10 Questions for Viggo Mortensen

The Lord of the Rings hero stars in the Nazi-era film Good. Viggo Mortensen will now take your questions

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Viggo Mortensen

You're famous for your multilingual talents. Which language are you most comfortable with? A. Patrick Watts MARYVILLE, TENN.

I was raised speaking English and Spanish. And I also speak Danish. And I can get by in French and Italian. I've acted in Spanish and English, but when something has to do with emotions, sometimes I feel I can get to the heart of the matter better in Spanish.

You once said that people should embrace their heritage. What advice would you give to someone born during Nazi-era Germany? Ruth Savoia, LADY LAKE, FLA.

Germans are people too! [Laughs.] I don't remember...

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