Dolph Lundgren marries fiancée, 27, after he’s given two to three years to live
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Dolph Lundgren has married his partner Emma Krokdal in a romantic ceremony in Mykonos.
The Rocky IV actor, 65, and his partner, 27 – who got engaged in 2020 – tied the knot on July 13 at the couple’s villa.
They told People: “We chose to celebrate our love by getting married at our villa in Mykonos with family and a few close friends. With both Covid and a long road of challenging medical treatments, we’ve had to push our marriage plans many times.
“We felt it was finally the right time to celebrate love, life and happiness— in the land of the Gods.”
It is Dolph’s second marriage and he previously tied the knot with Anette Qviberg in 1994 until their separation in 2011.
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The Expendables star shares two daughters – Ida, 27, and Greta, 21 – with his ex wife.
Emma, who is almost 40 years his junior, posted a photo of their engagement news back in 2020 when the actor popped the question and asked the Norwegian personal trainer to be his bride.
The news comes after Dolph revealed he had secretly been battling cancer for the last eight years and admitted he now “appreciates life a lot more”.
The Swedish actor opened up about his devastating diagnosis in May.
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He said the first tumour was found in his kidney eight years ago and treated but the cancer spread to his lungs, spine, liver and stomach and in 2020 he was told the cancer was terminal.
“[There was a] tumour in my kidney and they took it out in 2015 […] but then they did a biopsy and it was cancerous,” he explained in a recent interview.
The actor had scans over the course of five years which were “fine” before an MRI in 2020 found “more tumours”.
He also shared he was given just two to three years to live.
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Adding to In Depth With Graham Bensinger, Dolph said: “At that point, it started to hit me that this is kinda something serious.”
“So I kinda asked him y’know ‘how long do you think I have got left?'” Dolph explained.
“I think he said two or three years but I could tell in his voice that he probably thought it was less.”
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