Lou Ferrigno has been added to a new series called “The Offer.” The 10-episode drama series will air on Paramount Plus. It’s based on the experience of two-time Oscar-winning producer Albert S. Ruddy (played by Miles Teller), about the behind-the-scenes events of the original 1972 film “The Godfather,” according to Variety. Ferrigno’s role is Lenny Montana, the former wrestler and mob enforcer who played Luca Brasi in “The Godfather.” Other well known actors in the cast include Justin Chambers, Giovanni Ribisi, and Colin Hanks.
🚨 Exciting News 🚨— Lou Ferrigno (@LouFerrigno) July 9, 2021
The Godfather films are my absolute favorite! I’m honored to be in the new Paramount+ series about the making of The Godfather!
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Ferrigno, 69, had many ear infections after he was born. This resulted in a 75 to 80 percent hearing loss. He has been using hearing aids since he was four. As People reported, he was bullied growing up for his hearing aid and speech impediment. His hearing has declined with age, which led to him getting a cochlear implant in February 2021.
“I spent my whole life perfecting my body and thought, why not do the same with my ears?” Ferrigno told BabyBoomers.com.
“I spent my whole life perfecting my body and thought, why not do the same with my ears?”
Ferrigno is working hard at his hearing rehab and is already extolling his new level of hearing.