Color photograph of Arnold Schwarzenegger as the Terminator on a black background and red text
Arnold Schwarzenegger is a Hollywood actor who is popularly known for his leading role in the Terminator franchise, which is an action-packed sci-fi about a hitman who is trying to stop a futuristic apocalyse initiated by cyborgs. The second installment of this franchise, Terminator 2: Judgment Day (commonly known as T2), debuted in the summer of 1991 becoming one of the highest grossed films of that year. Besides monetary achievement, T2 earned four Academy Awards for its special effects and elaborate imagery. Schwarzenegger went on to later become the Governor of California, a position he held from 2003-2011.