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Janet Montgomery in 2011
|Born||Janet Ruth Montgomery
29 October 1985
Bournemouth, Dorset, England, United Kingdom
Janet Ruth Montgomery (born 29 October 1985) is an English film and TV actress. She is perhaps best known for her starring role as Ames in the second season of Fox's Human Target, and also for her appearances in The Hills Run Red and Wrong Turn 3: Left for Dead, as well as her role as Eric Murphy's assistant Jennie in HBO's Entourage. She recently played protagonist Martina Garretti in Made in Jersey, a television drama that premiered on CBS in September 2012, but was cancelled on 10 October after only two episodes had been shown.
In 2010 Montgomery appeared in her first theatre films, playing Ruth in the mystery The Rapture, Giselle in the independent horror film Dead Cert and the supporting role of Madeline in the Academy Award nominated psychological thriller Black Swan - playing a Little Swan to Natalie Portman's Oscar-winning portrayal of the Black Swan.
In 2010 Janet also signed on to play Paul Rudd's love interest in Our Idiot Brother. After seeing her audition tape in Los Angeles, producers worked around her schedule on Entourage and flew her to NYC to begin shooting. This was her first comedy genre movie in which she received raved reviews. Whilst working on Entourage, Janet was also offered an episode of The League, a critically acclaimed improv show about American football. Montgomery played Ambrosia the stripper in Episode 1 Season 2. Barely recognizable and improvising in an American accent paved the way for her offer from Human Target execs for the role of Ames.
In 2012, Montgomery played the lead role in the CBS television series Made in Jersey. The series was cancelled after two episodes aired. Despite the early cancellation Montgomery received huge compliments and a career boost from the short lived series. Two new episodes aired on 22 December 2012.
Janet attracted the attention of Stephen Poliakoff via an audition tape she sent to casting director Andy Pryor for the role of Sarah in Dancing on the Edge. Poliakoff was impressed and offered her the job via Skype. The five-part mini series aired February 4, 2013 on BBC 2.
Janet also played opposite David Tennant in BBC4's Spies of Warsaw. The drama received mixed reviews. Janet will appear as Grace Van Helsing, "the prodigal daughter who returns to run the family newspaper (and presumably stake a few vampires)" in the ABC pilot series Gothica. Actor Chris Egan plays her love interest, the character Dorian Gray.
Personal life 
Montgomery was born in Bournemouth, England. Her uncle was bass player Mike "Monty" Montgomery of Zoot Money's Big Roll Band. Janet currently lives in Islington, London with her boyfriend and her bulldog Guthrie.
|2008||Flushed||Queen Bitch||Short film|
|2009||The Hills Run Red||Serina||Direct-to-video|
|2009||Wrong Turn 3: Left for Dead||Alex||Direct-to-video|
|2010||Accused at 17||Fallyn Werner||TV film|
|2011||Our Idiot Brother||Lady Arabella|
|2012||Scooby-Doo! Spooky Games||TV special|
|1997||Short Change||Uncredited Extra||1 episode|
|2008||Skins||Beth||"Tony" (season 2: episode 6)|
|2010–2011||Entourage||Jennie||Recurring role; 10 episodes|
|2010||The League||Ambrosia||"Vegas Draft" (season 2: episode 1)|
|2010–2011||Human Target||Ames||Main role; 11 episodes|
|2011-2012||Merlin||Princess Mithian||* "The Hunter's Heart" (Series 4, Ep 11), "Another's Sorrow" (Series 5, Ep 4)|
|2012||Made in Jersey||Martina Garretti||Starring role|
|2013||Dancing on the Edge||Sarah||5 Episodes|
|2013||Spies of Warsaw||Anna||Starring role; 2 episodes|
|2013||Gothica||Grace Van Helsing||Female lead role|
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- BBC - Media Centre - Janet Montgomery plays Anna Skarbek
- BBC - Merlin - Princess Mithian played by Janet Montgomery
- 'Merlin': 'Game of Thrones' Liam Cunningham confirmed for series five - Merlin News - Cult - Digital Spy
- Hibberd, James (February 25, 2013). "Janet Montgomery to star in ABC's monster mash pilot". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved March 18, 2013.
- "Gothica (TV 2013)". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved March 18, 2013.