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2017
SUNDAY, JUNE 11, 2017
Live at Radio City Musical Hall

Corey Hawkins — Nominee for Best Leading Actor in a Play

Show:
Six Degrees of Separation

Role:
Paul, a young man who cons an affluent couple into believing that he is a friend of their son.

Bio Brief:
Hawkins first gained recognition with his breakout performance as iconic music producer and hip hop legend Dr. Dre in Straight Outta Compton. Other screen credits include Eric Carter in the new iteration of Fox’s 24 franchise, 24: Legacy, Kong: Skull Island, The Walking Dead and Iron Man 3. Hawkins made his Broadway debut in 2013 as Tybalt in Romeo and Juliet and has also been seen on stage in Hurt Village and Suicide Incorporated.

Other Honors For This Role:
—Drama League nomination for the Distinguished Performance Award

Tony History:
This is Hawkins' first Tony nomination.

Other Nominees for Best Leading Actor in a Play