John Corbett

Celebrity

Biography

  • Birth Name: John Joseph Corbett Jr.
  • Birth Place: Wheeling, WV
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 05/09/1961, Taurus
  • Profession: Actor; singer
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John Corbett Fast Facts:
  • Spent a lot of time as a child at the nightclub where his mother worked as a waitress; instilled in him an early love for music.
  • Was a pipe fitter and welder in a steel factory until he suffered a back injury.
  • Worked as a licensed hairstylist and a retail clerk before developing a taste for acting.
  • Made his primetime-television debut as Karen's hippie boyfriend in an early episode of The Wonder Years.
  • Named one of the 50 Most Beautiful People by People Magazine in 1992.
  • Released his self-titled debut country album in April 2006.  Its first single, "Good to Go," set a record on the Billboard Hot Country chart as the highest debut (at No. 48) from an independent label in the chart's history.
  • Has appeared in more than 50 TV commercials.
  • John Corbett Relationships:
  • Bo Derek - Significant Other
  • John Joseph Corbett Sr. - Father
  • John Corbett Awards:
  • 1992 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 1994 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2002 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 1993 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Nominee
  • 2002 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Nominee
  • College:
  • Attended Cerritos College, Norwalk, CA

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