Cory English



Cory English (born 1968 in Rochester, New York), is an American actor. Born into a blue collar family in upstate New York, English was the youngest of four boys. Cory attended Wayne Central in Ontario, New York. He lived for several years in New York City. In 1998 English studied classical theatre at the Drama Studio London in Ealing, and subsequently settled in England after marrying British actress Eva Alexander. His West End credits include Chicago, and Guys and Dolls. In 2014 and 2015, English starred in a UK national tour of the Mel Brooks musical The Producers as Max Bialystock. English worked on Young Frankenstein, another Mel Brooks musical, playing the part of Igor in a New York City production of Young Frankenstein in 2008, replacing Christopher Fitzgerald. He reprised that appearance for a United States national tour, which also featured former Broadway co-stars Roger Bart and Shuler Hensley. In 2013, English appeared at Portland Center Stage in Somewhere in Time English had a brief, uncredited appearance in the mockumentary talent show Peter Kay's Britain's Got the Pop Factor... and Possibly a New Celebrity Jesus Christ Soapstar Superstar Strictly on Ice aired on Channel 4 in October 2008. English played a helium balloon inhaling singer auditionee, giving his rendition of Mika's hit Grace Kelly. English and Kay had worked together previously (Kay playing flamboyant, gay director Roger De Bris) in The Producers at the Palace Theatre, Manchester in 2007.

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