Dolph LundgrenFrom: Favorite Hunks & Other Things
He received a degree in chemistry from Washington State University in 1976, a degree in chemical engineering from the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm in the early 1980s, then a Master's Degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Sydney in Sydney in 1982. Lundgren holds a rank of 3rd dan black belt in Kyokushin Karate and was European champion in 1980 and 1981. While in Sydney, he became a bodyguard for Jamaican singer Grace Jones and began a relationship with her. They moved together to New York City, where after a short stint as a model and bouncer at the Manhattan nightclub The Limelight, Jones got him a small debut role in the
James Bond film A View to a Kill as a KGB henchman.
Known for his stature and fitness, at peak, Lundgren stood around 195 centimetres (6 ft 5 in) and weighed 110 kilograms (240 lb), and continues to be an influence in the world of fitness and bodybuilding.