Ellar Coltrane

Ellar Coltrane Kinney Salmon

Ellar Coltrane Kinney Salmon(born August 27, 1994), known professionally asEllar Coltrane, is an American actor best known for his role as Mason Evans Jr. inBoyhood.

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 Ellar Coltrane's Life and career

Boyhood; Linklater wanted to make an unprecedented film that would show a boy's coming of age , but with the actors growing up or aging on screen. Coltrane and other members of the cast were filmed intermittently for several days at a time between May 2002 and August 2013, when Coltrane turned 19; there were 45 days of filming altogether.During his childhood, Coltrane also appeared in several other movies, including a small role in Linklater's 2006 filmFast Food Nation.


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 Ellar Coltrane's Filmography

2002 Lone Star State of Mind Young Earl
2005 Faith & Bullets Thomas Chaney Jr.
2006 Fast Food Nation Jay Anderson
2009 Hallettsville Young Tyler
2014 Boyhood Mason Evans Jr.
2016 The Circle Mercer

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 Ellar Coltrane's Accolades

2014 Boston Society of Film Critics Best CastBoyhoodWon
Capri Film Festival Rising StarWon
Chicago Film Critics Association Most Promising PerformerNominated
Detroit Film Critics Society Best EnsembleNominated
Florida Film Critics Circle Best CastNominated
Gotham Awards Breakthrough ActorNominated
Phoenix Film Critics Society Breakthrough Performance on CameraNominated
Best Youth Performance in a Lead or Supporting Role – MaleNominated
San Diego Film Critics Society Best Performance by an EnsembleNominated
Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Best Youth PerformanceWon
Best EnsembleNominated
2015Critics' Choice Movie Award Best Young PerformerWon
Best Acting EnsembleNominated
Dorian Awards Rising StarNominated
Georgia Film Critics Association Breakthrough AwardNominated
Best EnsembleNominated
MTV Movie Awards Best Breakthrough PerformanceNominated
Best On-Screen TransformationNominated
Online Film Critics Society Best Youth PerformanceNominated
Santa Barbara International Film Festival Virtuoso AwardWon
Screen Actors Guild Award Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion PictureNominated

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 Ellar Coltrane's References

  1. Ellar Coltrane Kinney Salmon, mocavo.com, retrieved 5 May 2014.
  2. Jeff Sneider. "10 Most Buzzed-About Sundance Actors, From Bill Hader to Maika Monroe". The Wrap. Retrieved 26 April 2014. 
  3. Boris Kachka (June 21, 2014). "Ellar Coltrane on His 12-Year Movie Role -- Vulture". Vulture. Retrieved October 30, 2014. 
  4. "Boyhood star Ellar Coltrane began shooting film at age six and finished at 18". Mail Online. Retrieved October 30, 2014. 
  5. "Got Plans For 2013? Check Out Richard Linklater's '12-Year Movie'". MTV News. Retrieved October 30, 2014. 
  6. Ellar Coltrane at the Internet Movie Database.

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