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Patrick Schwarzenegger embraces his famous family but carves his own path as an actor

Patrick Schwarzenegger embraces his famous family but carves his own path as an actor

When Patrick Schwarzenegger was a boy, he was so obsessed with being on his father’s movie sets that he would never leave. For days on end, he’d sleep in the trailers of the Terminator or Mr. Freeze, binging on candy from craft service and riding a golf cart around the studio backlot.

“That’s why my kids hated when I became governor,” recalled Arnold Schwarzenegger, “because they felt like the fun days were over.”

Despite the family’s transition from Hollywood to Sacramento, the younger Schwarzenegger clung tightly to his memories of the movie business. Now, at 24, he’s attempting to recapture some of that childhood joy by embarking on his own acting career. This weekend, he...

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