Corey Hawkins Biography – Corey Hawkins Wiki
Corey Hawkins (born Corey Antonio Hawkins) is an American actor recognized for his roles in the television series The Walking Dead and 24: Legacy, as well as his portrayal of Dr. Dre in the 2015 film Straight Outta Compton. In 2017, he starred in the Broadway production Six Degrees of Separation, for which he received a nomination for the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play. He also starred in Netflix’s 2019 movie 6 Underground as the character Seven.
When he graduated he started a career starring Off-Broadway and guest starring on television. He got a short role in Marvel Studios’ Iron Man 3 and went on to star opposite Liam Neeson and Julianne Moore in Universal Pictures’ action-thriller Non-Stop. In 2013, Hawkins made his Broadway debut as Tybalt in the revival of William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. And in 2015, The Hollywood Reporter announced that he would join the cast of AMC’s The Walking Dead as Heath, a key character from Robert Kirkman’s comic series. He played Dr. Dre in the biopic Straight Outta Compton, from Universal Pictures, which was theatrically released on August 14, 2015, and grossed $201 million at the box office.
In 2017, he started portraying the male lead role in the 24 reboot 24: Legacy on Fox. In the same year, he co-starred in the film Kong: Skull Island, alongside Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, and Tom Hiddleston. In Spring 2017, Hawkins played a limited engagement run on Broadway in the play Six Degrees of Separation opposite Allison Janney and John Benjamin Hickey. He received a nomination for the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play. He performed “God Bless America” for the Men’s Singles Final at the 2017 U.S. Open. He attended the Duke Ellington School of the Arts and graduated from the Juilliard School in New York City, a member of the Drama Division’s Group 40. While studying at Juilliard, he received the prestigious John Houseman Award for excellence in classical theatre.
Corey Hawkins Age
He was born on October 22, 1988 in Washington, D.C., United States.
Corey Hawkins Family
He was born in Washington, D.C., where he was raised by his mother, who worked as a police officer.
Corey Hawkins Wife
Recent reports and speculations indicate that he got married in June 2021. This information is under review and shall be updated once it is verified.
Corey Hawkins Height
He stands at a height of 6 feet (1.85 m) tall.