Almanac of
Men's Bodybuilding
by Ron Avidan

The most complete information of bodybuilder's profiles available. All help is welcomed! The Almanac is always updated whenever possible.

  • Wakefield, Bob
    1955 Mr. Massachusetts 1st;

  • Walker, Jim
    1987 NPC Jr. USA 1st LW;

  • Walker, Robert
    1955 Jr. Mr. Los Angeles 1st;

  • Walker, Roger
    Australian. 1972 Mr. Britain 3rd; 1976 IFBB Mr. Universe Tall Class 1st; 1981 Mr. Olympia 10th

  • Waller, Ken
    American. Contests include the 1965 Mr. Kentucky 1st; 1972 IFBB Mr. International 1st tall and overall; 1981 Mr. Olympia 16th

  • Ward-El, Idrise
    Contests include the 1998 NPC Nationals SHW 4th; 1999 NPC Nationals SHW 6th; 2000 NPC USA SHW 13th; 2001 NPC USA SHW 4th; 2001 IFBB North American SHW 2nd; 2003 Night of Champions 17th;

  • Ward, Marvin
    Born November 20, 1971 in Trenton, New Jersey. Height 5'2". Raised by his grandmother; mother Annie was extremely busy going to school to get a nurse's license, and working full time. Moved to Georgia for four years during his teenager years. Sports played include football, soccer and wrestling. Brothers name is Bernard; daughters name is Shasha. Works as an Enviromental Health Technician.

    Contests include the 1990 Mr. Teenage Mr. Tenton 1st; 1998 ANBC Gene Johnson Classic MW 1st; 1998 NPC Nationals BW 3rd; 1999 NPC Nationals BW 1st; 1999 NPC Team Universe Championships BW 1st; 1999 NPC Tournament of Champions East Coast BW 1st; 1999 IFBB World Amateur Championships BW 3rd; 2000 NPC Team Universe BW 1st & Overall;; 2000 IFBB World Amateur Championships BW 4th; 2001 Team Universe Championships BW 1st; 2001 IFBB World Games BW 3rd;

  • Warren, Branch
    Contests include the 1992 AAU Teen Mr. America Overall; 1993 NPC Teen Nationals LH 1st & Overall; 1999 NPC Junior Nationals HW 4th; 2000 NPC USA HW 3rd; 2001 NPC Nationals HW 1st;

  • Washington, Doyle
    1987 NPC Jr. USA 1st LH;

  • Washington, Robert
    Fron San Antonio, Texas. Height 5'10". Contests include the 1995 NPC Team Universe 2nd HW; 1996 NPC Team Universe 1st HW; 1997 NPC Team Universe 1st HW & Overall; 2001 Night of Champions 17th;

  • Wasky, Melvin
    1960 Mr. Maryland 1st;

  • Watson, David
    Contests include the 1999 NPC Nationals HW 12th; 2000 NPC Nationals HW 5th; 2001 NPC Nationals HW 5th;

  • Watson, Randy
    Contests include the 1963 AAU Jr. Mr. America 1st; 1963 AAU Mr. America 7th; 1964 AAU Mr. USA 2nd; 1964 AAU Mr. America 3rd; 1965 AAU Mr. America 3rd; 1966 AAU Mr. America 4th;

  • Weatherall, Bob
    Canadian. Contests include the 1995 Niagara Falls Pro 16th; 1997 Canada Pro 18th; 1998 San Francisco Pro 19th; 1998 Toronto Pro 16th; 2000 Ironman Pro 20th; 2000 Toronto Pro 16th; 2002 Southwest Pro 11th; 2002 Toronto Pro 5th;

  • Weaver, Vern
    1963 AAU Mr. America 1st;

  • Weider, Joe
    1951 Nabba Universe 5th tall;

  • Weill, Emmanuel
    French. 1995 Grand Prix France 10th; 1996 Canada Pro Classic 18th; 1996 Florida Cup Pro 17th

  • Wellings, Ricky
    From England. Contests include the 2002 Grand Prix England 15th;

  • Wells, Melvin
    Contests include the 1949 Mr. America 2nd;

  • Wentz, Douglas
    Contests include the 1998 NPC Nationals HW 6th;

  • Wesneski, Al
    Contests include the 1953 Jr. Mr. Cleveland 1st;

  • Wheeler, Ken 'Flex'
    Born Kenneth Martin Wheeler on August 23, 1965 in Fresno, California. Raised by his grandmother in Fresno. Nicknamed 'The Sultan of Symmetry'. Height 5'9". Ken has two children from previous relationships (daughter Brandy and and son Kennen), and two from his current marriage (son Darius '9/23/98' and daughter Nia Elizabeth 'born 2/9/2000'). Ken married Madeline Love on 6/28/97. Flex is also a karate expert who has been doing that for over 20 years. During the 1999 Mr. Olympia, Flex caused quite a comotion when he turned his back on stage after being announced #2, and then pushed his finger into the air proclaiming #1 as if in claiming the judges made a mistake.

    Contests include the 1993 Ironman Pro 1st; 1993 Arnold Classic 1st; 1993 Mr. Olympia 2nd; 1993 French Pro 1st; 1993 German Pro 1st; 1995 Ironman Pro 1st; 1995 Arnold Classic 2nd; 1995 South Beach Pro 1st; 1995 Mr. Olympia 8th; 1995 Grand Prix Spain 5th; 1996 Ironman Pro 1st; 1996 Arnold Classic 2nd; 1996 Night of Champions 1st; 1996 Canada Pro Classic 2nd; 1996 Florida Cup Pro 1st; 1996 Mr. Olympia 4th; 1997 Ironman Pro 1st; 1997 Arnold Classic 1st; 1997 San Jose Pro 1st; 1997 Mr. Olympia withdrew; 1998 Ironman Pro 1st; 1998 Arnold Classic 1st; 1998 Mr. Olympia 2nd; 1999 Mr. Olympia 2nd; 1999 Pro World 2nd; 1999 Grand Prix England 2nd; 2000 Ironman Pro 2nd; 2000 Arnold Classic 1st; 2000 Mr. Olympia 3rd; 2002 Mr. Olympia 7th; 2003 Ironman Pro 3rd;

  • Whitaker, Will
    1965 Mr. New Orleans 1st;

  • Wilkosz, Jusup
    From Germany. Contests include the 1979 Mr. Universe 1st; 1981 Mr. Olympia 6th; 1983 Mr. Olympia 6th; 1983 Grand Prix Switzerland 4th; 1983 Grand Prix Sweden 3rd; 1983 Grand Prix World 3rd;

  • Williams, Anthony
    Nicknamed 'Wolf' ... Born Sept 16, 1967 on the island of Tobago at his house, delivered by his grandmother ... Raised in Tobago ... Played on the Tobago soccer team and went to the Nationals ... Moved to Canada after high school ... Started to work out in a gym at age 23, as an actibity to use for stress release ... At one time, Anthony wanted to become a preacher, actually studying theology ...

    Contests include the 1991 Toronto Championships 2nd; 1992 Central Ontario MW 1st & Overall; 1993 Ontario LW 1st & Overall; 1994 Canadian HW 1st; 1995 North American HW 5th; 1996 Canada Cup HW 1st & Overall; 1997 Canada Cup Pro 19th; 1998 Ironman Pro 4th; 1998 Toronto Pro 8th; 1999 Ironman 11th; 1999 Toronto Pro 10th; 2000 Ironman Pro 12th; 2000 Toronto Pro 12th;

  • Williams, Chuck
    1983 NPC Nationals LH 1st; 1983 IFBB World Amateur LH 1st;

  • Williams, Don
    1965 Mr. Regional 1st;

  • Williams, Ed
    1955 Mr. Southwest 1st;

  • Williams, Phil
    American. 1996 Ironman Pro 10th; 1996 San Jose Pro 15th

  • Williams, Ray
    1995 Niagara Falls Pro 19th; 1995 Canada Montreal Pro 12th; 1996 Canada Pro 12th; 1997 Grand Prix Germany 15th;

  • Williams, Winston
    Contests include the 1993 NPC Junior Nationals LHW 6th; 1994 NPC USA LHW 5th; 1998 NPC Nationals 7th; 2001 NPC USA LHW 15th;

  • Williamson, Millard 'Mel'
    Born in Oakland, California on May 16, 1936. Married Nancy on January 31, 1959. Has a son Doug, and a daughter Jill. Height 5'8". Mel was a pharcy student at UC Berkely, and later became a chemist. Mel was the president of MLO Products in Fairfield, California. Contests include the 1951 Junior Mr. Oakland 3rd; 1945 Junior Mr. Oakland 1st; 1955 Mr. Berkely 1st; 1955 Junior Mr. Northern California 2nd; 1956 Mr. Olympics 2nd; 1956 Mr. Muscle Beach 1st; 1957 Mr. American Health Studios 1st; 1956 Mr. USA 4th; 1962 Mr. Twin Cities 1st; 1962 Mr. Western America 1st; 1965 Mr. America 26th;

  • Wilmore, William (Bill)
    Contests include the 1995 NPC Junior Nationals HW 2nd; 1995 NPC USA HW 11th; 1996 NPC Nationals HW 13th; 1999 NPC Nationals SHW 8th; 2000 NPC USA SHW 3rd; 2001 NPC USA SHW 6th;

  • Wilson, Scott
    Contests include the 1983 Pro World 5th; 1983 Grand Prix Portland 1st; 1983 Grand Prix Colorado 6th; 1994 Masters Olympia 11th; 1999 Masters Olympia 10th; 2000 Masters Olympia 8th;

  • Wilson, Troy
    1998 NPC Nationals LW 11th

  • Wingett, Anthony
    From Australia. Contests include the 1998 San Francisco Pro 19th; 2001 Grand Prix Australia 14th;

  • Whitehead, Craig
    1963 Mr. Gulf Coast 1st; 1963 Mr. America 3rd;

  • Whitsett, Derrick
    1994 NPC Nationals 1st light-HWs; 1995 Houston Pro 9th; 1995 Niagara Falls Pro 7th; 1996 Night of Champions 6th; 1996 Florida Cup Pro 5th; 1997 Night of Champions 10th;

  • Wood, Luke
    From Sydney, Australia. Contests include the 1994 Teenage Australian Championships 1st; 1996 Junior Teenage Australian Championships 1st; 1998 Australian HW 1st; 2001 Grand Prix Australia 10th; 2002 Grand Prix Australia 7th; 2003 Grand Prix Australia 6th;

  • Write, Colin
    From England. Contests include the 1999 Grand Prix England 9th;

  • Wyatt, Michael
    1972 Sr. Mr. Britain 1st;

  • Wynn, James
    Contests include the 2000 NPC National HW 16th; 2001 NPC Nationals HW 14th; 2001 IFBB North American HW 2nd;

  • Wynter, Paul
    1960 NABBA Universe Pro 1st;