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* ''Film/{{Blackjack}}'', directed by Creator/JohnWoo. With Woo's usual trademarks, so audiences get to see Luundgren kick ass using GunsAkimbo and blow up motorcycle-riding mooks by shooting at their fuel tanks.

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* ''Film/{{Blackjack}}'', ''Film/Blackjack1998'', directed by Creator/JohnWoo. With Woo's usual trademarks, so audiences get to see Luundgren Lundgren kick ass using GunsAkimbo and blow up motorcycle-riding mooks by shooting at their fuel tanks.

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* ''Film/{{Blackjack}}'', directed by Creator/JohnWoo. With Woo's usual trademarks, so audiences get to see Luundgren kick ass using GunsAkimbo and blow up motorcycle-riding mooks by shooting at their fuel tanks.


Hans "Dolph" Lundgren (born 3 November 1957) is an actor from Sweden, often viewed as "the [[PoorMansSubstitute poor man's]] Creator/ArnoldSchwarzenegger" (but is no less of a MrFanservice). He has won European and Australian karate championships, as well as represented the United States in the 1996 Summer Olympics in pentathlon. He may be one of the best RealLife examples of HiddenDepths, as despite being famous for playing DumbMuscle characters, [[GeniusBruiser he has a master's degree in chemical engineering.]] He is rumoured to have a genius-level IQ, but he denies it.[[note]]In the commercials for ''Brain Games'' on the National Geographic channel he mentions that he has an IQ of 160 (which ''is'' genius level), as well as his master's degree in chemical engineering.[[/note]]

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Hans "Dolph" Lundgren (born 3 November 1957) 1957 in Stockholm, Sweden) is an actor from Sweden, often viewed as "the [[PoorMansSubstitute poor man's]] Creator/ArnoldSchwarzenegger" (but is no less of a MrFanservice). He has won European and Australian karate championships, as well as represented the United States in the 1996 Summer Olympics in pentathlon. He may be one of the best RealLife examples of HiddenDepths, as despite being famous for playing DumbMuscle characters, [[GeniusBruiser he has a master's degree in chemical engineering.]] He is rumoured to have a genius-level IQ, but he denies it.[[note]]In the commercials for ''Brain Games'' on the National Geographic channel he mentions that he has an IQ of 160 (which ''is'' genius level), as well as his master's degree in chemical engineering.[[/note]]

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* ''Film/DontKillIt'' (2016), where he plays a grizzled demon slayer who can't kill his current target without risking possession himself.


At about the mid 90's, Lundgren gradually disappeared from the consciousness of the movie-going audiences but remained active doing smaller DTV movies. After his time in ''Film/TheExpendables'' along with an AllStarCast, he had something of a CareerResurrection, including prominent roles in ''Series/{{Arrow}}'' and ''Film/{{Aquaman}}''. He also featured prominently in the music video for [[Music/ImagineDragons Imagine Dragons']] single ''Believer''.

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At about the mid 90's, Lundgren gradually disappeared from the consciousness of the movie-going audiences but remained active doing smaller DTV movies. After his time in ''Film/TheExpendables'' along with an AllStarCast, he had something of a CareerResurrection, including prominent roles in ''Series/{{Arrow}}'' and ''Film/{{Aquaman}}''.''Film/{{Aquaman|2018}}''. He also featured prominently in the music video for [[Music/ImagineDragons Imagine Dragons']] single ''Believer''.

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->''"When I started studying acting in New York, I didn't plan to be an action hero. I just wanted to learn acting because I felt it was something I needed to try to do for myself, to express something, my inner pain, or something I couldn't get out."''


Hans "Dolph" Lundgren (born 3 November 1957) is an actor from Sweden, often viewed as "the poor man's Creator/ArnoldSchwarzenegger" (but is no less of a MrFanservice). He has won European and Australian karate championships, as well as represented the United States in the 1996 Summer Olympics in pentathlon. He may be one of the best RealLife examples of HiddenDepths, as despite being famous for playing DumbMuscle characters, [[GeniusBruiser he has a master's degree in chemical engineering.]] He is rumoured to have a genius-level IQ, but he denies it.[[note]]In the commercials for ''Brain Games'' on the National Geographic channel he mentions that he has an IQ of 160 (which ''is'' genius level), as well as his master's degree in chemical engineering.[[/note]]

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Hans "Dolph" Lundgren (born 3 November 1957) is an actor from Sweden, often viewed as "the [[PoorMansSubstitute poor man's man's]] Creator/ArnoldSchwarzenegger" (but is no less of a MrFanservice). He has won European and Australian karate championships, as well as represented the United States in the 1996 Summer Olympics in pentathlon. He may be one of the best RealLife examples of HiddenDepths, as despite being famous for playing DumbMuscle characters, [[GeniusBruiser he has a master's degree in chemical engineering.]] He is rumoured to have a genius-level IQ, but he denies it.[[note]]In the commercials for ''Brain Games'' on the National Geographic channel he mentions that he has an IQ of 160 (which ''is'' genius level), as well as his master's degree in chemical engineering.[[/note]]



Some people consider him proof that the axiom "All other factors in a fight being equal, the biggest guy wins", especially after watching him knock Jet Li on his butt in ''Film/TheExpendables''.

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Some people consider him proof that the axiom "All other factors in a fight being equal, the biggest guy wins", especially after watching him knock Jet Li Creator/JetLi on his butt in ''Film/TheExpendables''.


* ''Film/{{Aquaman}}'' (2018), where he plays King Nereus.


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* ''Film/{{Aquaman|2018}}'' (2018), where he plays King Nereus.


* ''Film/Sharknado5GlobalSwarming'' (2017), where he plays the FutureBadass version of the hero Fin Shepard's son Little Gil. He briefly reprises this role in ''Film/TheLastSharknadoItsAboutTime'' (2018).

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* ''Film/Sharknado5GlobalSwarming'' (2017), where he plays the FutureBadass version of the hero Fin Shepard's son Little Gil. He briefly reprises this role in ''Film/TheLastSharknadoItsAboutTime'' (2018).


* ''Film/{{Aquaman}}'' (2018), where he plays King Nereus, Orin/Aquaman's rival claiming Mera as his own wife.

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* ''Film/{{Aquaman}}'' (2018), where he plays King Nereus, Orin/Aquaman's rival claiming Mera as his own wife.Nereus.


True fact: a bunch of [[http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/spain/5224797/Thieves-flee-after-breaking-into-Dolph-Lundgrens-Spanish-home.html burglars broke into his house and tied up his wife in 2009]]. Luckily, before they got to anything serious they saw a family photo and realized ''[[OhCrap they had just tied up Dolph Lundgren's wife.]]'' This was in itself enough reason for them to let her go and run away very quickly, thus also saving some wear and tear on the he-man sword.

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True fact: a bunch of [[http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/spain/5224797/Thieves-flee-after-breaking-into-Dolph-Lundgrens-Spanish-home.html burglars broke into his house and tied up his wife in 2009]]. Luckily, before they got to anything serious they saw a family photo and realized ''[[OhCrap they had just tied up Dolph Lundgren's wife.]]'' This was in itself enough reason for them to let her go and run away very quickly, thus also saving some wear and tear on the he-man He-Man sword.


* ''Film/Sharknado5GlobalSwarming'' (2017), where he plays the FutureBadass version of the hero Fin Shepard's son Little Gil.

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* ''Film/Sharknado5GlobalSwarming'' (2017), where he plays the FutureBadass version of the hero Fin Shepard's son Little Gil. He briefly reprises this role in ''Film/TheLastSharknadoItsAboutTime'' (2018).


At about the mid 90's, Lundgren gradually disappeared from the consciousness of the movie-going audiences but remained active doing smaller DTV movies. After his time in ''Film/TheExpendables'' along with an AllStarCast, he had something of a CareerResurrection, including prominent roles in ''Series/{{Arrow}}'' and ''Film/{{Aquaman}}''. He also featured prominently in the music video for {{Music/ImagineDragons Imagine Dragons'}} single ''Believer''.

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At about the mid 90's, Lundgren gradually disappeared from the consciousness of the movie-going audiences but remained active doing smaller DTV movies. After his time in ''Film/TheExpendables'' along with an AllStarCast, he had something of a CareerResurrection, including prominent roles in ''Series/{{Arrow}}'' and ''Film/{{Aquaman}}''. He also featured prominently in the music video for {{Music/ImagineDragons [[Music/ImagineDragons Imagine Dragons'}} Dragons']] single ''Believer''.


At about the mid 90's, Lundgren gradually disappeared from the consciousness of the movie-going audiences but remained active doing smaller DTV movies. After his time in ''Film/TheExpendables'' along with an AllStarCast, he had something of a CareerResurrection, including prominent roles in ''Series/{{Arrow}}'' and ''Film/{{Aquaman}}''.

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At about the mid 90's, Lundgren gradually disappeared from the consciousness of the movie-going audiences but remained active doing smaller DTV movies. After his time in ''Film/TheExpendables'' along with an AllStarCast, he had something of a CareerResurrection, including prominent roles in ''Series/{{Arrow}}'' and ''Film/{{Aquaman}}''.
''Film/{{Aquaman}}''. He also featured prominently in the music video for {{Music/ImagineDragons Imagine Dragons'}} single ''Believer''.

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* ''Film/CreedII'' (2018), where he reprises the role of Ivan Drago.

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