Cory English
Cory English (born 1968 in Rochester, New York), is an American actor. Born into a blue collar family in upstate New York, Cory was the youngest of four boys. Cory attended Wayne Central in Ontario, New York. He lived for several years in New York City, where he was a Broadway gypsy, moving neatly from one musical to another. In 1998 English studied classical theatre at the Drama Studio London in Ealing. He settled in England after marrying British actress Eva Alexander. For numerous years he taught Modern dance at the north London Theatre school sue nieto. West End credits include Chicago, and Guys and Dolls. Recently, he has been headlining the Mel Brooks smash The Producers as Max Bialystock at Theatre Royal, Drury Lane and the UK National Tour. More recently, 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. Cory English worked on another theatre venture penned by Mel Brooks from late 2008, playing the part of Igor in a New York production of Young Frankenstein replacing Christopher Fitzgerald. He is currently reprising the role in the United States national tour which also featured his former Broadway co-stars Roger Bart and Shuler Hensley. 2013 finds Cory at Portland Center Stage in Somewhere in Time