3, 1959 or 1957
m (6' 5")
Spain (used to be London, New York City and Stockholm, Sweden.)
Anette Qviberg (divorced March 2011). Fashion stylist, jewelry
and interior designer. Swedish; met 1990; Lundgren proposed at
midnight New Year's Eve during press tour for "Universal
Soldier"; married 1994 in Stockholm; honeymooned in Marrakech.
Sigrid Lundgren (Born April 29, 1996 in Stockholm, Sweden). - photos Greta Eveline Lundgren (Born November 2001)- photos
Lundgren. Languages Teacher.
Lundgren. Engineer, (member of the Swedish Parliament).
of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden.
University and Clemson in South Carolina
Sydney in Sydney, Australia. Majored in chemical engineering
Institute of Technology (M.I.T.) in Cambridge, MA. Attended on
Playing the superbly
trained, steroid-enhanced Russian boxer Drago in Rocky IV.
- Plays drums
(used to play drums and trombone when he was a teenager) and
performed several times during TV shows.
- Worked the
door, alongside Chazz Palminteri, at a NYC nightclub.
- Loves his cigars.
grew up in Stockholm, Sweden, where he attended the Royal Institute
of Technology. He also lived in Nyland, in Kramfors Sweden, as
a teenager. Spending time abroad in the U.S. on various academic
scholarships, he attended Washington State University and Clemson
in South Carolina. He received a master's degree in chemical
engineering from the University of Sydney, Australia in 1982
(where he bused tables and worked as a bouncer at Icabod's Cafe)
and the next year was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to MIT.
While on his way
to Boston to continue his studies, he stopped in New York City
and there his life took a radical turn. He met with noted drama
coach Warren Robertson, and decided to give acting a try. After
beating out 5,000 hopefuls and winning the role of Drago opposite
Sylvester Stallone in "Rocky IV", Lundgren went
on to star in many feature films.
Previous to getting
the coveted role in "Rocky IV", he auditioned
for a role in "Rambo: First Blood Part II."
A world-class athlete
and winner of several international karate competitions, Lundgren
took up martial arts at 14 and is now a 3rd Dan (third degree
Black Belt) in Kyokushinkai (full-contact karate) and attends
the Swedish Kyokushin camps yearly. His accomplishments in the
sport include being the captain of the Swedish Kyokushin karate
team and the winner of the European Heavyweight Kyokushin Karate
Championship in 1980 and 1981, as well as the Australian heavyweight
division title in 1982. titles. Lundgren's lifelong interest
in physical fitness led to his 1987 release of an exercise video
called "Maximum Potential," based on his own
Lundgren was selected
by the U.S. Olympic committee to serve as the Team Leader of
the 1996 U.S. Olympic pentathlon team. He was responsible for
administrative coordination and planning between the U.S. team
and the USOC, and is also actively involved in promoting the
image of this sport. "Over the past few years, my involvement
with modern pentathlon has grown from pure interest to an opportunity
to raise the visibility of the sport, increase recruitment of
young talent and make sure that this event, originated by the
founder of the Olympics, Baron de Coubertin, will remain in the
Games," Lundgren said.
in 1993 the formation of Thor Pictures, which produced the dramatic
thriller "Pentathlon". He is also a founding
member of the theater group, Group of Eight, which performed
"Another Octopus" in New York City.
In 2004, Dolph
Lundgren made his directorial debuts with the hard-core action
dramas "The Defender" and "The Mechanik",
in which he was both starring and directing.Since
then, Lundgren has co-starred alongside Daniele Liotti, Max von
Sydow, F. Murray Abrahams, Monica Cruz and Ornella Mutti in the
Italian/Spanish/US co-production "The Inquiry",
based on the 1986 eponymous film by Damiano Damiani.
Lundgren also directed
a modern western called "Missionary Man".
With several projects
in development to star and direct, Dolph finished two new directorial/starring
efforts, "Command Performance", in which he
also showcases his little known drumming skills, and an action
drama called "Icarus", filmed in Vancouver.
Lundgren also just
did a cameo in "Universal Soldier: Regeneration"
(with Jean-Claude Van Damme) and will co-starred in the highly
anticipated action blockbuster "The Expendables",
reuniting with Sylvester Stallone, 25 years after "Rocky
In 2010, Dolph
guest-starred in the season 4 premiere episode of the popular
TV series "Chuck".
Lundgren is now
finishing his long planned fitness book, "Fit Forever"
(to be published in Sweden in August 2011), while working a string
of new projects filming back to back: "Small Apartments"
a dark and quirky indie comedy co-starring Matt Lucas, Billy
Crystal, James Caan, Peter Stormare, Juno Temple, Saffron Burrows,
Amanda Plummer and JOhnny Knoxville; "Stash House",
a thriller produced by Joel Silver co-tsarring Briana Evigan
and Sean Faris; "Universal Soldier: A New Dimension"
(3D) with Van Damme and also Scott Adkins; "The Package"
with "Stone Cold" Steve Austin and "One In
The Chamber" with Cuba Gooding Jr. Then Dolph shall
join the all star cast of "The Expendables 2".
He's also still
developing and financing his own projects to direct, like "Skin
Trade" or the WW1 period piece "Nordic Light".
Lundgren is also
been working on the creation and launch of a new brand of organic
supplements and vitamins.