Corey Dixon is a Canadian actor and Motivational Speaker. Corey was born and raised in Toronto. He is known for his performances in several televison series and commercials, including the award winning television series Degrassi: The Next Generation. A performerfrom a very young age , Corey began his acting career in Theatre starring as lead role in the family favourite shows such as Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory , Aladdin and many more. Audiences could see his passion as he was awarded five times for best atmosphere performer/actor ar Canada's Wonderland's Halloween Haunt. A career in television and commercials soon followed. He starred in television series such as Party amas as lead character and Paranormal Witness as supporting role. Corey has starred in commercials with world-renowned brands such as Cineplex Entertainment and L G Electronics.
Beyond his acting career, Corey carries a unique story of perseverance. Having experienced bullying at a very young age , Corey developed anxiety and was diagnosed with depression. In addition to Corey's battle through mental health , in 2016 Corey experienced a tragic accident that left him paralyzed from his waist down. Doctors were unsure if Corey would ever be able to walk again. Rather auspiciously , after surgery on his back that only 5 out of 1000 patients are able to walk out of , Corey walked again. Having moved through these adversities Corey is now a motivational speaker and shares his story with individuals across Canada educating and inspiring others on topics such as anti-bullying to mental health. He has spoken at prestigious events such as Youth Day , W.A.V.E and many more. He hopes to continue his cascade of influence globally as he moves forward with his mission digitally through social media platforms as a vlogger and influencer.