Bernsen at the 39th Primetime Emmy Awards, September 1987
|Born||September 7, 1954 |
North Hollywood, California
Corbin Dean Bernsen (born September 7, 1954) is an American actor, known for his work on television. Events 1251 BC - A Solar eclipse on this date might mark the birth of legendary Heracles at Thebes Greece. Year 1954 ( MCMLIV) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1954 Gregorian calendar) North Hollywood is a district in the San Fernando Valley region of the City of Los Angeles California. Amanda Pays (born June 6, 1959) is an English actress. Biography Personal life Pays was born in London Events 1251 BC - A Solar eclipse on this date might mark the birth of legendary Heracles at Thebes Greece. Year 1954 ( MCMLIV) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1954 Gregorian calendar) The United States of America —commonly referred to as the His greatest fame came from his role of Arnold Becker on L.A. Law during the late 1980s and early 1990s, though he has appeared regularly as a cast member or guest on other shows, including General Hospital, Cuts, and Psych. LA Law is an American television Legal drama that ran from 1986 to 1994. General Hospital (commonly abbreviated GH) is an American Soap opera broadcast on the ABC television network during the Cuts is an American Sitcom that aired on the UPN network from February 14, 2005, to May 11, 2006 Psych is an American Comedy-drama Television series created by Steve Franks and broadcast on USA Network. Bernsen is also the host of the GSN game show How Much Is Enough?. How Much Is Enough? was a game show that premiered on GSN on January 8, 2008.
Bernsen was born in North Hollywood, California to Harry Bernsen, a Hollywood producer, and actress Jeanne Cooper, who appears on The Young and the Restless. North Hollywood is a district in the San Fernando Valley region of the City of Los Angeles California. California ( is a US state on the West Coast of the United States, along the Pacific Ocean. Wilma Jeanne Cooper (born October 25, 1928 in Taft California) is an Emmy Award -winning American actress of The Young and the Restless is a 39 time Emmy Award winning American Television Soap opera, first broadcast on CBS on March 26  His father is of Scandinavian descent and his mother was born on a Cherokee reservation. Terminology and usage As a cultural term "Scandinavia" has no official definition and is subject to usage by those who identify with the culture in question as well The Cherokee (ᎠᏂᏴᏫᏯ a-ni-yv-wi-ya, in the Cherokee language) are a people native to North America, who at the time of European contact He attended Beverly Hills High School in Beverly Hills, California and graduated in 1971. Beverly Hills High School (usually abbreviated as "Beverly" or as "BHHS" is the only major Public high school in Beverly Hills California Bernsen is also "double Bruin," having received both a BA in Theatre Arts and an MFA in Playwriting from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). The University of California Los Angeles (generally known as UCLA) is a public research university located in Westwood Los Angeles, California, United 
Bernsen's first nation-wide attention came from two-year role on the soap opera, Ryan's Hope. This page is about the television program For the rock band of the same name see Ryan's Hope (band.  He was propelled into stardom when he was cast as one of the stars on the hit primetime Steven Bochco series L.A. Law. Steven Ronald Bochco (born December 16, 1943) is an American Television producer and writer LA Law is an American television Legal drama that ran from 1986 to 1994. The role earned him Emmy and Golden Globe nominations, appearances on dozens of magazine covers, and guest starring roles on then-popular shows such as Seinfeld and The Larry Sanders Show. Seinfeld is an American Situation comedy, or sitcom that originally aired on NBC from July 5 1989 to May 14 1998 lasting nine seasons The Larry Sanders Show is a satirical television Sitcom that originally aired from August 1992 to May 1998 on the HBO Cable television network  He was one of the few actors to remain on the show from 1986 until the show's end in 1994. Year 1986 ( MCMLXXXVI) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link displays 1986 Gregorian calendar) Year 1994 ( MCMXCIV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link will display full 1994 Gregorian calendar) While protraying Roger Dorn in the feature film Major League, Bersen was involved in a real life altercation with co-star Charlie Sheen. Carlos Irwin Estévez (born September 3 1965 better known as Charlie Sheen, is an American actor During the scuffle, Bersen suffered a slight tear in his rotator cuff, leaving unable to throw a baseball. The rotator cuff (rotor cuff is an anatomical term given to the group of Muscles and their Tendons that act to stabilize the Shoulder. For this reason, Bersen was not in any on-field baseball action for the sequals Major League II and Major League: Back to the Minors. Major League II ( 1994) is a sequel to the 1989 film Major League. Major League Back to the Minors is a 1998 movie distributed by Warner Bros
Bernsen appeared on General Hospital when he played the recurring role of attorney John Durant from September 2004 until the character was murdered in May 2006. General Hospital (commonly abbreviated GH) is an American Soap opera broadcast on the ABC television network during the September 2004: January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August May 2006 was a month with thirty-one days The following events also occurred during the month He played Jack Sherwood on Cuts, appeared twice on Celebrity Mole, and played a lawyer on Boston Legal. Cuts is an American Sitcom that aired on the UPN network from February 14, 2005, to May 11, 2006 Boston Legal is an American Legal drama - Comedy created by David E He also had a recurring role as Captain Owen Sebring on the military drama JAG. JAG (the American Military Acronym for Judge Advocate General) is an American adventure / Legal drama Television Bernsen also starred as the scary dentist Dr. Finestone in the horror movie The Dentist and in the sequel The Dentist 2. The Dentist is an American Horror film released in 1996. It was directed by Brian Yuzna and written by Dennis Paoli The Dentist 2 (also known as The Dentist 2 Brace Yourself) is a 1998 American Horror film directed by Brian Yuzna He will also direct, produce, and appear in the horror film Dead Air. Dead Air is an upcoming 2008 horror/sci-fi film Currently filming Dead Air focuses on a radio station that warns its listeners after an explosion unleashes Bernsen currently co-stars in USA's Friday night Summer hit, Psych. USA Network (commonly referred to as USA) is an American Cable television channel with about 89 million household subscribers as of 2005 Psych is an American Comedy-drama Television series created by Steve Franks and broadcast on USA Network. He plays Henry Spencer, the proud but silent father of the main character Shawn Spencer (James Roday). Henry L Spencer is a Fictional character on the American television dramedy Psych played by American actor Corbin Bernsen. Shawn Spencer is a Fictional character on the American television dramedy Psych played by American actor James Roday. James Roday (born April 4, 1976) is an American Actor. He is currently starring in the USA Network television series Psych
Bernsen is president and co-owner of Public Media Works, a new media company that develops entertainment for targeted fan bases. Public Media Works ( is a Delaware corporation headquartered in Van Nuys, California. New media is a term meant to encompass the emergence of Digital, Computerized or Networked information and communication technologies Fans in Little Italyjpg|thumb|right|Fans in Little Italy Manhattan celebrating the victory of the Italian association football team after the 2006 FIFA World Cup]][[Image Wm-oly-de-cr  He directed and starred in Carpool Guy, the company's first film; it was targeted at soap opera fans and released on DVD in 2005. A soap opera is an ongoing episodic work of Fiction, usually broadcast on Television or Radio. Year 2005 ( MMV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar of the Gregorian calendar.
Bernsen's role at Public Media Works led him to follow up with Kyle MacDonald, the blogger behind one red paperclip who sought to engage in a series of trades which would culminate in receiving a house. The website one red paperclip was created by Kyle MacDonald a Canadian Blogger who Bartered his way from a single Paperclip to a house in a series After hearing a radio interview with MacDonald, Bernsen contacted him and soon made him a standing offer of a role in a Public Media Works "extremely-low-budget" film. The film, still being written by Bernsen at the time of the offer, is titled Benny Barters His Baloney; the offer was accepted once MacDonald obtained a snow globe, something MacDonald knew Bernsen would be interested in as a collector.  In the film, actor Larry Drake reprises his role as Benny Stulwicz, who becomes confused and violent when a young man he meets online refuses to trade his used Nintendo Wii for half of Benny's unsliced log of Thumann's Beef Bologna. Larry Drake (born February 21, 1950) is an Emmy Award -winning American actor
Bernsen is married to British actress Amanda Pays. The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom, the UK or Britain,is a Sovereign state located Amanda Pays (born June 6, 1959) is an English actress. Biography Personal life Pays was born in London The couple has four sons: Oliver Miller (born 1989), twins Henry and Angus (born 1992), and Bunsen (born 1998). Bernsen also has one of the largest snow globe collections in the world, with around 7000 snow globes. .