History

Vince Gironda’s Hollywood Gym Helped The Studios Whip Their Stars Into Shape For The Movies

Brian Keith, Doug Drexler and Vince Gironda

Many of you may remember Brian Keith from the 60′s TV show Family Affair. I recall him very fondly in The Russians are Coming! Keith was anything but Hobbit-like, and it was fairly well known by all that he was ferried to work each morning by John Barleycorn.

I Could Have Been A Contender!

I discovered Vince Gironda back in 1978 when I sent away for one of his courses that I had seen advertised in the back of one of the muscle magazines.