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: 78

TV Involvements: 3


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

Cosmos
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9

Cosmos

(2014) Nikolai Vavilov (voice)
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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8
Green Book
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8

Green Book

(2018) Tony Lip
Leatherface: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre III
Average
5
G.I. Jane
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6

G.I. Jane

(1997) Master Chief John James Urgayle
A Perfect Murder
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7

A Perfect Murder

(1998) David Shaw

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
2023 Murphy
Holger Olsen
2022 Rick Stanton
Saul Tenser
2021 Self
2020 John (50 Yrs)
2018 Tony Lip
2016 Narrator (voice)
Ben Cash
2015 N/A
Self
Daru
2014 Gunnar Dinesen
Chester MacFarland
Nikolai Vavilov (voice)
Self
2012 Agustín / Pedro
Old Bull Lee / William S. Burroughs
2011 Sigmund Freud
2010 Self
Self (archive footage)
2009 Self
Father
Self
Self
2008 Halder
Everett Hitch
2007 Nikolai Luzhin
Self
Self
2006 Diego Alatriste
Self
2005 Tom Stall / Joey Cusack
Self
2004 Frank Hopkins
2003 Self
Aragorn
Self
Himself
2002 Aragorn
Self
2001 Aragorn
Self
Self
2000 Eddie Boone
Self - Actor / Sam Loomis
1999 Self
Walker Jerome
1998 Samuel 'Sam' Loomis
David Shaw
1997 Juanito
Master Chief John James Urgayle
Jimmy Kowalski
1996 Roy Nord
Caspar Goodwood
Guy Foucard
Self
1995 Lucifer
Lt. Peter 'Weps' Ince
Clay
Gimlet
1994 Homeless Man
Phillip
Wes
1993 Nick Davis / David Brandt
Lalin
Carl Frazer
Ronnie
1992 Johnny Faro
1991 Frank Roberts
1990 Cameron Dove
John W. Poe
Eddie 'Tex' Sawyer
1989 Hans
1988 Green
Self
1987 Burke / Forsythe Electrocution
Jerome Stample
1985 Moses Hochleitner
1984 N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Nikolai
N/A
Wes
Year Character Movie/Tv

Directing

Year Role Movie/Tv
2023 Director
2020 Director
Year Role Movie/Tv

Production

Year Role Movie/Tv
2023 Producer
2020 Producer
2015 Co-Producer
2014 Producer
2012 Producer
Year Role Movie/Tv

Sound

Year Role Movie/Tv
2023 Music
2020 Original Music Composer
2014 Original Music Composer
Year Role Movie/Tv

Writing

Year Role Movie/Tv
2023 Writer
2020 Writer
Year Role Movie/Tv

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