Actor Anson Mount plays the role as Cullen Bohannon in Hell on Wheels TV show. Today, we are going to study the coincidences and differences of both, actor and fictional character. We’ll see!
Anson Mount great-great-great grandfather’s was a Confederate cavalry colonel in the Civil War. Cullen Bohannon is a former Confederate States Army cavalry captain and slave owner from Mississippi.
Anson Mount on February 25 1973, in Prospect Heights, Illinois, and grew up in the small town of White Bluff, Tennessee. Then, he grew up in a place where a lot of his friends had horses, so he grew up riding. Cullen Bohannon is an expert rider.
Fictional character of Cullen Bohannon focuses on an old Southern gentleman, full of ideas of honor and masculinity. Mount said: ‘I like being able to be a man.’
Mount likes to play in the independent movies, like Tully with Julianne Nicholson. What to say about Bohannon’s love for freedom and independence?
Once, Cullen Bohannon confessed that he attended the university. Actor Anson Mount attended Dickson County Senior High School, The University of the South and Columbia University.
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At The University of the South, Mount was a member of Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity, founded in 1909 by Warren A. Cole. It is one of the largest men’s fraternities in America. Cullen Bohannon also prefers to work and live in community.
Mount grew up hunting with shotguns and rifles, He says the he is not a gun advocate, but that’s the way he grew up. Cullen Bohannon knows very well shoot guns!
Both, Anson Mount and Cullen Bohannon are sexy men. Remember that every girl in Hell on Wheels is in love with Bohannon, from Lily Bell to Ruth.
A quote by Anson Mount says: ‘Good and bad are really arbitrary words when it comes to character.’ Of course, Bohannon is a character beyond good and evil.