Nov. 14th, 1986
Columbus, Ohio, USA
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Cory Michael Smith (born November 14, 1986) is an American actor. He currently portrays Edward Nygma in FOX's television drama series Gotham. He is set to appear in Camp X-Ray. He appeared in 2013 in Breakfast at Tiffany's on Broadway, which starred Emilia Clarke.
Smith, a native of Columbus, Ohio, had aspirations ranging from becoming a concert pianist to a lawyer. While at Otterbein University Smith was cast in such plays as The Scene, The Caucasian Chalk Circle, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, and Tartuffe.
In 2011, Smith was seen in the New York City premier of The Shaggs: Philosophy of the World at Playwrights Horizons and in 2009 to early 2012 could be seen in various regional theatre productions for the likes of New York Stage and Film. He starred in The Fantasticks at both Barrington Stage Company and The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis. He was also seen in Edith Can Shoot Things and Hit Them.
Smith made his Broadway debut in Breakfast at Tiffany's in 2013. In the same theatre season, he also starred Off-Broadway in both the U.S. Premiere of Cock akaThe Cockfight Play by Mike Bartlett (playwright) and 'The Whale' by Samuel D. Hunter which had its world premier at Denver Center for the Performing Arts with the New York premier at Playwrights Horizons.
His first feature film was Camp X-Ray (film) which premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival in January. He appeared in a short horror movie, Dog Food, co-starring 'Amanda Seyfried' and premiered at the 2014 South by Southwest in March. Smith currently appears in Gotham as Edward Nygma. He also appeared in the HBO mini-series Olive Kitteridge and the film Carol.
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