|Kit Connor Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 10 in|
|Date of Birth||March 8, 2004|
Kit Connor is a British actor, voice actor, and stage artist who is known for playing Archie Beckles in the television series Rocket’s Island, Pantalaimon (voice) in the fantasy drama television series His Dark Materials, Nicholas “Nick” Nelson in the coming-of-age romance streaming television series Heartstopper, and Bob Sheenan in the drama miniseries SS-GB. In addition to that, Kit has also been cast in several movies which include Rocketman, Get Santa, The Mercy, Mr. Holmes, Little Joe, The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, Grandpa’s Great Escape, Ready Player One, An Adventure in Space and Time, and Slaughterhouse Rulez.
Kit Sebastian Connor
Purley, London, England, United Kingdom
Kit Connor studied at the Hayes Primary School in Kenley and later got enrolled at Whitgift School in South Croydon, London.
Actor, Voice Actor, Stage Artist
Kit Connor has been represented by Independent Talent Group Ltd., Talent Agency, London, England, United Kingdom, and William Morris Endeavor.
5 ft 10 in or 178 cm
67 kg or 147.5 lbs
Race / Ethnicity
In October 2022, Kit came out as bisexual.
Kit Connor Facts
- Kit uses he/him pronouns.
- In 2014, he made his first theatrical film appearance as Tom Anderson, Steve’s son, in the Christmas comedy film Get Santa. He co-starred in the film alongside Jim Broadbent, Rafe Spall, Warwick Davis, Stephen Graham, and Jodie Whittaker.
- From 2014 to 2015, Kit Connor brought to life the character of Archie Beckles in the fantasy adventure mystery series Rocket’s Island.
- His stage credits include having starred as Alexander in the Old Vic Theatre production of Fanny & Alexander in 2018. Before that, he was cast in the Donmar Warehouse production of Welcome Home, Captain Fox! in 2016.
- Kit was seen as Wootton in the 2018 comedy horror film Slaughterhouse Rulez, starring Asa Butterfield, Finn Cole, Hermione Corfield, Michael Sheen, Nick Frost, and Simon Pegg.
- He played the child and adolescent versions of Reginald Dwight (a.k.a. Elton John) in the 2019 biographical musical drama film Rocketman, starring Taron Egerton, Jamie Bell, Richard Madden, and Bryce Dallas Howard. The film is based on the life and music of the iconic British musician Elton John and it is titled after John’s 1972 song Rocket Man.
- Kit Connor has 2 dogs – Basil and Sybil.
- As a voice actor, he made his TV show debut in 2019 by providing vocals to the character of Pantalaimon, Lyra’s daemon, in the adventure fantasy drama series His Dark Materials.
- He appeared as Joe Woodard in the 2019 drama film Little Joe.
- Alongside Joe Locke, William Gao, Yasmin Finney, Corinna Brown, Rhea Norwood, Chetna Pandya, Stephen Fry, Olivia Colman, and others, Kit Connor co-starred as Nicholas “Nick” Nelson, a popular year 11 rugby player at the Truham Grammar School, in the Netflix coming-of-age romance series Heartstopper in 2022.
- In July 2022, Kit signed a contract with William Morris Endeavor.
- During the 2022 Children’s & Family Emmy Awards, Kit won the “Outstanding Lead Performance in a Preschool, Children’s or Young Teen Program” award for his work in Heartstopper.
Featured Image by Kit Connor / Instagram