Barry Corbin is a popular American actor who was born as Leonard Barrie Corbin on October 16th of 1940. Corbin was born to Kilmer Blaine Corbin Sr. and LaMerle Scott.
Barry went on to do his college at the Texas Tech University but he ended up taking a break to join the US Marine Corps. However, he came back after 2 years and completed his degree at the university.
Corbin has been present in the movie industry since 1964 and is still going strong. Not many people get to achieve this type of longevity in the business, which is quite impressive.
Movies & TV Shows
Corbin is widely known for his role in the famous television series titled ‘Northern Exposure’ from 1990 to 1995. He played the character of Maurice Minnifield on the show.
The show helped him bag 2 nominations for the Primetime Emmy Award consecutively. Some of his other notable hits include:
- Urban Cowboy – 1980
- Lonesome Dove – 1989
- Yellowstone – 2021
- Stir Crazy – 1980
- The Ranch – 2016 to 2020
- WarGames – 1983
- The Closer – 2007 to 2012
- No Country for Old Men – 2007
- One Tree Hill – 2003 to 2009, and
- Dallas – 1979 to 1984
Personal Life & Data
Barry measures up to 1.8m and weighs about 160 pounds. He has dark brown eyes and black hair that captivates our eyes.
Corbin has been married thrice and divorced twice. His first spouse was Marie Elyse Soape from 1965 to 1974.
His second wife was Susan Berger from 1976 to 1992. And finally, he married his current wife Jo Corbin in 2016.
The actor has 4 children: 3 sons and 1 daughter. They are Bernard, Jim, Christopher, and Shannon. Barry adopted his daughter, whose birth mother had a relationship with him in the past during his college days.
Most people aren’t aware of this, but Corbin has also appeared in video games and played in many theatres. All of these pursuits have contributed to his current wealth today.
He was inducted into the famous ‘Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame’ in 2009 back in Fort Worth, Texas. Corbin was also awarded a ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ at the Estes Park Film Festival back in 2011.
Social Media Handles
- Instagram – realbarrycorbin
- Twitter – RealBarryCorbin
- YouTube – Barry doesn’t have his official YouTube account. But you can find many videos related to him.