Openly Gay Connor Jessup Age, Family, Dating Status, Movies
Canadian actor Connor Jessup is famous for his performance in movies like Falling Skies (2011), Blackbird (2012), and Closet Monster (2015) and TV shows like American Crime (2015) and The Saddle Club (2001).
Connor is also a writer and director; he directed a documentary called A.W. A Portrait of Apichatpong Weerasethakul in 2018. He has also written and directed several shorts like the ghost drama, Boy (2015), and the fantasy drama, Lira's Forest (2017).
On top of that, he even has a production company called Big & Quiet Pictures with producer Ashley Shields-Muir.
Age & Family Details
The actor was born on 23rd June 1994 in Toronto, Canada. His parents are Bill Jessup and Branda Jessup. He also has a brother named Liam.
Connor Jessup poses with brother Liam in December 2018 (Photo: Connor Jessup's Instagram)
Further, Connor's brother is a rapper and has adopted the stage name, Eljay.
The Canada native came out as gay in June 2019. He came out through an Instagram post which said,
I knew I was gay when I was thirteen, but I hid it for years. I folded it and slipped it under the rest of my emotional clutter. Not worth the hassle. No one will care anyway. If I can just keep making it smaller, smaller, smaller…. My shame took the form of a shrug, but it was shame.
He ended the post by sharing his heartfelt support to the LGBTQ+ community.
His Dating Life
The actor is speculated to be in a relationship with the 13 Reasons Why (2017-2019) fame, Miles Heizer.
Connor Jessup poses with Miles Heizer in December 2019 (Photo: Connor Jessup's Instagram)
The two sparked dating rumors as they shared images of each other hanging out, in their social media handles.
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However, neither of them have confirmed the dating rumors yet.
Some Facts About Connor Jessup: Height
- The American Crime (2015) actor made his acting debut in an episode of The Jon Dore Showa in 2007.
- He initially used to perform in youth-theater groups.
- His height extends to 5 feet 11 inches (1.8 meters).
- He co-starred in the acclaimed drama, Blackbird (2012), with actress Alexia Fast.
- Connor has acted as an executive producer on the micro-budget film Amy George which released in 2011.
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- He started to pursue acting professionally at the young age of eleven.
- His Zodiac sign is Cancer.