Viggo Mortensen is a Danish-American actor, producer, author, musician, director, photographer, poet, and painter. He made his film debut in Peter Weir’s 1985 thriller ‘Witness’ and appeared in many notable films of subsequent years, including ‘The Indian Runner’ in 1991, ‘Carlito’s Way’ in 1993, ‘Crimson Tide’ in 1995, ‘Daylight’ in 1996, ‘The Portrait of a Lady’ in 1996, ‘G.I. Jane’ in 1997, ‘A Perfect Murder’ in 1998, ‘A Walk on the Moon’ in 1999, and ’28 Days’ in 2000.
He received international attention in the early 2000s with his role as Aragorn in the epic film trilogy ‘The Lord of the Rings’. In 2005, he won critical acclaim for David Cronenberg’s crime thriller ‘A History of Violence’. Two years later, another Cronenberg film, ‘Eastern Promises’ in 2007, earned him further critical acclaim and a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actor. A third teaming with Cronenberg in ‘A Dangerous Method’ in 2011 resulted in a nomination for the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture. Other well-received films have included ‘Appaloosa’ in 2008 and ‘Far from Men’ in 2014. He received a second Best Actor nomination in 2017 at the 89th Academy Awards for his role in ‘Captain Fantastic’.
Aside from acting, his other artistic pursuits include fine arts, photography, poetry, and music. In 2002, he founded the Perceval Press to publish the works of little-known artists and authors.
At this point, the question that might be circling your mind is what is the next Viggo Mortensen movie ? Well, the good news is that we have a clear answer to that question. Here’s the list of upcoming Viggo Mortensen films expected to release in 2019. We can only hope that the latest Viggo Mortensen movies would be as good as some of his recent ones.
Viggo Mortensen is set to make his directorial debut on feature ‘Falling’, which is being described as an intimate drama about a son’s relationship with his aging father.