Corey Feldman's Career Timeline: Child Stardom & Beyond
Corey Feldman was rushed to the hospital early Wednesday morning (March 28) after he was reportedly stabbed in the stomach.
Over his 40-plus years in Hollywood, the former child star has made headlines for many reasons, from his blockbuster films to his outlandish statements and wild TV appearances. Feldman has been in the limelight since he was just 3 years old, starring in everything from commercials to big-time movie roles and reality shows. Take a look back at his whirlwind career.
1976: Feldman appears in a Clio Award-winning McDonald's commercial when he was 3 years old. The commercial ended up running for eight years.
August 1979: Feldman makes his film debut in Time After Time.
March 1979: Feldman appears in the TV sitcom The Bad News Bears. Feldman went on to appear in several popular TV shows during the '80s, including Mork & Mindy, Eight Is Enough and Cheers.
April 1984: Feldman kicks off a string of iconic roles with Tommy Jarvis in Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter and follows it up with Clark "Mouth" Devereaux in cult classic The Goonies (1985) and Teddy Duchamp in Stand by Me (1986).
July 1987: Another classic role for Feldman comes in The Lost Boys, in which he's joined by Kiefer Sutherland, Jason Patric and his fellow Corey: Corey Haim. The same-named pair would reunite in 1988 for License to Drive, among other joint projects.
1993: Feldman supports his friend Michael Jackson after a 12-year-old boy accuses the pop star of molestation. Feldman said Jackson “never did anything out of line" with him in an audiotape obtained by the authorities.
July 1994: Feldman releases his debut album, Love Left, as Corey Feldman’s Truth Movement.
2001: Feldman and MJ have a falling-out. At the time, Feldman told the press that it had nothing to do with the child molestation accusations against Jackson.
June 2002: Feldman releases his album Former Child Star. One of the songs, "Megalo-Man," was highly critical of Jackson.
January 2003: Feldman stars in the first season of the reality TV show The Surreal Life alongside MC Hammer and Motley Crue's Vince Neil.
February 2005: Feldman speaks out against Jackson during a court case accusing him of assault of a minor. Feldman is then subpoenaed to testify against Jackson in court. Jackson was later found not guilty of the charges. (Jackson died in June 2009.)
July 2007: Feldman stars in The Two Coreys alongside former child star Corey Haim. The show runs for two seasons before being canceled. (Haim died of pneumonia in March 2010.)
July 2008: Feldman reprises his role of Edgar Frog in the film Lost Boys: The Tribe and again in 2010's Lost Boys: The Thirst.
January 2012: Feldman appears on the seventh season of the British reality TV show Dancing on Ice. He was eliminated on the fourth week of the show.
October 2013: Feldman publishes his memoir Coreyography
June 2016: Feldman releases his studio album Angelic 2 The Core.
March 2018: Feldman is reportedly stabbed in the stomach while in his car in Los Angeles. A police spokesperson later says there were no lacerations on Feldman's stomach or any other visible injuries. Feldman claims his attacker was part of the "Wolfpack," a group Feldman says has been threatening him on social media.
IM IN THE HOSPITAL! I WAS ATTACKED 2NITE! A MAN OPENED MY CAR DOOR & STABBED ME W SOMETHING! PLEASE SAY PRAYERS 4 US! -------- THANK GOD IT WAS ONLY MYSELF & MY SECURITY IN THE CAR, WHEN 3 MEN APPROACHED! WHILE SECURITY WAS DISTRACTED, W A GUY A CAR PULLED UP & ATTACKED! I’M OK! pic.twitter.com/TZ0ppZeEWN— Corey Feldman (@Corey_Feldman) March 28, 2018
@LAPD R CURRENTLY INVESTIGATING THE CASE AS AN ATTEMPTED HOMICIDE! I HAVE HAD MOUNTING THREATS ON ALL SM PLATFORMS BY THIS VILE “WOLFPACK” & THIS IM SURE IS A RESULT OF THOSE NEGATIVE ACTIONS! I HAVE REASON 2 BELIEVE ITS ALL CONNECTED! ENOUGH IS ENOUGH! HOW SICK R THESE PPL?!?— Corey Feldman (@Corey_Feldman) March 28, 2018