The film is about a group of elite mercenaries, tasked with a mission to overthrow a Latin American dictator. He has two sisters, Katarina and Annika and a young… Lundgren was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1983. However, Stallone’s insurance company didn’t believe his injury was caused by fellow fighter and might have happened due to a car accident. "[39] Whilst criticizing the film's storyline and acting, Time Out magazine concluded the film was "destructive, reprehensible, and marvelous fun". However, with the advancing age, he has made adjustments to his workout routine to suit his aging body. Swedish actor and filmmaker Dolph Lundgren attracted a lot of limelight along with criticisms after engagement with fitness trainer fiancee Emma Krokdal, 24, who is 39 years his junior. 1985 1. It co-stars and Jean-Claude Van Damme in the fifth collaboration between both actors as well as the first time they appear together as on-screen allies.[146][147]. In 1985, Dolph made his theatrical film debut in the James Bond movie, A View to a Kill. The film portrays screenwriter William Gibson's dystopian cyberpunk view of the future with the world dominated by megacorporations and with strong East Asian influences. Lundgren said, "We trained six days a week—weights in the morning for about an hour, then boxing in the afternoon. I think back then [Rocky IV] I was working with around 300 pounds on the bench and squat. He portrays Matt Sorenson, a former boxer and San Francisco cop who avenges the brutal death of his younger brother, Michael. [73] Later in 1995, Lundgren appeared in Ted Kotcheff's The Shooter, an action drama in which he plays Michael Dane, a U.S. Marshall who gets caught up in politics when he is hired to solve the assassination of a Cuban ambassador. [121][122][123][124][125], Lundgren played the lead role in Uwe Boll's In the Name of the King 2: Two Worlds, and had supporting roles in Jonas Åkerlund's Small Apartments and a thriller called Stash House. He then played a drug-addled assassin alongside Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Jet Li, Randy Couture, Steve Austin, Terry Crews, Mickey Rourke, Bruce Willis, and Arnold Schwarzenegger in the action film The Expendables, which opened in theatres on 13 August 2010. He practiced these two disciplines for three years, gradually improving his strength and other physical abilities. A world-class athlete, Lundgren took up martial arts at the age of 14. He can also converse in French, German, Italian, Japanese, and Spanish with varying degrees of fluency. In August 2015, he started filming Kindergarten Cop 2 in Ontario, Canada, a straight-to-video sequel to the 1990 comedy film that starred Arnold Schwarzenegger. He made an intimidating appearance as Drago the Russian boxer in Rocky IV, and starred in The Expendables in 2011. He broke up with his girlfriend, Jenny Sandersson, in 2017. [138][139] He portrays Agent Reed, a law enforcement officer who must go undercover as a kindergarten teacher, in order to recover a missing flash drive from the Federal Witness Protection Program. [156][157], He is an avid football fan. [76] The movie takes place in and around an unfinished city skyscraper, shot in Montreal. The film marks his third collaboration with Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, the previous two being Showdown in Little Tokyo (1991) and Bridge of Dragons (1999). "[47] Variety wrote "Lundgren can hold his own with other action leads as an actor and could easily be Van Damme-marketable if only he'd devote as much attention to quality control as he does to pectoral development. He first appeared opposite Polly Shannon in Direct Action under Sidney J. Furie, portraying Sergeant Frank Gannon, an officer who has spent the last three years on the Direct Action Unit (DAU) task force, fighting gang crime and corruption and after he leaves he is hunted down by former colleagues for betraying the brotherhood. "[74], In 1996, Lundgren starred in Russell Mulcahy's Silent Trigger, about a sniper (Lundgren) and his female spotter (played by Gina Bellman). [127] He starred in a number of other films later that year, including Legendary, Battle of the Damned, Ambushed, and Blood of Redemption. [60] Lundgren plays Wellman Anthony Santee, a former racecar driver who has turned to hauling exotic stolen cars with his friend Eddie Turner (Ken Foree). In it Lundgren plays a man who is in a group of genetically unique people who travel back in time to prevent the discovery of meteors containing deadly bacteria. Scroll below to learn details information about Dolph Lundgren's salary, estimated earning, lifestyle, and Income reports. Showdown in Little Tokyo, as Sgt. By the age of 10, he was taking Kyokushin karate classes. Dolph Lundgren, 62, claims personal trainer fiancée, 24, who's the same age as his daughter has 'changed his life' and they're a 'perfect match' Swedish actor Dolph Lundgren … [16] While Dolph was completing a Master's Degree in Chemical Engineering on an exchange program with the University of Sydney in Australia, Grace Jones spotted him at a dance club and hired him as a bodyguard. Moreover, he has received a Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the Royal Institute of Technology based in Sweden. He starred alongside Frank Langella, Meg Foster, Chelsea Field, Billy Barty and Courteney Cox. [4][5][6] Some sources wrongly state 1959 as his year of birth,[7][8] but Lundgren himself has confirmed it to be 1957. Schwartz. It was described by Lundgren as "an old-school, kick-ass action movie where people are fighting with knives and shooting at each other. 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