Studied theatre at Texas Tech University without following a degree program.
While napping in a dumpster at college, was emptied into a garbage truck.
Jobs outside of acting included chopping cotton, working on an oil rig, loading laundry trucks and shoveling lead in a print shop.
Joined the Marines at 21 on a dare.
During his early career, traveled the country to perform in regional theater productions and penned plays for National Public Radio.
1980's Urban Cowboy marked his big-screen debut, and his impressive body of work includes the films Stir Crazy (1980) and WarGames (1983), the 1989 miniseries Lonesome Dove, and TV series Dallas and Northern Exposure.
Discovered that, back in college, he fathered a daughter who was given up for adoption by her mother; Corbin was introduced to his daughter in 1991.
1993, Emmy — Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: Nominee
1994, Emmy — Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: Nominee