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Corey Hawkins

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22, 1989
Washington, DC
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22, 1989 (age 31)
Washington, DC


Actor most well known for portraying rap superstar Dr. Dre in the 2015 biopic Straight Outta Compton. He also made his popular debut in the William Shakespeare adaptation of Romeo and Juliet in 2014.

Before Fame

Before college he attended the Duke Ellington School of the Arts. Thereafter, he attended the prestigious institution Juilliard and received the John Houseman Award for excellence in classical theater.


He was cast in the sixth season of the hit AMC show The Walking Dead as the character Heath, created by comic book author Robert Kirkman.

Family Life

He was born in Washington D.C. and raised by his mother who worked as a police officer. 

Associated With

He was cast alongside Brie Larson and Tom Hiddleston in the film Kong: Skull Island.

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