Basic Information About Barry Corbin
|Category||Celebrities › Actors|
|Professions||Actor, Voice Actor, Film Producer|
|Date of birth||1940-10-16 (83 years old)|
|Place of birth||Lamesa|
|Nationality||United States of America|
|Spouse||Susan Berger - (29 May 1976 - 14 June 1993) (divorced) (2 children)|
8 March - Marie Elyse Soape ( 1965 - 31 December 1974) (divorced) (1 child)
|Height||5 ft 10 in (1.8 m)|
|Social Media||↗︎ Wikipedia ↗︎ IMDb|
What Movie Awards did Barry Corbin win?
Barry Corbin roles
|Movie / Series||Role|
|No Country for Old Men||Ellis|
|Career Opportunities||Officer Don|
|The Hot Spot||Sheriff|
|The Homesman||Buster Shaver|
|The Dukes of Hazzard||Mr. Pullman (uncredited)|
|Urban Cowboy||Uncle Bob|
|In the Valley of Elah||Arnold Bickman|
|The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas||C.J.|
|Stir Crazy||Warden Walter Beatty|
|Dead & Buried||Phil|
|Planes: Fire & Rescue||Ol' Jammer (voice)|
|Who's Harry Crumb?||P.J. Downing|
|Any Which Way You Can||Fat Zack|
|Young Sheldon||Mr. Gilford 1 episode, 2019|
|Better Call Saul||Everett Acker 3 episodes, 2020|
|Reba||JV 1 episode, 2002|
|Modern Family||Merle Tucker 3 episodes, 2012-2014|
|9-1-1: Lone Star||Stuart Ryder 2 episodes, 2020-2021|
|Northern Exposure||Maurice J. Minnifield / ... 110 episodes, 1990-1995|
|JAG||Percival Bertram 1 episode, 1998|
|Spin City||Peter Noland 2 episodes, 1998-1999|
|Dallas||Executor 1 episode, 2013|
|Parenthood||Ernie 1 episode, 2014|
|Dallas||Sheriff Fenton Washburn 9 episodes, 1979-1984|
|Army Wives||Veteran Patient 1 episode, 2012|
|Life with Louie||Uncle Sammy 1 episode, 1995|
|One Tree Hill||Whitey / ... 90 episodes, 2003-2011|
|M*A*S*H||Sgt. Joe Vickers 1 episode, 1981|
|Columbo||Clifford Calvert 1 episode, 1997|
|Murder, She Wrote||Lt. Lou Flannigan 1 episode, 1987|
|Psych||Billy Joe 1 episode, 2008|
|Designing Women||Bud Frazier 1 episode, 1989|
|The Looney Tunes Show||Santa Claus 1 episode, 2012|
|Movin' On||Waldo (uncredited) unknown episodes|
|The Magnificent Seven||Wickes 1 episode, 1998|
|Amen||Capt. King 1 episode, 1989|
|The Ranch||Dale 32 episodes, 2016-2020|
|Ellen||Jack Penney 1 episode, 1996|
|The Outer Limits||Carlton Powers 1 episode, 1999|
|Hart to Hart||Sheriff Bud Williams 1 episode, 1982|
|The Drew Carey Show||Chuck Fifer 2 episodes, 1998|
|Murphy Brown||Richard Cooper 1 episode, 1995|
|King of the Hill||Fire Chief 1 episode, 1999|
|The A-Team||J.J. Kincaid 1 episode, 1986|
|The Twilight Zone||Pete Siekovich (segment 'Dead Run') 1 episode, 1986|
|The Big Easy||C.D. LeBlanc 35 episodes, 1996-1997|
|Matlock||Army Col. Steven McRea 2 episodes, 1987|
Barry Corbin's Quotes
- I love Westerns!
- Bill Cosby, you know, he's a delightful guy.
- I think for the last fifteen, twenty years or so, Hollywood has underestimated the appeal of the Western. I think there is still a huge market.
- I read that book, 'Lonesome Dove,' and I told my agent that they were gonna make a miniseries out of it and I wanted to be in it. I didn't care what part.
- I worked on 'Lonesome Dove' three weeks all together. When I heard they were doing it, I wanted to be involved since I'd read the book.
The Successful Career and Riches of Barry Corbin
Barry Corbin is a prominent figure in the entertainment industry and an iconic actor well-known for his distinguished roles in various films and TV series. Throughout his long, fulfilling career, he has accrued significant wealth and success, with a net worth of $4 million dollars.
Biography of Barry Corbin
What is Barry Corbin Known For?
Barry Corbin is a prolific actor known for his outstanding portrayal of different characters on screen. With over a hundred video game, television, and film credits to his name, it is not difficult to see why he is such a recognizable face in Hollywood.
Early Life and Education
Barry Corbin was born on October 16, 194, in Lamesa, Dawson County, Texas. He attended Texas Tech University, where he studied theatre arts, to hone his acting skills. In the early years of his career, he specialized in Shakespearean acting, which boosted his prestige as a thespian performer. However, he subsequently became known for playing murderous villains in the acting roles he took on.
Corbin started his career in the entertainment industry in the 196s, after serving for two years in the United States Marine Corps. During his early years in Hollywood, he earned a reputation as a Shakespearean actor which enabled him to secure top roles in popular television shows such as The Munsters and Bonanza.
Corbin also appeared in numerous big-screen productions such as Urban Cowboy in 198 and Any Which Way You Can in 198. One of his major breakthroughs was playing General Beringer in WarGames(1983), which earned him widespread recognition. He was also praised for his outstanding performance in the mini-series Lonesome Dove(1989).
Barry Corbin mainly specialized and preferred westerns movies, and this was tied to his cutting-horse competition experience, he had before his acting career.
Corbin has also made frequent appearances in well-known productions such as The Ranch, Dallas, and Northern Exposure throughout his successful career. One of his big accomplishments was appearing in the Academy Award-winning thriller No Country for Old Men in 2007.
Outside of acting, he was also a voice actor in the video game industry. Among the characters he voiced was Colonel Quaritch in the widely-acclaimed video game adaptation of the blockbuster movie, Avatar.
Though Barry Corbin has been active in the movie industry for more than five decades, this iconic actor has no plans to retire anytime soon, as he still remains relevant even as time wears on.
Barry Corbin is a much-decorated actor, having received numerous honors during his lengthy career. In 2013, he received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Estes Park Film Festival for his unwavering commitment and contribution to the entertainment industry over the years. He was also inducted into the Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame, a testament to his love and dedication to western-themed productions.
The Private Life of Barry Corbin
Barry Corbin was married to his wife, Susan Berger, who passed away in 1994. He has two children with her, a son Bernard and daughter Shannon. Corbin also has three more children from previous marriages, with the other sons being Jim and Christopher.
Corbin currently resides on his ranch, where he enjoys spending time with his daughter, Shannon, and his grandchildren.
Barry Corbin is one of the most celebrated actors in Hollywood and has had a rich career as an actor over the years. His contributions to the industry, which have spanned over more than fifty years, have left an indelible mark on everyone he has come across.
From portraying incredible roles in popular TV shows and movies to lending his voice as a voice-over actor, Corbin staked his name as reputable talent with amazing accomplishments. All in all, he will always be remembered for his professionalism, dedication, and extensive contribution to the movie industry.
Interesting Facts about Barry Corbin
- Father of Shannon Corbin (b. 1965), Bernard Corbin (b. 1970), Jim Barry Corbin (b. 1979) and Christopher Corbin (b. 1982). Grandfather of Jordan Walker Ross.
- A daughter that he didn't know he had, found him in 1991.
- Served in the United States Marine Corps.
- Played General Carville in the Red Alert and Red Alert 2 computer games.
- Graduated from Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas.
- Has appeared in both of the famous mechanical bull movies of 1980: Urban Cowboy (1980) and Stir Crazy (1980).
- Is the official "Station Voice" of KPLX-FM 99.5 The Wolf in Dallas, Texas.
- Won the Buffalo Bill Cody Award for quality family entertainment and the Western Heritage Award from the National Cowboy Hall of Fame for his performance in Conagher (1991). He was also nominated for the Media Owl Award, the American Television Award, and the Emmy Award for his work in Northern Exposure (1990).
- Like his father, he attended Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas. He appeared in a number of college plays from 1960 through 1964, including "The Merry Wives of Windsor" (as Falstaff), "The Imaginary Invalid" (title role), "A View from the Bridge" (as Tony), and Ondine (as Auguste).
- His family originally came from Virginia where they were farmers. Eventually the family wound up in Texas. The eldest of three children, his father, Kilmer Blaine Corbin, was a lawyer, judge and school principal. He was also the youngest State Senator at the time he entered the Senate at age 26. He served two terms before being beaten. Mother Alma was an elementary school teacher.
- At age 21, Barry left his Texas university to join the Marine Corps and spent about two years at Camp Pendleton in California, training South Vietnamese officers. He remained in the Marine Corps Reserve, rejoining the 40th Rifle Company in Lubbock, Texas, as an assistant Browning Automatic Rifle (BAR) man. He was discharged in August 1963.
- He lost most of his hair in the 1990s due to a condition called alopecia areata; since then, he often appears on screen either with his head shaved or wearing a hat.
- Was considered for the role of C.D. Parker on Walker, Texas Ranger (1993), which went to Noble Willingham.
- Has played in the same weekly poker game as Ray Corasani in Arlington, Texas.
- Longtime friends with G.W. Bailey. Bailey credits Barry with talking him out of studying law and to pursue acting while they were both students at Texas Tech University.
- Inducted into the Texas Film Hall of Fame on March 8, 2012 in Austin, Texas.
- Best known by the public for his starring role as Maurice Minnifield on Northern Exposure (1990).
- Acting mentor and friends of: Rob Morrow, Janine Turner and Cynthia Geary.