As most of you probably
already know, Viggo is no longer accepting fan mail. Sad but
inevitable with the success of the Lord of the Rings. Here's the
note from him:
Over the years I have made the effort
to read and answer every piece of fan mail that I received.
Lately, however, the volume of mail has increased significantly
making it practically impossible to keep up with it all and to
respond to each piece personally. Although I am grateful for the
favorable response that those of us involved in the "Lord of
the Rings" trilogy have had, it is simply become a bit
overwhelming. I find that I have little or no time left for other
pursuits and have little free time left for art projects or for
spending time with friends and family.
Therefore, as I do not wish to have mail answered for me by
others, I have no choice but to say that I will no longer be
accepting fan mail after October 31, 2002.
Please do not send anymore letters or cards as it will not be
answered. I will, however, continue to honor requests for
autographs in person as I have always done.
I thank you for your support and kind thoughts.