A Danish American actor and musician Viggo Mortensen is best known for his role as Aragorn in "The Lord of the rings". In addition to being an actor, he is also a photographer and paiter. In 2005, he won an Academy Award nomination for best actor with his leading role.
He attended St. Lawrence University in New York and then he left for Denmark, Spain and also England where he work various jobs: driving trucks, selling flowers.
He got married to singer
Exene Cervenkain 1987 and the couple separated in 1998. He has a son named Henry Blake Mortensen.