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Corey Scott Feldman began his career at the age of three, starring in a Clio Award-winning McDonald’s commercial and has sustained a 35-year career as a steadily working actor, with more than 80 films under his belt. Corey began his career in guest-starring roles on television series such as Mork & Mindy (1978), Alice (1976) and Eight Is Enough (1977), before landing a regular part on the sitcom, The Bad News Bears (1979). In the same year, Feldman made his big screen debut in Time After Time (1979). Over the next few years, Feldman continued making guest appearances in many television shows and, in 1981, Feldman supplied the voice of “Young Copper”, in Disney’s The Fox and the Hound (1981). Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter (1984) launched Feldman’s career in the horror genre with the role of the main character, “Tommy Jarvis”, as a child. He reprised that role in Friday the 13th: A New Beginning (1985). Feldman then began a series of appearances in blockbuster films such as Gremlins (1984), The Goonies (1985) and Stand by Me (1986). In 1987, Feldman won the Jackie Coogan Award for Stand by Me (1986), and appeared in the legendary cult classic film, The Lost Boys (1987), alongside Jason Patric and Kiefer Sutherland. In 1988, he won the Young Artist Award for Best Young Actor in a Horror Motion Picture for his performance in The Lost Boys (1987).
Interesting Facts about Corey Feldman
- He and Corey Haim were the two highest paid teen stars and were essentially the kings of the teen box office back in the mid late 80s
- He and best friend Corey Haim were known as “The Two Coreys” at the peak of their success in the 80s.
- His wife, Susie Feldman, gave birth to their first child, a boy named Zen Scott Feldman, on 7 August 2004 in Los Angeles.
- Frequently appears on Howard Stern’s radio talk show.
- He was initially jealous of Corey Haim and disliked him. Before filming began on The Lost Boys (1987), though, Haim reached out, contacting Feldman privately and asking to get better acquainted, and Feldman discovered that Haim enjoyed many of the same things he did. The two became life-long friends, until Haim’s death in 2010.
- Parents: Bob and Sheila; sister, actress Mindy Feldman; brothers, Eden, Devin.
- Released the hip hop single “Honesty” in 1993. It met with poor reviews.
- He chose not to attend his best friend Corey Haim’s funeral out of respect for Haim’s family, because they wanted to keep the funeral as low-key as possible. He instead issued an open letter on the Internet which he wrote to his deceased friend.
- Preparing to star in the Michael Douglas role in the stage version of Fatal Attraction (1987) in New York City, to open June 30th, 2005. [February 2005]
- Lives in Encino, California.
- He and ex-wife Vanessa Marcil, whom he married in Las Vegas, never moved in together.
- His family is Jewish (from Romania, Russia, and Poland).
Personal Quotes by Corey Feldman
Self-realization is great.- Corey Feldman
Thrillers are my favorite. I like stuff that keeps you on the edge of your seat or maybe makes you jump.- Corey Feldman
On the musical side, I always wanted to kind of carry on Pink Floyd’s sound. You know, Pink Floyd always had such an original, creative and masterful sound, but there are no new albums. My thought was that there’s a way to keep their sound alive.- Corey Feldman
It was a great experience for a kid, because it was a bunch of kids playing on pirate ships and water slides, so looking back on it, it was the fondest experience of my childhood.- Corey Feldman
When God put everybody here, I don’t think that he had a master plan of a pecking order. That’s not what you see in the Bible. I disagree with that notion, so in my estimation, we’ve all been put on this planet to share it. It is our duty and our obligation and our responsibility to make sure that we’ve done so in the proper fashion.- Corey Feldman