October 20, 1958
64 years old
Denmark - U.S.
5 ft 11 in | 180 cm
81 kg | 179 lbs
40 in | 102 cm
10 US | 43 EU
32 in | 81 cm
Viggo Peter Mortensen Jr. was born in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States, on October 20, 1958, is a Danish-American actor.
Young Viggo Mortensen first started his acting career on the New York stage in several plays.
He made his big screen debut in crime thriller film Witness (1985) in role as Moses Hochleitner.
He got his television debut in biographical drama miniseries George Washington (1984) in role as Lieutenant at LeBoeuf.
Viggo's breakthrough performance came as Aragorn in epic fantasy adventure film Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001).
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Viggo Mortensen is 64 years old.
Viggo Mortensen net worth is around 40 million dollars.
He was nominated for the Academy Awards, a BAFTA Awards and a Golden Globe Awards for Best Actor for his performances in movies:
Eastern Promises (2007) gangster drama as Nikolai Luzhin
Captain Fantastic (2016) comedy drama as as Ben Cash
Green Book (2018) comedy drama as Tony Lip
He played Aragorn in The Lord of the Rings Trilogy:
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
He was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture for his role as Sigmund Freud in drama thriller film A Dangerous Method (2011).
He was nominated for the Empire Award for Best Actor for his role as Thomas "Tom" Stall / Joseph "Joey" Cusack in crime thriller movie A History of Violence (2005).
He was nominated for the Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Supporting Actor - Suspense for his role as David Shaw in crime thriller film A Perfect Murder (1998).
He was nominated for the Saturn Award for Best Actor for his role as The Man in post-apocalyptic drama movie The Road (2009).
He directed, wrote and starred as John Peterson in drama movie Falling (2020), for which he was nominated for the CinEuphoria for Best Actor - International Competition.
The Indian Runner (1991) crime drama as Frank Roberts
Carlito's Way (1993) crime drama as Lalin Miasso
Appaloosa (2008) Western as Everett Hitch
A Walk on the Moon (1999) drama as Walker Jerome
Crimson Tide (1995) thriller drama as Lieutenant Peter "Weps" Ince
The Prophecy (1995) fantasy horror thriller as Lucifer
Psycho (1998) horror as Samuel "Sam" Loomis
Hidalgo (2004) Western as Frank Hopkins
G.I. Jane (1997) action drama as Master Chief John James "Jack" Urgayle
The Two Faces of January (2014) thriller romance as Chester MacFarland
Jauja (2014) historical drama as Gunnar Dinesen
Crimes of the Future (2022) science fiction body horror drama as Saul Tenser
Thirteen Lives (2022) biographical survival as Richard Stanton
Graduated from Watertown High School in Watertown in 1976.
Graduated from St. Lawrence University, in Canton (1980), with a bachelor's degree in Spanish Studies and Politics .
Has two younger brothers, Walter and Charles.
Has English, Scottish and Danish ancestry
He is also a painter, photographer and jazz musician.
Has released his first studio album "Don’t Tell Me What to Do in 1994".
Has collaborated with guitarist Buckethead on several albums.
He writes poetry, published his first collection of poetry "Ten Last Night" in 1993.
Founded publishing company the Perceval Press in 2002.
Fan of soccer and hockey.
Big fan of the New York Mets and the Montreal Canadiens.
He often performed his own stunts.
He loves horse riding, purchased horses that he rode on in the films Lord of the Rings and Hidalgo.
He voiced Aragorn in video game The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002).
Speaks fluent Danish, English, French and Spanish.
He was awarded the Knight's Cross of the Order of the Dannebrog in 2010.
Lives in Spain.
He was married to actress and singer Exene Cervenka (1987-1997), they have one son, Henry Blake Mortensen.
He dated Lola Schnabel (2004), Donita Sparks (1998) and Josie Bissett (1997).
He started dating Spanish actress Ariadna Gil in 2008.