Gaelan Connell


May 19, 1989 (age 22)


Washington, District of Columbia, USA



Years Active

2000 - present

Gaelan Alexander Connell (born May 19, 1989) is an American actor and musician.


Connell was born in Washington, D.C. and raised in Silver Spring, Maryland. He has two brothers, Brendan and Shawn, and his first name is Irish. He graduated from Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School and attended the Tisch School of the Arts. He is the lead singer of the band, Sweet 16. Connell appeared in 2000 in Chocolat as Didi Drou and in A Dirty Shame as "Horny Kid". He also guest starred in an episode of Law & Order . He played the lead role in Bandslam - a high school outcast who becomes popular after he manages a band and discovers he doesn't have to change himself to fit in. In 2011 he appeared as Wyatt Black in Cartoon Network's TV Movie "Level Up."


Year Film/television Role Note
2000 Chocolat Didi Drou Film
2004 A Dirty Shame Horny Kid Film
2008 Law & Order Jackson 1 episode, "Betrayal"
2009 Bandslam Will Burton Film
2009 Secret Lives of Dorks Peyton Film
2011 I Am Ben Arthur Film
2012 Level Up Wyatt Black TV Series
2012 Hole in the Wall Himself Guest contestant