Anson Mount Biography
Birthday: February 25, 1973 (Pisces)
Born In: Mount Prospect, Illinois
Anson Mount is an American actor who is best known for his portrayal of ‘Cullen Bohannon’ in the ‘AMC’ western series ‘Hell on Wheels.’ His father, Anson Adams Mount II, was one of the original contributing editors of ‘Playboy’ magazine. Anson Mount was keen on becoming an actor from a young age and had the full support of his parents. Besides perfecting his skills by attending acting classes at the ‘Michael Howard Studios’ in New York City, he earned a BA degree from the ‘University of the South’ and an MFA degree in theater from ‘Columbia University.’ He made his acting debut as ‘Kevin Wah’ in the American legal comedy–drama series ‘Ally McBeal’ and proved himself to be an instant success. He was nominated for a ‘Teen Choice Award for Best Chemistry,’ with Britney Spears, for his portrayal of ‘Ben Kimble’ in the film ‘Crossroads.’ His other movies include ‘Tully,’ ‘City by the Sea,’ ‘Hick,’ and ‘Visions.’ Anson has appeared in several TV serials such as ‘Sex and the City,’ ‘Line of Fire,’ and ‘Law & Order.’ He is married to photographer Darah Trang and currently lives with his wife and three dogs in Brooklyn, New York. He is active on social media where he has a large fan base.