Brad Peyton

Brad Peyton – “San Andreas” Los Angeles Premiere – Arrivals – TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX – Hollywood, CA, USA –  Photo Credit: Kazuki Hirata / /

Birth Name: Bradley Peyton

Place of Birth: Gander, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

Date of Birth: May 27, 1978

Ethnicity: English, Irish, possibly other

Brad Peyton is a Canadian-born American film director, screenwriter, and television producer.

Brad is the son of Ann and Dunley Peyton.

Brad’s paternal grandfather was Ernest Aitken Peyton (the son of Alfred Harry/Henry Peyton and Julie/Julia Isabel Freeman). Alfred was the son of Thomas Peyton, whose own father was English, and of Mary Ann Pearce. Julie was the daughter of Francis J. Freeman, whose own father was English, and of Lucinda Keats Lacey.

Brad’s paternal grandmother was Amy Louise Anstey (the daughter of Arthur Dunley Anstey and Catherine “Kate” Stuckless). Arthur was the son of Francis John Anstey and Dorcas Jane Earle. Catherine was the daughter of George Stuckless and Mary Ann Gavin.

Sources: Genealogy of Brad’s father –

Brad’s paternal grandfather, Ernest Aitken Peyton, on the 1921 Newfoundland Census –

Brad’s paternal grandmother, Amy Louise Anstey, on the 1935 Newfoundland Census –

Obituary of Brad’s paternal grandmother, Amy Louise (Anstey) Peyton –

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