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Anson Mount

Mount and Britney Spears in Crossroads, 2002
Born Anson Adams Mount IV
February 25, 1973 (1973-02-25) (age 36)
Prospect Heights, Illinois, U.S.
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. 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. He was nominated for a Golden Raspberry Award for his performance in Crossroads, although not by name. The nomination for "Worst Screen Couple" was for Britney Spears and "Whatever his name was".

Mount was born an only child in Prospect Heights, Illinois to Anson Adams Mount II, a sportswriter, and Nancy Smith, a professional golfer. He has a half-brother named Anson III and two half-sisters, Kristin and Elizabeth.[1] He began his acting career at Dickson County High School in Dickson, Tennessee, after being encouraged to audition for the play "Twelve Angry Men" by his good friends Juan and Pedro. Anson also appeared as "the Undertaker", in the play, "The Death and Life of Sneaky Fitch", and played the main role in the play, "Harvey", during his high school experience. He is a graduate of the University of the South and holds an MFA in acting from Columbia University. He also attended Michael Howard Studios in New York City. He starred in and co-produced the 2008 independent film Cook County.



Year Title Role Notes
2009 Burning Palms Tom
2008 Cook County Bump
2007 Privacy Policy Detective Barry
2006 All the Boys Love Mandy Lane Garth
Walk the Talk Larry
Hood of Horror Tex Jr Voice
2005 In Her Shoes Todd
2004 The Warrior Class Alec Brno
2003 The Battle of Shaker Heights Mine Weber
2002 Crossroads Ben Kimble
City by the Sea Dave Simon
Poolhall Junkies Chris
2000 Urban Legends: Final Cut Toby Belcher
Tully Tully Coates Jr.
Boiler Room Broker

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