Person Details

Birthday: 1958-10-20 01:06:25

Aliases: Viggo Peter Mortensen Jr. , Viggo Peter Mortensen , Вигго Мортенсен , 비고 모텐슨

Gender: Male

Place of birth: Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA

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Movie Involvements: 81

TV Involvements: 2


Most Famous Work

Biography

Viggo Peter Mortensen, Jr. (born October 20, 1958) is an American-Danish actor, poet, musician, photographer and painter. He made his film debut in Peter Weir's 1985 thriller Witness, and subsequently appeared in many notable films of the 1990s, including The Indian Runner (1991), Carlito's Way (1993), Crimson Tide (1995), The Portrait of a Lady (1996), G.I. Jane (1997), A Perfect Murder (1998), and A Walk on the Moon (1999). Mortensen made his major breakthrough in 2001 with the epic film trilogy The Lord of the Rings. In 2005, Mortensen won critical acclaim for David Cronenberg's crime thriller A History of Violence. Two years later, another Cronenberg film Eastern Promises (2007) earned him an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor. Other well-received films in recent years have included Appaloosa (2008) and the 2009 film adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's novel The Road. Aside from acting, his other artistic pursuits include fine arts, photography, poetry, and music. In 2002, he founded the Perceval Press to publish the works of little-known artists and authors. Mortensen is politically active. He campaigned for Dennis Kucinich in the 2008 United States presidential election, and later endorsed Barack Obama for President. Mortensen has one son from his previous marriage to musician Exene Cervenka. Description above from the Wikipedia article Viggo Mortensen, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Most Famous Work

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
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8
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
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8
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
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9
Captain Fantastic
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8

Captain Fantastic

(2016) Ben Cash
Eastern Promises
Average
7

Eastern Promises

(2007) Nikolai Luzhin
Hidalgo
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7

Hidalgo

(2004) Frank Hopkins
Psycho
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5

Psycho

(1998) Samuel 'Sam' Loomis
Leatherface: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre III
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5

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
2022 Saul Tenser
2020 John Petersen
2018 Tony Lip
2016 Narrator
Ben Cash
2015 N/A
Self
2014 Gunnar Dinesen
Daru
Chester MacFarland
2012 Agustín / Pedro
Old Bull Lee / William S. Burroughs
2011 Sigmund Freud
2009 Himself
Father
Himself
2008 Halder
Self
Everett Hitch
2007 Nikolai Luzhin
Himself
2006 Diego Alatriste
himself
2005 Tom Stall
N/A
2004 Self
Self
Self
Self
Self
Self
Self
Self
Self
Frank Hopkins
2003 Himself
Aragorn
Self
Self
Self / Aragorn
Self
Self / Aragorn
Self / Aragorn
Self
2002 Aragorn
Self / Aragorn
Self / Aragorn
Aragorn
Self / Aragorn
Self
Self / Aragorn
Self / Aragorn
Self / Aragorn
2001 Aragorn
Himself
Himself
2000 Eddie Boone
Himself
1999 N/A
Walker Jerome
1998 Samuel 'Sam' Loomis
David Shaw
1997 Juanito
Master Chief John James Urgayle
Jimmy Kowalski
1996 Roy Nord
Caspar Goodwood
Guy Foucard
N/A
1995 Lucifer
Weps
Clay
Gimlet
1994 Homeless Man
Phillip
Wes
1993 Lalin
Johnny Faro
Carl Frazer
Ronnie
Nick Davis / David Brandt
1991 Frank Roberts
1990 Cameron Dove
John W. Poe
Eddie 'Tex' Sawyer
1989 Hans
1988 Green
1987 Burke / Forsythe Electrocution
Jerome Stample
1985 Moses Hochleitner
1984 N/A
1951 Bragg
Richard Stanton
N/A
N/A
Year Character Movie/Tv

Directing

Year Role Movie/Tv
2020 Director
Year Role Movie/Tv

Production

Year Role Movie/Tv
2020 Producer
2014 Producer
Co-Producer
2012 Producer
Year Role Movie/Tv

Sound

Year Role Movie/Tv
2020 Original Music Composer
2014 Original Music Composer
Year Role Movie/Tv

Writing

Year Role Movie/Tv
2020 Writer
Year Role Movie/Tv

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