Emory Cohen is one of the rising stars in Hollywood. He became known following his appearance as Trevor in the 2008 drama film, Afterschool, written and directed by Antonio Campos. Having made his movie debut in the aforementioned project that won the Jury Prize for the experimental narrative film at the Nashville Film Festival, Cohen gained prominence in the movie industry through his performance in the American mystery drama web TV series, The OA, debuted on Netflix on December 16th, 2016. He was cast in a lead role as Homer in the series and he plays it to date.
Cohen is also widely known as A.J Cross, the character he portrayed in the crime drama movie, The Place Beyond the Pines, starring Bradley Cooper, Eva Mendes and Ryan Gosling. Although the young actor became active in the movie industry in 2008, he has gone ahead to make his presence felt, having been bestowed with The Los Angeles Film Festival Award and Hamptons International Film Festival Award. Let’s see more interesting details about The OA star.
Emory Cohen’s Biography (Age)
The award-winning actor is the only child of his parents, Noel and Donna Cohen. His birthdate is recorded as 13th March 1990 and his place of birth is in Manhattan, New York, United States. His father works as a music instructor while his mother is a director of a Prekindergarten. He is a graduate of Elisabeth Irwin High School and while he was there, he made his first stage appearance in a school production of the play, The Threepenny Opera as Mr. Peachum.
Emory Cohen later gained a full scholarship into the University of Arts located in Philadelphia to study Acting. He had a two-year training at the university before he opted to study Acting in New York. Following his graduation from high school, the celebrated actor made his first appearance in a motion picture in the drama film, Afterschool, premiered at the 2008 Cannes Film Festival, written and directed by Antonio Campos. He was cast as Trevor in the highly rated movie that gained a nomination at the Independent Spirit Awards and Gotham Awards and equally won the Jury Prize at the Nashville Film Festival.
Two years later, Cohen was featured in the American dramatic film, The Hungry Ghosts. He followed it up by starring in the crime tragedy drama movie, The Place Beyond the Pines, together with Ryan Gosling and Ray Liotta. The movie which was critically acclaimed also attained a huge success in the box office. Having announced himself in the industry with his brilliant performance in The Place Beyond the Pines, Emory Cohen went on to establish himself as one the most skilled actors of his generation with his striking performance in Brooklyn, a romantic drama movie, written by Nick Hornby and directed by John Crowley. He portrayed the character of Ellis Lacey’s love interest, Antonio “Tony” Fiorello in the aforementioned movie that was based on Colm Tobin’s novel, Brooklyn and was rated by BBC as the 48th of the 100 Greatest Films of the 21st Century.
Later in 2015, the amazing actor was cast to play a lead role in the crime drama movie, Stealing Cars starring Mike Epps, William H. Macy and Felicity Huffman. Aside from his appearances in motion pictures, Emory Cohen has also graced the small screen with his acting skills, having landed recurring roles in the NBC musical drama TV series, Smash as Leo Houston. He was also cast as Homer in the American mystery drama web TV series, The OA which had its debut in December 2016 on Netflix, and was created and produced by Brit Marling and Zal Batmanglij. His other notable movies include Four, Beneath the Harvest Sky, The Gambler, Hot Summer Nights, Lords of Chaos, Sweetheart, among others.
Through his endeavors as an actor, Emory Cohen has assembled impressive fortune as he has been featured in a good number of movies. His net worth is estimated to be about $1.2 million as of 2018.
Does Emory Cohen Have A Wife Or Girlfriend?
With reference to his personal life, Cohen has successfully kept the details away from the public. He is among those celebrities who enjoy striking a balance between their personal and professional life. The young actor is believed to be single as he has not been linked to any relationship and is yet to make it down the aisle.
Emory Cohen is not the tallest person you would ever come across as he is only about 5 feet 9 inches (1.73m) tall. The multiple award-winning actor further weighs about 68 kg (150 lb).