Barry Corbin

Biography

Date of Birth 16 October 1940, Lamesa, Texas, USA Birth Name Leonard Barrie Corbin Height 5' 11" (1.80 m) Mini Biography Barry's full given name is Leonard Barrie Corbin, and he was born on October 16, 1940, to Kilmer Blain Corbin, an attorney, and Alma Corbin, an elementary school teacher in Lamesa, Texas. Barry has a daughter named Shannon Ross, with whom he shares his 15-acre ranch in Fort Worth, Texas, when he isn't working. He says that he rides horses there every chance he gets. Spouse Susan Berger (29 May 1976 - 14 June 1993) (divorced) 2 children Elyse Soap (1966 - 1970) (divorced) 1 child Trivia Father of Shannon Corbin (b. 1965), Bernard Corbin (b. 1970), Jim Barry Corbin (b. 1979) and Christopher Corbin (b. 1982). A daughter that he didn't know he had, found him in 1991. Served in the USMC. Played General Carville in the Red Alert and Red Alert 2 computer games. Graduated from Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas. Appeared in both of the famous mechanical bull movies of 1980: Urban Cowboy - Cowboy de ciudad (1980) and Locos de remate (1980). Is the official "Station Voice" of KPLX-FM 99.5 The Wolf, 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) (TV). He was also nominated for the Media Owl Award, the American Television Award, and the Emmy Award for his work in "Doctor en Alaska" (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 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. Father of Christopher Corbin and Jim Barry Corbin. 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. Grandfather of Jordan Walker Ross. Was considered for the role of C.D. Parker on "Walker, Texas Ranger" (1993). Played in the same weekly poker game as Ray Corasani in Arlington, TX. Longtime friend of 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.

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Birth Name

Leonard Barrie Corbin

Birth Place

Lamesa, Texas, USA

Birth Date

10/16/1940
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WarGames

General Beringer

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Wyvern

Haas

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Solo

General Clyde Haynes

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Ben 10 Alien Swarm

Grandpa Max Tennyson

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Conagher

Charlie McCloud, Stage Driver

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River's End

Sheriff 'Buster' Watkins

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Held Up

Pembry

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Six Pack

Sheriff

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I Know My First Name Is Steven

Officer Warner

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Eminence Hill

Noah

Starring In
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Killers of the Flower Moon

Undertaker Turton

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Playing Cupid

Sam Miller

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Funny Thing About Love

Grandpa Joe

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Trading Paint

Sheriff Buck Taylor

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Eminence Hill

Noah

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Fyre Fraud

Self (archive footage) (uncredited)

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The Margarita Man

Chief Doyle

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All Saints

Forrest

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An American in Texas

Larry Korchinsky

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Mountain Top

Sam Miller

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The Valley

Gary

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New Life

Oscar

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Christmas in the Smokies

Wade Haygood

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Planes: Fire & Rescue

Ol' Jammer (voice)

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The Homesman

Buster Shaver

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Dawn of the Crescent Moon

Cyrus

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Born Wild: Ride for your Life!

Ray Jennings

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Shadow on the Mesa

Jake Rawlins

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The Man Who Shook the Hand of Vicente Fernandez

Walker

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Universal Squadrons: Das Elitekommando

Deakin

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Sedona

Les

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Valley of the Sun

Gene Taggert

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Redemption

Judge Smith

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Rising Stars

Farmer

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Bloodworth

Itchy

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That Evening Sun

Thurl Chessor

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Wyvern

Haas

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Not Since You

Uncle Dennis

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Ben 10 Alien Swarm

Grandpa Max Tennyson

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Feed the Fish

Axel Andersen

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Beer for My Horses

Buck Baker

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Lake City

George

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No Country for Old Men

Ellis

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In the Valley of Elah

Arnold Bickman

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Beautiful Dreamer

Grandpa

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Hidden Places

Sheriff

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River's End

Sheriff 'Buster' Watkins

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Monte Walsh

Bob the Storekeeper

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Dunsmore

Sheriff Breen

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Hope Ranch

Shorty

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Time Quest

Lyndon Johnson

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Race to Space

Earl Vestal

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Clover Bend

Cotton

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Crossfire Trail

Sheriff Walter Moncrief

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The Journeyman

Charlie Ledbetter

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The Gristle

Senator Dorm

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No One Can Hear You

Sheriff Joe Webster

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Held Up

Pembry

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Judgment Day: The Ellie Nesler Story

Tony Serra

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Sealed with a Kiss

Wink 'Pop' Blake

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The Hired Heart

Mike Hadley

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Curdled

Lodger

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Solo

General Clyde Haynes

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Siringo

Marshal John Llewellyn

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Deadly Family Secrets

Mr. Potter

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Formula for Death

Dr. Clayman

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Conagher

Charlie McCloud, Stage Driver

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Career Opportunities

Officer Don

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The Chase

Wallis

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The Hot Spot

Sheriff

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Ghost Dad

Mr. Emery Collins

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Short Time

Captain

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Who's Harry Crumb?

P.J. Downing

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I Know My First Name Is Steven

Officer Warner

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Permanent Record

Jim Sinclair

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Critters 2: The Main Course

Harv

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It Takes Two

George Lawrence

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Stranger on My Land

Gil

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Nothing in Common

Andrew Woolridge

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My Science Project

Lew Harlan

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What Comes Around

Leon Redden

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The Jesse Owens Story

Judge

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The Ratings Game

The Colonel

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WarGames

General Beringer

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The Man Who Loved Women

Roy Carr

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Honkytonk Man

Arnspriger

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The Ballad of Gregorio Cortez

B.R. Abernathy

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The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas

C.J.

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Six Pack

Sheriff

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Dead and Buried

Phil

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The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia

Wimbish

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The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia

Wimbish

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This House Possessed

Lieutenant Fletcher

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Any Which Way You Can

Fat Zack

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Stir Crazy

Warden Walter Beatty

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Urban Cowboy

Uncle Bob

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The Super Cops

Onlooker on Ladder (uncredited)

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