Cory Michael

United States

Cory Michael Smith Bio

Who is Cory Michael

American TV actor who currently portrays Edward Nygma in the Fox television drama series Gotham. He appeared in Camp X-Ray in 2014. He also appeared in 2013 in Breakfast at Tiffany's on Broadway, which starred Emilia Clarke.

Early Life (Childhood)

Cory was born in Columbus, Ohio and raised by his parents. He was born to David and Theresa Smith in Columbus, Ohio and grew up alongside his older brother Chad.

Interesting Facts

He made his TV debut in a 2014 episode of Olive Kitteridge entitled "Incoming Tide." In 2011, Smith was seen in the New York City premiere of ‘The Shaggs: Philosophy of the World’ at Playwrights Horizons

Personal Life

He had aspirations ranging from becoming a concert pianist to a lawyer. His major & minor were art musical theatre and jazz piano, respectively. He considered dropping out of art musical theatre for philosophy or pre-law.


He received acclaim for his portrayal of Fred (the narrator) in a 2013 Cort Theatre production of Breakfast at Tiffany's. He was nominated for 2015 Critics' Choice Television Awards for Best Supporting Actor in a Movie/Miniseries.