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Al Corley

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Al Corley (born May 22, 1956 in Wichita, Kansas) is an American actor, singer and producer. In the late 1970s, he worked as a doorman at Studio 54. He would later appear in a VH1 Behind the Music special on Studio 54 to recount his experiences. Corley is best known as the first actor to play Steven Carrington on the 1980s soap opera Dynasty. After that, Corley acted in fourteen movies, then produced five. Corley left Dynasty at the end of the second season in 1982 after complaining about Steven's "ever-shifting sexual preferences" and wanting "to do other things." The character was recast in 1983 with Jack Coleman, the change in appearance attributed to plastic surgery after an oil rig explosion. Coleman remained on the show until 1988, but Corley returned to the role of Steven for the 1991 miniseries Dynasty: The Reunion when Coleman was unavailable due to scheduling conflicts. He was also known as a singer in the 1980s. His 1984 New Wave single "Square Rooms," from his debut album of the same name became a number one hit in France (in 1985), also reaching #6 in Switzerland, #12 in Italy (in 1985), #13 in Germany #15 in Austria and #80 in United States. The same year, he released "Cold Dresses," which was also a big hit in France, reaching #5. His second album, Riot of Color was released in 1986, and a third album, Big Picture followed in 1988. Married in 1989 to actress Jessika Cardinahl. They have three children: Sophie Elena, Ruby Cardinahl and Clyde Nikolai Corley. He resides in the Pacific Palisades. Description above from the Wikipedia article Al Corley,licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
May 22, 1956 In Wichita, Kansas, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
24
First Appeared:
In the series ABC Afterschool Special 1972-10-04
Latest Project:
Movie Stolen 2009-10-10
Known For
Poster of Incident at Channel Q
Poster of Dynasty
Poster of The Love Boat
Poster of ABC Afterschool Special
Filmography
Movie Stolen Uncle Sam 2009-10-10
Movie You Kill Me Man in park 2007-02-09
Movie Scorched Policeman 2003-05-17
Movie Hard Days, Hard Nights Chris 2000-12-10
Movie A Kiss Goodnight Kurt Pierson 1994-06-01
Movie Otto - The Romance Film Vermieter 1992-07-30
Movie Hamburger Gift Michael Landesmann 1992-12-02
Series Dynasty: The Reunion Unknown 1991-10-20
Series Na siehste! Unknown 1987-11-04
Movie Incident at Channel Q Unknown 1986-01-01
Movie Torchlight Al 1985-02-01
Movie Alpha City Unknown 1985-08-22
Series Bei Bio Self 1983-03-10
Series Bare Essence Unknown 1983-04-15
Series Champs-Elysées Self 1982-01-16
Series Na sowas! Self 1982-03-29
Series Dynasty Steven Carrington (I) 1981-01-12
Series Solid Gold Unknown 1980-09-13
Movie The Women's Room Tad Ford 1980-09-14
Movie And Baby Makes Six Franklin Kramer 1979-10-22
Movie Women at West Point Paul 1979-02-27
Movie Squeeze Play Buddy (as Alford Corley) 1979-09-24
Series The Love Boat Walter Henson 1977-09-24
Series ABC Afterschool Special Unknown 1972-10-04