In 2008 Corey and wife Susie asked the world to give peas a chance in a PETA ad, with their campaign – "Give peas a chance". The ad was based on the 'Give Peace a Chance' image of John Lennon and Yoko Ono.
Corey was married to actress Vanessa Marcil from August 1989 until they divorced in 1991.
Corey was arrested for drug possession in the early 1990s. After a long battle, he became clean.
1983 - Young Artist Award 'Best Young Actor, Guest on a Series': The Love Boat
1984 - Young Artist Award 'Best Young Actor, Guest in a Television Series': Lottery
1985 - Saturn Award 'Best Performance by a Younger Actor': Gremlins
1985 - Young Artist Award 'Best Young Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture Musical, Comedy, Adventure or Drama': Gremlins
1986 - Young Artist Award 'Exceptional Performance by a Young Actor - Motion Picture': The Goonies
1987 - Young Artist Award 'Jackie Coogan Award': Stand By Me
1988 - Young Artist Award 'Best Young Actor in a Horror Motion Picture': The Lost Boys
1989 - Young Artist Award 'Best Young Actor in a Motion Picture Comedy or Fantasy': License to Drive
2004 - Young Artist Award 'Former Child Star Lifetime Achievement Award'
Corey and Corey Haim filmed seven movies together. As teenagers they were dubbed 'The two Coreys'.
Corey released his solo album, Former Child Actor in 2002.
Corey publicly married his wife Susie on the VH1 reality show, The Surreal Life, on October 30th, 2002.
Corey shot his film, The Birthday in Spain, with a Spanish director, cast, and crew. He was the only American actor, and considers this the best work he has ever done. The critics agree, awarding him with a 'Best Actor' award at a film festival in Luxemburgh.
Corey was an honored guest at the famous Playboy Mansion on October 14, 2006. He received an award presented by the Wildlife Way Station, 'The Paws Of Fame' Award, recognizing his dedication to animal rights and ecological education.
Corey struggled with drug addiction from the mid 80s until 1991, when he entered rehab for the last time, emerging sober with the help of the staff at 'Cri Help' in North Hollywood.
Corey had a very close relationship with Michael Jackson as a child, but their relationship crumbled when he hit his teen years. Corey alleged in his interview with the news show 20/20 that Michael tried to persuade him to look at nude magazines with him as a young teen, but refused to testify to that allegation in court.
Corey appeared in techno artist Moby's music video for We Are All Made Of Stars in 2002.
Corey starred in the stage production of Fatal Attraction, taking the lead from Michael Douglas' role. The title of the Play was Fatal Attraction: A Greek Tragedy in New York City, 2005.
Corey and his wife Susie welcomed their first child, a boy named Zen Scott on August 7th, 2004 in Los Angeles.
Corey auditioned for the role of Robin in Batman Forever.
Corey released his hip hop single Honesty in 1993. It was not well received. His solo album, titled Love Left, is sold at special appearances, signings, and speaking engagements. He produced this album on his own.
Corey and good friend Corey Haim were the highest-paid child actors of their time, which was in the mid 80's. They were often confused for one another.
Corey's first acting job was in 1973, when he was 3 years old. He appeared in a commercial for McDonalds.
Corey was once performing in Georgia, when a member of the audience purposefully cut-up his hands with a broken wine bottle. The fan then proceeded to worship Corey, scaring both the audience and Corey himself. The performance was stopped, and the fan was removed by security.
Corey's favorite set of films is The Godfather trilogy.
Corey's favorite super-hero is Batman, with his super-villain being The Joker.
Corey used to get beaten by his parents and divorced them when he was a teenager.
Corey: The people that become the biggest jokes are people who do not change. They stay the way they were in the past. Look at Michael Jackson, he never evolved.
Corey: I met my wife by breaking two of my rules: never date a girl seriously that you meet at a nightclub and never date a fan.
Corey: I do have an Internet presence. Type in my name in a search engine and it brings up like 33,000 sites. They're all run by fans, which I supply the information to from time to time.
Corey: People that come see me or hear my music for the first time are generally surprised how good it is - they expect it to suck.
Corey: I am a vegetarian. I won't eat anything with a mother, or if it's dead. I've been a vegetarian for 15 years. I don't do it for health reasons. I do it because I don't believe in killing animals if you can get food in other ways.
Corey: (on his battle with heroin) It did not feel like something that was going to take over my life and destroy it. It felt like a subtle flower instead of a manipulative demon. That's the mystery of heroin.
Corey: I would make a few more reality shows, I like the exposure...I can't lie! They may be cheesy, but they are getting people noticed, and re-noticed, in my case.
Corey: My greatest gifts are my son and wife, I will bust my back to give them a solid life, one with everything I never had.
Corey: I was famous before I knew my name.
Corey: I'm more than an actor. I'm an icon, an industry.