized the danger and saved him.

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