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Dacre Montgomery (born 22 November 1994) is an Australian actor. He is best known for his role as Jason the Red Ranger in the 2017 reboot of Power Rangers.[1] He will appear in the second season of Stranger Things in late October 2017.

Dacre Montgomery
Dacre Montgomery by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Montgomery at the 2017 San Diego Comic-Con
Born (1994-11-22) 22 November 1994 (age 22)
Perth, Australia
Occupation Actor
Years active 2011-present


Early lifeEdit

Montgomery was born in Perth, Australia, to a Canadian mother and a New Zealander father. They both work in the screen industry in Perth. He began performing on screen and in theater at the age of nine.[2]


Montgomery's career started in the short film Bertrand the Terrible as Fred, in 2010. In 2011, he was in a TV Pilot called Family Tree. [3] Montgomery starred as Jason, the Red Ranger, leader of the Power Rangers, in the Power Rangers feature film reboot. The film was released in 2017.[4] He will also star in the sequel to the Australian comedy A Few Best Men, titled A Few Less Men, as Mike.[5]

In 2016, Montgomery joined the cast for Season 2 of the Netflix supernatural science fiction series Stranger Things.[6]


Year Title Role Notes
2016 Better Watch Out Jeremy
2017 Power Rangers Jason Scott / Red Ranger
Stranger Things Billy Season 2

Awards and nominationsEdit

Teen Choice Awards
Year Category Nominee / Work Result
2017 Choice Sci-Fi Movie Actor[7] Power Rangers Nominated


  1. ^ Justin Kroll. "'Power Rangers' Movie Casts its Red Ranger". Variety. Retrieved 14 November 2015. 
  2. ^ "WAAPA student named new Power Ranger". Retrieved 14 November 2015. 
  3. ^ "Our boy Dacre Montgomery who starred in... - Make Them Suffer - Facebook". 
  4. ^ Jeff Sneider (20 October 2015). "'Power Rangers' Movie Casts Newcomer Dacre Montgomery as Red Ranger". TheWrap. 
  5. ^ "A Few Less Men". IMDb. 
  6. ^ Petski, Denise (14 October 2016). "‘Stranger Things’ Netflix Series Adds Two New Regulars, Promotes Two For Season 2". Retrieved 14 October 2016. 
  7. ^ Power Rangers, NOW (13 July 2017). "Power Rangers Movie Nominated For 6 Teen Choice Awards". 

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