Corey Feldman at the Sugar Cane Club in Las Vegas, Nevada on January 8, 2010
|Born||Corey Scott Feldman
July 16, 1971
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Vanessa Marcil (1989–1993; divorced)
Susie Sprague (2002–2009; divorced; 1 child)
Corey Scott Feldman (born July 16, 1971) is an American actor, former child actor, and singer. He became known during the 1980s, with roles in the films Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter, Friday the 13th: A New Beginning, The Goonies, Stand by Me, The Lost Boys, License to Drive, Dream a Little Dream, Gremlins, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and The 'Burbs. Feldman is also the lead singer for the rock band Truth Movement.
Early life 
Feldman was born in the Chatsworth district of Los Angeles, California, the second of five children of Sheila (née Goldstein), his childhood manager, and Bob Feldman, a musician who eventually owned his own talent agency aimed at modeling other children's careers after his son's. Feldman was raised Jewish. He has an older sister Mindy, a younger sister, Brittnie, and two younger brothers, Eden and Devin.
Feldman started his career at the age of three, appearing in a McDonald's commercial. In his youth he appeared in over 100 television commercials and on 50 television shows, including Mork & Mindy, Eight is Enough, One Day at a Time. and Cheers. In 1981, he appeared in NBC's musical comedy children's special How to Eat Like a Child alongside other future child stars Billy Jacoby and Georg Olden.
He debuted in the films Time After Time and Disney's The Fox and the Hound, and then went on to feature in several high-grossing movies (including a fair amount of number-one movies) in a row. These movies included Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter (1984), Gremlins (1984), The Goonies (1985), and Stand By Me (1986), alongside River Phoenix, Wil Wheaton, and Jerry O'Connell.
In 1987, Feldman appeared with Corey Haim in The Lost Boys. This film marked the first on-screen pairing of Feldman and Haim, who became known as "The Two Coreys". The pair went on to star in a string of films, including License to Drive (1988) and Dream a Little Dream (1989).
Feldman began the 1990s providing the voice of Donatello for the first Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles live-action film. After a public battle with drugs, Feldman fought to re-establish his life and career by working with youths, starring in several lesser-known films, and branching out with an album of New Jack Swing music, entitled "Love Left". He returned to the big screen with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III where he again did the voice of Donatello, and starred in the Richard Donner/Robert Zemeckis/Joel Silver film Tales From The Crypt Presents: Bordello of Blood, opposite Dennis Miller.
He continued working with his friend Corey Haim on independent films, including a sequel to their last mainstream film together, Dream A Little Dream 2. In 1996, Feldman directed his first and thus far only motion picture, a slapstick comedy called 'Busted' where Haim played a leading role. This would be the last film that they would do as "The Two Coreys".
In the late 1990s, Feldman starred in the CBS series Dweebs and then released his second album, Still Searching for Soul, with his band Corey Feldman's Truth Movement. In 1999, Feldman appeared in New Found Glory's "Hit or Miss" music video as Officer Corey Feldman. In 1999, he made an appearance in the TV show The Crow: Stairway to Heaven.
In 2002, Feldman released a solo album, Former Child Actor, and promoted it with a second US tour. In 2003, he appeared in the first celebrity-driven reality series The Surreal Life on The WB. On the show, he publicly married Susie Sprague. The next year, he made a cameo appearance in the film Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star starring David Spade. He appeared in the Moby music video "We Are All Made Of Stars".
In 2004, Feldman made a cameo appearance in the independent sci-fi comedy Space Daze which was distributed by Troma Entertainment in 2005, and starred in the made-for-TV slasher crossover film Puppet Master vs. Demonic Toys which aired 18 December 2004 on NBCUniversal's SyFy network.
In 2005, Feldman made his stage debut in the positively reviewed off-Broadway play Fatal Attraction, a Greek Tragedy, a parody of the seminal 1987 film Fatal Attraction directed by Timothy Haskell. Feldman played the lead character, named Michael Douglas. Feldman appeared in the theatrical release My Date with Drew and was the voice of "Sprx-77" in the Toon Disney/ABC Family series Super Robot Monkey Team Hyperforce Go!.
In 2007, Feldman and Corey Haim began a non-scripted reality TV show entitled, The Two Coreys, on the A&E Network. Haim and Feldman began taping on December 4, 2006. The show premiered on July 29, 2007.
In the winter of 2007, Feldman's new film, Terror Inside, was released after the premiere of the A&E show. It was filmed in the Greater Orlando area by Minott Lenders, an independent film company based in Florida.
In January 2008, Feldman, his wife, and Haim started production on the second season of the television show The Two Coreys. Feldman was also Executive Producer for both seasons.
On July 29, 2008, Warner Premiere released Lost Boys: The Tribe, a sequel to the 1987 horror film The Lost Boys, on DVD and Blu-ray. In the film, Feldman reprises his role of vampire hunter Edgar Frog.
In summer 2011, Feldman started shooting for the horror film Six Degrees of Hell in Saylorsburg, PA. The majority of the film was shot at the Hotel of Horror haunted attraction.
Personal life 
Feldman was married to actress Vanessa Marcil from 1989 until 1993. Feldman met actress and model Susie Sprague in a nightclub in January 2002. They married on October 30 that year, on the final episode of the first season of The Surreal Life. The ceremony was co-officiated by a rabbi and by M.C. Hammer, an ordained minister. In October 2009, the couple split after seven years of marriage. Later that month, Sprague filed for divorce, citing irreconcilable differences. She sought full custody of their son, with Feldman having visitation rights. She also sought spousal support. Feldman sought joint custody and wanted the court to block Sprague's spousal support demand.
Feldman is an advocate for animal welfare and animal rights and has adhered to a vegetarian diet since he was about thirteen years old. He appeared with his wife in a PETA ad campaign promoting vegetarianism. He was awarded the Paws of Fame Award by the Wildlife Way Station for his dedication to animal rights.
Michael Jackson 
During February 2005, Feldman was subpoenaed to testify against Michael Jackson in his child molestation trial. The singer was accused of molesting a 15-year-old boy, believed to be a cancer survivor, who spent time at his Neverland Ranch and who appeared in Martin Bashir's 2003 British documentary Living With Michael Jackson. Feldman said, "I started looking at each piece of information, and with that came this sickening realization that there have been many occurrences in my life and in my relationship to Michael that have created a question of doubt."
Feldman accused Michael Jackson of damaging his childhood by befriending and then abandoning him. The two became close after Feldman found fame as a young star in Gremlins, The Goonies, and Stand by Me. Feldman admitted Jackson helped many children by becoming a friend and mentor – but claimed he did more harm than good, by dropping kids when he grew bored. The actor said, "He did real damage in my overall life. I was a 12-year-old boy who was hurt by his family and ignored by people at school. Michael would sit and talk to me for hours and he would listen. Then he would get bored. The biggest thing that Michael's done to children is befriending the ones that are in need and then abandoning them."
When Jackson died, Feldman dedicated a Los Angeles hospital concert with his rock band Truth Movement to the singer. Feldman told the crowd Jackson was watching over the show. "I didn't feel I could pull myself together to do a show tonight," Feldman told People magazine after the show. "It's been really difficult, honestly. I'm all shaken up right now. I had to do a lot of acting, basically, to get through the last 48 hours". Of the events of the week Jackson died, said Feldman, "It was shocking, and I think I'm still in shock, to an extent. I don't think I have fully, completely come to terms with it yet. I have waves and flashes. One moment, I feel fine and I'm myself. Then all of a sudden, it hits me, and I go, 'Wow, he's really gone.' It's very troubling."
- Time After Time (1979) Boy at Museum
- The Fox and the Hound (1981, voice) Young Copper
- Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter (1984)
- Gremlins (1984) Pete Fountaine
- Friday the 13th: A New Beginning (1985)
- The Goonies (1985) Clark 'Mouth' Devereaux
- Stand by Me (1986) Teddy Duchamp
- The Lost Boys (1987) Edgar Frog
- License to Drive (1988) Dean
- The 'Burbs (1989) Ricky Butler
- Dream a Little Dream (1989) Bobby Keller
- Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990, Donatello's voice)
- Edge of Honor (1991)
- Rock 'n' Roll High School Forever (1991) Jessie Davis
- Blown Away (1992) Wes
- The Magic Voyage (1992, voice) Pico
- Meatballs 4 (1992)
- Round Trip to Heaven (1992)
- Stepmonster (1993)
- National Lampoon's Loaded Weapon 1 (1993)
- Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III (1993, Donatello's voice)
- Lipstick Camera (1994)
- National Lampoon's Last Resort (1994)
- Maverick (1994)
- Voodoo (1995)
- Dream a Little Dream 2 (1995)
- A Dangerous Place (1995)
- Bordello of Blood (1996)
- South Beach Academy (1996)
- Red Line (1996)
- Busted (1997, directorial debut)
- Evil Obsession (1997)
- The Waterfront (1998)
- Strip 'n Run (1998)
- Storm Trooper (1998)
- She's Too Tall (1998)
- Born Bad (1999)
- The Million Dollar Kid (2000)
- The Scarecrow (2000) Max the Mouse
- Citizen Toxie: The Toxic Avenger IV (2000)
- Seance (2001)
- Porn Star: The Legend of Ron Jeremy (2001, documentary)
- Niggas In Paris (2001)
- My Life as a Troll (2001)
- Bikini Bandits (2002)
- Pauly Shore Is Dead (2003)
- Mayor of the Sunset Strip (2003, documentary)
- Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star (2003)
- Serial Killing 4 Dummys (2004)
- My Date with Drew (2004, documentary)
- No Witness (2004)
- The Birthday (2004)
- Puppet Master vs Demonic Toys (2004)
- Space Daze (2005)
- Terror Inside (2007)
- Cluster (2008)
- Lost Boys: The Tribe (2008) Edgar Frog
- Hooking Up (2009)
- Lost Boys: The Thirst (2010) Edgar Frog
- Six Degrees of Hell (2012) Kyle Brenner
- The Zombie King (2012) Kalfu
Short subjects 
- Project Redlight (2002)
- American Fame Pt. 1: Drowning River Phoenix (2004)
- Last Friday Night
Television work 
- Willa (1979)
- The Bad News Bears (1979–1980)
- Love, Natalie (1980)
- Father Figure (1980)
- How to Eat Like a Child (1981)
- The Kid with the Broken Halo (1982)
- Madame's Place (1982–1983)
- Cheers (1983, guest role as "Moose" in season 2 episode 8 "Manager Coach")
- Still the Beaver (1983)
- Exile (1990)
- Married with Children (1992, episode: "T-R-A Something, Something Spells Tramp")
- Dweebs (1995; canceled after 10 episodes)
- Sliders (1996, episode: "Electric Twister Acid Test")
- Legion (1998)
- Big Wolf on Campus (1999, episode: "What's the Story Mourning Corey?")
- Sonic Underground (1999, voice; canceled after 40 episodes)
- Lovesick (2001, unsold pilot)
- The Surreal Life (cast member in 2003)
- Super Robot Monkey Team Hyperforce Go! (2004–2007, voice)
- Puppet Master vs Demonic Toys (2004)
- Robot Chicken (2007, episode: "Federated Resources")
- The Two Coreys (2007–2008)
- Psych (2011, episode: "This Episode Sucks")
- Proving Ground (2011, episode: "Gadgets from The Goonies")
- Dancing on Ice (2012)
- Celebrity Juice (2012)
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