Wrote a book, "Stærk mand i Hollywood" (Strong Man in Hollywood), about his life as an actor, stuntman and bodybuilder (September 26th, 2007, Aschehoug publishing).
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Sven Ole-Thorsen | Sven-Ole-Thorsen | Sven Ole Thorsen | Sven Thorsen | Swen-Ole Thorsen | Sven Ole Thorson | Sven-Ole Thorson
6' 5" (1.96 m)
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"It was one of the toughest jobs I've ever had in my life, because we had every scene choreographed and storyboarded. And there was three and a half weeks of rehearsal, 10 hours a day, with a stunt-double, with Russell Crowe
, with the tigers, with a sword, with an axe, with a mask, with a 50 pound uniform... It was very complicated." - On his role as Tigris in Gladiator
When he was a young adult, he weighed only 180 lbs (82 kilo), but then he began working out to become much stronger, and at 24 years old, Sven had bulked up to 320 lbs (145 kilo).