Corey Hawkins
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.
Known For Acting
Most Rating 12.194
Birthday 1988-10-22
Place of Birth Arlington, Texas, USA
Also Known As Corey Antonio Hawkins,
The Last Voyage of the Demeter
2023

The Last Voyage of the Demeter

Straight Outta Compton
2015

Straight Outta Compton

In the Heights
2021

In the Heights

The Raid
2017

The Raid

Survive
2022

Survive

The Tragedy of Macbeth
2021

The Tragedy of Macbeth

Georgetown
2019

Georgetown

The Color Purple
2023

The Color Purple

The Piano Lesson

The Piano Lesson

BlacKkKlansman
2018

BlacKkKlansman

6 Underground
2019

6 Underground

Kong: Skull Island
2017

Kong: Skull Island

Non-Stop
2014

Non-Stop

Iron Man 3
2013

Iron Man 3