Vince’s Gym Trainees
Robert Blake, O.J. Simpson, Cher, Ernest Borgnine, George Hamilton, Gary Busey, David Carradine, Clint Eastwood, Clint Walker, Erik Estrada, Michael Landon, Larry Parks, James Garner, Sean Penn, Burt Reynolds, Kurt Russell, John Schneider, Gordon Scott, Tommy Chong, Denzel Washington, James Garner, Brian Keith, and Carl Weathers were a handful of well known entertainers that trained at Vince Gironda’s Gym on Ventura Blvd in Los Angeles, not to mention bodybuilders like Arnold Schwarzenegger, Lou Ferrigno, Body by Jake’s Jake Steinfeld, first Mr. Olympia Larry Scott… The gallery below shows what the property looked like in 2005 both inside and outside. Vince’s Gym closed in November 1995 and Vince Gironda died on October 18, 1997.
Vince’s Gym Gallery From 2005
Vince’s Gym Now
Vinces Gym is now Stout Burgers and Beers and features inventive craft burgers pair with microbrews in a funky open-air space warmed by brick & copper.
From Stout Burger’s Website:
Stout Burgers and Beers presents Beerfest for Beergeeks. Stout will play host to this amazing beerfest located at their Studio City location. There will be 18 hand selected breweries that will be pouring 2+ beers per brewery. All the beers will either be barrel aged, sours, or unique one-offs. These beers will never be seen again or very hard to get, so don’t miss out!