Anson Mount in 2011 MIPCOM in Cannes
|Born||Anson Adams Mount IV
February 25, 1973
Prospect Heights, Illinois, United States
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.
Mount was born in Prospect Heights, Illinois and grew up in the small town of White Bluff, Tennessee. His mother, Nancy Smith, is a former professional golfer. His father, Anson Adams Mount II, was one of the original contributing editors to Playboy magazine. 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.
Mount attended Dickson County Senior High School in Dickson, Tennessee, The University of the South and Columbia University. At The University of the South, Mount was a member of Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity.
|2000||Urban Legends: Final Cut||Toby Belcher|
|Tully||Tully Coates Jr.|
|2002||Crossroads||Ben Kimble||Nominated for both a Teen Choice Award for Best Chemistry and a Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Screen Combo (with Britney Spears)|
|City by the Sea||Dave Simon|
|2003||The Battle of Shaker Heights||Mine Weber|
|2004||The Warrior Class||Alec Brno|
|2005||In Her Shoes||Todd|
|2006||All the Boys Love Mandy Lane||Garth|
|Walk the Talk||Larry|
|Hood of Horror||Tex Jr|
|2011||Straw Dogs||Coach Stan Milkens|
|2012||Safe||Alex Rosen||Filmed in 2010|
|Seal Team Six: The Raid on Osama Bin Laden||Cherry||TV Movie|
- Ally McBeal Episode: "Civil War" (1999) - Kevin Wah
- Sex and The City Episode: "Twenty-Something Girls vs. Thirty-Something Women" (1999) - Greg
- Third Watch (2000–2001) - Dr. Montville
- Smallville Episode: "Precipice" (2003) - Paul Hayden
- Line of Fire (2003) - Roy Ravelle
- CSI: Miami Episode: "Not Landing" (2004) - Tony Macken
- The Mountain (2004–2005) - Will Carver
- LOST Episode: "Man of Science, Man of Faith" (2005) - Kevin
- Conviction (2006) - Jim Steele
- Law & Order (2007) Episode: "Church" - Reverend James Sterling
- The Cure (2007) - Darren Elliot
- The Two Mr. Kissels (2008) - Robert Kissel
- Dollhouse (2009) - Episode: "Gray Hour"
- Hell On Wheels (2011–present) - Cullen Bohannon
- Red Widow (2013) - Evan Walraven
- "Dickson County lauds 4 native sons (CORRECTION APPENDED)". Pqasb.pqarchiver.com. 2004-03-21. Retrieved 2014-02-14.
- "Mount's beard perfect target for `Line of Fire'". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 2014-01-11.
- Anne D'Arminio, Aubry. "Anson Mount". Allmovie. Retrieved 2011-03-27.
- "Playboy Executive Tells Hefner Empire Details". The StarPhoenix. 14 June 1968.
- "Anson Mount Q&A". Amctv.com. 2011-11-06. Retrieved 2011-11-16.
- Anson Mount at the Internet Movie Database
- Anson Mount on Twitter
- Anson Mount shares his favorite NY places at ontheinside.info