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Viggo was born under the official name Jr., Viggo Peter Mortensen on October 20th, 1958. Known to his close friends as Vig, he has been a credited actor since the 1985 film Witness.
Viggo Mortensen is a bankable leading actor on the silver screen. He has starred in eight films including the 2014 drama film Loin des hommes as the character Daru, the 2009 adventure movie The Road playing Man and the 2008 drama release Good cast as Halder.
Viggo has made such a successful career in supporting roles, that it actually surpasses most leading actor's careers. He has appeared in fourteen films including: the 2012 adventure film On the Road as the character William S. Burroughs, the 2012 adventure movie On the Road playing Old Bull Lee and the 2000 comedy release 28 Days cast as Eddie Boone.
Viggo Mortensen has earned salaries up to $ for his acting. His most commercially successful project to date has been the 1995 action film Crimson Tide, which brought in $91,000,000 at the box office.
Viggo is a cultural icon, having been featured on the cover of at least nine magazines, captured in more than five pictorials, interviewed in over sixteen publications and featured in fifteen magazine articles.
As an actor Viggo Mortensen has been recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences on one occasion. He was nominated for the Oscar for Best Actor In A Leading Role for his role as Nikolai in the 2007 movie Eastern Promises.