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Corin "Corky" Nemec is known for playing the title character in the television series "Parker Lewis Can't Lose." He was also 'Jonas Quinn' in "Stargate SG-1," and as 'Harold Lauder,' in the ABC miniseries, "The Stand."
Nemec was inspired to become an actor after watching "The Goonies," at age 13, for which his father had done the art direction. He began training with the Centre Stage LA theatre company and signed on with an agent after performing in one of their talent showcases. He was booked for several commercials, including Suzuki, eventually landing a guest spot on "Sidekicks," starring Ernie Reyes, Jr. His first major film role was in the film, "Tucker: The Man and His Dream," in 1988. He earned an Emmy nomination for his portrayal of Steven Stayner in the television film, "I Know My First Name is Steven." He also starred alongside Jack Palance, Peter Boyle, and Charlton Heston in the 1990 film, "Solar Crisis."
He played the title character in the television series, "Parker Lewis Can't Lose," for three years, and was cast in the TV adaptation of Stephen King's, "The Stand.' Corin appeared additionally in "Goodbye, America," "My Brother's Keeper," and "Blackout," with Jane Seymour. TV movies include, "Rales From the Crypt," "Smallville," "CSI: NY," "CSI: Miami," "Supernatural," and "Ghost Whisperer." He also portrayed serial killers Richard Speck and Ted Bundy. He appeared from 2002-04 as 'Jonas Quinn' on "Stargate SG-1."
His new film is "Besties," to be released January 4th.
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