Corey Feldman

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Corey Scott Feldman (born July 16, 1971) is an American film and television actor. He became known during the 1980s, with roles in the Hollywood films Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter, The Goonies, Stand by Me, The Lost Boys, License to Drive, Dream a Little Dream, Gremlins and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

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Early life and career (1970s–1980s)

Feldman was born in the Chatsworth district of Los Angeles, California, the second of five children of Sheila (née Goldstein), his childhood manager, and Bob Feldman, a musician who eventually owned his own talent agency aimed at modeling other children's careers after his son's.[1] Feldman was raised Jewish.[2][3] He has an older sister Mindy, a younger sister Brittnie and two younger brothers, Eden and Devin.[4]

Feldman started his career at the age of three, appearing in a McDonald's commercial. In his youth he appeared in over 100 television commercials and on 50 television shows, including "Mork and Mindy", "Eight is Enough", and "One Day at a Time". He was also in Cheers, playing a Little Leaguer coached by Coach Ernie Pantusso.

He debuted in the films Time After Time and Disney's The Fox and the Hound, and then went on to star in fifteen number-one movies in a row. These movies included Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter (1984), Gremlins (1984), The Goonies (1985), and Stand By Me (1986), alongside River Phoenix, Wil Wheaton, and Jerry O'Connell.

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