Poppy Montgomery

Biography

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Poppy Montgomery (born Poppy Petal Emma Elizabeth Deveraux Donahue; 15 June 1972, height 5' 4" (1,63 m))is an Australian actress. She is known for playing FBI agent Samantha Spade on the CBSmystery drama Without a Trace from 2002 to 2009 and for her latest television role since 2011 as Det. Carrie Wells on the CBS police dramaUnforgettable.

Montgomery was born in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, to Nicola (née Montgomery), an executive and market researcher, and Phil Donahue, a restaurateur.She is one of six children and her parents named her and her sisters (Rosie Thorn, Daisy Yellow, Lily Belle, and Marigold Sun) after flowers, and their brother after the rock band Jethro Tull.Montgomery hated school, being expelled from six private academies before finally dropping out at the age of fifteen to pursue stage actingand to also travel around Bali with her boyfriend at the timeMontgomery emigrated to the United States at the age of eighteen, arriving in Florida to meet a boyfriend whom she had met when he was an exchange student. After five days, she realized that "[she] couldn't stand him" and then took a bus to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Poppy Montgomery (born Poppy Petal Emma Elizabeth Deveraux Donahue; 15 June 1972, height 5' 4" (1,63 m))is an Australian actress. She is known for playing FBI agent Samantha Spade on the CBSmystery drama Without a Trace from 2002 to 2009 and for her latest television role since 2011 as Det. Carrie Wells on the CBS police dramaUnforgettable.

Montgomery was born in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, to Nicola (née Montgomery), an executive and market researcher, and Phil Donahue, a restaurateur.She is one of six children and her parents named her and her sisters (Rosie Thorn, Daisy Yellow, Lily Belle, and Marigold Sun) after flowers, and their brother after the rock band Jethro Tull.Montgomery hated school, being expelled from six private academies before finally dropping out at the age of fifteen to pursue stage actingand to also travel around Bali with her boyfriend at the timeMontgomery emigrated to the United States at the age of eighteen, arriving in Florida to meet a boyfriend whom she had met when he was an exchange student. After five days, she realized that "[she] couldn't stand him" and then took a bus to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career.

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Gender -

Known Credits 24

Birthday 1972-06-15

Place of Birth Sydney - New South Wales - Australia

Adult Actor False

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Known For

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2015 Signed, Sealed, Delivered: From Paris With Love as Holly O'Toole
2011 Unforgettable(62 episodes) as Carrie Wells
2011 Magic Beyond Words: The JK Rowling Story as JK Rowling
2010 Lying to Be Perfect as Nola Devlin
2005 Snow Wonder
2005 Murder in the Hamptons as Generosa Rand
2004 Fashion Rocks(1 episode)
2004 Raising Waylon
2003 The Ellen DeGeneres Show(3 episodes)
2002 Without a Trace(163 episodes) as Samantha Spade
2002 Glory Days(11 episodes) as Ellie Sparks
2001 Blonde as Norma Jean Baker / Marilyn Monroe
2000 The Beat(13 episodes) as Elizabeth Waclawek
1999 This Space Between Us as Arden Ansfield
1999 Life as Older Mae Rose Abernathy
1999 The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn(1 episode)
1999 The Other Sister as Caroline Tate
1998 Dead Man on Campus as Rachel
1997 The View(1 episode)
1996 The Cold Equations
1996 Relativity(16 episodes) as Jennifer Lukens
1983 Live with Regis and Kathie Lee(1 episode)
1900 True Blue(0 episodes)

Production

2013 An Amish Murder … Executive Producer

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