Jason Momoa as "Conan the Barbarian" and other beefcake stars
By S. James Snyder, Special to Metromix
Some actors become stars through raw talent or brilliant coaching—and some land a big gig thanks to their six-pack.
Enter Jason Momoa, the chiseled muscle man in the midst of a breakout year. Not only did he score a splashy, shirtless supporting gig as Khal Drogo on HBO's acclaimed hit “Game of Thrones,” he’s filling the sandals of one Arnold Schwarzenegger for this month’s remake of "Conan the Barbarian."
We’re betting the role showcases Momoa's abs and pecs more than any muscular acting techniques, but he’s hardly the first to make a splash as a big screen beefcake. Take a look at 10 of the beefiest.
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