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Corey Cott Biography
Corey Cott is an American actor and singer. Best known for playing Jack Kelly in the Broadway musical Newsies, replacing Jeremy Jordan. He is also known for originating the role of Donny Novitski in the Broadway musical Bandstand.
Cott attended Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Drama, where he graduated in 2012 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Acting. During his time at Carnegie Mellon, he performed in numerous productions, including “West Side Story,” “Assassins,” and “Company.”
After graduation, Cott made his Broadway debut as Jack Kelly in “Newsies” in 2012, which earned him a Theatre World Award. He went on to perform in several other Broadway shows, including “Gigi” and “Bandstand.”
Corey Cott Age
Corey Michael was born on 30 March 1990 in Columbus, Mississippi, United States. He is 32 years old.
Corey Cott Family
Cott was born on March 30, 1990, in Columbus, Ohio, United States. He is the son of Rick and Lori Cott and has two siblings, a brother named Casey Cott who is also an actor, and a sister named Carly Cott.
Corey Cott’s father, Rick, is a former Air Force pilot and now works as an investment manager. His mother, Lori Cott, is a teacher. Cott grew up in a close-knit family and has often mentioned how his parents and siblings have been a significant influence on his life and career.
Corey and his brother Casey both pursued careers in acting and have shared the screen on multiple occasions, including in the TV series “Riverdale,” where Casey plays the character of Kevin Keller.
Corey Cott Casey Cott
He is the older brother of actor Casey Cott. Casey is known for his role as Kevin Keller on The CW series Riverdale.
Corey Cott Meghan Woollard | Cott Wife
In January 2013, he married Meghan Woollard. The couple had met while singing in church in Pittsburgh. The couple welcomed their first child a son, Elliot Michael Cott on May 1, 2017.
Corey Cott Newsies | Corey Jack Kelly
He moved to New York City soon after graduating from Carnegie Mellon University. Shortly after his relocation, he booked the role of the Jack Kelly alternate in the Broadway musical Newsies and took over that role permanently on September 5, 2012.
Newsies is loosely based on the New York City Newsboys’ Strike of 1899 and featuring twelve original songs by Alan Menken and an underscore by J.A.C. Redford, it stars Christian Bale, David Moscow, Bill Pullman, Robert Duvall and Ann-Margret.
Corey Cott Broadway
He appeared in the musical Bandstand as WWII veteran Donny Novitski, which opened on Broadway on April 26, 2017. Cott also starred in the musical’s premiere at the Paper Mill Playhouse in October 2015.
Corey Cott Height
Cott’s height is not yet disclosed.
Corey Cott Film
2012 – What You Get as Benjamin Armand
2015 – The Intern as Customer Service Representative #2
2016 – Mutt as Michael
Corey Cott Movies
- Bandstand (2018)
- The Good Fight (2017)
- The Mustang (2019)
- The Intern (2015)
- Philharmonic (2012)
Corey and Vanessa Hudgens
Vanessa Hudgens gets along with him very well, she also admitted that Cott is much talented than Zac Efron in musicals.
Corey Cott Bandstand
Corey stars alongside Laura Osnes, and Beth Level in the original musical composed by Richard Oberacker with book and lyrics by Oberacker and Robert Taylor, Bandstand.
The musical premiered at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn in October 2015 and opened on Broadway on April 26, 2017, closing on September 17, 2017.