By Stewart Perrie
Bodybuilder and actor Andy Haman has died suddenly at the age of 55.
The community is in shock at the sudden passing, with no details given about the cause of death.
The news was first shared by the bodybuilder’s son, Samuel, who wrote about the lasting impact his dad will have on the whole family.
“We love you so much and you will be in our thoughts forever! No one was as strong, kind, silly, goofball wonderful person as you. Don’t worry about mom and the girls I’ll take care of them, just the way you did and taught me,” he said.
Since the news was announced, people have flocked to social media to pass on their condolences.
City High Wrestling wrote on Twitter: “City High Wrestling Alum and Iowa Wrestling Alum Andy Haman has passed away. Please keep his family and friends in your thoughts and prayers in this difficult time.”
Bodybuilding lawyer Rick Collins added: “It is with sadness that I say goodbye to Andy Haman. He was a bigger than life personality in the bodybuilding and fitness world, a devoted family man, a mountain of mass, and an even greater mountain of class. My heart goes out to all who knew and loved him.”
Another fan said: “Rest In Peace Mr. Incredible. You are a symbol of how to live your life. Condolences to his family and friends.”
During his career, Haman would win the NPC Colorado State Championships in the superheavyweight class, the superheavyweight class and the overall title at the NPC Masters Bodybuilding National Championships, which earned him his IFBB Pro card.
He also made his acting debut in the 2017 film Jurassic Dead.
When he attended health and bodybuilding expos, he would often dress up as Mr Incredible from The Incredibles.