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Dolph Lundgren

Hans "Dolph" Lundgren (born 3 November 1957) is a Swedish actor, director, screenwriter, producer, and martial artist. Lundgren received a degree in chemistry from Washington State University, a degree in chemical engineering from the Royal Institute of Technology in the early 1980s, and a master's degree in chemical engineering from the University of Sydney in 1982. He holds the rank of 3rd dan black belt in Kyokushin karate and was European champion in 1980-81. While in Sydney, he became a bodyguard for Jamaican singer Grace Jones and began a relationship with her. He received a Fulbright scholarship to MIT and moved to Boston. Jones convinced him to leave the university and move to New York City to be with her and begin acting, where, after a short stint as a model and bouncer at the Manhattan nightclub The Limelight, Jones got him a small debut role as a KGB henchman in the James Bond film A View to a Kill. Lundgren's breakthrough came when he starred in Rocky IV in 1985 as the imposing Soviet boxer Ivan Drago. Since then, he has starred in more than 40 films, almost all of them in the action genre. He portrayed He-Man in the 1987 science fantasy film Masters of the Universe and Frank Castle in the 1989 film The Punisher. In the early 1990s, he also appeared in films such as Dark Angel (1990), Universal Soldier (1992), Joshua Tree (1993), Johnny Mnemonic (1995), and Blackjack (1998). In 2004, he directed his first film, The Defender, and subsequently directed The Mechanik (2005), Missionary Man (2007), Command Performance (2009), and Icarus (2010), also starring in the latter. After a long spell performing in direct-to-video films since 1995, Lundgren returned to Hollywood in 2010 with the role of Gunner Jensen in The Expendables, alongside Sylvester Stallone and an all-action star cast. He reprised his role in The Expendables 2 (2012) and The Expendables 3 (2014). Also in 2014, he co-starred in Skin Trade, an action thriller about human trafficking. The film marks his third collaboration with Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, the previous two being Showdown in Little Tokyo (1991) and Bridge of Dragons (1999). He is due to reprise his role as Gunner Jensen in The Expendables 4 (2018). Description above from the Wikipedia article Dolph Lundgren, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Nov 3, 1957 In Stockholm, Sweden
Movie/TV Credits:
116
First Appeared:
Movie Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom 2023-12-21
Latest Project:
In the movie The Expendables 4
Known For
Poster of Sharknado 5: Global Swarming
Poster of SAF3
Poster of A View to a Kill
Poster of Melodifestivalen
Filmography
Movie Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom King Nereus
Movie Without You I'm Nothing George Cochrane
Movie The Groom 2 Unknown
Movie Wanted Man Travis Johansen
Movie The Expendables 4 Gunner Jensen
Movie Minions: The Rise of Gru Svengeance (voice)
Movie Seal Team Dolph (voice)
Movie Pups Alone Victor
Movie Castle Falls Shea
Movie One Night: Joshua vs. Ruiz Himself
Movie Hard Night Falling Michael Anderson
Movie The Tracker Aiden Hakansson
Movie Acceleration Vladik
Movie The Great Satan
Movie Creed II Ivan Drago
Movie Aquaman King Nereus
Movie Black Water Marco
Movie Dead Trigger Kyle Walker
Movie Tour de Pharmacy Gustav Ditters Present Day
Movie Altitude Sharpe
Movie Female Fight Squad Holt
Movie Larceny Jack
Movie 80’s Blockbusters: When Hollywood Played Tough lui-même
Movie Sharknado 5: Global Swarming Mature Gil Shepard
Movie Stopping Traffic: The Movement to End Sex Trafficking Self
Movie Power of Grayskull: The Definitive History of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe Himself
Movie Don't Kill It Jebediah Woodley
Movie Kindergarten Cop 2 Agent Reed
Movie Hail, Caesar! Submarine Commander (uncredited)
Movie Welcome to Willits Derek
Movie Riot William
Movie 4Got10 Bob Rooker
Movie War Pigs Captain Hans Picault
Movie 7 Days in Hell Himself
Movie The Real Miyagi Himself
Movie Shark Lake Clint Gray
Movie Puncture Wounds Hollis
Movie The Making of The Expendables 3 Himself
Movie Skin Trade Nick Cassidy
Movie Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films Himself
Movie The Expendables 3 Gunnar Jensen
Movie Ambushed Maxwell
Movie Blood of Redemption Axel
Movie The Package The German
Movie Legendary: Tomb of the Dragon Harker
Movie Battle of the Damned Max Gatling
Movie Jodorowsky's Dune He-Man (archival footage)
Series SAF3 John Eriksson
Movie Gods of War: Assembling Earth's Mightiest Anti-Heroes Himself
Series Arrow Konstantin Kovar
Movie Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning Andrew Scott
Movie One in the Chamber Aleksey Andreev
Series The Eric Andre Show Himself
Movie Stash House Andy Spector
Movie Small Apartments Dr. Sage Mennox
Movie All Out of Bullets Unknown
Movie The Expendables 2 Gunnar Jensen
Movie The Rocky Saga: Going the Distance as himself
Movie In the Name of the King 2: Two Worlds Granger
Movie Family Guy Presents: Something, Something, Something, Dark Side Captain Ivan Drago (archive footage)
Movie Icarus Edward Genn / Icarus
Series Top Gear Unknown
Movie Inferno: The Making of 'The Expendables' Himself
Movie The Expendables Gunnar Jensen
Movie Direct Contact Mike Riggins
Movie Universal Soldier: Regeneration Andrew Scott
Movie Command Performance Joe
Series Skavlan Guest
Movie The Final Inquiry Brixos
Series L'inchiesta - Anno Domini XXXIII Brixos
Series Chuck Marco
Movie Missionary Man Ryder
Movie Diamond Dogs Xander Ronson
Series I Love the '70s: Volume 2 Unknown
Movie Oyama Karate Kyokushinkai
Movie The Mechanik Nikolai Cherenko
Series It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia John Thundergun
Movie Retrograde John Foster
Movie Guns, Genes & Fighting Machines: The Making of 'Universal Soldier' Himself
Movie Fat Slags Randy
Movie Direct Action Frank Gannon
Movie The Defender Lance Rockford
Movie Detention Sam Decker
Series Through the Night with... Unknown
Movie Hidden Agenda Jason Price
Movie Jill Rips Matt Sorenson
Movie The Last Patrol Nick Preston
Movie Agent Red Matt Hendricks
Movie Storm Catcher Major Jack Holloway
Series Family Guy Unknown
Movie Bridge of Dragons Warchild
Movie The Minion Lukas Sadorov
Movie Sweepers Christian Erickson
Movie Blackjack Jack Devlin
Series So Graham Norton Unknown
Movie The Peacekeeper Frank Cross
Movie Silent Trigger Waxman
Movie Johnny Mnemonic Street Preacher
Movie The Shooter Michael Dane
Movie Pentathlon Eric Brogar
Movie Men of War Nick Gunar
Movie Joshua Tree Wellman Anthony Santee
Series GMTV Unknown
Movie Universal Soldier Andrew Scott/GR13
Movie Showdown in Little Tokyo Sgt. Chris Kenner
Movie Cover-Up Mike Anderson
Movie Dark Angel Det. Jack Caine
Movie The Punisher Frank Castle / The Punisher
Movie Red Scorpion Lt. Nikolai Rachenko
Movie Masters of the Universe He-Man
Movie Dolph Lundgren: Maximum Potential Himself
Movie A View to a Kill Venz
Movie Rocky IV Captain Ivan Drago
Series Na sowas! Unknown
Series Wanna Bet? Unknown
Series Melodifestivalen Host