Viggo Mortensen

Actor / Photographer / Poet / Writer / Composer / Film Producer / Film Director / Screenwriter | * 10/20/1958 (65) | Manhattan, New York City, New York (United States of America (USA))
Viggo Peter Mortensen Jr. R (Danish: [ˈviko ˈmɒːtn̩sn̩]; born October 20, 1958) is an American actor. He made his film debut in a small role in Peter Weir's 1985 thriller Witness. He appeared in several notable films, 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). Mortensen gained international attention for playing Aragor... ()
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Viggo Peter Mortensen Jr. born October 20, 1958) is an American actor, writer, director, producer, musician, and multimedia artist. Born and raised in the State of New York to a Danish father and American mother, he also lived in Argentina during his childhood. He is the recipient of various accolades including a Screen Actors Guild Award and has been nominated for three Academy Awards, three BAFTA Awards, and four Golden Globe Awards.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Thriller | Crime

Known for these Movies & Shows

Awards & Nominations for Viggo Mortensen

Knight of The Order of The Dannebrog Bodil Honorary Award Screen Actors Guild Awards Satellite Awards Donostia Award Golden Boot Awards Sitges Grand Honorary Award 3x Academy Award for Best Actor Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy European Film Award for Best Actor
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Movies with Viggo Mortensen as Actor(70)

2023 Unabomb
as Murphy2023 Eureka
as Holger Olsen2023 The Dead Don't Hurt
as Nikolai2023 Small Dark Look
as Rick Stanton2022 Thirteen Lives
as Saul Tenser2022 Crimes of the Future
as himself2021 Falling - Q&A
as John (50 Yrs)2020 Falling
as Tony Lip2018 Green Book
as Ben Cash2016 Captain Fantastic
as Daru2015 Far from Men
as Gunnar Dinesen2014 Jauja
as Chester MacFarland2014 The Two Faces of January
as Agustín / Pedro2012 Everybody Has a Plan
as Old Bull Lee / William S. Burroughs2012 On the Road
as Sigmund Freud2011 A Dangerous Method
as Self (archive footage)2010 Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy
as Father2009 The Road
as himself2009 The People Speak
as himself2009 Reclaiming the Blade
as Everett Hitch2008 Appaloosa
as Halder2008 Good
as Nikolai Luzhin2007 Eastern Promises
as himself2007 Slacker Uprising
as Diego Alatriste2006 Alatriste
as Tom Stall2005 A History of Violence
as Frank Hopkins2004 Hidalgo
as himself2001 Quest for the Ring
as himself2000 Psycho Path
as Eddie Boone2000 28 Days
as Walker Jerome1999 A Walk on the Moon
as David Shaw1998 A Perfect Murder
as Samuel 'Sam' Loomis1998 Psycho
as Master Chief John James Urgayle1997 G.I. Jane
as Jimmy Kowalski1997 Vanishing Point
as Juanito1997 My Brother's Gun
as Caspar Goodwood1996 The Portrait of a Lady
as Guy Foucard1996 Albino Alligator
as Roy Nord1996 Daylight
as Lucifer1995 The Prophecy
as Weps1995 Crimson Tide
as Gimlet1995 Gimlet
as Phillip1994 The Crew
as Homeless Man1994 Floundering
as Nick Davis / David Brandt1993 American Yakuza
as Ronnie1993 Boiling Point
as Lalin1993 Carlito's Way
as Carl Frazer1993 The Young Americans
as Johnny Faro1992 Ruby Cairo
as Frank Roberts1991 The Indian Runner
as Cameron Dove1990 The Reflecting Skin
as John W. Poe1990 Young Guns II
as Hans1989 Tripwire
as Green1988 Fresh Horses
as himself1988 Let's Get Lost
as Burke / Forsythe Electrocution1987 Prison
as Jerome Stample1987 Salvation!
as Moses Hochleitner1985 Witness

TV Shows/Series with Viggo Mortensen as Actor(9)

as Narrator2016 The Revolution Televised
as himself2002 Sucré salé
as himself1999 The Early Show
as himself1996 The Daily Show

Movies with Viggo Mortensen as Crew(12)

Directing/Director2023 The Dead Don't Hurt
Production/Producer2023 The Dead Don't Hurt
Writing/Writer2023 The Dead Don't Hurt
Sound/Music2023 The Dead Don't Hurt
Directing/Director2020 Falling
Production/Producer2020 Falling
Sound/Original Music Composer2020 Falling
Writing/Writer2020 Falling
Production/Co-Producer2015 Far from Men
Production/Producer2014 Jauja
Sound/Original Music Composer2014 Jauja
Production/Producer2012 Everybody Has a Plan

Additional Information

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Full Name: Viggo Mortensen
Born: Monday, 10/20 1958 (October) in Manhattan, New York City, New York (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 65 years + 127 days)
Zodiac sign: Libra (Chinese zodiac sign: Dog)
Languages: Danish (DA), English (EN, native language), Spanish (ES, native language), French (FR), Italian (IT)
Educated at: St. Lawrence University
Member of: Òmnium Cultural
Spouses (current/former): Exene Cervenka
Father: Viggo Peter Mortensen
Mother: Grace Gamble Atkinson
Other names for Viggo Mortensen (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Viggo Peter Mortensen Jr."
"Вигго Мортенсен"
"비고 모텐슨"
"Viggo Peter Mortensen"
Viggo Mortensen frequently works together with these people:
Peter Jackson (17x, Crew)
Alan Lee (9x, Crew)
Ian McKellen (8x, Actor)
Elijah Wood (8x, Actor)
Howard Shore (8x, Crew)
Richard Taylor (8x, Crew)
Liv Tyler (7x, Actress)
John Rhys-Davies (7x, Actor)
Billy Boyd (7x, Actor)
David Cronenberg (7x, Crew)
Dominic Monaghan (7x, Actor)
John Leguizamo (6x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:272, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 02/20/2024