John joseph Corbett (Senior) aka John Corbett is an American actor. He is also a country music singer. He is popularly known for his roles in Television Series such as Northern Exposure, Max Gregson on United States of Tara (2009-11), Seth Holt on Parenthood (2011-15), etc.
His roles in films are also commendable. He appeared in films like My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002), Raising Helen (2004), The Messengers (2007), Sex and the City (2010), etc. Besides acting, he is a professional country music singer. He released two music albums: John Corbett (2006), and Leaving Nothin’ Behind (2013).
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John Corbett Young
John Corbett was born on May 9 1961 in Wheeling, West Virginia, USA. His father’s name is John Marshall Corbett and Sandra is his mother. His parents were still unmarried when he saw the first light of the world.
They got married when he was two years old. But they bade farewell to their relationship after a couple of years. John Corbett Young was the altar boy at St. Joseph’s Cathedral. Young John Corbett loved music since his early childhood.
At the age of 7, Young John Corbett learned to play guitar. He went to Wheeling Central Catholic High School. Later, he graduated from there.
After graduation, Young John Corbett started working in a factory as a hydro tester for long 6 years. To become L.A. County Deputy Sheriff, he was taking training but failed the exam. At that time he got a back injury which resulted in leaving the factory job.
Later, he joined Hairdressing classes at Cerritos College. Besides taking classes in hairdressing he took lessons for acting. He also appeared in some commercials including Samsung during his hard times.
John Corbett Movies And TV Shows
Corbett, for the first time in his life, got a role in a Television series in 1988. The role was of Louis in ABC’s Comedy Television series The Wonder Years. Next, from 1990 to 1995 he got engaged in the project of the CBS comedy-drama series Northern Exposure.
The role he played there was of Chris Stevens. Thereafter, he appeared in Fox Science Fiction Series The Visitor in 1997. In it, he characterized the leading role of Adam MacArthur. Later, he appeared in the comedy show Sex and the City aired on HBO
His filmy career started from 2002 with My Big Fat Greek Wedding. It is a romantic comedy film. He is seen as Lan Miller. In 2003 he shifted again to drama series. It was Lucky, a FX Dark comedy series. The next year he acted in a comedy-drama film Raising Helen directed by Gary Marshall.
In 2014 he portrayed the character of music teacher Mr. Torvald in the musical drama film Raise Your Voice collaborating with the co-actor Hilary Duff. Thereafter in 2007, he appeared in the supernatural horror film of Pang Brothers The Messenger.
He played the role of John Burwell / John Rollins. In the same year, he acted in Lifetime Television Montana Sky opposite Ashley Williams. In 2008 he appeared in a crime thriller named Street Kings.
Next year he along with Nia Vaedalos presented a romantic movie I Hate Valentine’s Day. In this year he also made us laugh with his acting skill in the comedy movie Baby On Board. It was directed by Brian Herlinger.
From 2009 to 2011 he was engaged with the task of comedy-drama series United States of Tara where he played the role of Max Gregson. In 2010 he was seen in the sequel featured film Sex the City 2. Thereafter he got a recurring role in NBC drama series Parenthood (2011-15).
In 2012 he acted in a movie named A Smile As Big As the Moon which was made to tribute a teacher whose name is Mike Kersjes. It was broadcasted in Hallmark Television. In 2014, he acted in a drama film Kiss Me opposite Sarah Bolger. The following year he hit the shooting floor with Jennifer Lopez for the erotic thriller The Boy Next Door.
Next he worked in the Fx Comedy series Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll (2015-2016). In 2017 he had the opportunity of playing the lead role of Michael Spurlock in the drama film All Saints directed by Steve Gomer.
In 2018 he appeared in films like To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before, God’s Not Dead: A Light in Darkness. In 2019 Corbett starred in a horror film named The Silence. The movie is an adaptation of the horror novel Tim Lebbon.
Besides being a great actor, he is also a country music singer. His first single ‘Woman’ came with Jeff Richter directed Music video. He appeared in the video music opposite Karina Lambard. Next on 4 April 2006 he released his own albums, co-produced D.Scott Miller and Tara Novick.
‘Good to Go is the only single album that ranked 48 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs Chart. But later, its rank went up to 43. The video of the single Good to Go was directed by Kevin Kerslake. He was also featured in Trisha Year wood’s music video ‘This is Me You’re Talking To’.
John Corbett Sex And The City Season 2
There is a buzz around that HBO Max’s iconic Show Sex And The City Season 2 will appear soon on Television. When asked Corbett refused to admit that he would appear in the Show as everyone’s favorite Aidan Shaw. Sources revealed that Sex And The City fans can enjoy Aidan Shaw’s reunion with his love Carrie Bradshaw in HBO Max’s Show And Just Like That..Which is a sequel to Sex And The City.