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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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
Met his future wife Anniqa Forss in the 1970's when she married his friend, Danish boxing champion Hans Jørgen Jacobsen. She was a Swedish blonde, best known as a snake-charmer and pop singer. They started falling in love in 1980 while returning home from the first Miss Olympia in Pennsylvania, where she was a contestant and he was a judge. They got married in 1982 and moved permanently to the ...