Corey Daniel Stoll
March 14, 1976
New York City, U.S.
|Education||Oberlin College (BA)|
New York University (MFA)
Corey Daniel Stoll (born March 14, 1976) is an American actor. He is best known for his roles as Congressman Peter Russo on the Netflix political thriller series House of Cards (2013–2016), for which he received a Golden Globe nomination in 2013, and Dr. Ephraim Goodweather on the FX horror drama series The Strain (2014–2017). Since 2020, he has portrayed Michael Prince, a business rival to protagonist Bobby Axelrod, in the Showtime series Billions. He was also a regular cast member on the NBC drama series Law & Order: LA (2010–2011) and portrayed Darren Cross / Yellowjacket in the Marvel Cinematic Universe film Ant-Man (2015). Other notable roles include an off-Broadway performance of Intimate Apparel (2004), Ernest Hemingway in the romantic comedy film Midnight in Paris (2011) a performance for which he was nominated for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male, bulldog prosecutor Fred Wyshak in Black Mass (2015), and astronaut Buzz Aldrin in the biopic First Man (2018).
Corey Daniel Stoll was born on the Upper West Side of New York City's Manhattan borough on March 14, 1976, the son of Judith and Stephen Stoll. His father co-founded The Beacon School. Stoll was raised Jewish. He studied drama at Long Lake Camp for the Arts from 1988 to 1992, and is a drama graduate of Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts. He graduated from Oberlin College in 1998 and enrolled in the Graduate Acting Program at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, graduating in 2003.
In 2004, Stoll received a Drama Desk Award nomination as Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play for Intimate Apparel, opposite Tony winner and Oscar winner Viola Davis. He went on to appear in several films, including North Country, Lucky Number Slevin, the television film A Girl Like Me: The Gwen Araujo Story, Brief Interviews with Hideous Men, and Push. In 2010, he appeared in Helena from the Wedding and Salt.
Stoll starred as LAPD Detective Tomas Jaruszalski on the NBC police drama Law & Order: LA. He played Ernest Hemingway in Woody Allen's 2011 film Midnight in Paris. Stoll, who is mostly bald, wore a custom wig for the role. In 2013, Stoll received a Golden Globe Award nomination for his performance in the Netflix series House of Cards. After House of Cards, he joined the FX horror television series The Strain, which is based on a series of novels written by Chuck Hogan and film director Guillermo del Toro.
In 2014, Stoll also played Austin Reilly, an NYPD police officer, in the action film Non-Stop, and Paul Altman in the comedy-drama This Is Where I Leave You. In 2015, Stoll played Ben Day in the film Dark Places, based on the novel by Gillian Flynn, and had a major role as the villain in the superhero film Ant-Man, playing Darren Cross, later reimagined as the supervillain Yellowjacket. The following year, he reunited with Woody Allen, playing gangster Ben Dorfman in his 2016 film Café Society. Also in the summer of 2016, he played the wily Greek warrior Ulysses in the Public Theater production of Troilus and Cressida by William Shakespeare, in Central Park.
In January 2019, it was announced that Stoll would recur in the Netflix drama series Ratched. Since 2020, he has portrayed Michael Prince, a business rival to Bobby Axelrod, in the Showtime series Billions.
Stoll became engaged to his girlfriend Nadia Bowers, an actress and descendant of Maximilian de Beauharnais and Joséphine de Beauharnais, in October 2014. They were married on June 21, 2015. They had their first child in October 2015.
|2005||North Country||Ricky Sennett|
|2006||Lucky Number Slevin||Saul|
|2007||The Number 23||Sgt. Burns|
|2009||Brief Interviews with Hideous Men||Subject No. 51|
|2010||Helena from the Wedding||Steven|
|2011||Midnight in Paris||Ernest Hemingway||Nominated—Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male|
|2012||The Bourne Legacy||Zev Vendel|
|The Time Being||Eric|
|Decoding Annie Parker||Sean|
|Glass Chin||Bud Gordon|
|This Is Where I Leave You||Paul Altman|
|The Good Lie||Jack|
|2015||Dark Places||Ben Day|
|Ant-Man||Darren Cross / Yellowjacket|
|Black Mass||Fred Wyshak|
|2018||The Seagull||Boris Trigorin|
|First Man||Buzz Aldrin|
|2019||The Report||Cyrus Clifford|
|2021||The Many Saints of Newark||Corrado "Junior" Soprano||Post-production|
|West Side Story||Police Lieutenant Schrank||Post-production|
|2004||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Sex Shop Clerk||Episode: "What's Eating Gilbert Grissom?"|
|Charmed||Demon||Episode: "Witchness Protection"|
|NYPD Blue||Martin Schweiss||Episode: "The Dead Donald"|
|2005||Alias||Sasha Korjev||Episode: "The Road Home"|
|Numb3rs||Agent Reacher||Episode: "Sacrifice"|
|ER||Teddy Marsh||Episode: "Cañon City"|
|CSI: Miami||Craig Seaborn||Episode: "Three-Way"|
|2006||Law & Order||Gerald Ruane||Episode: "Heart of Darkness"|
|Without a Trace||Steve Goodman||Episode: "Candy"|
|The Unit||Intel Type (Bobby Carrol)||Episode: "Old Home Week"|
|Standoff||Dr. Wayne||Episode: "Life Support"|
|The Nine||Alex Kent||2 episodes|
|A Girl Like Me: The Gwen Araujo Story||Joey Marino||Television film|
|2006–2007||NCIS||Martin Quinn||3 episodes|
|2009||Life on Mars||Det. Ventura / Russell||Episode: "Home Is Where You Hang Your Holster"|
|The Unusuals||Lewis Powell||Episode: "The Circle Line"|
|The Good Wife||Collin Grant||Episode: "Stripped"|
|2010–2011||Law & Order: LA||Det. Tomas "TJ" Jaruszalski||22 episodes|
|2013, 2016||House of Cards||Rep. Peter Russo||12 episodes|
Nominated—Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Nominated—Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or Television Film
Nominated—Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or Television Film
|2014||The Normal Heart||John Bruno||Television film|
|Homeland||Sandy Bachman||Episode: "The Drone Queen"|
|2014–2017||The Strain||Dr. Ephraim Goodweather||45 episodes|
|American Dad!||Vincent Edmonds (voice)||4 episodes|
|2015||WHIH Newsfront||Darren Cross||1 episode|
|2016–2017||Girls||Dill Harcourt||5 episodes|
|2017||A Season with Navy Football||Narrator||13 episodes|
|2018||The Romanoffs||Michael Romanoff||Episode: "The Royal We"|
|2018–2020||American Experience||Narrator||4 episodes|
|2019||The Deuce||Hank Jaffe||7 episodes|
|2020||Ratched||Charles Wainwright||3 episodes|
|Baghdad Central||Captain John Perodi||6 episodes|
|2020–present||Billions||Michael Prince||Recurring (season 5); Main cast (season 6)|
|2021||Scenes from a Marriage||Peter|
|2003||Henry IV||Ensemble||Vivian Beaumont Theatre|
|2004||Intimate Apparel||Mr. Marks||Laura Pels Theatre||Nominated—Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play|
|2007||Old Acquaintance||Rudd Kendall||American Airlines Theatre|
|2008||Some Americans Abroad||Philip Brown||Second Stage Theatre|
|Beast||Banquo / Seyton||New York Theatre Workshop|
|2010||A View From the Bridge||Marco||Cort Theatre|
|2016||Troilus and Cressida||Ulysses||Shakespeare in the Park||Joe A. Callaway Award|
|Plenty||Raymond Brock||The Public Theater|
|2017||Julius Caesar||Marcus Brutus||Shakespeare in the Park|
|2018||Othello||Iago||Shakespeare in the Park|
|2019||Macbeth||Macbeth||Classic Stage Company|
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- Schulman, Michael (August 1, 2016). "From Hemingway to Shakespeare". The New Yorker. Retrieved March 21, 2019.
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- "NYU Graduate Acting Alumni". 2011. Retrieved December 8, 2011.
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- Michael Cieply and Brooks Barnes (December 12, 2013). "'American Hustle' and '12 Years a Slave' Top 2014 Golden Globe Nominations". The New York Times. Retrieved December 12, 2013.
- Andreeva, Nellie (April 25, 2013). "Corey Stoll To Topline FX's 'The Strain', From Guillermo Del Toro & Carlton Cuse". Deadline.com. Retrieved April 27, 2013.
- Andreeva, Nellie (April 25, 2013). "Dark Places". DC. Retrieved April 27, 2013.
- Collis, Clark (January 18, 2015). "Corey Stoll talks about playing 'Ant-Man' villain Yellowjacket". Entertainment Weekly.
- Playbill, July/August 2016
- Denise Petski (January 14, 2019). "'Ratched': Sharon Stone, Cynthia Nixon Among 10 Cast In Ryan Murphy's Netflix Series". Deadline. Retrieved January 20, 2019.
- Crucchiola, Jordan (November 5, 2019). "Julianna Margulies and Corey Stoll Join Billions, That Other Rich People Show". Vulture. Retrieved May 10, 2020.
- Boardman, Madeline (October 5, 2014). "Homeland Star Corey Stoll Engaged to Girlfriend Nadia Bowers". US Weekly.
- "Corey Stoll and Nadia Bowers are Married – and Expecting a Baby Boy!". People.com. Retrieved January 13, 2018.
- "Corey Stoll, Wife Nadia Bowers Welcome First Child: See the Family Pic". Usmagazine.com. November 9, 2015. Retrieved January 13, 2018.
- Pedersen, Erik (November 5, 2019). "'Billions': Julianna Margulies & Corey Stoll Join Season 5 Cast Of Showtime Drama". Deadline.
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