Steve Reeves - The Authorized Biography - By Chris LeClaire (1999 and 2018 Editions)
Steve Reeves electrified audiences for decades. Rising to stardom in two fields, he was the first bodybuilder turned actor long before Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jean-Claude Van Damme and Sylvester Stallone hit the scene. Drawing on seven years of research and writing, author Chris LeClaire captures in photography and words the first biography ever written on Steve Reeves the definitive portrait of the legend who inspired millions, the man many believe to be the greatest bodybuilder turned actor ever.
Christopher LeClaire lived and worked for Steve Reeves at his California Morgan horse ranch during the summers of 1993 and 1994 prior to publishing the first edition of Worlds To Conquer in 1999.
Mr. LeClaire is a former U.S. Navy DIVER and served during Operation Desert Storm. He graduated with honors from The University Of Massachusetts Dartmouth earning a BFA cum laude. He recently graduated from The Massachusetts Police Academy MPTC and is currently a Reserve Deputy Sheriff with the County Sheriff's Office. He resides on Cape Cod.