Connor Jessup

Actor Biography

Connor Jessup is known for his role as Ben Mason on Steven Spielberg’s hit sci-fi drama series Falling Skies, which premiered its fifth and final season on TNT this past summer.

Also a filmmaker, Jessup most recently wrote, directed and produced the short film Boy, which premiered in competition at the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival, in addition to starring in the Best Canadian Feature film winner Closet Monster.

In 2012 the festival awarded him the "Rising Star" accolade for his lead performance in the independent film Blackbird. Named one of Variety’s “Actors to Watch,” Jessup executive produced the independent film Amy George, which played at the festival in 2011.

Jessup is also known for his early leading role in the Discovery Kids TV series The Saddle Club.