Who create a list with the defining actiesterren of the ’80s, just can’t to Dolph Lundgren. This legendary Swedish actor and director, acquired name and fame as the ruthless opponent Ivan Drago in Rocky IV in 1985 and redeemed then a long list of roles in Hollywood movies. From nostalgic classics like Masters of the Universe, The Punisher, Universal Soldier, Red Scorpion, to the recent blockbusters The Expendables (1-2-3), Creed II, and Aquaman proved to this man that he non-stop a bad-ass, and respectable movie star. And now you can meet him in Flanders Expo, during the comic-con FACTS, on 6 and 7 april.
Dolph Lundgrens career gained momentum when the public saw him star in Rocky IV, as the Soviet boxer Ivan Drago. And even though Dolph Lundgrens character on the ‘wrong side’ of the Cold War-boksgala, you could almost not different than respect for the blonde in danger. Lundgren clearly had an impact is created, because the roles have remained since then coming in. Starring even, including He-Man in Masters of the Universe (1987), Lt. Nikolai Rachenko in Red Scorpion (1988) and Frank Castle in The Punisher (1989). But on an equally impressive way he Lundgren the specialist of the booswichtrol, as it became clear in the unforgettable rendition of Andrew Scott/GR13 in Universal Soldier (1992).
To Dolph Lundgren his mark on Hollywood, as an actor and director. As an actor you could see him as Gunner Jensen in the three The Expendables movies as well as King Nereus in the DC Comics movie Aquaman. In Creed II, which this week in the cinema appeared, took Lundgren again the role of Ivan Drago, where he the Rocky IV-sample masterfully into man.