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November 9, 1979 |
Chicago, Illinois, US
|Other names||Cory Dezanard Hardrict|
|Occupation||Actor, rapper, singer|
|Spouse(s)||Tia Mowry Hardrict (April 20, 2008 – present; 1 child)|
Cory D. Hardrict (born November 9, 1979) is an American actor. He has appeared in film and television since the late 1990s. He has also been an executive producer for the 2007 film Neighborhood Watch.
Life and career
Born in Chicago, Illinois, Hardrict began his career on television during the late 1990s, with appearances in weekly prime-time programs including Smart Guy, Felicity, Once and Again and ER. He made his film debut in 1999 romantic comedy Never Been Kissed, starring Drew Barrymore followed by a role in the drama Crazy/Beautiful (2001). Hardrict has also appeared in Creature Unknown (2004), Return of the Living Dead: Rave from the Grave (2005), Miles from Home (2006), and Driftwood (2006)
In 2007, he had a recurring role on the ABC Family series Lincoln Heights and executive produced the film Neighborhood Watch, in which he also starred. The following year, he had a cameo role in the movie Gran Torino directed and starred by Clint Eastwood. That same year, he appeared as singer Brandy's love interest in the music video for "Right Here".
In 2009, Hardrict co-starred in the film Hollywood Horror with wife Tia Mowry and her twin sister Tamera Mowry. Later that year, he appeared in the romantic comedy He's Just Not That into You, and the drama Dough Boys. Hardrict also had a guest appearance on the CW show The Game with wife Tia Mowry as the cable guy in the "Hill Street Blues" episode. Hardrict also appeared as Ryan in the pilot episode of the CBS sitcom Accidentally on Purpose. However, he was subsequently replaced by Pooch Hall (his wife's co-star from The Game).
After dating for six years, Hardrict and actress Tia Mowry were engaged on Christmas Day 2007. They married on April 20, 2008 in Santa Barbara, California. On January 11, 2011, People announced that Hardrict and Mowry were expecting their first child. The pregnancy was documented on Mowry's reality TV show called Tia & Tamera starring her and her twin sister on the Style Network. Hardict spoke at Victor J. Andrew High School on March 9, 2011 stating, "...she's six months pregnant". Their son, Cree Taylor Hardrict, was born June 28, 2011 in Los Angeles. The baby shares the first letter of his name with his father and the first letter of his middle name with his mother per a naming convention from Tia's family.
|1999||Never Been Kissed||Packer|
|2004||Creature Unknown||Lance||Alternative title: The Forest|
|2005||Return of the Living Dead: Rave from the Grave||Cody|
|2006||Miles from Home||John Conway|
|He's Just Not That into You||Tyrone|
|The Least Among You||Roscoe|
|Chicago Pulaski Jones||TK|
|Four to the Floor||Ruc|
|2011||Battle: Los Angeles||Lockett|
|1998||Smart Guy||1 episode|
|Felicity||R.A. No. 4||1 episode|
|1999||Once and Again||James||1 episode|
|2000||Pacific Blue||Ty Davis||1 episode|
|City of Angels||Jamon||1 episode|
|Boston Public||John||1 episode|
|Go Fish||Letterman||1 episode|
|The Huntress||Jiks||1 episode|
|That's Life||1 episode|
|2002||Any Day Now||Mike||1 episode|
|The District||Kenny||1 episode|
|NYPD Blue||1 episode|
|2003||Strong Medicine||1 episode|
|CSI: Miami||Darnell Jackson||1 episode|
|The Shield||1 episode|
|Cold Case||Officer Joe Washington||1 episode|
|2004||Like Family||Tony||2 episodes|
|CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Ross Davis, Biker||1 episode|
|Without a Trace||Gerald Billingsley||1 episode|
|2007||Heroes||Hype Wilson||2 episodes|
|2007–2008||K-Ville||Terence Jackson||2 episodes|
|Lincoln Heights||Luc Bisgaier||10 episodes|
|2009||The Game||Tony the Cable Guy||1 episode|
|2009||Accidentally on Purpose||Ryan||pilot episode only|
|2010||Dark Blue||Josh||1 episode|
|2012||Alcatraz||Police Officer||Pilot Officer|
|2012||Let's Stay Together||Derrick||1 episode|
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- "What Tia Mowry Named Her Baby Boy". usmagazine.com. June 30, 2011.
- "Tia & Tamera Mowry Drop Baby Name Hints!". hellobeautiful.com. March 1, 2011.