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Poppy Montgomery Biography

Birth Name:
Poppy Petal Emma Elizabeth Deveraux Donahue
Birth Place:
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Fast Facts

  • Mother named some of her daughters after names she found in The Flower Fairy Book
  • Came to Hollywood at age 18 carrying a copy of How to Make It in Hollywood
  • Chose Montgomery, her mother's maiden name, as her stage name
  • Once lost an audition because it was thought that her Australian accent sounded fake


  • 2003Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: nominated


  • Jethro Tull Donahue -- Brother
  • Violet Grace Devereux Sanford -- Daughter
  • Phil Donahue -- Father
  • Shawn Sanford -- Husband
  • Nicola Donahue -- Mother
  • Daisy Yellow Donahue -- Sister
  • Lily Belle Donahue -- Sister
  • Marigold Sun Donahue -- Sister
  • Rosie Thorn Donahue -- Sister
  • Gus Monroe Deveraux Sanford -- Son
  • Jackson Phillip Kaufman -- Son