Actor Barry Corbin to give 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 as a featured speaker. He will present “Barry Corbin: From Shakespeare to Cowboys,” noon-1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6 in 200 Ahlberg Hall. Anyone is invited to attend at no addtionial charge.

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 the Department of History and the Society for Public Historians.