Montgomery at the 2017 San Diego Comic-Con
22 November 1994|
Perth, Western Australia
Montgomery was born in Perth, Western Australia, to Canadian mother Judith Barrett-Lennard and New Zealander father Scott Montgomery. They both worked in the screen industry in Australia. Dacre began performing on screen and in theater at the age of nine. Montgomery attended Mount Lawley Senior High School in his hometown. He continued his studies in the dramatic arts throughout his secondary schooling and was chosen by his fellow graduates as the "Most likely to become a Hollywood celebrity", in the school's yearbook in 2011. Perth-born Montgomery completed his acting degree at WAAPA at Edith Cowan University in 2015.
Montgomery's career started in the short film Bertrand the Terrible as Fred, in 2010. In 2011, he was in a TV Pilot called Family Tree. In 2015, Montgomery appeared in the music video for Old Souls by Australian deathcore band Make Them Suffer. Montgomery starred as Jason, the Red Ranger, leader of the Power Rangers, in the Power Rangers feature film reboot. The film was released in 2017. Montgomery also appeared in Aussie music duo Angus & Julia Stone's music video for their song Chateau. He also appeared in the sequel to the Australian comedy A Few Best Men, titled A Few Less Men, as Mike.
|2011||Betrand the Terrible||Fred||Short film|
|2015||Godot's Clinic||Barnabus Stottle||Short film|
|2017||A Few Less Men||Mike|
|2017||Power Rangers||Jason Scott / Red Ranger||Lead role|
|2017||Better Watch Out||Jeremy|
|2017–present||Stranger Things||Billy Hargrove||Main role|
|2015||"Old Souls"||Make Them Suffer||Robert|
|2017||"Chateau"||Angus & Julia Stone||Lead Man|
Awards and Nominations
|2017||Teen Choice Awards||Choice Sci-Fi Movie Actor||Power Rangers||Nominated|||
|2018||24th Screen Actors Guild Awards||Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series||Stranger Things||Nominated|||
|MTV Movie & TV Awards||Scene Stealer||Nominated|||
- "WAAPA student named new Power Ranger". yahoo.com. Retrieved 14 November 2015.
- Robberson, Joe (8 November 2017). "10 Things You Didn't Know About TV's Newest Bad Boy Dacre Montgomery". zimbio. Retrieved 23 April 2018.
- "Our boy Dacre Montgomery who starred in... - Make Them Suffer - Facebook".
- Jeff Sneider (20 October 2015). "'Power Rangers' Movie Casts Newcomer Dacre Montgomery as Red Ranger". TheWrap.
- "A Few Less Men". IMDb.
- Petski, Denise (14 October 2016). "'Stranger Things' Netflix Series Adds Two New Regulars, Promotes Two For Season 2". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 14 October 2016.
- Santos, Julianna (13 August 2017). "Teen Choice Awards 2017: 'Riverdale,' Fifth Harmony Shut Out Competition". Variety. Variety. Retrieved May 10, 2018.
- Santos, Julianna (13 December 2017). "SAG Award Nominations: Complete List". Variety. Variety. Retrieved May 10, 2018.
- Santos, Julianna (3 May 2018). "MTV Movie & TV Awards 2018 Nominations: See the Full List". Billboard. Billboard. Retrieved May 10, 2018.
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