Cory lived in Canada for most of his life, born in Calgary and moving to Vancouver Island at age two.
He bounced around professions working all sorts of odd jobs until a customer of his (while working as a cab driver) suggested he try acting. He signed up for a few classes and fell in love with it, he then moved to Vancouver to pursue his career. He then landed roles on TV shows such as Kyle XY, Smallville and Supernatural. He has had many other small roles on both the small and big screen. Cory landed a role as the jock turned singer in Fox's Glee.