Viggo Mortensen: Articles and Interviews
There are several sites on the net with wonderful collections of articles and interviews about Viggo Mortensen. We've tried to provide links to the best sources of the best articles, and have posted a few articles that we couldn't find archived elsewhere. We've given credit wherever possible; if you know of original sources for any articles, please let us know. Thanks to the people who have transcribed and translated these articles.
Wherever possible, article titles are linked to the original sources of the material. The bracketed links after the synopsis indicate where archived copies (text and/or scans) can be found. See the "Collections" below for a list of sites with substantial archives of Viggo Mortensen articles and interviews, and the keys to the abbreviations for the bracketed links.
Collections of Articles & Interviews about Viggo Mortensen
A Hobbit's Tale [HobbitTale] - Archived articles (text and/or scans) about The Lord of the Rings films, including quite a few articles about Viggo.
Celluloid Haven [CellHaven] - Extensive collection of scanned and transcribed articles dating back to 1995, including many translations. Most articles available in both English and Spanish.
Lilith's LOTR Fan Page [Lilith] - Collection of articles, some scanned, some as transcribed text. Besides the Viggo classics like HoBO #3 and Flaunt, there are quite a few articles about Elijah, Sir Ian, and other LOTR stars.
Many Faces of Viggo Mortensen [ManyFaces] - Extensive collection of transcribed articles dating back to 1987. Text only.
Obsession: Viggo Mortensen [Obsession] - Extensive collection of transcribed articles dating back to 1995. Text only.
Sachie [Sachie] - Extensive collection of scanned articles dating back to 1995. Many international magazines are represented, especially Japan.
TheOneRing.net [TORN] - Perhaps the most comprehensive of all the Lord of the Rings fan sites, TORN includes a massive database ("scrapbook") of scanned photographs and articles.
Viggo Chronicles [Chronicles] - Extensive collection of transcribed articles dating back to 1987. (The "2001" page includes quite a few earlier articles.) Text only.
Viggo Makes Me Hormonal As Hell [Hormonal] - High-resolution scans from 15-20 magazine articles, many from Europe. Photographs only, no text.
Viggo Mortensen - Danish Articles [Danish] - Majken makes available her archive of over 100 articles from Danish newspapers and magazines, the bulk of which are also available in English translations.
Viggo Online [Allstarz] - Gallery contains quite a few scanned articles of varying quality, some very high resolution. Unfortunately the site presents a lot of popups.
Viggo-Works [Viggo-Works] - This large and expanding archive of articles and interviews dates back to a 1987 theater review extolling Viggo's performance in Bent. Many pieces translated to English from other languages.