Ellar Coltrane Overview

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Born: August 27, 1994

A great number of actors score their breakthrough roles in projects that take months to film. Ellar Coltrane's big break — Richard Linklater's 2014 Oscar-winning drama Boyhood — took 12 years to complete. Ellar Coltrane Salmon, which is his birth name, was born in Austin, Texas to artist parents. He revealed to New York Magazine in June 2014 that he opted to use his middle name as his surname once Boyhood wrapped because Ellar Salmon felt "too personal to put on the screen." When Ellar was... See All

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