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Cory Bowles

Cory Bowles
Cory Bowles.jpg
Cory Bowles, September 2012
Born (1973-08-27) August 27, 1973 (age 45)
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Cory Bowles (born August 27, 1973) is a Canadian actor, director and choreographer. He is best known for his portrayal of "Cory" in the series Trailer Park Boys.

Life and career

Bowles was born in Montreal, Quebec to a Black Nova Scotian father and a white mother. He was raised in Truro, Nova Scotia.[citation needed]

Best known as Cory in Trailer Park Boys, he also is the principal choreographer of Halifax-based Contemporary Dance Company Verve Mwendo, plays in the rock band Aide-De-Camp and voices the children's series Poko. In the mid-1990s Bowles gained some prominence as MC of hip hop act Hip Club Groove, releasing an EP on No Records and later a full length on Murderecords. The group toured Canada, often opening for other Halifax based bands such as Sloan.

Bowles later formed a theatre company in 1997 with bandmate Joe Wynne called The Good Companions. After closing down the company he went on to further his studies as a dancer and choreographer in Alberta.[citation needed]

Bowles received a Gemini Award for his work on Trailer Park Boys and ECMA nominations for music.[citation needed] His quirky choreography has turned up in music videos for artists such as Matt Mays and Jenn Grant.[citation needed]

Bowles left the Trailer Park Boys and continued to work in film, theatre and music at Bishop's University.[1]

Bowles rejoined the cast of Trailer Park Boys in season 8.

Recently Bowles directed the feature film Black Cop, which won the award for Best Canadian Feature Film at the 2017 Vancouver International Film Festival.[2]

Filmography

Short Films
  • The Scavengers (2008)
  • Heart of Rhyme (2011)
  • The Anatomy of Assistance (2013)
  • Righteous (2014)
  • Black Cop (2016)

Television

Discography

References

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-07-06. Retrieved 2011-03-16.
  2. ^ "VIFF Announces BC and Canadian Award Winners for the 36th Annual Festival" (Press release). Greater Vancouver International Film Festival Society. 7 October 2017. Retrieved 15 October 2017.

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