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Viggo Mortensen

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Birthday
20, 1958
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
20, 1958 (age 61)
Birthplace
New York City, NY

About

Best known for his portrayal of Aragorn in The Lord of the Rings trilogy. He earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor for his role in the 2016 film Captain Fantastic. Other notable films include The Road, A Perfect Murder, The Indian Runner, Crimson Tide, and Portrait of a Lady. In 2018, he also starred in Green Book.

Before Fame

While living in Europe, he worked as a truck driver and a florist in England and Denmark, respectively. His family moved from New York to Venezuela, Denmark, Argentina and back to New York.

Trivia

He is a Danish-American actor who played a role in A History of Violence and has stated that he feels more comfortable expressing himself in Spanish.

Family Life

He got married to singer Exene Cervenka in 1987, and the couple separated in 1998. He has a son named Henry Blake Mortensen.

Associated With

He appeared in G.I. Jane, which starred Demi Moore.