Anson Mount

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Anson Mount
Anson Mount - Cannes.jpg
Anson Mount in 2011 MIPCOM in Cannes
BornAnson Adams Mount IV
(1973-02-25) February 25, 1973 (age 41)
White Bluff, Tennessee, United States
OccupationActor
Years active1999–present
 
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Anson Mount
Anson Mount - Cannes.jpg
Anson Mount in 2011 MIPCOM in Cannes
BornAnson Adams Mount IV
(1973-02-25) February 25, 1973 (age 41)
White Bluff, Tennessee, United States
OccupationActor
Years active1999–present

Anson Adams Mount IV (born February 25, 1973) is an American actor who has appeared in both movies and television shows and is best known for playing Cullen Bohannon in the AMC show Hell on Wheels.

Mount has also played Jim Steele on the short-lived NBC series Conviction and appeared in the independent movie Tully with Julianne Nicholson, as the title character Tully Coates, a playboy whose ways are changed when he meets Ella Smalley (Nicholson), a friend of his brother.

Personal life[edit]

Mount was born in Prospect Heights, Illinois[1] and grew up in the small town of White Bluff, Tennessee. His mother, Nancy Smith, is a former professional golfer.[2] His father, Anson Adams Mount II, was one of the original contributing editors to Playboy magazine.[3][4] Anson has an older brother Anson Adams III and a sister Kristin from his father's first marriage. His great-great-great grandfather was a Confederate cavalry colonel in the Civil War.[5]

Mount attended Dickson County Senior High School in Dickson, Tennessee, The University of the South and Columbia University.[3] At The University of the South, Mount was a member of Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity.

Filmography[edit]

YearTitleRoleNotes
2000Urban Legends: Final CutToby Belcher
TullyTully Coates Jr.
Boiler RoomBroker
2002CrossroadsBen KimbleNominated for both a Teen Choice Award for Best Chemistry and a Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Screen Combo (with Britney Spears)
City by the SeaDave Simon
Poolhall JunkiesChris
2003The Battle of Shaker HeightsMine Weber
2004The Warrior ClassAlec Brno
2005In Her ShoesTodd
2006All the Boys Love Mandy LaneGarth
Walk the TalkLarry
Hood of HorrorTex Jr
2007Privacy PolicyDetective Barry
2008Cook CountyBump
2009Burning PalmsTom
2011Straw DogsCoach Stan Milkens
HickNick
2012SafeAlex RosenFilmed in 2010
Seal Team Six: The Raid on Osama Bin LadenCherryTV Movie
2014Non-StopJack Hammond

Television work[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dickson County lauds 4 native sons (CORRECTION APPENDED)". Pqasb.pqarchiver.com. 2004-03-21. Retrieved 2014-02-14. 
  2. ^ "Mount's beard perfect target for `Line of Fire'". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 2014-01-11. 
  3. ^ a b Anne D'Arminio, Aubry. "Anson Mount". Allmovie. Retrieved 2011-03-27. 
  4. ^ "Playboy Executive Tells Hefner Empire Details". The StarPhoenix. 14 June 1968. 
  5. ^ "Anson Mount Q&A". Amctv.com. 2011-11-06. Retrieved 2011-11-16. 

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