From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Elias Comfort McConnell (born 1985) is an American actor from Portland, Oregon. He has performed on Gus Van Sants Columbine-based film Elephant, which was awarded the Palme dOr prize in 2003. Since Elephant, Elias has worked on Paris, je taime (2006) as Elie (segment Le Marais) directed by Gus Van Sant, and in House of Boys as Hippie Boy, by Jean-Claude Schlim. Elias enjoys photography, writing, and singing/song writing. He has also done modelling for several fashion magazines. Elias was born in Portland, Oregon, his parents are Mark and Julie McConnell. Elias is one of 9 children and has 4 brothers and 4 sisters. He has two older sisters Evelyn McConnell and Amanda McConnell and has 6 younger siblings Nate McConnell, Chris McConnell, Danielle McConnell, Matthew McConnell, Natalie McConnell and Joseph McConnell. Description above from the Wikipedia article Elias McConnell, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.