Another member of the Muscle Beach crew has passed away. Armand Tanny is dead at the age of 90.
Armand was born in 1919 in Rochester, New York. Tanny was a prodigy, appearing in muscle magazines at the young age of 14. By the age of 22, Armand Tanny had competed in the Junior Nationals in the sport of Olympic lifting.
Tanny also served in the Navy during WWII, and spent some time as a professional wrestler, before finally moving on to Muscle Beach and the competitive bodybuilding realm. Armand Tanny was also a writer for Muscle and Fitness, and Flex magazines.