Corey Hawkins

  • Birth Name: Corey Antonio Hawkins
  • Birth Place: Washington, District of Columbia, United States
  • Profession: Actor

Fast Facts

  • Won the Cappie Award for Best Lead Actor in a Play in 2006 for his performance in The Laramie Project at the Duke Ellington School of the Arts.
  • Recipient of the John Houseman Award in 2010 for excellence in classical theater by a Juilliard student..
  • Played Walter Younger in productions of A Raisin in the Sun at both Juilliard and the L.A. Theatre Works.
  • Made his professional New York stage debut as Perry in 2011's Suicide, Incorporated at the Roundabout Theater Company's Black Box Theatre.
  • Played Buggy in the Off-Broadway production of Hurt Village at the Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre at the Pershing Square Signature Center in New York.
  • Made his Broadway debut as Tybalt in the 2013 revival Romeo and Juliet, opposite Orlando Bloom and Condola Rashad.

Awards

  • 2015, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: Nominee
  • 2017, Tony — Actor (Play): Nominee
  • 2018, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: Nominee

College

  • The Juilliard School, New York, New York, United States (2011)
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