Viggo Mortensen for T Magazine

Posted on December 05, 2011

Oh please. Like we’re going to waste time composing an introduction and offering our thoughts. We know what the ladies want. Just give us a second to get out of the way so we don’t get trampled like we’re guarding the 2-dollar waffle irons on Black Friday.

 

Viggo Mortensen featured in the The New York Times Style Magazine ‘Holiday’ issue photographed by Cass Bird.

“I don’t have lots of friends in the business, and the ones I do have are probably more like me, in that they’re not the kind of people to go places just so they can be seen. I see people doing that stuff and to me, it seems pathetic and ridiculous and kind of . . . well, humiliating. Life’s too short.”

“An agent will say, if you have the option, it’s good to do a big movie and then a little one. I understand that and within reason, I’ll try to, but 90 percent of the time, I’ll end up in low-budget movies that are difficult to finance and often won’t get distributed very well. I could have done one big-studio movie after another if the goal was to stay as visible as possible, to make as much money as possible. I guess, because of my temperament, I didn’t want to. I wouldn’t have been telling good stories. The challenge would have always been to try not to make a total ass of myself, even though I knew the story was really stupid.”

“I haven’t been given the chance to play men who speak much. The parts that people — including David [Cronenberg] — normally give me are men of few words, people who express what they’re thinking or what they’re afraid of or what their goals are, physically. With Freud, it was all words.”

Levi’s jacket, $78. Gap shirt, $23.

 

Gant by Michael Bastian coat, $975.

 

Saint James shirt, $70.

 

Levi’s jacket $78, and jeans, $64. Gap shirt, $23. Converse shoes, $46.

 

Polo Ralph Lauren jacket, $1,995. Calvin Klein underwear shirt (sold as three pack), $33.

 

Maison Martin Margiela shirt, $495.

That son of a bitch will still be rocking that hair style in his sixties, like .001% of the male population can.

Hmph.

 

[Photo Credit: Cass Bird for nytimes.com]

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  • Anonymous

    Him pretty in good way.

    • Anonymous

      Amen. Give me rugged good looks over some sparkly vampire any day.

      • Anonymous

        Amen to that!  I watched the Lord of the Rings trilogy on Encore recently, and damn, but that man was hot!  And still is!

        • Anonymous

          I think a small, utterly unrealistic part of me will always consider Aragorn the perfect man.

          And absolutely, rugged is by far the best. He spends the majority of those movies caked in grime and sweat and looking hot as shit, and then at the very end he showers and brushes his hair and you’re like… go back to being gross, please. Thank you.

          • Anonymous

            Yes! I have the same reaction every time I rewatch those movies. (And, yes, my man and I rewatch them pretty regularly … ’cause we’re big, fat nerds.)

        • Bethany Fairbrother

          I swear, that when he pushed open the doors in “The Twin Towers”, I ovulated.

          • Very Lazy

            Haha, and so true. When first come on screen in Fellowship and I didn’t think it could get better, and then that scene in Two Towers.

            I need to go find my LOTR DVD’s….

          • http://twitter.com/bredalot Bridget Smith

            THAT’S MY FAVORITE SCENE IN THAT MOVIE. People always think I’m crazy when I say that!

            See also: Liam Neeson at the end of Love Actually, running backstage after the concert. Clearly I have a thing for men dramatically bursting through double doors.

          • http://twitter.com/Athenabast Athena Bast

            I love watching him double jump the stairs to get to the Golden Hall when he sees the signal fires from Minas Tirith in ROTK.

          • http://twitter.com/marared Jaime

            GONDOR CALLS FOR AID!  *dramatic pause*

          • Zi Jie Tan

            The swagger! 

        • Anonymous

          I have a metric that tells a lot about individual women.I ask them:

          Do you find Aragorn hotter than Legolas?

          The obvious correct answer is “yes,” and it’s followed by Do you prefer him:

          a. Clean and scrubbed and kingly?
          or
          b. Filthy and sweaty, right off the battlefield–don’t even bother to wash off the orc blood, baby!

          It’s amazing how much it tells you about a person by what they choose.

          • http://twitter.com/shinobi42 Shinobi

            I don’t know, that scene were Legolas uses a shield like a snowboard and plows down a bunch of Orcs was also pretty badass.  

          • Anonymous

            I hate that scene! That makes my inner Tolkien geek twitch like crazy. Almost as much as the Oliphaunt trick riding!

          • Victoria Perry

            I am ashamed to say that I prefer Legolas.   (it is the banter between Legolas and Gimley that did it for me.)  Must acquire the extended editions for myself.  I may prefer Boromir to both Legolas and Aragorn though.  The Boromir death scene was epic.

            That being said, my answer to your second question is b.

            (God, I’m a nerd)

          • http://profiles.google.com/sara.e.munoz Sara Munoz

            Another vote for Boromir!

          • http://profiles.google.com/shannonlstewart Shannon Stewart

            Boromir?  Seriously?  The guy who was so weak he couldn’t control himself near the Ring and had to send 2 hobbits out on their own?

            1) Aragorn
            2) Faramir
            Then MAYBE Legolas… but even then, probably not…

            Now, if we go by the actor’s themselves, it would probably be David Wenham, then Sean Bean

          • Anonymous

            Thank goodness, another vote for Faramir! I thought I was going to be the only one :)

          • Anonymous

            I was too heartbroken over how Faramir’s character was changed for the movie. I understand why they did it, but it sucked all the awesome right off him.

            Book-Faramir is a worthy replacement for Aragorn as a husband for Eowyn. Movie-Faramir is just a decent guy victimized by bad family dynamics.

          • Anonymous

            David Wenham
            Woman- “but you’re a priest!
            Carl- “Actually, I’m just a friar.”

          • Anonymous

            ANOTHER vote for Boromir!  Or maybe just Sean Bean.  As a man and as an actor.  And as a man (as in, object of desire).  And as a human being.  He seems like a decent one in his interviews.

          • Anonymous

            Another Boromir girl here.  Guhhh, the things I want Sean Bean to do to me…

          • http://onebluetree.blogspot.com/ Sara L.

            Yes. Boromir Forever!

          • Anonymous

            What new devilry is this?

          • http://twitter.com/marared Jaime

            Boromir. Although I have been known to unf in Aragorn’s direction…

          • http://twitter.com/Kamilaahh Kamil

            I actually like him the most in the “But it is not this day. . . ” speech myself. Not so much that he’s washed, but that the speech itself hits so many of the things I love about his character and the journey he went though to become King of Gondor. 

            Of course right afterwards he’s all gross and icky again – and that works too. =D 

            I do heart Viggo so. 

          • Anonymous

            “For Frodo.” Best line in all the movies, and the only departure from Tolkien that I approve of. Makes me tear up just thinking about it… oh, I’m so geeky.

          • Anonymous

            Neither really, but especially not Legolas.

            Faramir for me, or Eomer :)

          • Anonymous

            Eomer sang to the Viking groupie inside me….there is something about a blonde stud on a horse that makes me weak!

          • Anonymous

            I prefer Karl Urban as a brunet, but he wore the role of Eomer very attractively indeed.

          • Anonymous

            Honey, he can come right off the battlefield!

            I will also confess that I remember being damn disappointed when I realized that Sean Bean, as Boromir, bit the dust at the end of the first film.

      • http://www.wordydoodles.com WordyDoodles

        *Thank you*! Yeah, when he said, “The challenge would have always been to try not to make a total ass of myself, even though I knew the story was really stupid,” I thought of Robert Pattinson, who, in a few interviews I’ve read, basically said that that WAS the challenge. Poor RPattz. Grit over sparkle every time.

  • Kate Pearce

    ‘Happy sigh’…

    • Jennifer Adamson

      Yes.

  • Anonymous

    P.s. “so we don’t get trampled like we’re guarding the 2-dollar waffle irons on Black Friday.”

    Great image, brought a bigger smile to my face than did Mr. Mortensen.

    • Anonymous

      Ha!  I’m not sure what was more frightening there, the woman with the pepper spray or the woman mauling people for the five waffle irons she managed to snatch while her butt crack rose and her pants fell.  This is why I do all my shopping online.  I’m not into combative shopping.

  • Anonymous

    Thank you, TLo.  Thank you so much.

  • MilaXX

    Depending on the shot he either looks completely bland to me or insanely hot. Never anything in between.

    • Anonymous

      My interwebs lost the bland photos of which you speak…

    • Anonymous

      I agree the second-to-last photo is enh. But THE REST. GIVE IT.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Micaela-Cannon/1465504041 Micaela Cannon

    The idea of a denimn shirt costing $495 curdles my stomach.
    I also am finding that I’m not very attracted to Viggo Mortensen…but I’m in love with every character that I’ve ever seen him play.

    • Anonymous

      Agree. These pix don’t do it for me. But I’ll watch Lord of the Rings for him anytime.

      • http://twitter.com/bredalot Bridget Smith

        Between Aragorn and his character in Hidalgo, I’m sort of in love.

        • Anonymous

          Ah, Hidalgo… that movie we only saw because we loved Aragorn. I only remember that it was a very pretty movie.

          • http://www.wordydoodles.com WordyDoodles

            Hidalgo! Next on the queue then!

          • Anonymous

            Also try A Walk on the Moon and Eastern Promises.

          • angela rose

            the sex scene in Walk on the Moon is best watched alone.  seriously.

          • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_UCLO5V2YD36T7QMPKOC7YXPOFU Erica

            And a History of Violence.  Also Cronenberg. He’s got that undercurrent of violence, but he’s also sexy.  You know he can kill people pretty easily, but then again he’ll protect you no matter what.  Plus, him and Maria Bello–yikes (in a good way)!

          • http://twitter.com/bredalot Bridget Smith

            It really is a gorgeous movie and he’s very good in it. Not the smartest movie, but it would’ve been much worse with almost any other actor in that role. And without whoever visualized it. There’s one scene towards the end – holy crap, BEAUTIFUL.

          • http://www.wordydoodles.com WordyDoodles

            I love smart movies but I also admire visual stunners (eg, The Fall). I’m getting excited for Hidalgo now! Totally based on your comments, btw. Thanks all!

          • Anonymous

            Yes, The Fall was amazing. Amazing! Hidalgo is more sort of comparable to the best parts of The Black Stallion. Which is a compliment. That’s what I recall, anyway. Maybe I’ll have to rewatch it too.

          • Anonymous

            I saw Hidalgo with a best girl friend … and our 5 collective children.  If it weren’t for the offspring we would have missed him!

          • lilibetp

            I’m weird – I actually saw Hidalgo first because I wanted to wait until all the LOTR movies were out to see them (not very patient).  Loved it.  Not just for Viggo, but also for Silas Carson, who plays the bad guy, but is exceptionally easy on the eyes.

    • Anonymous

      Same here. Harrison Ford is the same way.

    • http://twitter.com/Athenabast Athena Bast

      The man is amazing. Modern day renaissance man. When you watch the extras on the extended versions of LOTR just makes one love him more. My favourite story about him and I tear up every time I watch them is when you find out he bought the horse that Liv Tyler’s stuntwoman rode while Arwen was being chased by the Ringwraiths. That horse was not cheap. He’s just an amazing man.

  • http://twitter.com/KalisaHyman Kalisa Hyman

    He goes from looking 19 on the cover to looking 55 in the convertible. 

    • http://twitter.com/Athenabast Athena Bast

      Gawd yes.

  • http://profiles.google.com/shannonlstewart Shannon Stewart

    God, I really wish he would stop speaking… he always comes across as pretentious and naive and out of touch, and I really don’t want him to because Aragorn was so hot…

    • http://twitter.com/bredalot Bridget Smith

      I think the perception that he reveals here is accurate for him, but only because he’s so well-respected and because he wants to do those weird, difficult movies. He doesn’t seem aware of the fact that other people NEED to go places just to be seen in order to keep their careers going. I like his honesty – and the third quote, about physicality vs. words, is just great – but I see where you’re coming from.

      • http://profiles.google.com/shannonlstewart Shannon Stewart

        Honestly, this wouldn’t bother me so much if not for the fact it’s another in a long line of clueless interviews.  Like how becoming an actor was his back-up plan to support himself so he could pursue his artwork… really, dude?  ACTING is your back-up?!?

        • Anonymous

          He’s made a living at it since he was practically a kid, so maybe not so crazy. I say go him for his convictions and confidence.

        • Anonymous

          He’s made a living at it since he was practically a kid, so maybe not so crazy. I say go him for his convictions and confidence.

    • http://twitter.com/Athenabast Athena Bast

      I would describe him as a kind of Artsy Dork.

  • http://twitter.com/susanpcollier Susan Collier

    Sigh.

  • Anonymous

    I would not have guessed he was capable of taking a totally dorky picture, but that stripey-shirt shot is HIDEOUS.

    As for the rest, I’ll be in my bunk.

  • Anonymous

    I love the shot of him with the smoke around his face.  I just wish he wasn’t actually smoking.  That’s such a turn off…but he’s so easy to look at.

    • foodycat

      Agreed – I also think it’s a really lazy trope. Oh look, he’s smoking. That means he is edgy and cool! I noticed an Alex O’Loughlin shoot recently doing the same thing. Very dull.

  • http://joyouslifesf.wordpress.com Kiltdntiltd

    Me Like Him.  Me no like the images that barely show the clothes they are hawking.

    • Anonymous

      Clothes? What clothes?

      • Anonymous

        Didn’t notice a single stitch.

    • Anonymous

      Me no care what the hell he’s wearing.

  • http://twitter.com/bredalot Bridget Smith

    I love how almost everything he’s wearing is under $100 (save that leather jacket, of course, and come on). Really suits his personality.

    Also, HELL YES.

    • Anonymous

      Take a look at the last pic again.  That denim shirt is as close to 5 x $100 as makes no never mind.

      • http://twitter.com/bredalot Bridget Smith

        Yeah, I saw that too. And looking more closely, I think the really cheap-ass stuff is probably his own, as he’s wearing it in multiple pictures. But hey, nice job with the $20 Gap tee!

  • Anonymous

    I hate the St. James shirt on his- reminds me too much of Smee from Peter Pan.

  • R. L.

    I don’t like the way he looks in the dorky striped shirt.  Not one little bit even.  But I loved him in a lot of movies and that last picture shows him maturing gracefully.  I’d take him to my room!

  • Anonymous

    That cover shot. Oh my. [fans self]

    Love him so much. Not because he’s good looking, but because he is so down to earth (and good looking). Also, he is a writer, painter, photographer. Such an interesting guy.

    • http://joyouslifesf.wordpress.com Kiltdntiltd

      Its rare that I buy the pronouncements of an actor as being truly sincere, but in this case, I tend to believe what he says.  He seems like a really cool man.

    • Anonymous

      Agree on all counts. But I love him because he’s good-looking too! Plus, he’s grown up; it’s great to see a hot guy in my age bracket for a change.

      • http://joyouslifesf.wordpress.com Kiltdntiltd

        Amen to that!  Love that he’s a proud 50 plus guy, not rushing off the the plastic skin doc.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1046681022 Paula Berman

    GENETIC LOTTERY WINNER.

  • Anonymous

    seeing a sexy grown man with the open-mouthed DTF face = priceless!!!! (that’s what that is…right?)

  • Anonymous

    New fantasy:  Viggo gnawing on MY arm (not his)!  
    He looks best when he’s playing a character in these photos.  

  • Anonymous

    What I wouldn’t give to see this man with a decent haircut.

  • Loisada

    Nobody in the bizness can give the “here I am, take it or leave it” impish grin like the hipster geek Viggo, still workin it at 53! (But plz T Mag, cut out the photoshop, the man is lovely even with the wrinkles and they’re not gonna scare off the kiddies!)

  • Anonymous

    Viggo.. Mmmmm.

  • Anonymous

    Oh my. Thanks T Lo for my manly Monday. This guy’s not conventionally gorgeous and yet there’s something about him I find intriguing. He seems to be a rather unique individual and that may be part of the appeal. For me anyway. Guy’s got it going on.

  • http://twitter.com/magdalenebloom magdalenebloom

    He is on my Christmas list (and has been for the last 10 years – come on Santa, give a girl a break!!)

  • Anonymous

    Why is he so photoshopped on the cover? He looks like a 15-year-old boy and is virtually unrecognizable.

    • foodycat

      I was wondering that too – he is a gorgeous man of a certain age, the Nirvana tribute does him no favours!

  • Anna Maria Diamanti

    That cover is just… mmm, ungnf.

    So he’s modeling Levi’s and The Gap? I’m guessing he just showed up in his own comfy clothes and refused to change for the first few photos, sending them scrambling to make them part of the editorial.

    Hilarious that the ugliest shirt he’s wearing is $495. Even the Polo is meh. Better to keep him in his own stuff.

  • Anonymous

    Here’s the thing. Excuse me for being contrary but I’ve never felt that Viggo was all that in terms of looks. Yes he’s was very good in LoTR and was very attractive but he was wearing a wig and a fake beard. I have always found his natural looks rather bland. He’s a good actor (loved him in History of Violence) but I’ve always felt he rarely brings across that little extra that makes a star. I think back to his roles in GI Jane and Perfect Murder and barely recall he was in them. Look at someone like DeNiro. he’s hardly what anyway would called a leading man or hunk but that man has presence and lights up the screen.

    Also I find some of these sound bytes incredibly eye rolling. There is some pretentiousness to it. Many actors have made films that have the kind of depth and bite that he’s talking about that have made money. Guys like DeNIro and Nicholson have managed careers that contain both commercial and artistic success

  • Anonymous

    He should smile more often.  That is the only picture in the bunch that makes him look even remotely attractive.  (The cover pic is atrocious.)

    • Anonymous

      And it makes him look 22. I was so confused when I saw the paper yesterday: the cover said Viggo Mortenson, but the picture was some kid I didn’t recognize. I thought maybe I was confused about the name, that maybe Aragorn was Viggo SomethingElse, and now there’s this other Viggo. . . 

  • Anonymous

    Why yes!  I’ll take two.

  • Anonymous

    Yum, renaissance man.

  • Anonymous

    Would that I could live in the dimple on his chin.  Mmmm.

  • Anonymous

    He looks like such a baby in that first picture. Must be the styling, with the hat over his forehead and his mouth open. I refuse to consider Photoshop, he’s just versatile.
    I’ll just sit over here with my delusions, TYVM.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_J4QGTFQCCILAE4N2SYZZRJ6SPY R LM

    Mmmm-hmmph-HMMPH.  Too fine.

  • http://twitter.com/glastea Coralie

    Be still my beating heart…

  • Presumptuous Insect

    I like his politics.

    And he was absolutely wonderful in Eastern Promises, one of the best movies I’ve seen in years.

    Oh, yeah, and I wouldn’t mind jumping his bones. You want to see him Sexy?–watch A Walk on the Moon, which has the added bonus of the adorable Liev Schreiber.

  • http://www.facebook.com/charlotte.horseman Charlotte Horseman

    Oh yes….

    Rugged, but smiling.  Hair in the right places – no nasty teenager scruff.  Young dudes take note!

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Jane-Morris/1076502799 Jane Morris

    He lives in my neighborhood. He’s also a poet.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_2CNDPMVO4W23R5TVC2QMTJ5BZE Heather

    Wow. The cover shot doesn’t look like him at all. And in the second-to-last one, he looks like the identical twin of the stoner guy who takes the orders at my local Thai takeout. But otherwise, hot.

  • Anonymous

    you guys crack me up! 
    I loves viggo

  • http://twitter.com/mellafe natalia h

    He looks so young in the first picture. Wow.

  • Anonymous

    since when was viggo hot??? hawt DAYUM.

  • Anonymous

    woah. woah.

  • Anonymous

    Well hello there, 21st century Aragorn. (his Freud was hilarious, but that movie, oy vey)

  • Anonymous

    He’s really gorgeous but he’s freaked me out ever since he said he had a pet spider (I think it was a tarantula).

    • Kate Pearce

      ah, that must be why I like him, I just bought my dh a mexican red kneed tarantula for Christmas-he asked so nicely.

  • Anonymous

    I think I might be totally alone in this.  I can’t figure out what it is everyone sees in him.  I find him sort of thin lipped and smarmy looking.  I just… I can’t bring myself to be stirred by him.  And he is one of my least fave characters from LOTR.  I find his voice to be too… weak for the character for some reason and I find myself being drawn right out of the film when he is on screen.   Maybe I am broken?   He just leaves me feeling sort of, meh.  I am fascinated that so many people love him.   No insult to those of you who love him.  I don’t think you are wrong, I just think that it is interesting how he stirs people so.

  • Anonymous

    Yum. He’s on my top 5 list. I watched Lord of the Rings again recently, mostly to see the delicious Strider (certainly not to see that dopey Frodo stumble and fall down helplessly over and over — what an annoyingly insipid character!) 

  • Anonymous

    Meh. Decent actor, but he doesn’t give me The Feelings.

  • http://twitter.com/yankeefoxtrot Alex McGeagh

    Gross. Seriously. No idea what the ovarianexplosion is over. Sorry :-/

  • RyzandShyn

    Amazing really. No way in hell would I ever have thought Aragron was anywhere near my age before viewing these pictures.
    Turns out he’s just a couple of few years younger. Lucky man.
    Wish someone would take a picture of me and have it turn out as flattering as that cover picture.

  • Anonymous

    This guy? Does nothing for me. All I can see in him are derivations of others. Like Sam Shepherd. And you sir, are no Sam Shepherd.
    And also, does anyone else see Crispin Glover in that cover shot? Which pleases me, in a strange funny way.

  • Anonymous

    HOT!!!!

  • Anonymous

    Why does he look like an 18-year-old brunette hipster twink on the cover? It’s kinda misleading.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_NMLK23QK6C7NMLMVVYA5POXKJY WhiteMage

    not digging the gray hair at all.

  • up with pod people

    asfalghakfjgakejfgh this movie though. I might have to go with my mother to avoid embarrassing my husband.

  • Anonymous

    Oh, the things that man says with his face! You’d slap ‘im, if y’er hands weren’t so busy…

    He’s delish.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1043171034 Tadiana Walton Jones

    I was doing fine until I hit the last photo, and then my heart lurched.  He looks like he wants to jump out of the photo and kiss you.  Be still, my heart.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_KQSWLY2RUE3HAOERJI7HHORJJQ Debby Barbero

    Oh my.  Thank you T Lo.  Thank you so very much!

  • Anonymous

    The second picture with the smoke…unf. I have no words.

  • Anonymous

    What a genetically blessed individual.

  • Anonymous

    That last picture left me speechless. Thank you guys.

  • Anonymous

    Mnnnnggffffuuuuhhhggmmmmgguhhhggglllffffhhdd …

    And that’s all I have to say about that.

  • Bethany Fairbrother

    OMG!  LOVE HIM!  He’s just not into you, Hollywood.   He is an artist and want’s to put good stuff out there.  Mean while I would totally jump his bones! 

    • Presumptuous Insect

      Gotta climb over me, bubba!

  • http://twitter.com/MandySCG MandyJane

    I can’t even think of what to post :)

  • Bethany Fairbrother

    Love the fact that he does not dye his hair or photo shop himself.  And He still delivers the pretty/handsome.

  • Linde Hoff

    Timeless….mmmmmmm.

  • Anonymous

    I must be one of all of two heterosexual women in the world for whom this guy does nothing. Ah, well. More for y’all, I guess.

    • Anonymous

      You’ve got 3 in agreement, so far.

  • Anonymous

    I need a cigarette.
    And I don’t even smoke.

  • http://twitter.com/lenabena_ Elena

    He’s too old for me (I’m 22), but I can admit he is a handsome man. And in LOTR he was unf-tacular.

  • Anonymous

    Right there with you. I don’t think he’s an atrociously bad performer, like Tom Cruise, or anything, but he does zero for me in terms of his looks and he bores me as an actor. (I only saw the first of the LOTR films and he was hardly the worst casting choice they made, but he wasn’t Aragorn, for me. Loathed that movie.)
    What I’m truly interested in is what Cronenberg sees in him. Not that I think DC’s opinion is the be-all, end-all of moviedom, or anything, but he’s certainly not the kind of director who just works with whoever’s around.

  • Anonymous

    Huh. This was supposed to be a reply to LaurelTrz. Weird.

  • Anonymous

    How (pant) does he do (pant) that thing (pant, pant, pant) WITH HIS LIPS (falls down to the floor, insensate with lust).

  • http://www.facebook.com/baby98 Elizabeth Todd

    It is hard to type with trembling ovaries…..he is one hot, rugged man…………..

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=608416678 Jenny Jackson White

    Hot.  Just hot.

  • http://twitter.com/Athenabast Athena Bast

    Oh myyyyy

    Even that goofy grin of his

    Dayum

  • http://twitter.com/shinobi42 Shinobi

    Okay but that second to last photo looks like the crazy dude who jsut harassed me on the bus.  TOtally ruining it.

    • Anonymous

      Right?! I knew I wasn’t going crosseyed.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100002673395871 Roadkill Writer’s Camp

    He had me at Hidalgo.

  • Suzanne Johnson

    I do like Viggo’s looks, but beyond that I think he is a beautiful soul. Have any of the others commenting here seen the extended edition of “The Return of the King?” There’s a great segment on Disc 3 about The Horses of Middle Earth. There we learn that Viggo bought a horse for one of the stunt riders, the young woman who doubled for Liv Tyler in the race to Rivendell with the Black Riders. (You didn’t think Liv was doing her own riding, did you? That was a powerful and blazingly fast animal.) The rider, Jane, knew other, better-heeled people, were bidding on that horse, and she didn’t think she had a prayer. So Viggo bid for her. He won and then gave the horse to her.

    What a guy. He respected her abilities as a rider and knew she deserved that horse. And as a friend, he saw to it that she got it.

    Makes him aces in my book. He could look like Quasimodo, and he’d still be beautiful.

  • Suzanne Johnson

    I do like Viggo’s looks, but beyond that I think he is a beautiful soul. Have any of the others commenting here seen the extended edition of “The Return of the King?” There’s a great segment on Disc 3 about The Horses of Middle Earth. There we learn that Viggo bought a horse for one of the stunt riders, the young woman who doubled for Liv Tyler in the race to Rivendell with the Black Riders. (You didn’t think Liv was doing her own riding, did you? That was a powerful and blazingly fast animal.) The rider, Jane, knew other, better-heeled people, were bidding on that horse, and she didn’t think she had a prayer. So Viggo bid for her. He won and then gave the horse to her.

    What a guy. He respected her abilities as a rider and knew she deserved that horse. And as a friend, he saw to it that she got it.

    Makes him aces in my book. He could look like Quasimodo, and he’d still be beautiful.

  • Anonymous

    Gorgeous.  Absolutely gorgeous.  (Photography and clothes are nice too)

  • Anonymous

    Ooohhh my…Merry Christmas to me!  Viggo continues to be on my very short ‘monogamy-breaker’ list.

  • Anonymous

    That cover looks nothing like him.  Seriously he looks like he’s 25 or so.

    HOT HOT HOT.  I love me some Viggo like Zooey loves fug!

  • Anonymous

    Oh My!

  • Anonymous

    What a treat. Thanks boys. 

  • Anonymous

    I hate his hair ;)
    I wish it were on my husband.

  • Anonymous

    I am not feeling this editorial. I personally don’t think he can still pull of that hairstyle, and I was so turned off by the smoking pics that none of the others could stand a chance.

  • Anonymous

    thank you, TLo.

  • http://twitter.com/RzYoung RzYoung

    Can you believe he’s old than Clooney?! I love him in that stripy top.

    • Erin Nice

      I didn’t know that he’s older than Clooney! I wouldn’t have guessed that.

  • Anonymous

    He is a very handsome man that always catches my attention but…. I’m not so sure he should still be rocking that ahirstyle.  Personally, I thnk it is time for a shorter style.

  • Anonymous

    Thanks for putting a smile on my face, TLo.

  • Zach Ng Zheng Yang

    snore…

  • Anonymous

    I just squealed like a pre-teen at a Bieber concert when I opened my TLo with coffee this morning.    I am a psychologist.  Now  Viggo is playing Freud.  I have now died and gone to heaven.   

  • Anonymous

    eh–doesn’t do it for me.  But happy Tuesday, everyone!

  • aimee_parrott

    That man… is sex on a stick.  LOVE him.

  • Anonymous

    WOW. love him

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_3AJ237ND3GAHDQJZ4TLCO4WLRA Emily

    hot.  Thank you for posting.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1326120071 Gaby Ripoll

    I went to college with his son, so I feel creepy ogling him now, but they’re very handsome pictures. I do wish he’d cut his hair though. 

  • Anonymous

    I’m a LOTR geek, not apoligizing for that!  Loved Viggo ever since :)

  • Anonymous

    Oh my GOD. I haven’t been on TLo since Thursday and I come back to this.
    squeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Terence Ng

    That first pick made me gasp. Not all of these photos make him look good, but man, does he look adorable in that first one…

  • Anonymous

    Why don’t the magazines photo shop men to the point of puberty like they do women?  He does look good…

  • Anonymous

    Liking it all except the cover pic where he looks like a stroppy teenager and not even like himself. A bit of photoshopping on that one I think!

  • http://twitter.com/TMamBo Therese Bohn

    He always reminds me of my sweet brother-in-law, Jack. I love Viggo.

  • http://profiles.google.com/phyllis.craine Phyllis Craine

    WWExS?  (What Would Exene Say?)

  • A. Valera

    *sigh*  I love men that look like MEN, as opposed to this fuckery:  http://i2.asntown.net/h3/Hollywood-celebrity/12/love-couple-jlo/Jennifer-Lopez-dating-casper-smart7.jpg

  • Anonymous

     There will never again be anyone like him.  He is so georgeous, in and out.

  • Ivette Dourif

    Que guapo!