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25 August 1965 |
Kim Kold (born 25 August 1965) is a Danish actor and former professional bodybuilder. Standing 6'4" (1.93m) tall and weighing 308 lbs (140 kg), he is primarily known for his large size.
Born in Copenhagen, Kold played around 150 football matches as a goalkeeper in the lower leagues until he suffered from an injury at the age of 27. He was sent to the gym for rehabilitation training, where he took up an interest in bodybuilding.
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25 August 1965 |
|Height||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
Kold started competing in 1997. He won the Danish National Bodybuilding Championship in 2006.
Kold was persuaded by his friend, film director Mads Matthiesen, to play the title role in Matthiesen's short film Dennis (2007). The film was not promoted, but soon became viral and made Kold a name as an actor. He reprised the role of Dennis when Matthiesen made Teddy Bear (2012), a feature-length adaptation of Dennis. He appeared in Fast & Furious 6 (2013), as well as Polish short film Smok (2015), based on the legend of Wawel Dragon. In (2016) he appeared the film Star Trek Beyond.
|2013||Fast & Furious 6||Klaus|
|2016||Star Trek Beyond||Zavanko|
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