- 23 Jun 1994
Connor Jessup was born in Toronto, Canada. An actor since the age of eleven, he is best known for his role as Ben Mason in TNT's sci-fi series Falling Skies (2011) and as Taylor Blaine in the ABC drama American Crime (2015). Other notable roles include an early stint on the Discovery Kids series The Saddle Club (2001), and acclaimed lead performances in Blackbird (2012) and Closet Monster (2015). Jessup is also active behind the camera, having written and directed several shorts - most recently the ghost drama Boy (2015) - and acted as executive producer on the micro-budget film Amy George (2011).