Which Corey Was It, Feldman or Haim?

By: Maria Trimarchi

Whose father, a musician and producer, wrote and played on The McCoys' single, "Hang on Sloopy"?

Bob Feldman, dad to Corey Feldman, was a musician.

Which Corey played Billy's friend Pete, the one who spilled a glass of water over Gizmo in "Gremlins"?

Corey Feldman plays the character Pete Fountaine in "Gremlins," released in 1984.

Who starred as Lucas in "Lucas" before playing the role of Sam Emerson in "The Lost Boys"?

Corey Haim starred in "Lucas" in 1986.

Who read for -- and landed -- the role of Chris Chambers in "Stand By Me," but turned it down for a part in another film?

Corey Haim could have played the role of Chris Chambers (which went to River Phoenix), but chose to play Lucas, in "Lucas," instead.

Which Corey is Canadian by birth?

Corey Haim was born in Toronto, Ontario.

Whose first role was in a television commercial at the age of 3?

Three-year-old Corey Feldman's first role was in a McDonald's Christmas commercial in 1976. (And it won a Clio Award!)

Which Corey had a close friendship with Michael Jackson?

Corey Feldman and Michael Jackson had a falling out in 2001, but the two had been longtime friends.

Whose first film appearance was in "Firstborn," with Sarah Jessica Parker and Robert Downey Jr.?

Corey Haim, who had previously done some TV work, landed his first big-screen movie role in "Firstborn" in 1984.

Who has a small part, Boy at Museum, in the 1979 movie "Time After Time," which starred Malcolm McDowell as H.G. Wells?

Corey Feldman made his first film appearance in the Boy at Museum bit part in "Time After Time."

Who was in a 1980 TV commercial for the Kodak Colorburst camera?

The Kodak Colorburst camera is just one of the many commercials a young Corey Feldman appeared in.

Which Corey is the voice of Donatello in the "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" movie?

Corey Feldman voices Donatello in 1990's "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" movie.

Before starring in the 1987 movie "The Lost Boys," which Corey starred in the short-lived TV series "Roomies"?

Corey Haim starred in "Roomies," which was canceled during its first season.

Which Corey became a vegetarian in the late 1980s?

Corey Feldman became a vegetarian more than 30 years ago, back in the 1980s.

Whose mom was a former Playboy model?

Corey Feldman's mom Sheila was a former Playboy model.

Which Corey starred in "Dream a Little Dream"?

Both. Corey Feldman appeared as Bobby Keller, and Corey Haim as Dinger.

Who appeared in the music video for the single "Rock On," from the soundtrack to the 1989 movie "Dream a Little Dream"?

Both Corey Feldman and Corey Haim appear in the music video.

Who starred in the Stephen King movie "Silver Bullet" alongside Gary Busey?

Corey Haim starred as Marty Coslaw in the Stephen King movie "Silver Bullet," in 1985.

Which Corey lost the Danny Torrance role to Danny Lloyd in "The Shining"?

Corey Feldman had several readings, but ultimately the role went to Danny Lloyd.

In 1985, film critic Roger Ebert said, "If he can continue to act this well, he will never become a half-forgotten child star, but will continue to grow into an important actor," about which Corey?

Roger Ebert said that about Corey Haim, after Haim's performance in "Lucas."

Was it Feldman or Haim who, in an effort to prove he was sober, recorded a disastrous 40-minute video diary called, "Me, Myself, and I," in 1989?

Corey Haim recorded the "Me, Myself, and I" video diary.

Who is responsible for saying, “You are what you wear -- I wear something different every day"?

Corey Haim says this, in his video diary, "Me, Myself, and I."

Who launched an advice line for teenagers, with the number: 1–800-C-O-R-E-Y?

Corey Haim is the Corey behind 1-800-C-O-R-E-Y.

Who received a Former Child Star Lifetime Achievement Award in 2004?

It was Corey Feldman who was honored with a Former Child Star Lifetime Achievement Award.

Which Corey made his directorial debut in 1997 with "Busted"?

"Busted" is the first film directed by Corey Feldman and starred both Coreys. Corey Feldman would later talk about how difficult it was to fire his friend from the set because of his drug use.

After several attempts at rehab, which Corey suffered a stroke in the early 1990s?

Drug addictions and significant weight gain led to Corey Haim suffering a stroke.

Which Corey filed for bankruptcy in 1997?

Corey Haim was sued after not disclosing his pre-existing drug addiction issues on set in 1996.

Irish band, The Thrills, sang a song about which Corey?

In 2004 The Thrills had a song called "Whatever Happened to Corey Haim?" which was, obviously, about Corey Haim.

Is it Feldman or Haim who fronted the rock band Truth Movement?

It's Corey Feldman who sings lead with the rock band Truth Movement.

Which Corey had his sights on playing professional ice hockey before ending up in acting?

Hockey? That's Corey Haim. He was scouted for the AA Thunderbirds hockey team.

Which Corey's autobiography is titled, "Coreyography"?

"Coreyography" is Corey Feldman's autobiography.

Which Corey's son is named Zen?

Zen Scott Feldman is Corey Feldman's son from his previous marriage to Susie (Sprague) Feldman.

Which Corey was legally emancipated from his parents by the time he was 15 years old?

Corey Feldman was just 14 when a judge granted him emancipation. That's right around the time he starred in "Stand By Me."

Who had a tongue-in-cheek cameo in "Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star"?

Both Corey Feldman and Corey Haim, along with other former child stars, had cameos in the movie.

Who appears in the music video for the Katy Perry single "Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)"?

That's Corey Feldman in Katy Perry's "Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)" music video.

Which Corey died of pneumonia in 2010, at age 38?

Corey Haim passed away in 2010, with pneumonia and a heart problem cited as contributing factors.

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The Coreys were what seemed inseparable in the 1980s, after meeting on the set of "The Lost Boys." The two, in total, made nine movies together, and starred in a scripted reality TV series, called, "The Two Coreys." Can you tell them apart?

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