Anson Mount made his feature film debut in the starring role of 'Tully Coates Jr.' Mount was next seen starring opposite Britney Spears in Paramount Pictures' "Crossroads," directed by Tamara Davis. He also appears in the Warner Bros. film "City By the Sea," starring Robert DeNiro and directed by Michael Caton-Jones. In addition, Mount recently completed directing his first film, a silent short entitled "Nose," in which he also wrote and starred in. The film also stars Alan Cumming, Lea DeLaria and Patrick Breen. His other film credits include the independent film "Poolhall Junkies," opposite Christopher Walken, and "Urban Legend: Final Cut" for Columbia Pictures. On television, Mount grabbed attention for his recurring role on NBC's "Third Watch," as well as guest appearances on such critically acclaimed series as HBO's "Sex in the City" and FOX's "Ally McBeal." Mount received the 1998 Drama League Award for originating and starring as 'Joshua' in the off-Broadway production of Terrence McNally's controversial play "Corpus Christi." He also performed in the Public Theater's production of "Cymbeline" and "The Caucasian Chalk Circle" at La Mama/ETC, both directed by Andrei Serban. Born in White Bluff, Tennessee, Mount holds a Master of Fine Arts in Acting degree from Columbia University and currently resides in New York.