• July 23, 2021

Viggo Mortensen actor and good musician in Denmark

Viggo Mortensen

Viggo Mortensen


Viggo Mortensen is a Danish-American actor,  best producer and  good musician

His first film appearance in peter weir’s 1985

He appeared in many other well known films, including the indian runner

He received international recognition with role as Aragorn in the epic film trilogy the lord of rings

His performance in eastern promises gained him a nomination for the academy award for best actor

Viggo Mortensen

His role in a dangerous method gained him a nomination for the golden globe award for best supporting actor

Also, he received a best actor nomination at the 89th academy awards for his performance in captain fantastic

Viggo has various books of poetry and painting to his name

His founded the Perceval press publishing house to support publish the works of little known artists  and authors

Early life

He was born on October, 1958 in new york city, to American mother grace gamble and dansih father viggo peter mortensen Sr

His family moved more, shifting to different countries. When he graduated from watertown high school in 1976

He attended ST Lawrence university in canton and got a bachelor’s degree in Spanish studies and politics in 1980


He made his film in the purple rose of cairo but his scenes were deleted in 1985

Also, in 1987 he acted in the martin Sherman play (bent) and in the 1990s he appeared in helping roles in a number of films like the portrait of a lady

Yong guns ll, prison, leatherface

In addition, the major breakthrough in his career came in 1999,  when peter Jackson cast him as aragom in the lord of rings film trilogy

1-In 2002, using some of his earning from the lord of the rings films

In order to established the perceval press to help publish the works of little known artists

2-In 2006 he appeared in the Spanish film alatriste as captain diego alatriste

The film was based on the series of novels, the adventures of captain alatriste

He performed ad a Russian gangster in the film eastern promises directed by david cronenberg

3-In 2009, he appeared as himself in reclaiming the blade a documentary written and directed by daniel McNicoll

Viggo mortensen talked about his passion for swords and his sword work in films like the lord of the rings and alatriste in the same year, he starred in the people speak a documentary film

Finally, he also starred in films like captain fantastic 2019 and green book 2018 for that he received his second and third academy award nomination

Viggo Mortensen
Viggo Mortensen


firstly, In 1987, he’s performance in the play bent  won him a dramalogue critics award

secondly, In 2005 he controlled for a satellite award for outstanding actor in a motion picture

thirdly, In 2007, his role in the movie eastern promises gained him an academy award nomination for best actor


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