Anson Mount

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Anson Mount
Anson Mount - Cannes.jpg
Anson Mount in 2011 MIPCOM in Cannes
Born Anson Adams Mount IV
(1973-02-25) February 25, 1973 (age 41)
Mount Prospect, Illinois, United States
Occupation Actor
Years active 1999–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 Mount Prospect, 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.


Year Title Role Notes
2000 Urban Legends: Final Cut Toby Belcher
Tully Tully Coates Jr.
Boiler Room Broker
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
Poolhall Junkies Chris
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
2007 Privacy Policy Detective Barry
2008 Cook County Bump
2009 Burning Palms Tom
2011 Straw Dogs Coach Stan Milkens
Hick Nick
2012 Safe Alex Rosen Filmed in 2010
Seal Team Six: The Raid on Osama Bin Laden Cherry TV Movie
2014 Non-Stop Jack Hammond
2016 Mr. Right Filming

Television work[edit]

Video Games[edit]


  1. ^ "Dickson County lauds 4 native sons (CORRECTION APPENDED)". 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". 2011-11-06. Retrieved 2011-11-16. 
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