Thursday 29 June 2017

Emory Cohen

Emory Cohen (birth name Emory Isaac Cohen) is an American actor. He was born to Donna, a preschool director, and Noel Cohen, a music teacher, on March 13, 1990 in New York, US. His first feature length fiction film was Afterschool (2008) in which he co-starred with Ezra Miller to play the part of Trevor. He got his first breakthrough role in NBC’s series Smash (2012) in which he had a recurring role as Leo, Debra Messing’s son. He featured as AJ Cross opposite Bradley Cooper and Dane DeHaan in 2012 drama film The Place Beyond the Pines. He is also known for his work in The Gambler (2014), Brooklyn (2015), Stealing Cars (2015) and Netflix’ series The OA (2016).

Emory Cohen Religion

Emory is a fourth generation New Yorker whose ancestors emigrated from Russia. So he has a Russian Jewish lineage. He depicts himself as a “New York Jew”. To quote him, “The old joke in my family is that the last person who isn’t from New York was coming from Russia… “

Emory Cohen Political Views

Little is known about Emory’s political perspective. He doesn’t seem to have released any political comments in public which can make one deduce his political views. Going by the stereotype, we may assume that being an actor makes him liberal by default.

Who is he dating?

It seems that Emory has kept his personal life completely under the wrap. According to some sources, Emory is most probably single. He has never been spotted with someone who could be guessed to be his ladylove. 

Emory Cohen Hobbies

Not much is known about Emory’s hobbies as he seems to haven’t shared anything about his interests with the public. However, considering the fact that he is an actor we may assume that it is something that garners his interest.

Interesting Facts

  1. Emory’s first acting role was in a school production of The Threepenny Opera in which he played the part of Mr. Peachum.
  2. He completed his graduation from Elisabeth Irwin High school.
  3. He studied acting for two years at University of Arts, Philadelphia under a full scholarship, after which he dropped out to study acting in New York.
  4. He won the Detroit Film Critics Society Award in the category of Breakthrough Performance for his role of Anthony “Tony” Fiorello in Brooklyn.