Thomas Alexander Dekker plays Jesse Braun in A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010 film). He was born in Las Vegas, Nevada to a Dutch father and a Welsh mother. His mother is a concert pianist, acting coach, actress, and singer, and his father is an artist, set designer, opera singer and actor. As a child he and his parents moved all over the world, spending time in the United States, Europe (Yorkshire, England, in particular) and Canada. He has a step sister named Diana and a step brother named Erik. Dekker is a vegan. He is perhaps best known for his role as John Connor in Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles.