Well trained in the martial arts form Kyokushin, Dolph Lundgren was working as a bouncer in a nightclub when he got spotted by renowned singer Grace Jones and was hired as a bodyguard by her. The two began dating shortly afterward and Grace encouraged him to start an acting career. His on-screen professional acting debut came with a small role in the 1985 James Bond movie, A View to a Kill. The big break of his acting career came through the role of Ivan Drago in the blockbuster film, Rocky IV which turned suddenly turned him into a new action star of Hollywood. Since then, Lundgren has gone on to star in dozens of movies with almost all of them in the action genre and is especially noted for his performances in highly successful Universal Soldier, and The Expendables film series. Coming towards the off-camera life of the actor, Dolph Lundgren had high profile relationships with singer Grace Jones and model Paula Barbieri during the 1980s while he remained married to jewelry designer Anette Qviberg from 1994 to 2011.
Dolph Lundgren Personal Details:
- Complete Name: Hans Lundgren
- Nicknames: Dolph
- Date of Birth: November 3, 1957
- Birthplace: Spånga, Sweden
- Nationality: Swedish
- Occupation: Actor, Film Producer, Martial Artist
- Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
- Eye Color: Blue
- Hair Color: Blonde
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Dolph Lundgren Family Details:
- Father: Karl Johan Hugo Lundgren (Economist)
- Mother: Sigrid Birgitta (Language Teacher)
- Siblings: Katharina Lundgren and Annika Lundgren (Sisters), Johan Lundgren (Older Brother)
- Spouse Name: Anette Qviberg (m. 1994–2011), Peri Momm (m. 1991–1992)
- Children Name: Greta Lundgren and Ida Lundgren (Daughters)
Dolph Lundgren Relationships History:
- Grace Jones – Singer (1983-1986)
- Anette Qviberg – Fashion Designer (1994-2011)
- Jenny Sandersson – Actress (2011)
Dolph Lundgren Career Highlights:
- First Film: A View to a Kill (1985)
- First TV Show: Blackjack (1998)
Dolph Lundgren Distinctive Features:
- Blue Eyes
- Deep Voice
- Tall Body Stature
Dolph Lundgren Body Measurements:
Renowned Swedish actor Dolph Lundgren height, weight, shoe size, and other body measurements statistics can be found below.
- Height in Feet: 6’ 5”
- Height in Centimeters: 196 cm
- Weight in Kilogram: 113 kg
- Weight in Pounds: 249 pounds
- Feet/ Shoe Size: 12 (US)
Dolph Lundgren Interesting Facts:
- He is an avid football fan.
- Dolph turned down a role in the blockbuster movie Gladiator.
- He can speak multiple languages including German, English, Swedish, French, Spanish, and Japanese.
- In 2009, three robbers broke into his house and held his family hostage but fled immediately after realizing it was Dolph Lundgren’s house.