Anson Mount

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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 currently is starring in the AMC show "Hell on Wheels". Mount is from the small town of White Bluff, Tennessee. His father, Anson Adams Mount II, was one of the original contributing editors to Playboy magazine, and his mother was a professional golfer. His great-great-great grandfather was a Confederate cavalry colonel in the Civil War. Mount attended Dickson County Senior High School in Dickson, Tennessee, The University of the South and Columbia University.

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