Almanac of
Men's Bodybuilding
by Ron Avidan

The most complete information of bodybuilder's profiles available. All help is welcomed! The Almanac is always updated whenever possible.

  • Tanny, Armand
    Contests include the 1949 IFBB Mr. North America 4th; 1949 Pro Mr. USA 5th;

  • Tate, Ossie
    1965 Mr. Jr. Nortern California 1st;

  • Taylor, Ernie Wayne
    Born May 8, 1970 in Birmingham, England. Height 5'8". He is married to Nikki Hemmings, and has a daughter named Jessica. Ernie underwent rotator cuff surgery on both his shoulders in January 2000. He plans to compete again at the 2001 Arnold Classic.

    Contests include the 1993 NABBA Britain 2nd; 1995 EFBB British HW 1st; 1997 Night of Champions 3rd; 1998 Night of Champions 5th; 1998 Mr. Olympia 8th; 1999 Night of Champions 6th; 1999 Mr. Olympia 13th; 2001 Night of Champions 7th; 2001 Grand Prix England 5th; 2002 Ironman Pro 3rd; 2002 Arnold Classic 8th; 2002 San Francisco Pro 7th; 2002 Mr. Olympia 14th; 2002 Grand Prix England 4th; 2003 Oylmpia 10th; 2003 Grand Prix Holland 2nd; 2003 Grand Prix England 2nd;

  • Taylor, Quincy
    Contests include the 1999 IFBB North American Championships HW 3rd; 2000 NPC USA SHW 8th; 2000 NPC Nationals SHW 4th; 2001 NPC USA SHW 1st & Overall; 2002 Ironman Pro 5th; 2002 Arnold Classic 9th; 2002 San Francisco Pro 5th; 2002 Grand Prix Australia 8th; 2003 Ironman Pro 6th; 2003 Arnold Classic 9th; 2003 San Francisco Pro 7th;

  • Taylor, Vince Anthony
    American. Born August 25, 1956. Married to Veranda (Randy). Has two sons, Isaiah Bradley & Vince Jr, and a daughter Charnelle. Currently lives in Florida.

    Contests include the 1983 Mr. Berlin 1st HW; 1987 NPC Nationals LH 4th; 1988 NPC Nationals 1st LH & Overall; 1989 Night of Champions 1st; 1991 Ironman Pro 5th; 1991 Pittsburgh Pro 1st; 1991 Danish Grand Prix 1st; 1991 Italian Grand Prix 1st; 1991 Spanish Grand Prix 1st; 1991 English Grand Prix 2nd; 1991 Swiss Grand Prix 1st; 1991 Finnish Grand Prix 1st; 1992 Ironman Pro 1st; 1992 Pittsburgh Pro 1st; 1992 Arnold Classic 1st; 1993 Ironman Pro 3rd; 1993 San Jose Pro 1st; 1993 French Pro 2nd; 1993 German Pro 2nd; 1994 Ironman Pro 1st; 1994 Arnold Classic 2nd; 1995 Houston Pro 2nd; 1995 Night of Champions 2nd; 1995 Niagara Falls Pro 1st; 1995 Grand Prix Spain 2nd; 1995 Grand Prix Russia 2nd; 1995 Grand Prix Germany 2nd; 1995 Grand Prix Ukraine 1st; 1995 Grand Prix France 1st; 1995 Grand Prix England 1st; 1995 Mr. Olympia 5th; 1996 Arnold Classic 4th; 1996 San Jose Pro 3rd; 1996 Masters Olympia 1st; 1997 Arnold Classic 5th; 1997 Masters Olympia 1st (40+) & overall; 1997 Grand Prix Hungary 9th; 1997 Grand Prix Spain 8th; 1997 Grand Prix Germany 9th; 1997 Grand Prix England 7th; 1997 Grand Prix Czech 7th; 1997 Grand Prix Finland 6th; 1997 Grand Prix Russia 6th; 1998 Arnold Classic 3rd; 1998 Arnold Masters 1st; 1999 Arnold Classic 6th; 1999 Masters Olympia 1st; 2000 Masters Olympia 1st; 2001 Masters Olympia 1st; 2001 Mr. Olympia 13th; 2002 Masters Olympia 2nd;

  • Taylor, Terry
    1998 NPC Nationals LW 14th;

  • Terilli, John
    Contests include the 1983 Grand Prix Caesars 2nd; 1989 Arnold Classic 13th; 1992 Ironman Pro 13th

  • Terrell, Darrell
    Contests include the 1995 NPC USA LH 12th; 1996 NPC Nationals HW 5th; 1998 NPC USA HW 7th; 1999 NPC USA HW 12th; 2001 NPC USA HW 9th; 2001 NPC Nationals HW 3rd;

  • Terwilliger, Tom
    American. 1991 Niagara Falls Pro 3rd; 1991 Danish Grand Prix 11th; 1991 Italian Grand Prix 10th; 1991 Spanish Grand Prix 10th; 1991 English Grand Prix 12th; 1991 Swiss Grand Prix 9th; 1991 Finnish Grand Prix 12th;

  • Teufel, Ron
    On December 22nd, 2002 Roland S. (Ron) Teufel died at the age of 45. A former Teenage Mr. America and Mr. USA titleholder, Ron was known for having one of the most massively dense physiques of the late 70's-early 80's. Contests include the 1976 Mr. Eastern Seaboard 1st;

  • Thamasian, Henrik
    1997 NPC USA LH 5th;

  • Thomas, Grant
    From England. Contests include the 1999 Night of Champions 19th;

  • Thomas, Paul
    From England. Contests include the 1990 NABBA Univer Short 6th; 1994 NABBA Universe Short 2nd; 1996 IFBB European Amateur MW 5th; 1999 IFBB World Amateur MW 10th; 2002 Grand Prix England 19th;

  • Thompson, Giovanny
    From Holland. Contests include the 2002 Grand Prix England 17th; 2002 Grand Prix Holland 13th;

  • Thompson, Noel
    1997 NPC USA LW 5th; 1998 NPC Nationals LW 7th;

  • Thompson, Ron
    1972 Jr. Mr. USA 1st; 1972 Mr. World 1st; 1974 AAU Mr. America 1st;

  • T'hooft, Pascal
    From France. Contests include the 1997 Grand Prix Germany 12th; 1997 Grand Prix Finland 11th; 1998 Night of Champions 18th;

  • Thorne, Henderson
    Canadian. Born 3/21/61. Contests include the 1991 Niagara Falls Pro 5th; 1992 Niagara Falls Pro 2nd; 1992 Chicago Pro 4th; 1993 Night of Champions 6th; 1993 Niagara Falls Pro 7th; 1994 Ironman Pro 8th; 1995 Houston Pro 8th; 1995 Arnold Classic 10th; 1995 San Jose Pro 6th; 1995 Montreal Pro 10th; 1995 Niagara Falls Pro 8th; 1996 Ironman Pro 9th; 1996 Canada Pro Classic 10th; 1997 Ironman Pro 8th; 1997 Canada Pro 5th; 1997 Night of Champions 8th; 1998 Toronto Pro 10th; 1999 Toronto Pro 6th; 2000 Toronto Pro 13th; 2002 Southwest Pro 12th;

  • Thorvildsen, Kai
    Brother of Tommi Thorvildsen. Contests include the 1997 Norwegian Junior Championships 1st;

  • Thorvildsen, Tommi
    From Norway. Born May 30, 1974 in Tvedestrand, a small town in southern Norway. Nicknamed 'The Hammer'. Also nicknamed 'Glutezilla'. Height 5'10". Tommy has three brothers, Jan, Kai and Geir. Father worked in municipal affairs; mother worked withthe elderly in a hospital. Tommi enjoyed sports, especially skiing, ski jumping, skateboarding and soccer. Tommi went to college for three years, and he also was in the Norwegian army for a year. Tommi worked as a security guard as one of his jobs. Tommi can do a backwards somersalt in his posing routine. Tommi currently lives in Turnout, Belgium, since 2000, where he trains with Steven 'Siggi' Segers, who owns the gym where he trains.

    Contests include the 1997 Norway National 1st; 1998 Norway National 1st; 1999 Belguim Grand Prix 1st; 2000 Toronto Pro 16th; 2001 Toronto Pro 4th; 2001 Night of Champions 6th; 2001 Grand Prix England 7th; 2001 Grand Prix New Zealand 4th; 2001 Toronto Pro 4th; 2001 Night of Champions 6th; 2002 Ironman Pro 6th; 2002 Arnold Classic 11th; 2002 San Francisco Pro 6th; 2002 Grand Prix Austria 3rd; 2002 Mr. Olympia 22nd; 2002 Grand Prix England 6th; 2002 Grand Prix Holland 8th; 2003 Ironman Pro 13th; 2003 Arnold Classic 12th; 2003 San Francisco 12th; 2003 Grand Prix Australia 5th; 2003 Night of Champions 19th; 2003 Grand Prix Hungary 13th;

  • Tinerino, Dennis
    American. Contests include the 1965 Mr. East coast 1st; 1965 Teen Mr. America 1st; 1965 Jr. Mr. USA 1st; 1965 Mr. North America 1st; 1972 NABBA Pro Mr. Universe 1st Over 5'9"; 1981 Mr. Olympia 7th.

  • Titus, Craig
    Born January 14, 1967 in Wyandotte, Michigan. Height 5'9". Craig was charged was a conspiracy charge in 1995, in which he introduced two parties that eventually led him to be charged with conspiracy to distribute 'X' or X-stacy (a popular recrational drug). He was not charged with steroid possesion. Since he did not provide the law officers with the people who were involved in actually distributing 'X', he was sentenced for 16 months 'house arrest' with an anklet to track his whereabouts. On July 25, 1997, Titus was sentenced to 21 months in jail for using steroids, which was a probation violation. He is appealing the decision, claing the drugs were lingering in his body's system, and he was not using them. Craig is called 'The Bull' in prison. In another controversial event, during the 1995 NPC USA contest, Craig walked off the stage after learning in disbelief that he was second, and not first, not taking his loss well at all. He was suspended from the NPC for a year.

    Craig grew up in Detroit, the eldest child of three. He has a sister and brother. Craig's father is named Michael; his mother, Sandy. Craig also has a daughter named Ashley Marie, and had a son, named Aaron, who passed away from crib death in 1989 at the age of nine months. He wears a gold necklace with a trinkey on it (the Egyptian God of Power) to remember his son. In June 2000, Craig Titus married Kelly Ryan

    Contests include the 1988 Houston Bodybuilding HW 1st & Overall; 1989 Houston Bodybuilding HW 1st & Overall; 1990 Western US Cup HW 1st & Overall; 1990 NPC Tournament of Champions HW 3rd; 1991 NPC Ironman HW 1st & Overall; 1993 NPC USA HW 4th; 1994 NPC USA HW 2nd; 1994 NPC Nationals HW 2nd; 1995 NPC USA HW 2nd; 1996 NPC USA HW 1st & overall; 2000 Ironman Pro 8th; 2000 Arnold Classic 10th; 2000 Toronto Pro 5th; 2000 Night of Champion 11th; 2001 Ironman Pro 5th; 2001 San Francisco Pro 2nd; 2001 Arnold Classic 6th; 2001 Mr. Olympia 12th; 2001 Grand Prix England 9th; 2002 Southwest Pro 7th; 2002 Night of Champions 5th; 2002 Mr. Olympia 11th; 2002 Show of Strength 7th; 2003 Night of Champions 3rd;

  • Tong, Joe
    Contests include the 1996 Mr. Paridiase Cup 1ST Place Lightheavy and Overall, 1997 Mr. Hawaiian Islands 1ST Place Heavyweight and Overall 1997 NPC USA 13TH Lightheavyweight , 2007 Venice Beach, Muscle Beach 1ST Place Heavyweight and Overall

  • Torres, Clifton
    Contests include the 1997 NPC USA BW 5th; 1998 NPC Nationals BW 9th; 2003 Night of Champions 25th;

  • Torvinen, Len
    A wheelchair champion, now a bodybuilding trainer and coach in Oregon. Contests include the 1996 NPC National Wheelchair 4th - Masters HW, 1996 ABA Nationals 2nd, 1996 ABA World 5th, 1996 ABA USA 1st, 1996 ABA Western USA1st; 1996 ABA Forever Natural International 1st; 1996 ABA Mr California 1st;

  • Touchstone, Tom
    1985 NPC California LH 1st & overall

  • Triantafilidis, Angelo
    Contests include the 1998 NPC Nationals HW 10th;

  • Trubilla, Marty
    Contests include the 2000 NPC Nationals SHW 16th;

  • Tuor, Patrick
    From Switzerland. Contests include the WABBA 1999 World Championships Extra-Tall 1st; 2000 World Pro Championships 12th; 2001 European Pro 18th; 2002 Grand Prix Holland 14th; 2003 Grand Prix Holland 18th;

  • Turgeon, Arthur
    1960 Jr. Mr. Middle Atlantic 1st;

  • Turmon, George
    Contests include the 1988 NPC Nationals HW 8th; 1990 NPC Nationals HW 8th; 1991 NPC Junior USA HW 1st; 1996 NPC Nationals HW 7th; 1997 NPC Nationals HW 11th; 1998 NPC Nationals HW 12th; 2000 NPC Masters Nationals HW 10th; 2001 NPC Nationals HW 11th;

  • Turner III, Ivory Papoose
    American. He is half black, half Indian. Contests include the 1991 NPC Maryland State LW 1st; 1991 Musclemania LW 1st; 1993 NPC Junior Nationals LW 2nd; 1993 NPC Nationals LW 2nd; 1994 NPC Nationals LW 5th; 1995 NPC Nationals LW 1st; 1997 Canada Pro 19th; 1997 Night of Champions 16th; 1998 Night of Champions 18th; 1999 Night of Champions 19th; 2002 Ironman Pro 17th;

  • Tzinidis, Emmanuel
    From Greece. Contests include the 2002 Grand Prix England 18th;