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Viggo Mortensen

Viggo Mortensen

Gender: male | Birthday: 1958-10-20 | Place of Birth:

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.

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Known For

Captain Fantastic
Captain Fantastic

Captain Fantastic   

Release Date: 
2016

Rating: 7.9

Director: Matt Ross / Andy Spletzer /

Stars: 
Viggo Mortensen  /  George MacKay  /  Samantha Isler
Jauja
Jauja

Jauja   

Release Date: 
2014

Rating: 7

Director: Lisandro Alonso / Ghita Nørby /

Far from Men
Far from Men

Far from Men   

Release Date: 
2014

Rating: 6.6

Director: David Oelhoffen /

Stars: 
Viggo Mortensen  /  Reda Kateb  /  Djemel Barek
The Two Faces of January
The Two Faces of January

The Two Faces of January   

Release Date: 
2014

Rating: 5.5

Director: Jane Jackson / Libbie Barr /

Stars: 
Viggo Mortensen  /  Kirsten Dunst  /  Oscar Isaac
On the Road
On the Road

On the Road   

Release Date: 
2012

Rating: 5.6

Director: Kirsten Dunst / Walter Salles /

Stars: 
Kristen Stewart  /  Garrett Hedlund  /  Sam Riley
A Dangerous Method
A Dangerous Method

A Dangerous Method   

Release Date: 
2011

Rating: 6.2

Director: David Cronenberg / Caroline Veyssière /

The People Speak
The People Speak

The People Speak   

Release Date: 
2009

Rating: 8

Director: Howard Zinn / Don Cheadle /

Stars: 
Matt Damon  /  Rosario Dawson  /  Morgan Freeman
The Road
The Road

The Road   

Release Date: 
2009

Rating: 6.9

Director: Robert Duvall / Molly Parker /

Acting

2016
Captain Fantastic

as    Ben Cash

2014
Far from Men

as    Daru

2014
Jauja

as    Gunnar Dinesen

2014
The Two Faces of January

as    Chester MacFarland

2012
On the Road

as    Old Bull Lee / William S. Burroughs

2011
A Dangerous Method

as    Sigmund Freud

2009
The People Speak

as    Himself

2009
The Road

as    Father

2008
Appaloosa

as    Everett Hitch

2008
Good

as    Halder

2007
Eastern Promises

as    Nikolai Luzhin

2007
Slacker Uprising

as    Himself

2006
Alatriste

as    Diego Alatriste

2005
A History of Violence

as    Tom Stall

2005
Ringers - Lord of the Fans

as    Himself

2004
Hidalgo

as    Frank Hopkins

2002
2000
28 Days

as    Eddie Boone

1999
A Walk on the Moon

as    Walker Jerome

1998
A Perfect Murder

as    David Shaw

1998
Psycho

as    Samuel 'Sam' Loomis

1997
G.I. Jane

as    Master Chief John James Urgayle

1996
Albino Alligator

as    Guy Foucard

1996
Daylight

as    Roy Nord

1996
The Portrait of a Lady

as    Caspar Goodwood

1995
Crimson Tide

as    Lt. Peter 'WEAPS' Ince

1995
The Prophecy

as    Lucifer

1993
Boiling Point

as    Ronnie

1993
Carlito's Way

as    Lalin

1993
The Young Americans

as    Carl Frazer

1992
Ruby Cairo

as    Johnny Faro

1991
The Indian Runner

as    Frank Roberts

1990
Leatherface: Texas Chainsaw Massacre III

as    Eddie 'Tex' Sawyer

1990
The Reflecting Skin

as    Cameron Dove

1990
Young Guns II

as    John W. Poe

1988
Prison

as    Burke / Forsythe Electrocution

1985
Witness

as    Moses Hochleitner

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