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Two years later, another Cronenberg film Eastern Promises (2007) earned him an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor. He campaigned for Dennis Kucinich in the 2008 United States presidential election, and later endorsed Barack Obama for President. His maternal grandfather was from Nova Scotia, Canada, and his maternal grandmother’s family was from New England.

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Viggo Peter Mortensen Jr. Mortensen is politically active. The family moved to Venezuela, then Denmark, and eventually settled in Argentina, taking residency in the Argentine provinces of Córdoba, Chaco and Buenos Aires, where he attended primary school and acquired fluent Spanish, while his father managed chicken farms and ranches. With his mother he returned to New York, where he spent the rest of his childhood, graduating from Watertown High School in Watertown, New York. He then attended St. Lawrence University in Canton, New York, earning a bachelor’s degree in Government and Spanish. After several years of experience in live theater, Mortensen made his first film appearance playing an Amish farmer in Peter Weir’s Witness (Mortensen had actually acted in at least one prior film, The Purple Rose of Cairo, but his scenes in the latter film were deleted from the final cuts). Of these roles, Mortensen was probably best known for playing Master Chief John Urgayle in G.I. Jane. in the DVD extras for A History of Violence, David Cronenberg relates that Mortensen is the only actor he’d come across who would come back from weekends with his family with items he had bought to use as props on the set.

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]

They Remained There Until Mortensen Was Eleven When His Parents Divorced

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He campaigned for Dennis Kucinich in the 2008 United States presidential election, and later endorsed Barack Obama for President. His maternal grandfather was from Nova Scotia, Canada, and his maternal grandmother’s family was from New England. They remained there until Mortensen was eleven, when his parents divorced. He then attended St. Lawrence University in Canton, New York, earning a degree in 1980. Afterward, he went to Europe and lived in Spain, England, and Denmark, where he took various jobs such as driving a truck in Esbjerg and selling flowers in Copenhagen. After two years, he returned to the United States to pursue an acting career. in 2006, he starred as Captain Diego Alatriste in the Spanish language film Alatriste, based on the series of novels The Adventures of Captain Alatriste, written by the Spanish writer Arturo Pérez-Reverte. 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 Wins Genie Award For A Dangerous Method Viggo Mortensen Showed His

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(born October 20, 1958) is an American actor, poet, musician, photographer and painter. He campaigned for Dennis Kucinich in the 2008 United States presidential election, and later endorsed Barack Obama for President. Also in 1985, he was cast in the role of Bragg on Search for Tomorrow. in the The Two Towers DVD extras, the film’s swordmaster, Bob Anderson, described Mortensen as “the best swordsman I’ve ever trained.” Mortensen often spent days hiking to the film’s remote locations, in costume and carrying his sword, in order to appear authentically travel-worn; he also performed all of his own stunts, and even the injuries he sustained during several of them did not dampen his enthusiasm.

Mortensen Wins Genie Award for a Dangerous Method Viggo Mortensen showed his support for his favorite Canadian ice hockey team by waving its flag onstage as he picked up a top prize at the 32nd Annual… [link]

Viggo Mortensen That’s Right, Cronenberg Is Putting The “psychoanalytic Thought” In “psychosexual Drama”

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Mortensen made his major breakthrough in 2001 with the epic film trilogy The Lord of the Rings. Two years later, another Cronenberg film Eastern Promises (2007) earned him an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor. He campaigned for Dennis Kucinich in the 2008 United States presidential election, and later endorsed Barack Obama for President.

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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This Looks Fantastic!Not Only Does It Have Viggo Mortensen And Keira Knightly,

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His maternal grandfather was from Nova Scotia, Canada, and his maternal grandmother’s family was from New England. Coincidentally, the play, about homosexual concentration camp prisoners, was originally brought to prominence by Ian McKellen, with whom Mortensen later costarred in The Lord of the Rings. in 1987 Mortensen guest starred as a corrupt police detective on the hit series Miami Vice. Mortensen’s major mainstream breakthrough came in 1999, when Peter Jackson cast him as Aragorn in The Lord of the Rings film trilogy. His nude fight scene in a steam room was applauded by Roger Ebert: “Years from now, it will be referred to as a benchmark.” Mortensen’s performance in Eastern Promises resulted in his winning the Best Performance by an Actor in a British Independent Film award from the British Independent Film Awards. in 2009, Mortensen appeared as himself in the film Reclaiming The Blade, in which he discussed his passion for the sword and his sword-work in films such as The Lord of the Rings and Alatriste.

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]