Connor Paolo


Date Of Birth

July 11, 1990


Connor Paolo attended the Professional Performing Arts School, and later trained at the Lee Strasberg Theater Institute. He began acting when he was nine years old, making his on-screen debut in the film Mystic River, and later snagging a role in the daytime soap One Life to Live. He was also active in regional stage productions.

After earning wide attention with his portrayal of a preteen murderer in an episode of Law & Order, he appeared in films such as Alexander, World Trace Center (which earned him a Young Artist Award nomination) and Snow Angels. In 2007, he joined the cast of the CW's Gossip Girl as Eric van der Woodsen. He played the homosexual character for three seasons before opting to appear in a recurring capacity by season 4. In 2011, Paolo joined the ABC show Revenge as Declan Porter, one of the main cast members of drama series.

Place of Birth

New York, NY

Birth Name

Connor Paolo



Fun Facts

- His father is a writer and his mother is a musician.

- His favorite television show is The Simpsons.

- He is part-Italian and part-German.




2011: Revenge (TV series) - Declan Porter

2007-2010: Gossip Girl (TV series) - Eric van der Woodsen

2010: Stake Land - Martin

2010: Camp Hope - Jack

2010: Mercy - Everett Cone

2010: Mercy (TV series) - Everett Cone

2009: The Winning Season - Damon

2008: Favorite Son - Ross

2007: Snow Angels - Warren Hardesky

2006: Bully (Video Game) - Tom (voice)

2006: World Trade Center - Steven McLoughlin

2002-2006: Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV series) - Teddy Winnock/Zachary Connor

2004: One Life to Live (TV series) - Travis O'Connell

2004: Alexander - Young Alexander

2003: Mystic River - Young Sean







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