Kit Connor

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Kit Connor
Kit Sebastian Connor[1]

(2004-03-08) 8 March 2004 (age 16)
London, England
Years active2013–present

Kit Connor[1] (born 8 March 2004) is an English actor most notable for his appearances as Tom in Get Santa and as a young Elton John in Rocketman.[2][3]


Kit Connor started his acting career aged 8 in the TV series Chickens and had several supporting roles before getting the lead in Get Santa in the same year as getting his first long term appearance in TV in Rocket's Island.[3][4] Connor has since taken several roles in other film and TV productions including Slaughterhouse Rulez and War & Peace and The Mercy. He portrayed a teenaged Sir Elton John in the musical film Rocketman.[2][5] He also performed in theatrical productions of Welcome Home, Captain Fox! and in Fanny & Alexander.



Year Title Role Notes
2014 Get Santa Tom
2015 Mr. Holmes Boy
2018 The Mercy Simon Crowhurst
Ready Player One Reb Kid
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society Eli Ramsey
Slaughterhouse Rulez Wootton
2019 Rocketman Young Reginald Dwight
Little Joe Joe


Year Title Role Notes
2013 Chickens Clem 1 episode
An Adventure in Space and Time Charlie TV movie
Casualty Barnaby Lee 1 episode
2014–2015 Rocket's Island Archie Beckles
2015 The Frankenstein Chronicles Joey
2016 War & Peace young Petya Rostov
Grantchester Charlie Jones 1 episode
2017 SS-GB Bob Sheenan
2018 Grandpa's Great Escape Jack TV movie
2019–present His Dark Materials Pantalaimon (voice)


  1. ^ a b "Search Results for Civil Births in Birth, Marriage, Death & Parish Records". England & Wales Births 1837–2006. Retrieved 14 June 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Kit Connor". IMDb. Retrieved 25 October 2018.
  3. ^ a b "'Get Santa': Film Review". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 25 October 2018.
  4. ^ "Rocket's Island (TV Series 2012– )". IMDb. Retrieved 25 October 2018.
  5. ^ "REVIEW: Committed performance from Colin Firth in yachtsman biopic part-filmed in Dorset". Dorset Echo. Retrieved 26 October 2018.

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