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Ellar Coltrane Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Ellar Coltrane Quick Info
Height 5 ft 9½ in
Weight 68 kg
Date of Birth August 27, 1994
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Eye Color Blue

Ellar Coltrane is an American actor and model who became a breakout star with their portrayal of Mason Evans, Jr. in Richard Linklater’s coming-of-age film Boyhood (2014). They have more than 100k followers on Instagram.

Born Name

Ellar Coltrane Kinney Salmon

Nick Name


American actor and model Ellar Coltrane
American actor and model Ellar Coltrane (LBJ Foundation / Wikimedia / CC BY 2.0)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Austin, Texas, United States





Ellar was homeschooled from grades 1 to 8.

Later, they attended a public high school for 3 years and received their GED.


Actor, Model


  • Father – Bruce Salmon (Musician)
  • Mother – Genevieve Kinney (Dancer, Painter, Equine-Assisted Therapist for Autistic People)
  • Others – Girard Arnold Kinney, Jr. (Maternal Grandfather), Mary Horton (Maternal Grandmother), Larmon Salmon (Paternal Grandfather), Diana Lyeki (Paternal Grandmother)




5 ft 9½ in or 176.5 cm


68 kg or 150 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Ellar has dated –

  1. Lorelei Linklater (2014) – RUMOR
Ellar Coltrane seen with director Richard Linklater in 2013
Ellar Coltrane seen with director Richard Linklater in 2013 (Red Shoes by the Drugstore / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Race / Ethnicity


Ellar has English, Polish, Cajun French, German, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Welsh, and Irish ancestry.

Hair Color

Light Brown

Eye Color


Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

Wears a nose ring

Ellar Coltrane Favorite Things

  • Bands – Tool, System of a Down, Rage Against the Machine, Pink Floyd, Radiohead
  • Films By Richard LinklaterWaking Life (2001), Slacker (1990)
  • Hobby – Photography
  • Films Of 2008 The Dark Knight, Tropic Thunder, Pineapple Express

SourceThe Film Stage, Hollywood Reporter,

Ellar Coltrane as seen in January 2020
Ellar Coltrane as seen in January 2020 (Ellar Coltrane / Instagram)

Ellar Coltrane Facts

  1. They starred in the groundbreaking film Boyhood, the shooting of which spanned over 12 years from their childhood to adolescence. During the span of the film, they grew 27 inches in height and had about 72 haircuts.
  2. Ellar painted their nails purple during a rebellious teenage phase. Richard Linklater loved it so much that he decided to incorporate it into the film’s narrative.
  3. Ellar is a vegan.
  4. Their interests lie in photography and visual arts.
  5. They use their middle name Coltrane as their last name to shield their family from the spotlight.
  6. Ellar prefers to use the pronouns they/them for themself.

Featured Image by LBJ Foundation / Wikimedia / CC BY 2.0

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