Birth Name: Hans Lundgren
Place of Birth: Spånga, Stockholm, Sweden
Date of Birth: 3 November, 1957
Dolph Lundgren is a Swedish-born actor, director, screenwriter, producer, martial artist, and chemical engineer. He got his big break in the movie Rocky IV, playing a Russian character. He holds a 3rd degree black belt in Kyokushin Karate. His ancestry can be traced back in Sweden at least as far as the 1600s.
Dolph’s paternal grandfather was Johan Magnus Lundgren (the son of Jonas Lundgren and Johanna Katrina Wilson). Jonas was the son of Johan Lundgren and Greta Kajsa Henriksdotter. Johanna was the daughter of Magnus Wilson and Stina Kajsa Myrén.
Dolph’s paternal grandmother was Gerda Eugenia Pettersson (the daughter of Karl August Petersson and Ida Elisabeth Björn). Karl was the son of Johan August Petersson and Sofia Fr. Andersson. Ida was the daughter of Johannes Bjorn and Maria Nilsdotter Björn.
Dolph’s maternal grandfather was Olof Tjerneld (the son of Hans Eriksson Tjerneld and Sigrid Cathrina Olsdotter). Hans was the son of Erik Hansson Tjerneld and Christina Persdotter. Sigrid was the daughter of Olof Olofsson and Christina Larsdotter.
Dolph’s maternal grandmother was Dora Elisabet Larsson (the daughter of Johannes Evang Larsson and Elin Josefina Ersson). Johannes was the son of Lars Larsson and Kerstin Persdotter. Elin was the daughter of Lars Ersson and Anna Ersdotter.
Source: Genealogy of Dolph Lundgren – http://www.ointres.se
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