Dolph Lundgren is a Swedish actor, film producer, screenwriter, martial artist, and director. He is best known for his roles as Frank Castle/The Punisher in the 1989 movie The Punisher and Nick Gunar in the 1994 movie Men of War. He has also starred in other films and TV shows like The Minion, Broken Sidewalk, and The Inquiry.
Dolph Lundgren: Early Life
The actor was born on November 3, 1957, in the Swedish city of Stockholm. His birth sign is Scorpio, and he was born in Sweden. His mother, Sigrid Birgitta, was a teacher, and his father, Carl Johann Hugo Lundgren, was an engineer and financial specialist for the Swedish government.
His childhood was spent in Spanga, Dolph. When he was 13, he moved to Nyland, Angermannland, to live with his grandparents. During his school years, Lundgren did more than focus on schoolwork. He also worked on his karate skills.
He was in charge of the Swedish karate team, which was very important for the “World Open Tournament” in 1979. After winning the European Championship for two years, he moved to Australia in the middle of the 1980s and won a heavyweight competition in 1982.
He went to the “College of Sydney” and got his Master's degree that same year. To pay for his trip, he worked as a bouncer in a famous dance club while he was in Sydney. Grace Beverly Jones, a renowned Jamaican-American artist, and supermodel, saw him at work in a club. She asked him to be his guardian.
Dolph Lundgren: Education
When he was done with high school, Lundgren got his bachelor's degree in chemical engineering from the KTH Royal Institute of Technology at the beginning of the 1980s. He then moved to Australia and earned his Master's degree in chemical engineering from the University of Sydney in 1982.
Dolph Lundgren: Career
Lundgren has shown off his acting skills in big-budget and low-budget movies and TV shows. In any case, Lundgren didn't return to TV until 2010, when he played Marco in the dramatization of an investigator's life called “Throw.”
Bolt was the part he played. In 1998, he was in a TV movie called “Blackjack.” In 2013, he played the role of John Erickson in 12 episodes of the TV show “SAF 3,” also known as “Salvage 3.”From 2016 to 2017, he had the same role on the American TV show Superhuman.
The show, in which he played Konstantin Kovar, is based on a character from DC Comics called “Green Arrow.” In the fake TV movie Tour de Pharmacy, which came out in 2017, he played an older version of John Cena's character, Gustav Dieters.
The movie started on HBO and had Orlando Bloom, Andy Samberg, and Freddie Highmore in it. Around the same time, Matt Eastin directed the music video for “Accept,” in which he played a fighter.
Dolph Lundgren: Net Worth
Dolph Lundgren's estimated net worth is $18 million, making more than $6 million yearly salary. His net worth came from his success as an actor, director, film producer, martial artist, and screenwriter and his roles in movies like Icarus and The Expendables.
Dolph Lundgren: Family
When we look into Dolph Lundgren's family, we don't know the name of his father or mother. We don't know anything about his brothers and sisters. His mother and father split up in 2011.
Dolph Lundgren: Relationship
After saying goodbye to Grace Beverly Jones for good, Lundgren started dating Paula Barbieri, an American model, and entertainer. But unfortunately, the couple didn't try to keep their relationship going, which led to their breakup.
Lundgren got married to fashion stylist and jewelry designer Annette Cuviberg in 1994. The couple bought a house in Marbella, Spain, and moved there after their wedding.
Greta Evelyn Lundgren and Ida Sigrid Lundgren were the two girls born to Qviberg and Lundgren.He broke up with Annette Cuviberg in 2011 and then dated Jenny Sanderson. He broke up with her in 2014. He lives in Los Angeles, California, right now.
Awards and Nominations
Dolph Lundgren won the Marshall Trophy for best actor in 1985. Over the years, he has won many more awards and has been nominated for many more. At the Malaga International Week of Fantastic Cinema in 2007, he won the Fantastic Lantern Award.
Height, Weight, and Personal Looks
Dolph Lundgren is 6 and 5 inches tall, weighs 77 kilograms, and has fair skin, brown hair, and blue eyes.
Nationality and Ethnicity
Dolph Lundgren was born in Sweden and is of the white race.
His family lives with him in Los Angeles, California, in the United States of America.
Zodiac Sign and Birthday
Dolph Lundgren was born on November 3, 1957. He is a Scorpio, his zodiac sign, and he celebrates his birthday every year on November 3.