Colton Tran

Tran in 2016, photo by cvanwagoner/

Place of Birth: Layton, Utah, U.S.

Date of Birth: January 24, 1989

*father – Vietnamese
*mother – English, as well as Irish, Scottish, German, distant Dutch

Colton Tran is an American actor, film director, and editor.

He has said that he is of one half Vietnamese descent.

Colton’s maternal grandfather is Francis Clark Clements (the son of Francis Clements and Esther J. Yager). Colton’s grandfather Francis was born in New York. Colton’s great-grandfather Francis was born in New York, the son of John R. Clements, who was Irish, and of Anna Brown. Esther was born in New York, the daughter of Russell Michael Yager and Mary Frances Dollver/Dallver/Doliver.

Colton’s maternal grandmother is named Marian Thomson. Marian was born in Edmonton, Middlesex, England, to a mother surnamed Pegler.

Source: Colton’s maternal grandfather, Francis Clark Clements, on the 1940 U.S. Census –

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