Ten fun facts about Haing S. Ngor
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His full birth name is Viggo Peter Mortensen Jr. though he answers to several nicknames including Vig, Guido and Cuervo.
Prior to being discovered as an actor, Viggo Mortensen published a short book of poetry titled “Ten Last Night”.
English, Spanish, Danish, and French are four languages which this actor speaks fluently. He also can speak Swedish and Norwegian pretty well.
In the 1998 film “A Perfect Murder”, Viggo painted each of the murals that appear in the artist’s studio in his character appears.Fact 5
Viggo most prominent role was that of Aragorn in the epic trilogy, “Lord of the Rings”. During a fight sequence in the Academy Award winning 2002 film “The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers” he broke his tooth. He had it glued back in so he could finish shooting the scene.Fact 6
In 2002 Viggo was declared to be one of the “50 Most Beautiful People” in the world by People Magazine.Fact 7
Has appeared in the remakes of two Alfred Hitchcock films “A Perfect Murder” which is a remake of the film “Dial M for Murder” and “Psycho”.Fact 8
Viggo is an avid horseback rider and even purchased both horses that he rode on in the films “Lord of the Rings” and “Hidalgo”.Fact 9
During the 1980 Olympics he worked as a translator for the Swedish hockey team.Fact 10
Viggo did all his own stunts in the film “Hidalgo”. Click here for more people facts ❯
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