Connor Paolo Biography

Connor Paolo is an American actor known for his role in the series ‘Revenge’. Check out this biography to know about his birthday, childhood, family life, achievements and fun facts about him.

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Birthday: July 11, 1990

Nationality: American

Girlfriend: Adelaide Kane (April 2011 to July 2013)

Famous: Actors American Men

Age: 29 Years, 29 Year Old Males

Sun Sign: Cancer

Born in: New York City, New York

Famous as: Actor

Height: 5'6" (168 cm), 5'6" Males


father: Colin Paolo

mother: Julia Mendelsohn

City: New York City

U.S. State: New Yorkers

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education: Professional Performing Arts School, New York University

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Connor Paolo is an American actor best known for his roles as Declan Porter in ABC’s drama ‘Revenge’ and as Eric van der Woodsen in The CW's series ‘Gossip Girl’. He is also known for appearing in two Oliver Stone movies, ‘Alexander’ and ‘World Trade Center’. Born to a screenwriter father and a pianist mother, Paolo attended Professional Performing Arts School and took acting classes at Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute. He made his first television appearance at the age of nine in the soap opera ‘All My Children’. His motion picture debut came in 2003 with Clint Eastwood's Oscar-nominated mystery crime drama ‘Mystic River.’ Since then, Paolo has been frequently making appearances both in films and television shows. He has also done voice work in video games. Regarded as one of the most eligible bachelors of Hollywood, the handsome actor has dated actresses Adelaide Kane and Alice Kremelberg in the past.

  • Connor Paolo began acting in his childhood. He first appeared on television in the sitcom ‘All My Children’. In 2002, he played a young murderer-rapist in the episode "Juvenile" of ‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.’ A year later, he played Young Sean Devine in the mystery crime thriller drama flick ‘Mystic River’. In 2004, the actor was cast as Travis O'Connell in ABC’s soap opera ‘One Life to Live’. That year, he also starred as young Alexander in the historical drama ‘Alexander,’ based on the life of the king Alexander the Great.
  • In 2006, Paolo played the role of Steven McLoughlin in the survival disaster drama movie ‘World Trade Center’. Based on the 9/11 attacks at the World Trade Center, the film earned the actor a Young Artist Award nomination. A year later, he joined the recurring cast of the teen drama ‘Gossip Girl’ and also featured in the drama film ‘Snow Angels’. He next had a role in the sports comedy ‘The Winning Season’. In 2010, he acted in the thriller movie ‘Camp Hope’ as well as the horror ‘Stake Land’.
  • From 2011 to 2013, Paolo portrayed the character of Declan Porter in the serial drama ‘Revenge’. After this, he got the opportunity to play Kobe in the supernatural-psychological horror movie ‘Friend Request’ which was released in 2016. He also starred as Martin in ‘Stake Land II: The Stakelander’ that year. He next featured in one episode each of ‘The Brave’ and ‘Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams,’ respectively.
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Family & Personal Life
  • Connor Paolo was born on July 11, 1990, in New York City, New York, USA, to Colin Paolo, a writer, and Julia Mendelsohn, a classical pianist and vocal coach. In 2006, he began attending Professional Performing Arts School and then studied acting in Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute. Later, he became a part of Appel Farm Arts and Music Center Summer Arts Camp. In 2008, Paolo attended New York University for a semester.
  • Talking about his love life, Connor Paolo dated Australian actress Adelaide Kane from 2011 to 2013. He had also dated American actress Alice Kremelberg at one point in his life. Currently, Paolo is supposedly single.

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