Tony Todd

Tony Todd at the Los Angeles Premiere of 'Dark Reel'. Queen Mary

Todd in 2009, photo by s_bukley/

Birth Name: Anthony T. Todd

Place of Birth: Washington, D.C., U.S.

Date of Birth: December 4, 1954

Ethnicity: African-American

Tony Todd is an American actor and film producer. He is known for playing Candyman in the films of the same name.

His mother’s name is Evetta.

Tony’s maternal grandparents were named Willie Brown and Lealer/Lilla Porter.


Curious about ethnicity

4 Responses

  1. bablah says:

    This is his brother’s obituary:

    In this post he calls his mother Evetta:

    When I google Evetta Lyons-Gaither, I get that she also went by Evetta Brown Lyons.

    This must be her marriage record:

    That would mean:

    Tony’s paternal grandparents were Willie Brown and Lealer/Lilla Porter.

  2. Fuzzybear says:

    I can’t believe I was scared of candyman

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