Biography - A Short Wiki
Bodybuilder best remembered for starring in advertisements for his exercise program, one of the longest-lasting ad campaigns of its time.
His original name was Angelo Siciliano and he worked as a leather worker for a time.
After his friend told him he looked like the statue of Atlas on Coney Island he legally changed his name.
How did Charles Atlas die?
Charles Atlas' death was caused by heart attack.
On December 23, 1972, Charles Atlas died in a Long Island hospital of a heart attack.
|Cause of death||Heart Attack|
|Age of death||80 years|
|Birthday||October 30, 1892|
|Death date||December 23, 1972|
|Place of death||Long Beach, New York, United States|
|Place of burial||N/A|
"My system uses no apparatus. The resistance of your own body is the best and safest apparatus."Charles Atlas
"I'll prove in only seven days that I can make you a new man."Charles Atlas
"Step by step and the thing is done."Charles Atlas
"Nobody picks on a strong man."Charles Atlas
"15 minutes a day! Give me just this and I'll prove I can make you a new man."Charles Atlas