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Corey Haim stars as himself on A&E's reality docu-drama, "The Two Coreys."

As a child, Corey Haim enjoyed collecting comic books, playing ice hockey and playing music on his keyboard. Corey Haim developed an interest in acting while tagging along on an audition with his sister Cari. Father, Bernie, is French-Canadian and mother, Judy, was born in Israel. After 18 years of marriage, Corey Haim's parents divorced when he was 11 years old.

Corey Haim's first professional break was playing the part
Corey Haim on "The Two Coreys"
Corey Haim The Two Coreys
of Larry in the Canadian family television series, "The Edison Twins" (1982-1986). In 1984, Corey Haim made his film debut in "Firstborn," which also featured Terri Garr, Sarah Jessica Parker and Robert Downey Jr.

Throughout 1985 Corey Haim continued to develop his professional resume with roles in "Secret Admirer," "Murphy's Romance," starring Sally Field and James Garner, as well as in the feature film version of Stephen King's novella, "Silver Bullet" in which he played a paralytic boy. Corey Haim won a Young Artist Award as an Exception Young Actor Starring in a Television Special or Movie of the Week for his portrayal of a child struggling with muscular dystrophy in the television movie, "A Time To Live."

1986 proved to be a breakthrough year for Corey Haim. Roger Ebert raved about Corey Haim's portrayal of the title role in "Lucas" saying, "he creates one of the most three-dimensional, complicated, interesting characters of any age in any recent movie" (Chicago Sun-Times, March 28, 1986).

On the heels of the success of "Lucas," Corey Haim appeared in the popular film "The Lost Boys," alongside Jason Patric and Keifer Sutherland. "The Lost Boys" also marked the first on-screen pairing with the other Corey, Corey Feldman. The Coreys, as Haim and Feldman quickly became known, collaborated together for a total of seven films throughout their careers, including "License to Drive" (1988), "Dream A Little Dream" (1989) and "National Lampoon's Last Resort" (1994). In fact, Corey Haim and Corey Feldman tied for the 1989 Young Artist Award Best Young Actor in a Motion Picture Comedy or Fantasy for "License to Drive."

In 1989, amid public speculation of serious drug problems, Corey Haim released the self-promotional documentary video, "Corey Haim: Me, Myself and I". The video demonstrates Corey Haim discussing his career, lifestyle and participating in wholesome family activities.

Throughout the 1990s, Corey Haim has maintained a much lower profiles, working primarily on direct-to-video releases.

Corey Haim was ranked #26 on VH1's "Greatest Kid Stars" (2005) and ranked #8 on VH1's "100 Greatest Teen Stars" (2006).


COREY HAIM: FACTS

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Age: 42 years old
Birthday: December 23, 1971
Hometown: Toronto, Ontario, Canada


 
 
 
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