Remember Cullen Bohannon from the AMC series, Hell on Wheels? Anson Mount became popular playing the former confederate soldier who couldn’t put behind him the death of his wife who was killed at the hands of the Union soldiers during the Civil War. He has appeared on other TV shows and movies including Ally McBeal, Crossroads, Sex, and the City, CSI: Miami and Law & Order. He also lent his voice in many video games including The Assignment, and The Evil Within as Sabastian Castellanos. The talented actor has produced several movies and TV series including What The Sparrow Said, Cook County, In Stereo and 27 episodes of Hell on Wheels. Mount wrote and directed the 2013 short movie, Last Time We Checked.
Anson Mount’s Biography (Age)
The dexterous actor was born as Anson Adams Mount IV in Mount Prospect, Illinois, the United States on 25th February 1973 to his parents, Anson Adams Mount II and Nancy Smith. His father was among the Playboy magazine’s editors while his mother was a former pro golfer. He has two sisters, Elizabeth and Kristin and an elder brother, Anson Adams Mount III from his father’s previous marriage. Among his childhood experiences in White Bluff, Tennessee was riding on horses and hunting with rifles and shotguns.
Anson Mount completed his basic education in 1991 from Dickson County High School, Dickson, Tennessee and followed it up by obtaining his bachelor’s degree from Sewanee: The University of the South, Tennessee in 1995. Almost soon after his graduation from The University of the South, the gifted actor furthered his education by earning his Master of Fine Arts in Theater (MFA) degree in 1998 from Columbia University, New York. He later honed his acting skills at Michael Howard Studios situated in New York City.
Anson Mount made his first on-screen appearance in 1999 by featuring in one episode of the 1997 multi-award-winning David E. Kelley’s comedy-drama series, Ally McBeal as Kevin Wah. He followed it up the same year by appearing as Greg in one episode of the 1999 commercially successful Darren Star romantic comedy series, Sex and the City. Following his outstanding performances in the two blockbuster series, the year 2000 was very busy for him as he went on to make his first big-screen appearance by featuring as Broker in the film, Boiler Room. He further starred as Tully Coates Jr. in Tully, and Toby in Urban Legends: Final Cut the same year.
Anson Mount’s first movie breakthrough came when he was cast as Ben Kimble in the 2002 Shonda Rhimes romantic comedy film, Crossroads, starring alongside Britney Spears, Zoe Saldana, and Taryn Manning. His excellent depiction of the character earned him many nominations including a Teen Choice Awards nomination for Film-Choice Chemistry. The amazing actor’s popularity attained new heights with his stunning depiction of Collen Bohannon in the 2011 Joe and Tony Gayton’s Western TV series, Hell on Wheels, starring Colm Meaney, Robin McLeavy and Phil Burke.
He has made his presence felt both in films and television with his versatile acting skills. He is also known for starring in some of the massively popular films and TV series like The Forger, Walk the Talk, and Star Trek: Discovery. His other credits include Inhumans, On the Screen With Lindalee, Seal Team Six: The Raid on Osama Bin Laden, and All the Boys Love Mandy Lane. Furthermore, Anson Mount is the writer, producer, and host of the podcast, The Well with his pal, Branan Edgens. Besides his acting career, he is also an instructor as he teaches the third year and MFA acting program students at Columbia University.
The actor, producer, and writer has made a name for himself in the entertainment industry as he has gathered a huge sum within his short time in the industry. Anson Mount’s net worth is estimated to be in the tune of $3 million as of 2019.
Anson Mount’s Girlfriend/Wife
After being in a relationship with his girlfriend, a pro photographer, Darah Trang for almost six years, Anson Mount proposed to her on 8th July 2017. The duo exchanged marital vows on 20th February 2018. So far, the couple is enjoying their marital bliss in their home in Brooklyn, New York. They are yet to welcome any child, as of this writing.
Prior to his marriage to Darah Trang, he had been in a romantic relationship with some other ladies including Famke Janssen, Dominique McElligott, and Wen Yi.
Anson Mount is 6 feet 0 inches (1.83 m) tall and weighs 87 kg (192 lb). He has an athletic body measurement of Chest – 46 inches, Biceps – 15.5 inches and Waist – 34 inches. He has dark brown hair and blue eyes.