Cory Michael Smith was born on November 14, 1986 in Columbus, Ohio. He was raised there by his parents, David and Theresa (nee Fagan) Smith. He also has a brother named Chad. Cory was interested in being a lawyer or a pianist since his teenage years. He studied at the Hilliard Darby High School and graduated in the 2005.
Afterwards, he attended Otterbein University. During his college years he already started his acting career and was the cast of several projects like “The Scene” and “The Caucasian Chalk Circle”. He graduated with his major & minor, which were art musical theatre and jazz piano. Later he changed his mind and decided to drop out of the art musical theatre for philosophy or pre-law.
He started his career by working on theatre stage and was involved in such musical plays like “The Fantasticks” and “The Shaggs: Philosophy of the World”. He also took a part in “Edith Can Shoot Things and Hit Them”.
In the 2014 he played Pvt. Bergen in the film “Camp X-Ray”. In the same year he also portrayed Declan character in the “Dog Food”, which was a short film. The next year he played Tommy Tucker in the TV project “Carol”. Recently, he appeared as alter in the movie “Wonderstruck”. He also does his acting work on different TV series, including his episodic appearance in the TV series “Olive Kitteridge” with a minor role of Dr. Kevin Coulson. His successful time, comes with the role of Edward Nygma, in the popular TV series “Gotham”. He was the main cast an earned huge level of fame during the last years.
In the 2015 Cory was nominated with Critics' Choice Television Awards as Best Supporting Actor in a Movie/Miniseries for his work at the “Olive Kitteridge” TV series. Now he is a well known actor, who has made his brilliant appearance in numerous movies and TV shows, but he mostly like his work at the theatre.
In the 2013 he played John in the “Cock aka The Cockfight Play”. In the same year he appeared as Elder Thomas in the play, which was titled “The Whale”. His most successful work in this field was the role of Fred, who served as a narrator for “Breakfast at Tiffany's”. During this work he played alongside famous Emilia Clarke. There was a rumor, that he was dated with her.
He is single now. There is no information about his previous relations. He was not married before. Cory Smith is a very private person and does not expose his relationship, regarding his girlfriend, wife and so on. He also is an active user of snapchat and Instagram. He has an excellent amount of net worth estimated to be around 2 million dollars. He has not been in any stage of rumor and controversy yet.