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"I am humbled and deeply touched by this amount of love. I have NEVER received such gratitude. Please know that my own gratitude at having been given the opportunity to walk in Captain Pike’s boots is equaled only by that which I feel for the Trek family’s devotion. Seriously, thank you from the bottom of my heart."
– Anson Mount, on his reception by the fanbase as Christopher Pike (14 April 2019, Facebook)

Anson Adams Mount IV (born 25 February 1973; age 47) is an American actor who portrayed Captain Christopher Pike in the second season of Star Trek: Discovery, [1] reprising his role for the second season of Star Trek: Short Treks and will star in Star Trek: Strange New Worlds. [2]

Career

Before Star Trek

In 1999, he appeared in one episode each of Ally McBeal and Sex and the City (starring Kim Cattrall). In 2000, he had a role in the movie Boiler Room, starred as the title character in Tully and appeared in Urban Legends: Final Cut, which starred Jennifer Morrison.

Between 2011 and 2016, Mount starred in Hell on Wheels as Cullen Bohannon, opposite Star Trek: Deep Space Nine actor Colm Meaney. For the last few years of the series, he also served as one of its producers. In 2014, he starred in the video game, The Evil Within (with Daniel Riordan), in 2015, he starred in Visions (with John de Lancie and Gillian Jacobs), and in 2017, he starred in Inhumans (with Tom Wright).

After Star Trek

After his appearances in Star Trek: Discovery and Star Trek: Short Treks, he will appear in the upcoming film, The Virtuoso, also starring Anthony Hopkins and David Morse.

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