Ellar Coltrane is an American actor. His career started in the 2000s. He made his debut in the movie Lone Star State of Mind. A few years later, he had a role in the film Faith & Bullets. His first notable role was as Jay Anderson in the movie Fast Food Nation. He next starred in Hallettsville. He gained further recognition for his role as Mason Evans, Jr. in the movie Boyhood. For his performance, he won Best Young Performer at the Critics’ Choice Movie Award. More recently, he starred in the films The Circle, The Last Movie Star, Blood Money, and Summer Night.