Viggo Mortensen

Highest Rated:
96% The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
Lowest Rated:
0% Fresh Horses (1988)
Birthday:
Oct 20
Birthplace:
New York City, NY
Bio:
Critically acclaimed actor Viggo Mortensen made his feature-film debut playing Alexander Godunov's Amish brother in Witness (1985). The suave, handsome actor has subsequently portrayed a wide variety of characters, often unapologetic bad boys, opposite some of Hollywood's most popular actors,…

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Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
84% The Two Faces of January
  • Chester MacFarland
-- 2014
Jauja
  • Actor
-- 2014
56% Maps to the Stars
  • Actor
-- 2014
34% Everybody Has a Plan
  • Agustín
-- 2013
43% On the Road
  • Old Bull Lee/William S. Burroughs
$0.7M 2012
77% A Dangerous Method
  • Sigmund Freud
$5.7M 2011
Poe
  • Actor
-- 2011
The People Speak
  • Actor
-- 2009
Vanikoro
  • Actor
-- 2009
75% The Road
  • The Man
$8.0M 2009
33% Good
  • Professor John Halder
-- 2008
Reclaiming the Blade
  • Actor
-- 2008
76% Appaloosa
  • Everett Hitch
$20.2M 2008
29% Captain Mike Across America (Slacker Uprising)
  • Actor
-- 2008
89% Eastern Promises
  • Nikolai Luzhin
$17.1M 2007
Alatriste
  • Diego Alatriste
-- 2006
Operation Lysistrata
  • Actor
-- 2006
The Pikme-Up
  • Actor
-- 2006
Ringers - Lord of the Fans
  • Actor
-- 2005
87% A History of Violence
  • Tom Stall
$31.4M 2005
47% Hidalgo
  • Frank T. Hopkins
$67.2M 2004
Ringers: Lord of the Fans
  • Actor
-- 2004
94% The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
  • Aragorn
$377.0M 2003
Special Extended Edition The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring
  • Actor
-- 2003
Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Rings & Two Towers (Double Bill)
  • Actor
-- 2003
Special Extended Edition The Lord Of The Rings: The Trilogy
  • Actor
-- 2003
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (Extended)
  • Actor
-- 2003
96% The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
  • Aragorn
$340.5M 2002
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (Extended)
  • Actor
-- 2002
91% The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
  • Aragorn
$313.8M 2001
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (Extended)
  • Actor
-- 2001
31% 28 Days
  • Eddie
-- 2000
72% A Walk on the Moon
  • Walker Jerome
-- 1999
37% Psycho
  • Sam Loomis
-- 1998
55% A Perfect Murder
  • David Shaw
-- 1998
Vanishing Point
  • Jimmy Kowalski
-- 1997
55% G.I. Jane
  • Master Chief John Urgayle
-- 1997
La Pistola de mi hermano (My Brother's Gun)
  • Juanito
-- 1997
44% Albino Alligator
  • Guy
-- 1996
43% The Portrait of a Lady
  • Caspar Goodwood
-- 1996
21% Daylight
  • Roy Nord
-- 1996
87% Crimson Tide
  • Lt. Peter (Weps) Ince
-- 1995
41% The Prophecy
  • Lucifer
-- 1995
17% The Passion of Darkly Noon
  • Jude
-- 1995
Gimlet
  • Actor
-- 1995
The Crew
  • Phillip
-- 1995
67% Floundering
  • Homeless Man
-- 1994
Ewangelia wedlug Harry'ego (The Gospel According to Harry) (Desert Lunch)
  • Wes
-- 1994
40% The Young Americans
  • Frazer
-- 1993
Ruby Cairo
  • Actor
-- 1993
American Yakuza
  • FBI Agent Nick Davis
-- 1993
Deception
  • Johnny Faro
-- 1993
20% Boiling Point
  • Ronnie
-- 1993
79% Carlito's Way
  • Lalin
-- 1993
74% The Indian Runner
  • Frank Roberts
-- 1991
35% Young Guns II
  • John W. Poe
-- 1990
75% The Reflecting Skin
  • Cameron Dove
-- 1990
19% Leatherface: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre III
  • Tex
-- 1990
Tripwire
  • Hans
-- 1989
0% Fresh Horses
  • Green
-- 1988
Prison
  • Burke/Forsythe Electrocution
-- 1988
Salvation! Have You Said Your Prayers Today?
  • Jerome Stample
-- 1987
91% Witness
  • Moses Hochleitner
-- 1985

Viggo Mortensen Trivia

In Lord of the Rings Viggo's son Henry played a person of Gondor.
- submitted by Rachel W (4 years ago)
Viggo Mortensen was not originally cast as Aragorn in Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings trilogy. He took Stuart Townsend's place after filming had began.
- submitted by Lydia K (4 years ago)

Quotes from Viggo Mortensen's Characters

    1. Jimmy Kowalski: I guess I don't trust things that don't come with a repair manuel.
    From Vanishing Point. Submitted by Frances H (21 days ago)
    1. Old Bull Lee/William S. Burroughs: Dean does not feel responsibility towards others. He does not know the concept. Then again, he feels others have some mysterious obligation to support him.
    From On the Road. Submitted by Gilad L (7 months ago)
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