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Asbjørn 'Bear' Riis

Asbjorn Riis is a Danish professional wrestler, actor and TV personality, who is most famous internationally for portraying the role of the 10th warrior, Halga the Wise, in the movie The 13th Warrior featuring Antonio Banderas. He is also known for a Hulk Hogan look a like in the early 1990s, where he presented WWF and WCW on danish tv channel ... See full bio »
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Known For

The 13th Warrior
The 13th Warrior Halga - Wise
Bjørns Wrestling
Maximum Force
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Robinson VIP Himself - Danish participant


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 2015 Hedensted High (TV Series)
- Helle (2015)
 2000 Børnebussen (TV Series)
 1999 The 13th Warrior
Halga - Wise (as Asbjorn Riis)
 1996 Spy Hard
Guard at Rocket (uncredited)
 1992 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series)
Security Officer
- Beauty Rest (1992) ... Security Officer (uncredited)
 1992 Maximum Force
Bear (as Bjorn Riis)
 1992 Stormy Weathers (TV Movie)
Big Weight Trainer (uncredited)
Hide Hide Show Show Writer (1 credit)
 1993 Bjørns Wrestling (TV Series) (as Asbjørn Riis, 1993-1996)
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 2009 Fangerne på fortet (TV Series)
- Episode #13.8 (2009) ... Himself
- Episode #13.1 (2009) ... Himself
 2005 Robinson VIP (TV Series)
Himself - Danish participant (as Asbjørn Riis)
 2003 Go' morgen Danmark (TV Series)
- Episode dated 8 September 2003 (2003) ... Himself (as Asbjørn Riis)
 2002 Cosmos kaos (TV Series)
- Cosmos kaos med Asbjørn Riis (2002) ... Himself (as Asbjørn Riis)
 1996 Dansk melodi grand prix (TV Special)
Himself - Member of Jury (as Asbjørn Riis)
 1993 Bjørns Wrestling (TV Series)
Himself - Host (1993-1996) (as Asbjørn Riis)
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 2003 Troldspejlet (TV Series)
- Episode #30.6 (2003) ... Himself (as Asbjørn Riis)

Personal Details

Other Works:

TV-commercial for Tuborg Squash (2006).

Official Sites:

Alternate Names:

Asbjorn Riis | Asbjørn Riis | Bjorn Riis

Did You Know?


Good friends with fellow Danish actor (and longtime friend of Arnold Schwarzenegger) Sven-Ole Thorsen, who also had a small part in The 13th Warrior and was on the lead cast of the cult sci-fi show Captain Power and the Soldiers of the Future. See more »

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