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Corey Hawkins

Corey Hawkins (born October 22, 1988) is an American actor. He is perhaps best known for playing Dr. Dre in the 2015 biopic film, Straight Outta Compton. Hawkins was born in Washington, D.C. where he attended the Duke Ellington School of the Arts. He graduated from the Juilliard School in New York City, a member of the Drama Division's Group 40. While studying at Juilliard, Hawkins received the prestigious John Houseman Award for excellence in classical theatre. Upon graduation, he began a career starring Off-Broadway and guest starring on television. Hawkins garnered a brief role in Marvel Studios's Iron Man 3 and went on to star opposite Liam Neeson andJulianne Moore in Universal Pictures' action-thriller Non-Stop. In 2013, Hawkins made his Broadway debut as Tybalt in the revival of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. And in 2015, The Hollywood Reporter announced that Hawkins would join the cast of AMC's The Walking Dead as Heath, a key character from Robert Kirkman's comic series. Hawkins played Dr. Dre in the biopic Straight Outta Compton, from Universal Pictures, which was theatrically released on August 14, 2015. He has been cast in Kong: Skull Island, alongside Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson and Tom Hiddleston. Description above from the Wikipedia article Corey Hawkins, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Oct 22, 1988 In Arlington, Texas, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
7
First Appeared:
In the series The Walking Dead 2010-10-31
Latest Project:
Movie Κονγκ: Η Νήσος Του Κρανίου 2017-03-08
Known For
Poster of Golden Boy
Poster of The Walking Dead
Filmography
Movie Κονγκ: Η Νήσος Του Κρανίου 2017-03-08
Series 24: Legacy Eric Carter 2017-02-05
Movie Straight Outta Compton Dr. Dre 2015-08-13
Movie Non-Stop Travis Mitchell 2014-01-26
Movie Iron Man 3 Navy Op 2013-04-18
Series Golden Boy Evander 2013-02-26
Series The Walking Dead Heath 2010-10-31