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He made his film debut in Peter Weir’s 1985 thriller Witness, and subsequently appeared in many notable films of the 1990s, including The Indian Runner (1991), Carlito’s Way (1993), Crimson Tide (1995), Daylight (1996), The Portrait of a Lady (1996), G.I. Jane (1997), A Perfect Murder (1998), and A Walk on the Moon (1999). Aside from acting, his other artistic pursuits include fine arts, photography, poetry, and music. Mortensen is politically active. Mortensen was born in New York City. His maternal grandfather was from Nova Scotia, Canada, and his maternal grandmother’s family was from New England.

Viggo Mortensen Stopped By Airport Security Over Soccer Excitement Actor Viggo Mortensen was stopped by security at an airport in Washington, D.C. on Sunday (27May12) after causing concern with his excited reaction to a soccer game. [link]

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He campaigned for Dennis Kucinich in the 2008 United States presidential election, and later endorsed Barack Obama for President. Mortensen was born in New York City. He then attended St. Lawrence University in Canton, New York, earning a bachelor’s degree in Government and Spanish. Mortensen also talked about his work with Bob Anderson, the swordmaster on The Lord of the Rings, Alatriste, Pirates of the Caribbean and many others. in 2009, Mortensen performed in The People Speak, a documentary feature film that uses dramatic and musical performances of the letters, diaries, and speeches of everyday Americans, based on historian Howard Zinn’s A People’s History of the United States. His paintings are frequently abstract and often contain fragments of his poetry in them.

Viggo Mortensen blasts editing Viggo Mortensen says a poor performance by an actor can often be the result of bad editing. Viggo Mortensen believes an actor’s performance can be rui… [link]

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In September 2007, the film Eastern Promises, directed by David Cronenberg, was released to critical acclaim for the film itself and for Mortensen’s performance as a Russian gangster on the rise in London. Mortensen also talked about his work with Bob Anderson, the swordmaster on The Lord of the Rings, Alatriste, Pirates of the Caribbean and many others. Perceval Press is also the home of Viggo’s many personal artistic projects in the area of fine arts, photography, poetry, song, and literature (see below).

Viggo Mortensen stopped by airport security over football excitement Actor VIGGO MORTENSEN was stopped by security at an airport in Washington, D.C. on Sunday (27May12) after causing concern with his excited reaction to a football game. [link]

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Viggo Peter Mortensen, Jr. Mortensen is politically active. His mother, Grace Gamble (née Atkinson), was American, and his father, Viggo Peter Mortensen, Sr., was Danish; the two met in Norway. Then, driven by the need for a defining purpose in life, he went to Europe and lived in Spain, England and Denmark, where he took various jobs like a truck driver in Esbjerg, Denmark, and a flower seller in Copenhagen, Denmark, before again returning to the United States two years later to pursue an acting career.
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Two years later, another Cronenberg film Eastern Promises (2007) earned him an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor. in 2002, he founded the Perceval Press to publish the works of little-known artists and authors. They remained there until Mortensen was eleven, when his parents divorced and the boys and their mother returned to New York, where Mortensen spent the rest of his childhood. in 1987 Mortensen guest starred as a corrupt police detective on the hit series Miami Vice.

A Dangerous Method: Freud Helps Keira Knightley With Her Spanking Problem [Video] Here’s a trailer for nutty director David Cronenberg’s new movie, A Dangerous Method, starring Viggo Mortensen as Sigmund Freud, Michael Fassbender as Carl Jung and Keira Knightley as Sabina Spielrein. That’s right, Cronenberg is putting the “psychoanalytic thought” in “psychosexual drama”! More » [link]

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Mortensen made his major breakthrough in 2001 with the epic film trilogy The Lord of the Rings. in 2005, Mortensen won critical acclaim for David Cronenberg’s crime thriller A History of Violence. in 2002, he founded the Perceval Press to publish the works of little-known artists and authors. His maternal grandfather was from Nova Scotia, Canada, and his maternal grandmother’s family was from New England. After high school he went to St. Lawrence University in Canton, New York, earning a bachelor’s degree in Government and Spanish.

Trailer For A Dangerous Method, Starring Viggo And Keira! This looks fantastic!Not only does it have Viggo Mortensen and Keira Knightly, but it also has Michael Fassbender (who we’ve fallen in love with since X-Men) AND it’s directed by the insanely talented David Cronenberg!We all know how well Cronenberg directs, just look at some of his past flicks: A History of Violence, Eastern Promises, [...] [link]