Corey Parker Movies and Career Information
Jul 08, 1965
New York City
Corey Parker (born July 8, 1965) is an American actor and acting coach. Corey Parker was born in New York City, the son of acting coach Rochelle "Rocky" Parker. A graduate of the High School of Performing Arts, he went on to study with Uta Hagen, Herbert Berghof, Susan Batson, Ivana Chubbuck, and Lesly Kahn, and become a longtime member of both The Actor's Studio and of the Ensemble Studio Theatre. Parker has appeared in movies including Friday the 13th: A New Beginning and How I Got Into College. He has appeared on television shows such as Thirtysomething, Eddie Dodd, Blue Skies, The Love Boat and Encino Woman, and co-starred with Tea Leoni in the 1992-93 Fox sitcom Flying Blind. He later had a recurring role in Will and Grace. His TV movies include The Lost Language of Cranes for the BBC, Mr. and Mrs. Loving, Courage with Sophia Loren, and Destiny, The Elizabeth Taylor Story. Parker is also an acting coach who has worked with Sean Combs, Naomi Campbell and Tyrese. As of the mid-2000s, he lives in Memphis, Tennessee. His former step-father is actor Patrick Dempsey, who is one year younger than he is.