Academy Award Nominee for the Original “Robocop” Officially Retires from Hollywood to Focus on New Career at Age 65

Successful entertainment industry pro, Robert Wald, wants to help millions like himself get back pain relief. That's why he's leaving Hollywood.

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The Body Archer Back Stretching Chair team of Kim MacKenzie and Robert Wald who help relieve back pain with their Made in America doctor recommended home exercise equipment

The Body Archer® Team of Kim MacKenzie and Robert Wald

It became immediately obvious that this could be a really enjoyable and fulfilling ‘retirement’ business… To make The Body Archer available to millions of other people struggling with back pain.

Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) February 27, 2014

For nearly 42 years, Robert Wald spent his work days surrounded by motion picture sound equipment, recording literally hundreds of actors during his career, filming countless commercials, television shows, and movies. In the process, he received an Academy Award nomination for his work on the original 1987 “Robocop” movie, and an Emmy nomination for the critically acclaimed TV mini-series, “The Kennedys of Massachusetts.” Robert also enjoys the honor of being a voting member of both the Television Academy and the Motion Picture Academy.

In 2012, Robert made a decision that drastically changed his plans for an easy retirement. After suffering with chronic back pain for years, Robert remembered his friend’s invention, The Body Archer, which she had roughly conceived nearly twenty years ago. She had only used her model with a handful of her massage therapy clients, and had eventually lost interest in marketing her idea. But, Robert knew that her brilliant invention could save too many lives from the agony of living with back pain.

“I personally experienced the back pain relief The Body Archer brought me. After working with a woodworker to make some safety improvements to her original design, it became immediately obvious that this could be a really enjoyable and fulfilling ‘retirement’ business… To make The Body Archer available to millions of other people struggling with back pain.”

But, to fully commit to being an entrepreneur at sixty-five after a successful Hollywood career?

“That’s why I teamed up with my twenty-six year old partner, Kim MacKenzie,” Robert says with a laugh, “I wanted someone with a fitness background who could also speak the movie lingo. Kim is also a producer, screenwriter, and actress. Plus, she understands online marketing and looks much better on camera than an old guy like me!”

Even though Robert and Kim have an unconventional partnership, there’s no doubt that whatever they are doing is working. Since their launch in March 2013 at the LA Marathon Health and Fitness Expo, The Body Archer has been featured in Pilates Style Magazine, The Health Talk, Miami Herald, NPR, and other news outlets across America, not to mention recommended by some of America’s top orthopedic surgeons.

In the words of successful entrepreneur, Arianna Huffington, co-Founder of The Huffington Post, “Having a partner definitely allows you to take more risks.” For The Body Archer team of Robert Wald and Kim MacKenzie, that couldn’t be more true. Because of his partnership with Kim, Robert feels confident enough to retire from motion pictures.

“I’ve already had success on Hollywood’s terms. It’s now time to experience success with my own business," Robert declares, "Goodbye, Hollywood. Hello, American Dream!"

The Body Archer was invented by a California certified massage therapist and has been developed for the retail market by Body Archer LLC founders Robert Wald & Kim MacKenzie to help millions of Americans relieve and prevent back pain. The doctor recommended Body Archer is handcrafted in the company’s home base of Los Angeles, California using high quality materials to create their thick comfortable foam arch, reinforced, sturdy wood undercarriage, anti-slip rubber rocking surfaces and antibacterial fabric. The company’s mission is to produce an American made product that helps people relieve back pain and educate consumers on the benefits of maintaining a strong core, a flexible body and spine, and a healthy, balanced life.