Who is Corey Reynolds?

Corey Reynolds was born on 3 July 1974 under the zodiac sign of Cancer, in Richmond, Virginia USA. He’s a 47-year-old actor, probably best recognized for landing the role of Seaweed J. Stubbs in the Broadway adaptation of the musical “Hairspray”, and featuring as David Gabriel in the TNT police procedural series “The Closer”.

How rich is he, as of now? Corey Reynolds’ Net Worth

As of late-2021, Corey Reynolds’ net worth is estimated at over $3 million, earned through his successful involvement in the world of entertainment. He’s worked on more than 20 television and film titles since he launched his career back in the late 1990s, increasing his fortune by performing in various stage productions.

Happy birthday to Corey Reynolds aka Gabriel! Just a few short days until he returns with the rest of the crew for the final 6 epsiodes of The Closer!

Posted by The Closer on Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Early Life, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion, Educational Background

Corey Reynolds spent his early years in his hometown of Richmond, where he was raised by his father, who worked as an engineer, and his mother, who worked at a medical store; however, there is no information about their names. He has an elder sister and an adopted younger brother. He holds American nationality, belongs to African American ethnic group, and is a Christian. Regarding his education, Corey attended Monacan High School, then upon matriculation, he moved to California to pursue his career as a full-time actor.

Career Beginnings

Corey Reynolds started his professional acting career by performing in various shows at Paramount Kings Dominion. He was also cast in the touring productions of the Broadway musicals “Saturday Night Fever” and “Smokey Joe’s Café”. Afterwards he moved to New York City, and joined the ensemble of the musical “Hairspray”, which proved his big break with the role of Seaweed J. Stubbs, that earned him nominations for a Drama Desk Award and Tony Award, both in the category of Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical.

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He then focused on his career in film and TV – in 1999, he had a small part in the short film “Magic Cum”, after which he made his debut TV appearance as Malcolm ‘Khalif’ Davis in an episode of the UPN sitcom “Eve” in 2003. Later that year, he guest-starred as Robert Bridge in two episodes of the CBS drama series “The Guardian”, alongside Simon Baker and Dabney Coleman.

Rise to Prominence

Corey Reynolds’ debut feature film appearance came in 2004, when he played Waylin in the comedy-drama film “The Terminal”, directed by Steven Spielberg, sharing the screen with such actors as Tom Hanks and Catherine Zeta-Jones; the film was a huge commercial success, grossing nearly $220 million on a $60 million budget.

He then featured as William in the 2005 comedy film “Partner(s)”, written and directed by Dave Diamond, then his most prominent role to date came later that year when he joined the main cast of the police procedural TV series “The Closer”, in which he starred in the role of David Gabriel, broadcast on TNT for seven seasons until its finale in 2012. For his performance, he was nominated for five Screen Actors Guild Awards, two NAMIC Vision Awards, and two Image Awards (NAACP). While filming the series, Corey also worked on other projects – he narrated the 2011 war documentary film “The Wereth Eleven”, and guest-starred in such TV series as “Without A Trace”, “CSI: Miami”, and “NCIS”, among others.

Continued Success

In 2014, Corey Reynolds landed the role of Tack in the made-for-TV adventure fantasy film “Delirium”, next to Billy Campbell and Emma Roberts, and played Rev. C. T. Vivian in the Academy Award-winning historical drama film “Selma”, alongside Tom Wilkinson and David Oyelowo. It was followed by his portrayals of Officer Wells in the comedy-drama film “The Meddler”, and Lonzo Williams in the biographical drama film “Straight Outta Compton”, both in 2015. The latter was a huge commercial success, that earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Original Screenplay.

During the same year, he had the recurring part of Waylon Ortley in the HBO medical comedy series “Getting On”, then in 2016, he was cast as Assistant District Attorney Martin Reardon in the third season of the TNT crime drama series “Murder In The First”, and James Bell in the critically acclaimed Showtime period drama series “Masters Of Sex”.

Recent and Upcoming Projects

Thereafter, Corey Reynolds took the supporting roles of ATF Agent Duke Morgan in the CBS police procedural series “NCIS: Los Angeles” (2017), and Phil Brooks in the CBS police procedural crime drama series “Criminal Minds” (2017-2018). He then featured as Harrison Brennan in the drama TV miniseries “The Red Line”, created by Erica Weiss and Caitlin Parrish and broadcast on CBS in 2019.

It was followed by his appearance as Cliff Mosley in The CW’s sports drama series “All American” (2019-2020), which was inspired by the life of professional American football player Spencer Paysinger.

Most recently, Corey was chosen to portray Sheriff Mike Thompson in the sci-fi mystery comedy series “Resident Alien” (2021), aired on the Syfy network. The series is based on the comic book of the same title written by Steve Parkhouse and Peter Hogan. Speaking about his upcoming projects, it’s announced that he will serve as an executive producer for the short drama film “North Star”, written and directed by P.J. Palmer.

Appearance and Vital Statistics

Corey Reynolds has short dark brown hair and dark brown eyes. He stands at a height of 5ft 8ins (1.78m), while his weight is around 160lbs (73kgs). Information about his vital statistics, biceps size, and shoe size isn’t available.

Personal Life

Corey Reynolds is a married man – the name of his wife is Tara Renee Schemansky, who is an attorney by profession. The public isn’t aware of when they became romantically involved, but it’s known that they exchanged their wedding vows at a ceremony held in July 2008. They have a so, named Revin Blue Reynolds, who was born in 2013. The family currently resides is in Los Angeles, California.

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