Born: June 19, 1975
From: Sydney, Australia
Most famous for: Without a Trace
Hobbies: Yoga, snowboarding, horseback riding
Poppy Montgomery received critical acclaim for her breakout performance as Marilyn Monroe in the 2001 television movie, "Blonde," and appeared for seven seasons as FBI agent Samantha Spade on "Without a Trace."
A native of Sydney, Australia, Montgomery moved to Los Angeles at age 18. Her first television appearances included "NYPD Blue" and "Party of Five." Next, she appeared in the television series "Relativity" and "The Beat."
She also had starring roles in the television movies "Raising Waylon," on the Network, "Lying to be Perfect," "Murder in the Hamptons," "Snow Wonder," and recently starred as "Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling in the TV movie "Magic Beyond Words: The JK Rowling Story."
Montgomery's feature film credits include the independent movie "50 Ways to Leave Your Lover" and "Between."