40 Little-Known Facts About Aragorn from Lord of the Rings
Lord of the Rings is one of the most popular and enduring series in all of fiction. Its story and characters are indelible, from the hobbits to the dwarves to the elves. There’s one human at the center of J.R.R. Tolkien‘s fantasy epic, though, and his name is Aragorn. In the films, Aragorn is played marvelously by Viggo Mortensen. Between J.R.’s words and Viggo’s performance, Aragorn has become a popular character in the hearts of many fans. But there are plenty of Aragorn facts that even those die-hard fans might not know, though.
Aragorn has already led a fairly long life when we’re first introduced to him. There’s plenty of fascinating tidbits from Aragorn’s life in the books. What’s more, there are also some juicy details from the filming of director Peter Jackson‘s Lord of the Rings trilogy. As portrayed by Viggo Mortensen, Aragorn is a stubborn, hard-working, good man. He’s one of the best characters in the entire series.