Corey Hawkins Biography
(Best Known for His Roles in the TV Series ‘The Walking Dead’ and ‘24: Legacy’)
Birthday: October 22, 1988 (Libra)
Born In: Washington, D.C., United States
Corey Antonio Hawkins is an actor from America who has garnered fame for portraying Tybalt in the play ‘Romeo and Juliet’, Andre "Dr. Dre" Young in the movie ‘Straight Outta Compton’, and Heath in the TV series ‘The Walking Dead.’ He is also an accomplished singer. A native of Washington, D.C., Hawkins studied at the Duke Ellington School of the Arts before attending the Juilliard School in New York City, where he was part of the Drama Division's Group 40. After he graduated, he started acting in off-Broadway productions. One of his earliest performances was as Buggy in Signature Theatre Company’s production of ‘Hurt Village’ in 2011. He made his screen debut in the short film ‘Empire Corner’. His cinematic debut came in 2012 in the thriller drama ‘Allegiance’. Since then, he has established himself as one of the most promising actors working in the industry today. For his performance as Dr. Dre, he was nominated for several accolades, including the SAG Award, and won the Hollywood Breakout Ensemble Award in 2015. Hawkins received a Tony nomination for Best Actor in a Play in 2017 for ‘Six Degrees of Separation’.