Cast thine eyes above at Aragorn II, Son of Arathorn, the Slayer of Orcs and the True King of Gondor on a noble quest down the crimson path of gods and monsters! JK it's just Viggo Mortensen on the 2017 Academy Awards red carpet, looking like a man in a suit who's maybe not the most thrilled to be there.

Mortensen is nominated for Best Actor for playing Ben, a widower with six children in an isolated part of the Pacific Northwest, in Captain Fantastic. Aside from this, he was previously nominated for Best Actor in a Motion Picture for his role in Eastern Promises in 2007.

Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, the 89th Annual Academy Awards ceremony takes place at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood on Sunday, February 26, broadcast live on ABC beginning at 8:30 PM EST. The 2017 Academy Award nominees were announced on January 24.

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2017 Academy Award Nominees: Best Actor

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