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Corey Haim

Biography

Canadian actor whose initial film was 1984’s Firstborn. He afterwards played jobs in Murphey’s Love, Lucas, and Wish a Little Wish. He had taken lessons being a mime to get over his timid demeanor as a kid. He recommended playing hockey and reading comic books over performing when he was a kid. He was a Canadian professional and teenage idol who made an appearance in Lucas as well as the Lost Guys. He passed away of pneumonia this year 2010. His dad, Bernie Haim, proved helpful being a salesman. He dated celebrity Alyssa Milano from 1987 to 1990 and dated Victoria Beckham in 1995. He and Corey Feldman starred in a number of movies jointly in the 80’s and 90’s and became referred to as “BOTH Coreys.”

Quick Facts


Full Name Corey Haim
Date Of Birth December 23, 1971
Died March 10, 2010, Burbank, California, United States
Place Of Birth Toronto, Canada
Height 1.73 m
Profession Movie Actor
Nationality Canadian
Parents Judy Haim, Bernie Haim
Siblings Carol Haim, Daniel Lee Haim
Movies The Lost Boys, License to Drive, Lucas, Dream a Little Dream, Silver Bullet, Blown Away, Murphy's Romance, Prayer of the Rollerboys, Firstborn, Crank: High Voltage, Lost Boys: The Tribe, Fast Getaway, Anything for Love, Secret Admirer, Dream a Little Dream 2, Oh, What a Night, Watchers, Dream Machine, Shark City, The Double 0 Kid, Fever Lake, Demolition University, Demolition High, National Lampoon's Last Resort, Snowboard Academy, Fast Getaway II, Universal Groove, A Time to Live, Decisions, Life 101, The Backlot Murders, American Sunset, Busted, Starz Inside: Bloodsucking Cinema, Merlin: The Quest Begins, New Terminal Hotel, Never Too Late, Shooter on the Side, Without Malice
TV Shows The Two Coreys, Roomies, The Edison Twins, 100 Greatest Kid Stars
Star Sign Capricorn

  • Facts
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#Fact
1 Was in a relationship with Victoria Beckham in 1995, which ended on mutual terms.
2 He was in a relationship with actress Alyssa Milano from 1987 to 1990.
3 Haim was engaged to model Cindy Guyer in 2000. He proposed to Guyer two days after they met at a Chicago autograph show.
4 Was offered the role of Charlie Fox in The Mosquito Coast (1986) and Chris Chambers in Stand by Me (1986). His father, who was acting as his manager at the time, turned down both in favor of Corey having a starring role in Lucas (1986). Both of those roles eventually went to the late River Phoenix.
5 Back when he was a kid in Thornhill Ontario, Corey Haim used to break dance with the other kids at recess, in school.
6 Best friend Corey Feldman chose not to attend Haim's funeral at the request of Haim's family, because they wanted to keep the funeral as low-key as possible. Feldman instead issued an open letter on the Internet which he wrote to his deceased friend.
7 Was buried at Thornhill memorial chapel in Toronto on March 16th, 2010. Because Haim was broke at the time of his death, a celebrity memorabilia site that he sometimes sold items to, Startifacts, had donated $20,000 to cover the cost of the transportation and headstone. The check was subsequently canceled when it was found the funeral home was covering the cost already.
8 Formerly engaged to actress Tiffany Shepis. [Oct. 30, 2008].
9 He and Corey Feldman were known as the Two Coreys at the peak of their careers in the 1980s.
10 He starred in eight movies with Corey Feldman: The Lost Boys (1987), License to Drive (1988), Dream a Little Dream (1989), Blown Away (1993), Last Resort (1994), Dream a Little Dream 2 (1995), Busted (1997) and Lost Boys: The Tribe (2008).
11 Auditioned for the role of Dick Grayson/Robin in Batman Forever (1995).
12 Ranked #26 on VH1's 100 Greatest Kid Stars.
13 Bill Egert's character Sean Haim in the movie Detour (2002) was named after him, as Egert's favorite actor.
14 Was engaged to Nicole Eggert, whom he credits with helping save his life on a certain occasion: while they were filming one of several movies together, she noticed that Haim was suffering from a narcotic "rush." Eggert promptly drove him to the local hospital where Corey was detoxed.
15 Was asked by best friend and frequent co-star Corey Feldman - while filming the first season of The Surreal Life (2003) - to be his best man at his wedding to Susie Feldman; but unfortunately, due to prior commitments he was not able to attend.
16 Brooke McCarter managed him up to the mid 1990s until Corey's drug problem caused a fallout.
17 Was engaged to Holly Fields (not the boxer) in 1996, but broke up.
18 In 2004, he became the subject of a single by the Irish band The Thrills titled "Whatever Happened To Corey Haim?".
19 Filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in July 1997 in Los Angeles, California, listing debts that included nearly $104,000 to the I.R.S., $100,000 in California taxes and a variety of medical expenses. The document stated that he had no bank account and very few assets, including a 1987 BMW, $100 in cash, $750 worth of clothing, and $7,500 in residuals and royalty rights. He also listed a $31,000 pension plan.
20 Parents Bernie and Judy divorced when Corey was 11 years old. They were married for 18 years.
21 His dad, Bernie Haim, worked as a sales rep. His mom, Judy Haim, worked as a computer operator.
22 Got into acting because his mom put him into acting lessons to help him deal with his shyness and it later became a career because his older sister Carol Haim was auditioning for roles.
23 His father is Canadian and his mother was born in Israel; both are from Jewish families. Corey had a Bar Mitzvah ceremony.
24 Favorite actress: Cybill Shepherd. Favorite Actor: James Dean.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Dead Sea 2014 Oso (credit only)
Decisions 2011 Det. Lou Andreas
New Terminal Hotel 2010 Jasper Crash
The Hostage Game 2010 Tom MacLean
Shark City 2009 Chip Davis
Crank: High Voltage 2009 Randy
Trade In 2009 Corey Haim
Lost Boys: The Tribe 2008 Video Sam Emerson
Universal Groove 2007 Jim
Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star 2003 Corey Haim
The Backlot Murders 2002 Video Tony
Without Malice 2000 TV Movie Marty
Big Wolf on Campus 2000 TV Series Corey Haim
Wishmaster 2: Evil Never Dies 1999 Video Museum Burglar (uncredited)
Merlin 1998 TV Movie Wilf
PSI Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal 1998 TV Series Research Project Intern
Demolition University 1997 Video Lenny Slater
Busted 1997 Video Clifford
Shooter on the Side 1996
Snowboard Academy 1996 Video Chris Barry
Never Too Late 1996 Max
Demolition High 1996 Video Lenny Slater
Fever Lake 1996 Video Albert
Life 101 1995 Video Ramsy
Dream a Little Dream 2 1995 Video Dinger Holfield
Fast Getaway II 1994 Video Nelson Potter
Last Resort 1994/II Video Dave
Double Switch 1993 Video Game Eddie
Just One of the Girls 1993 Video Chris Calder
Blown Away 1993 TV Movie Rich
Oh, What a Night 1992 Eric
The Double 0 Kid 1992 Video Lance Elliot
Dream Machine 1991 Barry Davis
Fast Getaway 1991 Video Nelson
Prayer of the Rollerboys 1990 Griffin
Dream a Little Dream 1989 Dinger
Watchers 1988 Travis
License to Drive 1988 Les Anderson
The Lost Boys 1987 Sam
Roomies 1987 TV Series Matthew Wiggins
Lucas 1986 Lucas
Murphy's Romance 1985 Jake Moriarity
A Time to Live 1985 TV Movie Peter Weisman
Silver Bullet 1985 Marty Coslaw
Secret Admirer 1985 Jeff (as Cory Haim)
The Edison Twins 1984-1985 TV Series Larry
Firstborn 1984 Brian Livingston

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Two Coreys 2007 TV Series executive producer
Demolition University 1997 Video executive producer
Demolition High 1996 Video executive producer
Life 101 1995 Video associate producer
Fast Getaway 1991 Video associate producer

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star 2003 "Child Stars on Your Television"

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Guerrilla 2017 Short dedicatee completed
The Girl 2011 in memory of
Emerging Past 2011 Video special thanks
Lost Boys: The Thirst 2010 Video dedicated to the memory of
Space Daze 2005 Video special thanks
Corey Feldman Interview 2005 Video documentary short special thanks
Corey Haim Interview 2005 Video documentary short special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Shark City: Behind the Scenes 2010 Video documentary short Himself
Entertainment Tonight Canada 2008 TV Series Himself
The Two Coreys 2007-2008 TV Series Himself
eTalk Daily 2008 TV Series Himself
Entertainment Tonight 2008 TV Series Himself
Bloodsucking Cinema 2007 TV Movie documentary Himself
Larry King Live 2007 TV Series Himself
Biography 2007 TV Series documentary Himself
Bullrun: Cops, Cars & Superstars III 2006 TV Series Himself
Robot Chicken 2006 TV Series Himself / Teacher / Man
The Greatest 2005 TV Series documentary Himself
Corey Haim Interview 2005 Video documentary short
The Lost Boys: A Retrospective 2004 Video documentary short Himself
Child Stars 2002 TV Movie Himself
E! True Hollywood Story 2001 TV Series documentary Himself
Late Show with David Letterman 1999 TV Series Himself - Cameo
The 37th Annual Thalians Ball 1992 TV Movie Himself
Me, Myself and I 1989 Video documentary short Himself
Steven Spielberg: An American Cinematheque Tribute 1989 TV Movie Himself
The Arsenio Hall Show 1989 TV Series Himself
The Starlight Annual Foundation Benefit 1988 TV Special Himself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
An Open Secret 2014/I Documentary Himself (uncredited)
Lost Boys: The Thirst 2010 Video Sam Emerson (uncredited)
Entertainment Tonight 2010 TV Series Himself
100 Greatest Teen Stars 2006 TV Mini-Series Himself
50 Cutest Child Stars: All Grown Up 2005 TV Movie documentary Himself
I Love the '80s 2002 TV Series documentary Himself
Buy Me That! A Kids' Survival Guide to TV Advertising. 1989 TV Movie Himself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1989 Young Artist Award Young Artist Awards Best Young Actor in a Motion Picture Comedy or Fantasy License to Drive (1988)
1987 Young Artist Award Young Artist Awards Exceptional Young Actor Starring in a Television Special or Movie of the Week A Time to Live (1985)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1992 Saturn Award Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA Best Performance by a Younger Actor Prayer of the Rollerboys (1990)
1990 Saturn Award Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA Best Performance by a Younger Actor Watchers (1988)
1988 Saturn Award Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA Best Performance by a Younger Actor The Lost Boys (1987)
1988 Young Artist Award Young Artist Awards Best Young Male Superstar in Motion Pictures The Lost Boys (1987)
1987 Young Artist Award Young Artist Awards Exceptional Performance by a Young Actor Starring in a Feature Film - Comedy or Drama Lucas (1986)
1986 Young Artist Award Young Artist Awards Exceptional Performance by a Young Actor - Motion Picture Firstborn (1984)

2nd place awards

2nd place awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1989 Bravo Otto Germany Bravo Otto Best Actor (Schauspieler)


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#Quote
1 [on battle with drug abuse] It's one day at a time. It's one second at a time-it's really one millisecond at a time sometimes. But you gotta grind your teeth and bear it. There's no way to get around it. It's just time, effort and support-and you gotta reach out and ask for help
2 [on his cameo in Crank: High Voltage (2009)] My first day of filming, I went in my camper for a minute, and I just started crying, because I was, like, home. And I'm just so grateful. It's a cameo. But, like, Ricky Schroder did a cameo in Crimson Tide (1995), and then boom! He got NYPD Blue.
3 [on effects of molestation] It's something that will be addressed in my inner soul for the rest of my life, and it's something that truly affects me, and I opened up a can of worms, so to speak. Every day I opened up, like, a can of sardines. It's something I've addressed. Psychiatrists can be helpful. They have the medications and blah-blah-blah. But I don't want any of that, man. I've dealt with this, and I'm dealing with this-second by second, minute by minute, day by day. Everything's cool. It's just like, It happened, it's over, and move on. Let's move on to the next subject.
4 This is where you make new friends and you start living and learning. So I'm a late bloomer, I'm 36, but hey, I'm learning. Every day's a learning experience, right?
5 I want to be the guy they talk about when they talk about comebacks. I want people to learn from me, see I'm human, and understand that I make mistakes just like they do, but it doesn't have to consume you. You've got to walk through the raindrops, and that's totally what I am trying to do.
6 I was working on The Lost Boys (1987) when I smoked my first joint. But a year before that, I was starting to drink beer on the set of the film Lucas (1986). I lived in Los Angeles in the '80s, which was not the best place to be. I did cocaine for about a year and a half, then it led to crack. I started on the downers which were a hell of a lot better than the uppers because I was a nervous wreck. But one led to two, two led to four, four led to eight, until at the end it was about 85 a day - the doctors could not believe I was taking that much. And that was just the valium - I'm not talking about the other pills I went through.

#Trademark
1 In early years, his mouth was mostly always open

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