(born on June 19, 1972 in Sydney, New
South Wales) is an Australian actress.
Poppy Montgomery chose her mother's maiden name, Montgomery,
as her stage name. Poppy Montgomery left Australia at 16 to be
with her then-boyfriend. They broke up, and Poppy Montgomery
arrived in Hollywood at 18 carrying a copy of How to Make It In
Poppy Montgomery currently stars in the American television
series Without a Trace. Montgomery was the "cover girl" for the
May 2005 Stuff, which labeled her "TV's Hottest Cop." Poppy has
also appeared in Maxim, FHM and posed nude in the art magazine
Poppy was praised for her portrayal of Marilyn Monroe in the
2001 CBS mini-series Blonde, based on the novel by Joyce Carol
Trivia for Poppy Montgomery
- Poppy MontgomeryI insists she was born in 1975 in an
interview with USA magazine Entertainment Weekly.
- Poppy Montgomery's brother is named Jethro Tull, after
Jethro Tull. Her sisters are named Rosie Thorn, Daisy
Yellow, Lily Belle and Marigold Sun - all named after
flowers, as Poppy is.
- Parents divorced and remarried. Has two half brothers
Sean and Patrick and one half sister Tara.
- The Australian native lost an audition because screeners
thought her Australian accent sounded too phony.
- Quit practising yoga and gained 12 pounds to emulate
Marilyn Monroe's ample figure for Blonde.
- On The Beat, Poppy Montgomery shared one of the first
lesbian kisses on American TV.
- At the Sundance Film Festival, Poppy purchased a custom
Nintendo DS for $2,500.
- Dating and living with boyfriend Adam Kaufman her
co-star in the independent film 'Between'
Film List for Poppy Montgomery
- Murder In the Hamptons (2005) (played Generosa Ammon)
- Between (2005)
- 50 Ways To Leave Your Lover (2004)
- Raising Waylon (2004)
- Blonde (2001)
- Men Names Milo, Women Named Greta (2000)
- This Space Between Us (2000)
- Life (1999)
- The Other Sister (1999)
- The Wonder Cabinet (1999)
- Dead Man on Campus (1998)
- Desert's Edge (1997)
- The Cold Equations (1996)
- Peacock Blues (1996)
- Stories From The Edge (1996)
- Jake Lassiter: Justice On The Bayou (1995)
- Devil In A Blue Dress (1995)
- Tammy And The T-Rex (1994)