Actor Barry Corbin giving presentation at Wichita State 

Veteran actor Barry Corbin, known for his roles in “Urban Cowboy,” “Stir Crazy” and “Lonesome Dove,” is coming to Wichita State University as a featured speaker.

He will present “Barry Corbin: From Shakespeare to Cowboys,” noon-1 p.m. Oct. 6 in 200 Ahlberg Hall.  Admission is free, and anyone is welcome to attend.

Corbin, who is in Wichita for the Tallgrass Film Festival Oct. 5-8, will discuss his decades-spanning career.

A native of Texas, the classically trained actor has been a fixture of movies and television since the late 1970s. Additional credits include “Better Call Saul,” “Northern Exposure,” “War Games,” “The Closer” and “No Country for Old Men.” A Marine Corps veteran, Corbin studied theater arts at Texas Tech University.

Corbin’s appearance is sponsored by Wichita State’s Department of History and the Society for Public Historians.

Visitor parking is available south of Ahlberg Hall, between WuShock Drive and 17th Street. A paid parking garage is also available next to the Rhatigan Student Center, west of Ahlberg Hall.