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John Corbett

John Corbett, a multi-talented actor and musician, who charmed audiences with his boyfriend roles in the hit television series NORTHERN EXPOSURE and SEX AND THE CITY, was nominated for an Emmy and two Golden Globe Awards for Best Supporting Actor.

He recently completed a successful tour around the country with his band and can be seen in the upcoming television feature MONTANA SKY and series MANCHILD.

Aside from his memorable roles on series television, Corbett starred as Ian Miller in MY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING, one of the highest grossing independent films. He landed that role in the 2002 film while appearing as the sexy Aidan Shaw playing opposite Sarah Jessica Parker in HBO's SEX & THE CITY that brought him a Golden Globe nomination.

His feature film debut was in 1991's FLIGHT OF THE INTRUDER followed by his role in TOMBSTONE before landing the role as disk jockey Chris Stevens on the CBS series NORTHERN EXPOSURE, a role that would bring him both an Emmy and Golden Globe nominations for best supporting actor. Since the early 1990s series he has worked consistently in both television and film.

His film credits include: Garry Marshall's RAISING HELEN opposite Kate Hudson; RAISE YOUR VOICE with Hilary Duff; SERENDIPITY co-starring John Cusack and Kate Beckinsale; PRANCER RETURNS and DREAMLAND.

He also starred in the critically acclaimed F/X television series LUCKY. Among his numerous television credits are: NAKED HOTEL; PRIVATE LIES; ON HOSTILE GROUND; DON'T LOOK BACK and the series TO SERVE AND PROTECT.

A native of West Virginia, he moved to California to find work in a steel factory. After an injury forced him to stop working, he began attending the local city college and sat in on a friend's drama class. Enticed by acting, he would later perform in several college theater productions and began actively pursuing an acting career.

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John Corbett Facts

BirthdayMay 9, 1961 (62)
BirthplaceWheeling, West Virginia, USA
Height6' 5" (1m96)  How tall is John Corbett compared to you?

Selected Filmography

My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2
My Big Fat Greek Wedding
Sex and the City 2
RiffTrax: Prisoners of the Lost Universe
Ramona and Beezus
RiffTrax: The Boy in the Plastic Bubble
RiffTrax: Frankenstein Island
X-Men: The Last Stand
RiffTrax: Hillbillys in a Haunted House
Monty Python's The Meaning of Life
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