Tron (disambiguation)

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Tron is a 1982 science fiction film produced by Walt Disney Productions. The film has spawned the Tron multimedia franchise.

Tron may also refer to:


  • Tron (character), a character from the Tron franchise
  • T'ron, a character in the Dragonriders of Pern series of science fiction novels
  • Tron Bonne, a character in the Mega Man Legends series of video games
  • Tron Carter, a recurring character on Chappelle's Show



  • Tron: Uprising, a 2012 television series set between Tron and Tron: Legacy



  • Tron: The Ghost in the Machine (2006–2008), a six-issue series continuing the storyline of the film Tron and the video game Tron 2.0
  • Tron: Betrayal (2010), a two-issue series serving as the official prequel to the Tron: Legacy film
  • Studio TRON, a comic book and animation studio created by manga artist Kia Asamiya



  • Jay Maynard (born 1960), American computer programmer known as the "Tron Guy" for his self-made electroluminescent costume inspired by the 1982 Tron film
  • Tron (hacker) (1972–1998), pseudonym of German hacker Boris Floricic

Given name[edit]


  • Audun Tron (born 1945), Norwegian politician for the Labour Party
  • Georges Tron (born 1957), French politician for the Union for a Popular Movement (UMP)
  • Nicolò Tron (died 1473), 68th Doge of Venice
  • Tron family, Venetian noble family whose members included Nicolò Tron





The suffix "-tron" denotes a complex scientific instrument. Examples include:

  • Cyclotron, type of particle accelerator in which charged particles accelerate outwards from the centre along a spiral path
  • Jumbotron, a type of TV developed by Sony
  • Mechatronics, a field of engineering
  • Mellotron, an electromechanical polyphonic keyboard musical instrument
  • Phytotron, an enclosed research greenhouse used for studying interactions between plants and the atmosphere
  • Trinitron, a brand of CRTs and televisions by Sony

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