CONNOR JESSUP
SFX|January 2022
The star putting the goo into Goonies in Locke & Key
Bryan Cairns

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From Toronto, Canada

Greatest Hits

Resistance leader Tom Mason’s son Ben in Falling Skies; bullied goth Sean in Blackbird; rape victim Taylor Blaine and drug addict Coy Henson in American Crime.

Random Fact

Jessup was recently a judge on season two of Canada’s Drag Race.

It’s been a whirlwind for Connor Jessup. The Canadian actor has gone from soapy fare The Saddle Club to alien invasion saga Falling Skies to anthology series American Crime. In addition, he’s written and directed multiple short films, including Little Coffins and Night Flight.

Jessup, 27, currently plays eldest sibling Tyler in Locke & Key. He sat down on the Vancouver set of the supernatural drama to talk about the high stakes in season two – and facing up to exploding eightlegged freaks…

The Locke kids defeated Dodge at the end of season one, or so they thought. What does life look like for Tyler when we meet up with him again?

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