trueCOWBOYmagazine Sept/Oct 2014 - Page 20

20Answers from Barry Corbin was bor n in Lamesa, Texas, south of Lubbock and was named for J but soon moved to the arts, including acting and ballet classes. Corbin studied theatre where he served two years. Corbin began his career as a Shakespearean actor in the 1 other authority figure, though on occasion, he has effectively portrayed murderous vil John Travolta's uncle Bob Davis in “Urban Cowboy”, co-starred with Clint Eastwood “Lonesome Dove”. From 1979 until 1984, he appeared in several episodes of “Dallas miniseries “The Thorn Birds”. Corbin played Merit Sawyer in the NBC television seri Minnifield on CBS's “Northern Exposure” for which he received an Emmy Award nom Corbin played Whitey Durham on the television series “One Tree Hill”. He also had a currently on the hit TV show “Anger Management”, opposite Charlie Sheen and Shaw saddle is no act. Corbin competed in and won many cutting-horse competitions before was inducted into the Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame in Fort Worth, Texas. In Septemb Festival in Estes, Colorado. Calamity Cate of trueCOWBOYmagazine wrangled this trueCOWBOYmagazine: When and how old were you when you got on your fir s Barry Corbin: I didn’t have my own horse till I was 21 or 22 in Texas. Then I mov experience I’ve ever had on a horse. tCmag: Who taught you how to r ide? BC: My Gr anddad. But I really was a natur al. I can handle most hor ses, and th