What in the world happened to Gladiators' Granite?

Former gladiator, actor and comedian Garth Collins known to most as Granite says he is still a South African freelance actor.

He says gym is still part of his life and he has been at it for the past 36 years.

Asked if he would like to return to Gladiators, he said reality TV has moved on and Gladiators' time is over.

We started filming in South Africa in 1998, and South African was just ready for it. It used to be a middle class show all over the world, but in South Africa it was across the board.

Garth Collins, former gladiator and actor

Listen to his interview with Xolani Gwala below...

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