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Lundgren, Dolph

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Born: 1957 AD
Currently alive, at 56 years of age.

Nationality: Swedish
Categories: Actors, Director

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1957 – He was born on the 3rd day of November this year in Stockholm, Sweden.

 

1980 - Lundgren holds a third Degree Black Belt in Kyokushin Karate. He won the European full-contact karate championships in this year and 1981, and a heavyweight tournament in Australia in 1982.

 

1982 - He has a master's degree in chemical engineering from the University of Sydney in this year.

 

1983 – This year, he was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. However, he quit after two weeks to pursue acting.

 

1985 - Lundgren made his feature-film debut in the James Bond film A View to a Kill. His breakthrough came when he starred in Rocky IV in this year as Ivan Drago. After that, he has mostly played in B action movies.

 

1989 - He starred as a reformed Spetsnaz in Red Scorpion, and then as Marvel comics character Frank Castle aka The Punisher, in the 1989 film The Punisher.

 

1994 - He has been married to Anette Qviberg, a jewelry designer and fashion stylist, since this year. The couple spends their time between their new home in London and Marbella. They have two daughters Ida Sigrid Lundgren and Greta Eveline Lundgren.

 

1996 – In this year, Lundgren was selected to serve as the Team Leader of the 1996 U.S. Olympic Modern pentathlon Team during the Atlanta Games where he coordinated planning and other details between the team and the United States Olympic Committee.

 

2004 - He has made his directorial debut in this year with the film “The Defender”.


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