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Corey Reynolds BIO

Reynolds was born in Richmond, Virginia, where he attended Monacan High School before moving to California to pursue his acting career. He got his start at Paramount Kings Dominion performing in various shows. While living in California, he was cast in a touring production of the revue Smokey Joe's Cafe, as well as the tour of Saturday Night Fever. After this run, he went to New York City and auditioned for various shows. He was originally cast in Hairspray's ensemble, but was offered the role of Seaweed after three readings. For this role, he was nominated for a Tony Award and Drama Desk Award, both for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical.



Reynolds guest starred on Without a Trace and appeared in The Guardian prior to his role in The Closer. To research this role, Reynolds drew on his past career in security and law enforcement.

Reynolds has appeared in films such as The Terminal, Red Tails, and Straight Outta Compton. He plays Sheriff Mike Thompson in the SyFy comedy-drama Resident Alien.

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Corey Reynolds STAGE CREDITS

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2002
Seaweed J. Stubbs

[US Tour]
US National Tour, 1999
Ensemble

[New York]
Reading, 2000
Seaweed J. Stubbs


Corey Reynolds Movies

The Terminal
[ 2004 ] Waylin
Partner(s)
[ 2005 ] William
Selma
[ 2014 ] Rev. C.T. Vivian
Straight Outta Compton
[ 2015 ] Lonzo Williams
The Meddler
[ 2015 ] Officer Wells

Corey Reynolds TV Shows

All American
Cliff Mosley
Criminal Minds
Phil Brooks
Resident Alien
Sheriff Mike Thompson
The Closer
David Gabriel

Corey Reynolds Awards and Nominations


winner
Drama Desk Awards - 2003 - Outstanding Featured Actor - Musical

Corey Reynolds, Hairspray

Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2003 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical

Corey Reynolds, Hairspray

Tony Awards - 2003 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical

Corey Reynolds, Hairspray

Tony Awards - 2003 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical

Corey Reynolds, Hairspray

Corey Reynolds News


SYFY Sets RESIDENT ALIEN Season 3 Premiere Date

Based on the Dark Horse comics, SYFY's “Resident Alien” follows a crash-landed alien named Harry (Alan Tudyk) whose secret mission is to kill all humans. In season three, Harry is vowing to work with General McCallister (Linda Hamilton) to rid the Earth of the Grey aliens – a task made more difficult. Watch the video trailer now!
Where Are They Now? Catch Up on the Careers of the Original Cast of HAIRSPRAY

In our new series, 'Where Are They Now?' we're taking a look back at some of our favorite original Broadway casts, and catching up with their careers! Next up, the original cast of Hairspray!
Hollywood Critics Association Announces Full List of Nominations for Inaugural TV Awards

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VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for RESIDENT ALIEN on SYFY

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Photo Flash: See Phillipa Soo, Adrienne Warren, HAIRSPRAY Original Cast Members & More in MISCAST20

MCC Theater's virtual Miscast20 gala, took place last night, Sunday, September 13, 2020 at 8PM ET! Miscast, MCC Theater's annual gala celebration, is one of the most anticipated and exciting theater events in New York each year, where the biggest stars of stage and screen take the stage to sing songs from roles in which they would never be cast. 
VIDEO: Watch Norbert Leo Butz, Heather Headley & More in MCC's MISCAST20

MCC Theater's annual Miscast gala is one of the most exciting and unique theater events in town. Broadway's hottest stars perform songs from roles in which they would never be cast. This year, for the first time ever, Miscast will go entirely digital, inviting in theater fans everywhere. The free, 90-minute broadcast will be captioned, and will feature all new performances, special guests, and more. Tune in right here at  tonight at 8pm to watch live! The show will be available to watch through Thursday, September 17.
BWW Flashback: The Best Performances of MCC's Miscast Past!

MCC Theater's annual Miscast gala is one of the most exciting and unique theater events in town. Broadway's hottest stars perform songs from roles in which they would never be cast.
Laura Bell Bundy, Kerry Butler, Harvey Fierstein and More From HAIRSPRAY Complete Casting for MCC Theater's MISCAST20

MCC Theater announced today that members of the original Broadway cast of Hairspray will reunite for Miscast20. The gala will take place Sunday, September 13, 2020 at 8PM ET on MCC Theater's YouTube Channel, and will be available to watch through Thursday, September 17.
VIDEO: EVERYBODY DANCE NOW! A Look Back at 'You Can't Stop the Beat' From HAIRSPRAY!

In this time of social distancing and remaining responsibly indoors, we are all looking for ways to brighten our days and get moving any way we can! In the spirit of celebrating theater and providing motivation to get up and get shakin', we're taking a look back and paying tribute to some of the greatest dance numbers in musical theater history! Today's number, You Can't Stop the Beat from Hairspray!
SYFY Announces New York Comic-Con Panels Featuring RESIDENT ALIEN, WYNONNA EARP and More

Once again, SYFY and SYFY WIRE will take over New York Comic Con -- providing both Con-goers and fans at home wall-to-wall coverage and activations from the pop culture mega-event, held October 3-6 at the Javits Convention Center in New York City. SYFY WIRE's partnership with NYCC producer ReedPOP continues, with SYFY WIRE once again serving as the official streaming partner for the 2019 Con, delivering exclusive original coverage and content both online and on air…and it's all LIVE! Additionally, SYFY will feature panels and screenings for fan faves and upcoming originals alike. 
Where is the HAIRSPRAY Original Cast Now?

Hey there, teenage Baltimore! It's officially been seventeen years since Broadway audiences were first welcomed the the 60s with the opening of Hairspray at the Neil Simon Theatre on August 15, 2002. To celebrate the special occasion, we're looking back what the nicest kids in town have been up to since leaving The Corny Collins Show, including Marissa Jaret Winokur, Harvey Fierstein, Matthew Morrison, Kerry Butler, and more! Check it all out!
Did You Know... Our Favorite Fun Facts About the 2019 Tony Nominees!

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Alan Tudyk to Star in SYFY's RESIDENT ALIEN Pilot

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VIDEO: Broadway Kids Jam Releases 'Mama, I'm A Big Girl Now' From HAIRSPRAY

Broadway Kids Jam has released their latest jam, 'Mama, I'm A Big Girl Now' from the hit Broadway musical, Movie, and live TV broadcast, Hairspray. This jam features Molly Richardson (Matilda), Mckayla Twiggs (Anastasia, Les Miserables, Once), Joshua Turchin (The Pill, TrevorLIVE LA, A Christmas Story the Musical) and Shaina Turchin.
Harvey Fierstein Celebrates 15 Years of Broadway's HAIRSPRAY

On August 15, 2002, 'Hairspray' opened on Broadway at the Neil Simon Theatre, winning eight 2003 Tony Awards for Best Musical, Best Book of a Musical, Best Original Score, Best Actor (Harvey Fierstein), Best Actress (Marissa Jaret Winokur), Best Featured Actor (Dick Latessa), Best Costume Design and Best Direction of a Musical. 
Did You Know... Our Favorite Fun Facts About the 2017 Tony Nominees!

The 2017 Tony nominations were announced this morning. If you haven't checked them out yet, what are you waiting for?! CLICK HERE to check out a full list of this year's nominees, and HERE for reactions from the lucky few!
Starry Lineup Set for AN EVENING OF CLASSIC BROADWAY at Rockwell Table & Stage

L.A.'s live music venue, Rockwell Table and Stage in Los Feliz, continues its ongoing line-up show, An Evening of Classic Broadway, today, January 24th at 8PM.
Starry Lineup Set for AN EVENING OF CLASSIC BROADWAY at Rockwell Table & Stage

L.A.'s live music venue, Rockwell Table and Stage in Los Feliz, continues its ongoing line-up show, An Evening of Classic Broadway, on Tuesday, January 24th at 8PM.
The Journey of HAIRSPRAY- From Screen to Stage and Back Again!

The first was the 1988 original film, the second was the 2002 Broadway musical, the third was its 2007 film adaptation, and then the 2016 live television production on NBC. As a Welcome to the 60's, let's go back to beginning to learn the history of the property itself.
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Corey Reynolds FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many Broadway shows has Corey Reynolds been in?

Corey Reynolds has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Corey Reynolds been in?

Corey Reynolds has not appeared in the West End.

What awards has Corey Reynolds been nominated for?

Corey Reynolds has been nominated for the following awards: - Outstanding Featured Actor - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Hairspray - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Hairspray - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Hairspray - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Hairspray.

What awards has Corey Reynolds won?

Corey Reynolds has won the Outstanding Featured Actor - Musical award at the Drama Desk Awards for his performance in Hairspray.

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