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Dacre Montgomery (born 22 November 1994) is an Australian actor. He is best known his role as Jason Lee Scott in Power Rangers and Billy Hargrove in Stranger Things.

Dacre Montgomery
Dacre Montgomery by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Montgomery at the 2017 San Diego Comic-Con
Born Dacre Montgomery
(1994-11-22) 22 November 1994 (age 23)
Perth, Western Australia
Occupation Actor
Years active 2011–present


Early lifeEdit

Montgomery was born in Perth, Western Australia, to Canadian mother Judith Barrett-Lennard and New Zealander father Scott Montgomery. They both worked in the screen industry in Australia. Dacre began performing on screen and in theater at the age of nine.[1] Montgomery attended Mount Lawley Senior High School in his hometown. He continued his studies in the dramatic arts throughout his secondary schooling and was chosen by his fellow graduates as the "Most likely to become a Hollywood celebrity", in the school's yearbook in 2011.


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. In 2015, Montgomery appeared in the music video for Old Souls by Australian deathcore band Make Them Suffer[2]. Montgomery appeared in Aussie music duo Angus & Julia Stone's music video for their song 'Chateau'. Montgomery also starred as Jason, the Red Ranger, leader of the Power Rangers, in the Power Rangers feature film reboot. The film was released in 2017.[3] He also appeared in the sequel to the Australian comedy A Few Best Men, titled A Few Less Men, as Mike.[4]

In 2016, Montgomery joined the cast for the second season of the Netflix supernatural science fiction series Stranger Things.[5] He plays the character of Billy Hargrove.

On November 6, 2017, Montgomery joined The True History of the Kelly Gang alongside Russell Crowe and Nicholas Hoult, with filming to commence in 2018.[6]


Year Title Role Notes
2011 Betrand the Terrible Fred Short film
2015 Godot's Clinic Barnabus Stottle Short film
2016 Safe Neighbourhood Jeremy
2017 A Few Less Men Mike
2017 Power Rangers Jason Scott / Red Ranger Nominated – Teen Choice Award for Choice Sci-Fi Movie Actor
2017 Better Watch Out Jeremy
Year Title Role Notes
2017–present Stranger Things Billy Hargrove Series Regular;
Nominated – Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series (2018)
Music Videos
Year Title Artist Role
2015 "Old Souls" Make Them Suffer Robert
2017 "Chateau" Angus & Julia Stone Lead Man


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