Viggo Mortensen

Viggo Mortensen

  • Born on
    • October 20th, 1958
Viggo Peter Mortensen, Jr. (born October 20, 1958) is an American-Danish actor, poet, musician, photographer and painter. He made his film debut in Peter Weir's 1985 thriller Witness, and subsequently appeared in many notable films of the 1990s, including The Indian Runner (1991), Carlito's Way (1993), Crimson Tide (1995), The Portrait of a Lady (1996), G.I. Jane (1997), A Perfect Murder (1998), and A Walk on the Moon (1999). Mortensen made his major breakthrough in 2001 with the epic film trilogy The Lord of the Rings. In 2005, Mortensen won critical acclaim for David Cronenberg's crime thriller A History of Violence. Two years later, another Cronenberg film Eastern Promises (2007) earned him an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor. Other well-received films in recent years have included Appaloosa (2008) and the 2009 film adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's novel The Road. Aside from acting, his other artistic pursuits include fine arts, photography, poetry, and music. In 2002, he founded the Perceval Press to publish the works of little-known artists and authors. Mortensen is politically active. He campaigned for Dennis Kucinich in the 2008 United States presidential election, and later endorsed Barack Obama for President. Mortensen has one son from his previous marriage to musician Exene Cervenka. Description above from the Wikipedia article Viggo Mortensen, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Starring Viggo Mortensen on Plex


Acting (48 Credits)

2022Thirteen Lives as Richard Stanton
2022Crimes of the Future as Saul Tenser
2020Falling as John Petersen
2018Green Book as Tony Lip
2016Captain Fantastic as Ben Cash
2014The Two Faces of January as Chester MacFarlandWatch Free
2014Jauja as Gunnar Dinesen
2014Far from Men as Daru
2012Everybody Has a Plan as Agustín / Pedro
2012On the Road as Old Bull Lee / William S. Burroughs
2011A Dangerous Method as Sigmund Freud
2009The Road as Father
2008Good as HalderWatch Free
2008Appaloosa as Everett Hitch
2007Eastern Promises as Nikolai Luzhin
2006Captain Alatriste: The Spanish Musketeer as Diego Alatriste
2005A History of Violence as Tom Stall
2005Ringers: Lord of the Fans
2004Hidalgo as Frank Hopkins
2003The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King as Aragorn
2002The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers as Aragorn
2001The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring as Aragorn
200028 Days as Eddie Boone
1999A Walk on the Moon as Walker Jerome
1998A Perfect Murder as David Shaw
1998Psycho as Samuel 'Sam' Loomis
1997Vanishing Point as Jimmy Kowalski
1997G.I. Jane as Master Chief John James Urgayle
1996Daylight as Roy Nord
1996Albino Alligator as Guy Foucard
1996The Portrait of a Lady as Caspar Goodwood
1995The Passion of Darkly Noon as Clay
1995Crimson Tide as Weps
1995The Prophecy as LuciferWatch Free
1994The Crew as Phillip
1994Floundering as Homeless Man
1993American Yakuza as Nick Davis / David Brandt
1993Boiling Point as Ronnie
1993Carlito's Way as Lalin
1993The Young Americans as Carl Frazer
1992Ruby Cairo as Johnny Faro
1991The Indian Runner as Frank Roberts
1990The Reflecting Skin as Cameron Dove
1990Leatherface: Texas Chainsaw Massacre III as Eddie 'Tex' Sawyer
1990Young Guns II as John W. Poe
1988Fresh Horses as Green
1987Prison as Burke / Forsythe Electrocution
1985Witness as Moses Hochleitner

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Writer (1 Credits)



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