Connor JessupCoy Henson
Connor Jessup is known for his role as Ben Mason on Steven Spielberg's hit sci-fi drama series Falling Skies. Also a filmmaker, Jessup most recently wrote, directed and produced the short film Boy, which premiered in competition at the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival, in addition to starring in the Best Canadian Feature film winner, Closet Monster.
In 2012 the festival awarded him the "Rising Star" accolade for his lead performance in the independent film Blackbird. Named one of Variety's "Actors to Watch," Jessup executive produced the independent film Amy George, which played at the festival in 2011.
Jessup is also known for his early leading role in the Discovery Kids TV series The Saddle Club.
Coy Henson is a young, white American male, estranged from his family and hopelessly addicted to drugs. When he happens upon farm crew chief Isaac Castillo, he takes the opportunity to get his life back on track. But as he desperately tries to free himself of his addiction, he begins to become suspicious of Isaac's promises and aware of the injustices taking place on the farm.