‘Incredible Hulk’ actor to become deputy in New Mexico

New Mexico

FILE – In this Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018, file photo, Lou Ferrigno arrives at the Hollywood Film Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. Ferrigno, the actor in the CBS television series “The Incredible Hulk,” is slated to become a sheriff’s deputy in New Mexico. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

SOCORRO, N.M. (KRQE)- “The Incredible Hulk”‘s Lou Ferrigno will soon become a deputy in New Mexico.

Socorro County Sheriff William Armijo is scheduled to deputize the actor next week. Officials say Ferrigno will bring decades of law enforcement experience to the department.

He will also play a role in recruiting for the department and the county. The 68-year-old has served as a sheriff in Los Angeles and Arizona.

Ferrigno played Hulk in the 1970s CBS television series.

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