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 horror films of the same name. He has also had major roles in Night of the Living Dead (1990), The Rock (1996), and the Final Destination series, among many other projects.

His mother’s name is Evetta.

Tony’s maternal grandfather was named Willie Brown.

Tony’s maternal grandmother was named Lealer/Lilla Porter.

Tony has stated that he is of one quarter Cherokee Native American ancestry.


Curious about ethnicity

7 Responses

  1. italiano90 says:

    Loved him when he played Kurn on star trek lol.

  2. jonasbttencourt says:

    He is so creep in the Final Destination movies.

  3. 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.

  4. Fuzzybear says:

    I can’t believe I was scared of candyman

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