Vigo Mortensen Height, Weight, Net Worth, Age, Birthday, Wikipedia, Who, Nationality, Biography

Actor, novelist, director and musician Viggo Mortensen Jr. (R Danish: born October 20, 1958) is an American artist. His dad and mom, a Danish father and an American mom, raised him in New York, however he also hung out as a child in Argentina.

He is the recipient of numerous awards along with a Screen Actors Guild Award and has been nominated for three Academy Awards, three BAFTA Awards, and four Golden Globe Awards.

Mortensen made his film debut in a small role in Peter Weir’s 1985 thriller Witness, which starred Harrison Ford and changed into set in Amish u . S . A ..

He seemed in numerous famous films, inclusive of The Indian Runner (1991), Carlito’s Way (1993), Crimson Tide (1995), Daylight (1996), The Portrait of a Lady (1996), G.I. Jane (1997), Psycho (1998 remake), A Perfect Murder (1998), A Walk at the Moon (1999), and 28 Days (2000). (2000).


October 20, 1958 (age 63)

Watertown, New York, U.S.
  • United States
  • Denmark
Alma mater St. Lawrence University
  • Actor
  • author
  • director
  • musician
  • photographer
  • poet
  • painter
Years active 1984–present
Exene Cervenka
Partner Ariadna Gil
Children 1

Aside from appearing, Mortensen has explored satisfactory arts, images, poetry, and music. In 2002, he launched the Perceval Press to post the works of little-recognised artists and authors.

Vigo Mortensen maintains twin American and Danish citizenship. “I can get to the heart of the subject higher” after I’m speakme in Spanish, he has stated, mentioning his bilingual upbringing.

Mortensen met singer Exene Cervenka in 1986 on the set of the comedy Salvation! The pair married on July 8, 1987. On January 28, 1988, Cervenka gave delivery to their son, referred to as Henry Blake Mortensen, who eventually performed his on-screen son inside the movie Crimson Tide in 1995.

Henry graduated from Columbia University in 2010 with a B.A. In Archaeology and has been working at Perceval Press, based via his father. For 3 years, Mortensen and Cervenka called Idaho domestic. They were given divorced in 1997 after keeping apart in 1992. He has been relationship Ariadna Gil, a Spanish actress, for the reason that 2009.

He has remarked that he is “a citizen of and lifelong resident of the United States and am attached to its landscapes and records and those.” Mortensen currently lives in Madrid but spends maximum of his time in the United States. Sandpoint, Idaho, is in which he spends his time while he isn’t filming movies.

Even Viggo Mortensen, who plays a homosexual man in his brand new film, “Falling,” isn’t “definitely instantly,” he says.

Lord of the Rings” hero J.R.R. Tolkien spoke back to criticism of straight men portraying homosexual characters in an interview with The Times.

As the tale of a homosexual man’s dating together with his bigoted father Willis (Lance Henriksen), Mortensen’s debut characteristic movie well-knownshows, “Falling” follows Willis (Mortensen) as he leaves his rural farm to stay with his son’s circle of relatives in Los Angeles after being recognized with dementia.

Danish-American actor, sixty two, plays the position of John, the gay son of the circle of relatives.

His job isn’t a “gimmick,” anchor or a few form of “trigger” as formerly said via Mortensen.

Eric, the husband of his man or woman who is a Chinese-Hawaiian American, is one of those characters he said he “wasn’t going to play.”

This is the moment of our lives, and I suppose it’s exact that those troubles are being mentioned. In a nutshell, he stated, “I didn’t assume that become a hassle.”

After that, I changed into asked approximately Terry Chen, the actor who portrays my husband in the movie, and whether or not or now not that individual is gay. I don’t recognise and I could by no means have the audacity to question a person whether they had been during the casting process, ” he endured.

Why would you realize what my existence is like?,” I asked. In your assumption, I’m completely straight. I don’t recognise if I am or no longer. Mortensen said, “And without a doubt, it’s none of your challenge.” The position of John is important to me, and I need the film to succeed.” So, I wouldn’t do it if I didn’t assume it changed into an excellent concept.

In ‘The Purple Rose of Cairo,’ Viggo Mortensen made his feature movie debut, however his sequences had been reduce because of budget cuts. In 1985, he regarded in Peter Weir’s ‘Witness’ as an Amish farmer. Bragg, an American soap opera person he performed within the identical year, become also a part of his career.

He seemed in Martin Sherman’s play ‘Bent,’ approximately gay prisoners of battle, in 1987 as a helping actor. The same year he regarded within the tv collection “Miami Vice,” he visitor-starred as a police detective.

“The Portrait of a Lady,” “Young Guns II,” “Prison,” “Leatherface: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre III,” “The Indian Runner,” “The Young Americans,” and “The Crew” have been most of the many movies wherein he seemed within the Nineteen Nineties as a further or in minor components. G.I. Jane’s Master Chief John Urgayle had a huge supporting position in the collection.

In 1999, Peter Jackson forged him as Aragorn inside the ‘Lord of the Rings movie trilogy, which turned into a turning factor in his career. He changed into recognised to drag off his own stunts, and he even was harm some events.

Besides portray and photographing, Mortensen is a skilled artist. It is not unusual for his art work to include components of his poetry. Many galleries for the duration of the sector have displayed his paintings.

Captain Fantastic (2016) and Green Book (2018) earned him his 2d and 0.33 nominations for an Academy Award, respectively, for his appearing roles.