- Nickname "Corky" was given to him by his grandmother.
- Was inspired to go into acting after watching The Goonies (1985), for which his father was art director.
- Took several small commercial and TV gigs until 1987 when he was cast in his first recurring role, in the sitcom Webster.
- Was offered his most well-known role in Parker Lewis Can't Lose shortly after. The show was a teen sitcom influenced by Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986) and aired 1990-93.
- Enjoys writing poetry and has done poetry readings in Vancouver and Los Angeles.
- 1989, Emmy — Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Special: Nominee
- Lucas Manu Nemec — Son
- Janis Nemec — Mother
- Joseph C. Nemec III — Father
- Jami Schahn Nemec — Ex-wife
- Sadie Nemec — Daughter
- Nancy Reed — Grandmother
- Anastacia C. Nemec — Sister
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- Birth Name: Joseph Charles Nemec IV
- Birth Place: Little Rock, AR
- Profession: Actor
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