Viggo Mortensen Age, Height, Bio, Movies, Wife, Facts, Net WorthLast updated: July 11, 2020
- Net Worth: $ 35,000,000
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- Birthday: 20 Oct 1958
- Age: 62
- Country: United States
- Occupation: Actor
- Zodiac sign: Libra
- Sexual orientation: Straight
- Height: 5.11 ft
- Weight: 179 lb
- Hair Color: Dark Brown
- Eye Color: Green
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Who Is Viggo Mortensen?
Viggo Mortensen was born on 20th October 1958 in New York City. He is a talented actor, photographer, publisher and musician. His father was from Denmark while his mother was an American. Mortensen has double American-Danish citizenship and talks familiar English, Danish, and Spanish.
He is best known for his portrayal of Aragorn in The Lord of the Rings trilogy. His other notable films include The Road, Green Book, A Perfect Murder, Captain Fantastic, The Indian Runner, Crimson Tide, and Portrait of a Lady.
- Birth Name: Viggo Peter Mortensen Jr.
- Nationality: American
- Nickname: Vig, Guido, Cuervo
- Religion: Agnostic
- Ethnicity: White. Danish ancestry
- Father: Viggo Peter Mortensen Sr. (Managed poultry farms and ranches)
- Mother: Grace Gamble Atkinson
- Siblings: Charles Mortensen (Younger Brother) (Geologist), Walter Mortensen (Younger Brother) (Geologist)
- Cleft chin
- Green eyes
- Towering height
Viggo Mortensen Best Movies
Viggo Mortensen Wife, Girlfriend
Dating rumor: Gwyneth Paltrow (1997), Christina Rosenvinge (2008).
Marital Status: Divorced.
Children: In January 1988, Exene Cervenka (Ex-wife) gave birth to a son, Henry Blake Mortensen.
- Ariadna Gil (2008-Present) He started dating Spanish actress Ariadna Gil after having met on the sets of the novel based film, Appaloosa.
- Lola Schnabel (2004) He was reported to be in a relationship with actress Lola Schnabel in 2004.
- Josie Bissett (1997) In 1997, he had a short-lived affair with actress Josie Bissett.
- Exene Cervenka (Ex-wife) (1986-1997) Viggo and Exene Cervenka were married for 9 years. They had a son named Henry.
Viggo Mortensen Quotes
- "You should always do the things in life that are both interesting and make you afraid." - Viggo Mortensen
- "You do need to get lucky, no matter how talented you are." - Viggo Mortensen
- "I have a work ethic. If I say I’m going to do something, I do it." - Viggo Mortensen
Viggo Mortensen Hobbies and Interests
Favorite TV Show: Search for Tomorrow.
Viggo Mortensen Facts & Trivia
The actor loves horse riding and after completion of the shooting for Lord of the Rings trilogy, he purchased all the horses he rode in the movie.
He has a dual citizenship of America and Denmark.
Viggo Mortensen 2020 height is 5 ft 11 inches or (180 cm tall).
The painted murals shown in his movie A Perfect Murder (1998) were painted by Viggo himself.
In 2010, he was honored with the knighthood by Queen Margarethe II of Denmark in recognition for his contributions to the cinema.
Worked as a truck driver while living in Denmark.
He broke two toes during the filming of The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002), in the scene where he kicks an Orc helmet.
At first, turned down the part of Aragorn of Lord of the Rings. His son convinced him to do the part.
He received the scar on his upper lip after scratching his face on a barbed wire fence at a Halloween party.
Viggo Mortensen Major Awards
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in Green Book (2018)
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in Captain Fantastic (2016)
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in Eastern Promises (2007)
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy in Green Book (2018)
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama in Captain Fantastic (2016)
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture in A Dangerous Method (2011)
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama in Eastern Promises (2007)
Best Leading Actor in Green Book (2018)
Best Leading Actor in Captain Fantastic (2016)
Best Leading Actor in Eastern Promises (2007)