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Bill Corbett

Bill Corbett is a former writer for MYSTERY SCIENCE THEATER 3000 and also a performer on the show, providing the voice of the robot Crow (v.2.0) and playing various other strange characters -- including the all-powerful but clueless alien The Observer (a.k.a. "Brain Guy"). Corbett is also a screenwriter and playwright. Corbett's screenplay STARSHIP DAVE, co-written with Rob Greenberg, was made into the movie MEET DAVE starring Eddie Murphy, released by 20th Century Fox. His plays have been produced internationally. Corbett's comedy THE BIG SLAM has been produced at numerous theaters across the U.S., including Woolly Mammoth in Washington, D.C.; ACT in Seattle; and actor Jeff Daniels' Purple Rose Theater in Chelsea, Michigan. Other plays include HATE MAIL, THE STUFF OF DREAMS, and his comic book holiday mashup SUPER-POWERED-REVENGE CHRISTMAS #1. He has been a contributing writer to National Public Radio's PRAIRIE HOME COMPANION and ALL THINGS CONSIDERED, and is co-creator of the animated web series POKER NIGHT on Corbett has also been an actor in the resident acting companies at the Guthrie Theater and the Berkshire Theater Festival, and has taught playwriting and screenwriting at Kenyon College in Ohio, the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis, and many other universities and schools. He's a graduate of the Yale School of Drama, where he earned an MFA in playwriting and screenwriting. Before that, he received a BA from Yale College. A native of Brooklyn, N.Y., he now lives in Minneapolis with his wife Virginia, their two children, and a feisty Jack Russell Terrier.

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Mar 30, 1960 In Brooklyn, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Three Stooges: Greatest Routines 1964-12-01
Latest Project:
Series The George Lucas Talk Show 2020-07-12
Known For
Poster of Infinity Train
Poster of Total Riff Off
Poster of RiffTrax Live: Night of the Shorts - SF Sketchfest 2013
Poster of RiffTrax Live: Christmas Shorts-stravaganza!
Series The George Lucas Talk Show Self 2020-07-12
Movie RiffTrax Live: Day of the Shorts: SF Sketchfest 2019 Bill Corbett 2019-02-28
Series Infinity Train Perry the Parasite (voice) 2019-08-05
Movie RiffTrax Live: Star Raiders Bill Corbett 2019-08-09
Movie RiffTrax Live: Giant Spider Invasion Bill 2019-10-18
Movie Rifftrax Live: Space Mutiny 2018-08-10
Movie Rifftrax Live: Samurai Cop Himself 2017-04-13
Movie RiffTrax Live: Summer Shorts Beach Party Himself 2017-06-15
Movie Rifftrax live: Night of the Shorts - SF Sketchfest 2016 Himself 2016-04-04
Movie RiffTrax Live: Santa and the Ice Cream Bunny Unknown 2016-03-04
Movie Rifftrax Live: Time Chasers Himself 2016-05-05
Movie RiffTrax Live: MST3K Reunion Show Himself 2016-06-28
Movie Rifftrax Live: Carnival of Souls 2016-10-27
Movie Rifftrax Live: Mothra Himself 2016-08-18
Movie RiffTrax Live: Santa Claus Unknown 2015-04-03
Movie Rifftrax live: Night of the Shorts - SF Sketchfest 2015 Himself 2015-03-06
Movie Rifftrax Live: The Room Himself 2015-05-06
Movie RiffTrax Live: Sharknado 2 Himself 2015-09-15
Series Total Riff Off 2014-04-01
Movie The Begun of Tigtone Ghost Wizard (voice) 2014-05-10
Movie The Frank Brainmonger, Puppeteer #1 2014-09-02
Movie RiffTrax Live: Sharknado Himself 2014-07-10
Movie RiffTrax Live: Night of the Shorts - SF Sketchfest 2013 Himself 2013-05-30
Movie RiffTrax Live: Birdemic - Shock and Terror Himself 2012-10-25
Movie RiffTrax Live: House on Haunted Hill himself 2010-10-28
Movie RiffTrax Live: Christmas Shorts-stravaganza! Himself 2009-12-16
Movie The Film Crew: Killers from Space Bill Corbett 2007-07-10
Movie The Film Crew: Hollywood After Dark Himself 2007-07-10
Movie The Film Crew: Wild Women of Wongo Bill Corbett 2007-09-11
Movie The Film Crew: Giant of Marathon Bill Corbett 2007-10-09
Series RiffTrax Self 2006-12-22
Series The Adventures of Edward the Less Edward (voice) 2001-01-01
Movie The Last Dance: Raw Himself / Crow T. Robot / Observer 1999-10-31
Series Mystery Science Theater 3000 Crow T. Robot 1988-11-24
Movie Three Stooges: Greatest Routines Bill Corbett 1964-12-01