Kit Connor

Kit Connor is an English actor who was born on 8th March 2004. He is well renowned for his roles in Get Santa (2014) and Rocketman (2019) as Tom and young Elton, respectively.

Kit Connor’s Career Highlights

His Dark Materials star Kit Connor at the Rocketman London Premiere

Kit Connor at the Rocketman London Premiere.
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Kit began his career as early as 8 when he featured in the British sitcom Chickens (2013). He subsequently starred in several supporting roles before receiving his first breakthrough in the form of Get Santa (2014). The actor played Tom Anderson in the 2014 Christmas comedy film alongside household names like Jim Broadbent, Jodie Whittaker, Rafe Spall, and Warwick Davis.

The same year Connor received his first appearance in the small screens. The actor played the role of Archie Beckles in the British TV series Rocket’s Island (2014-2015) which revolves around a family looking after foster children.

Since then, Conor has appeared in numerous film and TV shows, most notably playing the role of young Petya Rostov in War & Peace (2016), Joey in The Frankenstein (2015), Wootton in Slaughterhouse Rulez (2018), Bob Sheehan in SS-GB (2017), and Simon Crowhurst in The Mercy (2018).

His Dark Materials star Kit Connor at the Rocketman Cannes Gala Party

Kit Connor attending the Rocketman Cannes Gala Party.
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The actor most recently featured in The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society as Eli Ramsey (2018).

Moving on to his theatre work, he is credited with the role of Small Boy in Welcome Home. Likewise, he starred as Captain Fox in Donmar Warehouse. As for his most recent theatre performance, he played the titular role of Alexander in Fanny & Alexander at the Old Vic.

Kit Connor Stars as a Voice Actor for Pantalaimon in ‘His Dark Materials’ (2019)

Kit Connor is set to voice Lyra Belacqua’s unsettled daemon Pantalaimon in the British fantasy adventure series His Dark Materials. Lyra is the lead in the series played by Logan actress Dafne Keen.

Lyra’s daemon Pantalaimon settled as a pine marten when she was merely 12 years old. As a child, she carried a unique ability to read an alethiometer without formal training.

Meanwhile, the other voice cast includes Joe Tandberg as the famous armored bear, and Helen McCrory as Lord Asriel’s snow leopard daemon, Stelmaria. Likewise, David Suchet will voice Kaisa who is the gyrfalcon daemon to the witch Serafina Pekkala, Cristela Alonzo as artic hare daemon of Aeronaut Lee Scoresby called Hester, and Brian Fisher as Mrs. Coulter’s mysterious daemon.

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