When the Roman Legions disbanded, a lot of good Centurions came west looking for a gig. Some headed straight to museums as shiny statues, and one or two raided the paint shop and wardrobe department from Gladiator and became street performers.
Real or Holly-Real? You make the call.
This fella is all real all right and can be found doing some pretty nifty posing along the Santa Monica Promenade. And don’t forget, every good Roman needs a tip.
“Don’t eat at Luigi’s by the Forum” won’t do. Leave a buck for the guy.