May. 9th, 1961
Wheeling, West Virginia, USA
John Corbett's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles
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- Came to California from the hills of West Virginia and worked as a steel laborer for six years until a back injury forced him to look elsewhere. He took to taking drama classes at a local Los Angeles college.
- He met girlfriend 'Bo Derek' (qv) on a blind date.
- Was a licensed hairstylist.
- Did a slew of tv commercials in his early days, including a stint as spokesman for Ford Motor Company.
- Earned an Emmy nomination for playing quirky disc jockey Chris Stevens on _"Northern Exposure" (1990)_ (qv) for five years.
- Plays guitar and piano.
- Due to his commitment to _"Lucky" (2003)_ (qv), wasn't able to reprise his _My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002)_ (qv) role (Ian Miller) in the movie's spin-off, _"My Big Fat Greek Life" (2003)_ (qv).
- Developed sexy hunk status as 'Sarah Jessica Parker' (qv)'s former fiance, Aidan, on TV's _"Sex and the City" (1998)_ (qv) and as 'Nia Vardalos (I)' (qv)'s avid suitor in the box-office film comedy smash _My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002)_ (qv). Was the only lead in the movie to turn down the TV spinoff.