Poppy Montgomery

  Female      Australian      Actress

  Born : Jun 15, 1972  

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Poppy Montgomery (born 15 June 1972) is an Australian-American actress. She played FBI agent Samantha Spade on the CBS mystery drama Without a Trace from 2002 to 2009, and has played Detective Carrie Wells on the CBS police drama Unforgettable since 2011.

Montgomery was born in Sydney, 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 disliked school, being expelled from six private academies before finally dropping out at the age of 15 to pursue stage acting and to travel around Bali with her boyfriend at the time. Montgomery emigrated to the United States at the age of 18, 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 took a bus to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career...

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