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Other well-received films have included Appaloosa (2008) and Far from Men (2014).

He received a second Best Actor nomination in 2017 at the 89th Academy Awards for his role in Captain Fantastic.

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.

I don’t have anything lined up.” With part of his earnings from The Lord of the Rings, Mortensen founded the Perceval Press publishing house—named after the knight from the legend of King Arthur—to help other artists by publishing works that might not find a home in more traditional publishing venues. His paintings are frequently abstract and often contain fragments of his poetry in them.

His paintings have been featured in galleries worldwide, and many of the paintings of the artist he portrayed in A Perfect Murder are his own.

Aside from acting, Mortensen's 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. was born in New York City on October 20, 1958, the son of Grace Gamble (née Atkinson) and Viggo Peter Mortensen Sr.

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 mother was American, while his father was Danish; they met in Norway.

The family moved to Venezuela, then Denmark, and eventually settled in Argentina in the provinces of Córdoba, Chaco, and Buenos Aires, where Mortensen attended primary school and acquired a fluent proficiency in Spanish while his father managed poultry farms and ranches. Lawrence University in Canton, earning a bachelor's degree in Spanish Studies and Politics in 1980.

Mortensen experiments with his poetry and music by mixing the two art forms.

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