The Spirited Actor

The Spirited Actor

The Spirited Actor Podcast is a weekly, 30-45 minute show for aspiring and working actors of all walks of life. This show will feature Celebrity actors as well as known industry guests to engage about the challenges, obstacles and truths faced in show business. It will also be a platform to empower and encourage actors to stay motivated.The Spirited Actor Podcast will educate actors with correct terminology and definitions used.... Show More

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April 21, 2020 41 min

Born and raised in Indianapolis, Indiana, Anthony Montgomery received a B.S. in Performance Theatre and Drama from Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana.

Early in his career, Anthony guest starred on such shows as J.A.G., Charmed, Frasier and the Showtime original series, Resurrection Blvd. Anthony got his “big break” with a recurring role as George Auston on the WB television series, Popular.

In 2001, Anthony landed a series-regular role on Star Trek: Enterprise as Ensign Travis Mayweather. For the next four years and 98 episodes, Anthony piloted Enterprise’s NX01 into many adventures and into the hearts of loyal Star Trek fans around the world. Star Trek: Enterprise ended in 2005 and Anthony was with the series until the very end.

After taking time away from entertainment to focus on family, Anthony returned to acting in 2007, landing the lead role of Jay Brooks in the critically acclaimed independent feature film, I’m Through with White Girls (The Inevitable Undoing of Jay Brooks). The Romantic Comedy received 10 awards on the film festival circuit, including seven Audience Awards for Best Narrative Feature Film, before being acquired by Image Entertainment for national distribution.

In October 2008, Anthony pursued a different artistic interest and released his debut Hip Hop music album, “A.T.” The album makes Anthony the first actor in the Star Trek franchise to release music in the Hip Hop genre. A.T was distributed internationally through Universal Music Group, via Anthony’s German-based record label, AGR Television Records. Anthony continues to record and do live performances when his schedule permits.

Returning to the camera early in 2009, Anthony landed guest starring roles on NCIS, House and the TNT original series, Trust Me.

In 2018, Anthony filmed a recurring role as attorney Elliot Garner on the OWN (Oprah Winfrey Network) drama Greenleaf.

December 2018, Anthony filmed a supporting role in the independent feature film, Lost Girls: Angie’s Story, where he portrays detective Chase Dawson who fights to save young girls who have been trafficked.

In 2019, Anthony filmed his first holiday movie, Carole’s Christmas, in which he plays Marcus Jordan opposite leading lady Kimberly Elise. The film aired on OWN during the holiday season as part of their festive yuletide line-up.

December 2019, Anthony finished the year filming an episode of Magnum, P.I., starring Jay Hernandez which aired on CBS. Anthony portrays former C.I.A. operative Roy Till.

Anthony is currently filming a recurring role on the B.E.T. series The Family Business, based on the New York Times Best Selling novel series by Carl Weber, which was picked up for a second

season and will air on B.E.T. Plus. Anthony portrays Brother Elijah, second in command of the Muslim Brotherhood, a fictionalized radical faction of Islam.

Anthony has two children and resides in Los Angeles. 

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