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' 4" (1.93 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
Has been in virtually every Arnold Schwarzenegger
movie to date, after arriving in the US in the early 1980s. He has acted in many of the films (including an uncredited performance in Predator
(1987) as the Russian General), and has also done many of the stunts and provided training for the actors in most of Schwarzenegger's films.
Frequently plays henchmen or mercenaries