Viggo Mortensen

Viggo Mortensen

American actor
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Viggo Peter Mortensen, Jr., also most commonly and better known by his stage name and screen name as Viggo Mortensen (born on October 20, 1974 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States), is a Danish-American actor, poet, musician, photographer and painter. He has made his feature film debut in Peter Weir's 1985 thriller Witness, and subsequently appeared in many notable films of subsequent years, including The Indian Runner (1991), Carlito's Way (1993), Crimson Tide (1995), Daylight (1996), The Portrait of a Lady (1996), G.I. Jane (1997), A Perfect Murder (1998), A Walk on the Moon (1999) and 28 Days (2000).

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Viggo Mortensen was born on Monday, 20 October 1958 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States. His full name at birth was Viggo Peter Mortensen Jr.. He is best known as an actor. Mortensen's country of citizenship (nationality) is American. For university, he studied at St. Lawrence University. His religion is listed as Agnostic. He is 5' 11" (180 cm) tall with an athletic build. He has green eyes and grey hair (color). Viggo Mortensen is 65 years old and his zodiac star sign is Libra.

You can find people similar to Viggo Mortensen by visiting our lists Male actors of English descent and 20th-century Danish male writers.

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Viggo Peter Mortensen Jr.
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The Lord Of The Rings
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20 October 1958
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Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States
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Actor, Poet, Musician, Photographer And Painter.
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5' 11" (180 cm)
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Green Eyes
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St. Lawrence University
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Partner: Ariadna Gil (Long-Term)
Dec 2009-
Ariadna Gil and Viggo Mortensen
Like most people I can be lazy, so it's nice to have a goal or deadline or reason to work out. I feel better when I get to exercise, or when I'm outdoors. I like to hike, swim and run, and I love to play soccer.
  • Got so into his character of Aragorn that director Peter Jackson once addressed him as Aragorn for over half an hour, and Mortensen didn't even realize it.
  • After his parents divorced when he was 11, he moved back with his mother and two younger brothers, Walter and Charles, to New York.
  • Owner of publishing company Perceval Press.
  • The scar on his upper lip comes from a wild Halloween party where he got too close to a barbed-wire fence.
  • Is one of four "Lord of the Rings" stars to star, pre-"Rings," with Harrison Ford. He starred with Ford in Witness (1985). Ford starred with John Rhys-Davies (Gimli) in Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) and Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989), Sean Bean (Boromir) in Patriot Games (1992) and Miranda Otto (Eowyn) in What Lies Beneath (2000).

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