Corey Hawkins



Actor Date of Birth: October 22, 1988


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.



Place of Birth: Arlington, Texas, USA




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Corey Hawkins, café leader, Acoustic Java
Corey Hawkins, café leader, Acoustic Java

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Corey Hawkins, café leader at Acoustic Java in Worcester, said most people choose their drink selection based on the season. “So when it's cold, they want hot chocolates, cappuccinos, lattes, hot coffee,” he said. “But there is probably that 20 percent...

Shows hope to score with post-Super Bowl time slot
Shows hope to score with post-Super Bowl time slot

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With each year's Super Bowl comes another contest, involving which show will get the coveted slot following the NFL's much-watched championship game. On occasion, the networks have opted to use special programming ... such as the 1989 NBC miniseries ...and...

Corey Hawkins, Dr. Dre in Straight Outta Compton, Has Always Crushed on Halle Barry
Corey Hawkins, Dr. Dre in Straight Outta Compton, Has Always Crushed on Halle Barry

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The young actor Corey Hawkins may best be known today for a couple of tough parts that betray his early days in gospel music and theater—Dr. Dre in Straight Outta Compton, and Eric Carter in 24: Legacy, whose premiere earlier this year was watched by...

Corey Hawkins Joins Spike Lee's 'Black Klansman' (Exclusive)
Corey Hawkins Joins Spike Lee's 'Black Klansman' (Exclusive)

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The Kong: Skull Island actor will appear alongside Adam Driver and John David Washington in the movie that tells the true story of a black detective in Colorado Springs, Ron Stallworth, who in 1978 joined the local chapter of his Klan, going undercover...

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