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Also Known As: Anson Adams Mount Iv Died:
Born: February 25, 1973 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Prospect Heights, Illinois, USA Profession: actor, director

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An intense actor, Anson Mount had several credits under his belt when he earned teen fame as Britney Spears' love interest in the coming-of-age dramedy "Crossroads" (2002). Doing his best to avoid being typecast as a lightweight hunk, Mount landed fulltime gigs on "Line of Fire" (ABC, 2003-04), "The Mountain" (The WB, 2004-05) and "Conviction" (NBC, 2006), as well as booking supporting roles in "In Her Shoes" (2005) and "Straw Dogs" (2011). He came into his own as an adult actor when he impressed critics and fans alike in the demanding dramatic lead role of vengeance-seeking Civil War veteran Cullen Bohannon in the railroad-themed Western "Hell on Wheels" (AMC, 2011- ). Unlike many of his contemporaries who found early success in teen projects, Anson Mount actively focused on building a career rooted in heavier roles and more challenging subject matter.

An intense actor, Anson Mount had several credits under his belt when he earned teen fame as Britney Spears' love interest in the coming-of-age dramedy "Crossroads" (2002). Doing his best to avoid being typecast as a lightweight hunk, Mount landed fulltime gigs on "Line of Fire" (ABC, 2003-04), "The Mountain" (The WB, 2004-05) and "Conviction" (NBC, 2006), as well as booking supporting roles in "In Her Shoes" (2005) and "Straw Dogs" (2011). He came into his own as an adult actor when he impressed critics and fans alike in the demanding dramatic lead role of vengeance-seeking Civil War veteran Cullen Bohannon in the railroad-themed Western "Hell on Wheels" (AMC, 2011- ). Unlike many of his contemporaries who found early success in teen projects, Anson Mount actively focused on building a career rooted in heavier roles and more challenging subject matter.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Non-Stop (2014)
2.
 Forger, The (2014)
4.
 Burning Palms (2011)
5.
 Straw Dogs (2011)
6.
 Last Night (2010)
7.
 Cook County (2008)
8.
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10.
 Walk the Talk (2007)
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Milestones close milestones

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Raised in White Bluff, TN
1999:
Played Joshua in Terrence McNally's controversial play "Corpus Christi"
1999:
Made primetime debut on episode of Fox's "Ally McBeal"
2000:
Feature film debut, "Boiler Room"
2000:
Starred in the well-received independent drama "Tully"
2000:
Acted in featured role in "Urban Legends: The Final Cut"
2000:
Made directorial debut with short film "Nose"
2000:
Played recurring part of a doctor on the NBC series "Third Watch"
2002:
Co-starred with Britney Spears in "Crossroads"
2002:
Appeared alongside Robert De Niro in "City by the Sea"
2003:
Cast on the ABC drama "Line of Fire," created by Rod Lurie
2005:
Appeared in Curtis Hanson's "In Her Shoes," adapted from the novel by Jennifer Weiner
2008:
Co-starred in the Lifetime movie "The Two Mr. Kissels" alongside John Stamos and Robin Tunney
2011:
Cast in Rod Lurie's feature remake of "Straw Dogs"
2011:
Starred on AMC Western drama "Hell on Wheels"
2012:
Cast in action thriller "Safe," Jason Statham
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Education

Dickson County High School: Nashville , Tennessee - 1991
University of the South: Sewanee , Tennessee - 1995
Columbia University: New York , New York - 1998

Notes

"I never even lived with a woman. It's nothing I'm not open to, but at this point I know the kind of woman I could have a relationship with, and I'm not willing to compromise. The most important thing is she has to make me laugh. I can be a pretty serious guy." --Anson Mount quoted in USA Today, February 12, 2002.

"I also like dating people that aren't in the [entertainment] business. I'd just like to meet somebody normal, you know? I'm doing that horrible thing they call dating, but what else are you gonna do."-Mount

Family close complete family listing

father:
Anson Adams Mount III. Sportswriter. Wrote for <i>Playboy</i>; died at age 60 in 1986.
mother:
Nancy Smith. Former professional golfer. Born c. 1946.

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