Anson Mount

  • Birth Name: Anson Adams Mount IV
  • Birth Place: Prospect Heights, Illinois, United States
  • Profession: Actor, Writer, Producer
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  • His great-great-great-grandfather was a Confederate cavalry colonel.
  • His father, also named Anson Mount, was a longtime editor at Playboy magazine; his mother, Nancy Smith, was a professional golfer.
  • Robert De Niro talked him into taking the costarring role in the 2002 Britney Spears vehicle Crossroads.
  • A 2004 state resolution honored him as a Distinguished Son of Dickson County and the State of Tennessee.
  • Favorite living poet is Andrew Hudgins, with whom he's studied.


  • Kristin Mount — Half Sister
  • Anson A. Mount III — Half Brother
  • Mary Petty Mount — Grandmother
  • Anson Adams Mount II — Father
  • Nancy League Smith — Mother
  • Elizabeth — Half Sister


  • The University of the South, Sewanee, Tennessee, United States (BA in Theater Arts, 1995); Columbia University, New York, New York, United States (MFA in Theater, 1998)

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