in Manhattan, New York City, New York of United States of America to Grace Gamble and Viggo Peter Mortensen.
He was 6, a year before the young Mortensen would be sent off to a remote boarding school in the mountains of Argentina, and he had gone on a camping trip with his father.
When his dad took a nap, he took the opportunity to go exploring on his own.
“I climbed this sort of cliff—I am sure it wasn’t really very high,” recalls Mortensen, standing, the U. Then I got to the top and I realized how high I was.
“I’ve already done, like, I don’t know how many hundred interviews in the last two days.
But it’s a nice, kind of unreal feeling to be here.” Out of place doesn’t even begin to cover it.