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Asbjørn Riis

Asbjorn Riis

Asbjørn Riis has been a well-loved host of WWF and WCW Wrestling on TV3 in Scandinavia, and competed and appeared on wrestling shows in the United States, Norway, Sweden and in his native Denmark.

Riis starred in the title role on the Danish children's adventure program Jens Longknife, and guest-starred on Tales of the Crypt, as well as in numerous appearances on talk-shows representing and promoting the sport of wrestling and encouraging children to remember to "eat healthy, stay in shape and believe in themselves.

His feature film appearances include Magnum Force" as the character Bear, and his feature debut as Strongman in Stormy Weather.

The 6'6" and 315 pound Riis is currently working to establish his own training camp and wrestling school.

Asbjorn's wife and four sons also appear in The 13th Warrior.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2000.

Asbjorn Riis Facts

OccupationActor, Athlete
BirthplaceDenmark

Selected Filmography

Not available.