Dacre Montgomery (born 22 November 1994) is an Australian actor. He is best known for portraying Jason Scott, the Red Ranger in the 2017 reboot of Power Rangers and Billy Hargrove in the second season of Stranger Things.
Montgomery at the 2017 San Diego Comic-Con
22 November 1994
Perth, Western Australia
Montgomery was born in Perth, Western 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. 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. 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. He will also star in the sequel to the Australian comedy A Few Best Men, titled A Few Less Men, as Mike.
|2011||Betrand the Terrible||Fred||Short film|
|2015||Make Them Suffer: Old Souls||Robert||Music video|
|2015||Godot's Clinic||Barnabus Stottle||Short film|
|2016||Better Watch Out||Jeremy|
|2017||Power Rangers||Jason Scott / Red Ranger|
|2017||A Few Less Men||Mike|
|2017||Angus & Julia Stone: Chateau||Lead Man||Music video|
|2011||Family Tree Pilot Trailer||Will||TV special|
|2017–present||Stranger Things||Billy Hargrove||TV series|
Awards and nominations
|Year||Award||Category||Nominee / Work||Result|
|2017||Teen Choice Awards||Choice Sci-Fi Movie Actor||Power Rangers||Nominated|
- Justin Kroll. "'Power Rangers' Movie Casts its Red Ranger". Variety. Retrieved 14 November 2015.
- "WAAPA student named new Power Ranger". yahoo.com. Retrieved 14 November 2015.
- "Our boy Dacre Montgomery who starred in... - Make Them Suffer - Facebook".
- Jeff Sneider (20 October 2015). "'Power Rangers' Movie Casts Newcomer Dacre Montgomery as Red Ranger". TheWrap.
- "A Few Less Men". IMDb.
- Petski, Denise (14 October 2016). "'Stranger Things' Netflix Series Adds Two New Regulars, Promotes Two For Season 2". Deadline.com. Retrieved 14 October 2016.
- Power Rangers, NOW (13 July 2017). "Power Rangers Movie Nominated For 6 Teen Choice Awards".