Corey Feldman Biography

Corey Feldman Biography
Corey Feldman (born on July 17, 1971) is an American actor who has been working steadily in the entertainment industry for the past 3 decades.

Biography

 

Corey Feldman has appeared in over 100 feature films with 20 topping the #1 spot at the box office. He started his career at the age of three appearing in a highly successful McDonald's commercial. He debuted in the films Time After Time & The Fox and the Hound.

Corey Feldman was born to Sheila Goldstein and Bob Feldman in Chatsworth, California. Corey has two brothers, Eden and Devon as well as two sisters, Mindy and Brittnie. Mindy started her career at 6 years old as the youngest member of the new Mickey Mouse Club in the '70s.

Known for his versatility playing many different distinguishable roles throughout his career, Feldman starred in such blockbusters as Steven Spielberg's Gremlins 1984, Steven Spielberg and Richard Donner's The Goonies 1985, Rob Reiner's Stand By Me 1986, the cult hit The Lost Boys 1987 directed by Joel Schumacher which was the first pairing of Feldman and Corey Haim which later became known as the two Coreys. This led to a string of successful teen films starting with "License To Drive" 1988 and then Dream a Little Dream in 1989. After dealing with "Corey Mania", several years and three films later, the two decided to go their separate ways professionally and to focus on their personal careers, the two have remained close friends throughout the years. In 1989 Corey Feldman appeared in Joe Dante's The 'burbs opposite Tom Hanks and Carrie Fisher. That same year Feldman married actress Vanessa Marcil as well as recorded the voice of Donatello for the first Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles which became the highest grossing inependent film ever made at that time grossing over $350,000,000 at the box office. He later divorced Vanessa Marcil in 1993.

After a very public battle with drugs Corey fought to re-establish his life and career by working with teens, doing several films as well as beginning his music career. His first musical release was titled Love Left in 1993 as well as returning to the big screen with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III. He also re-teamed with Corey Haim in Blown Away and starred in the Richard Donner, Robert Zemekis & Joel Silver production of Bordello of Blood, starring opposite Dennis Miller.

In the late 1990s Corey Feldman starred in the CBS series Dweebs and then released his second album with "Corey Feldman's Truth Movement", entitled "Still Searching for Soul". In 2002, he released his first solo album, Former Child Actor, and completed a United States tour promoting the album. That same year he appeared in the first celebrity driven reality series The Surreal Life on the WB where he publicly married his second wife Susie Sprague. The very next year he appeared as a cameo in the #1 movie Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star starring David Spade. A year later, Corey and Susie welcomed the birth of their first child Zen Scott Feldman .

Corey Feldman was also a good friend of Michael Jackson during his child star days. During the 2005 Jackson molestation trial Feldman revealed in a 20/20 interview how he had been asked to look at nude magazines with Jackson. By making such statements he distanced himself from Jackson. On June 13, Jackson was acquitted of all molestation charges.

Most recently, Feldman starred in the off-Broadway play Fatal Attraction, a Greek Tragedy, a parody of the seminal 1980s film Fatal Attraction. Which was met with positive reviews for Feldman's stage debut. Feldman played Michael Douglas (the actual name of the character, rather than Dan Gallagher).

Corey Feldman recently appeared in the theatrical release My Date with Drew and is currently the voice of "Sparx-77" in the Toon Disney / ABC Family series Super Robot Monkey Team Hyperforce Go.




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