Destin Daniel Cretton

Place of Birth: Haiku, Hawaii, U.S.

Date of Birth: November 23, 1978

*Irish, Slovak (father)
*Japanese, possibly other (mother)

Destin Daniel Cretton is an American film director, screenwriter, producer, and editor. He is the son of Janice and Daniel Cretton.

Destin’s paternal grandfather was Orville Joseph Cretton (the son of Petro J. Cretton and Lillian M. Farrell). Orville was born in Indiana. Lillian was born in Wisconsin, to Canadian parents.

Destin’s paternal grandmother was Viola Lehocky (the daughter of Paul Lehocky and Karolina Gbelec). Viola was born in Indiana, to ethnic Slovak parents. Karolina was born in Czechoslovakia, the daughter of Paul Gbelec and Ann Roman.

Sources: Destin’s paternal grandfather, Orville Joseph Cretton, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Obituary of Destin’s paternal grandmother, Viola (Lehocky) Cretton –

Obituary of Destin’s paternal great-grandmother, Karolina (Gbele) Lehocky –

1 Response

  1. bablah says:

    His mother’s maiden name is Japanese.

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