Viggo Mortensen Biography, Facts & Life Story

Known For Brave warrior Aragorn
Nickname Vig Guido Cuervo
Full Name Viggo Peter Mortensen Jr
Profession Actor, Author, Musician, Photographer, Poet, Painter
Nationality American
Age 63 years old (in 2022)
Date of Birth October 20, 1958
Birthplace Manhattan New York United States
Zodiac Sign Libra

Theatrical actor, author, musician, photographer, poet, and painter Viggo Peter Mortensen Jr. is famous for his admiring acting prowess. The actor is known for his remarkable performances. He was born in Aurora, Colorado, on December 3, 1928.

He was born to Danish and an American mother. The actor is lived in Argentina during his childhood. The actor is a winner of the Screen Actors Guild Hall of Fame in 1995.


The actor Viggo Mortensen made a debut film named ‘Witness’ in which he played a small role. It was directed by Harrison Ford in 1985.

Among others, Mortensen is known for his work in most acclaimed films including ‘The Indian Runner’ (1991),’ Way’ (1993), directed by Carlito, ‘Crimson Tide’ (1995), Daylight (1996), The Portrait of a Lady (1996), G.I. Jane (1997),  and many others.

The actor Viggo Mortensen starred in the films, ‘Psycho’ (1998), ‘A Perfect Murder’ (1998), ‘A Walk on the Moon’ (1999), and 28 Days (2000). In the movies, he gave amazing performances for which he got acclaimed.

The award-winning actor has established his extensive career in multiple professions. And this is so impressive as many emerging stars are idealizing him.


Among various achievements, the actor, Viggo Mortensen earned a nomination for four Golden Globe Awards, three Academy Awards, and three BAFTAs.

Viggo Mortensen Education

School Watertown High school

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Viggo Mortensen Career

Profession: Actor, Author, Musician, Photographer, Poet, Painter

Known For: Brave warrior Aragorn

Net Worth: USD $30 million Approx

Family & Relatives

Father: Viggo Peter Mortensen

Mother: Grace Gamble Atkinson

Brother(s): Viggo Mortensen, Charles Mortensen

Marital Status: Married

Wife: Exene Cervenka (m. 1987–1997)

Children: 1

Son(s): Henry Blake Mortensen.

Dating History:

Ariadna Gil (2009–)

Viggo Mortensen Favorites

Hobbies: while still a child.

Favorite Destination: Birmingham, Alabama

Favorite Color: black & white

Favorite TV Show: Search for Tomorrow

Favorite Movies: Manager distinctive

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