Date Of Birth

November 5, 1971


Born Joseph Charles Nemec IV in Little Rock, Arkansas on November 5, 1971, Corin Nemec started his acting career with a guest stint on the series Webster, and gained the public’s eye when he was cast in the Francis Ford Coppola film Tucker: The Man and His Dream released in 1988. He became famous in Europe and the U.S. for his role in the hit Fox series Parker Lewis Can’t Lose. He also had guest and recurring appearances on popular small screen offerings such as Beverly Hills 90210 and Smallville.
Jonas Quinn is played by Corin Nemec on the Sci-Fi Channel original series Stargate SG-1. Quinn became a member of the SG-1 and became an archeologist and linguist, replacing Daniel Jackson .

Place of Birth

Little Rock, Arkansas

Birth Name

Joseph Charles Nemec IV



Fun Facts





Webster (1987–1988) as Nicky Papadopolis
Tucker: The Man and His Dream (1988) as Noble Tucker
I Know My First Name Is Steven (1989) as Steven Gregory Stayner / Dennis Parnell
Parker Lewis Can’t Lose (1990–1993) as Parker Lloyd Lewis
The Stand (1994) as Harold Lauder
Drop Zone (1994) as Selkirk
Operation Dumbo Drop (1995) as Sp5 Lawrence Farley
NYPD Blue: “Dirty Laundry” (1995-11-21) as Howie
Beverly Hills, 90210 (1997, 3 episodes) as Derrick Driscoll
Killer Bud (1999) as Waylon Smythe
Smallville: “Zero” (2002-03-12) as Jude Royce
Stargate SG-1 (2002–2004) as Jonas Quinn
“Beer for My Horses” (2003, music video) as Toby Keith’s sidekick
Mansquito (2004) as Police Lt. Tom Randall
CSI: NY: “Night, Mother” (2004-12-15) as Todd Camden
Parzania (2005) as Allan
Three Moons Over Milford: “Wrestlemoonia” (2006-09-10) as Roark
S.S. Doomtrooper (2006) as Captain Malloy
Bull Run (2006) as Jordan
Hidden Secrets (2006) as Michael Stover
The American Standards (2007) as Doc Jennings
NCIS: “Skeletons” (2007-02-27) as Len Grady
Chicago Massacre: Richard Speck (2007) as Richard Speck
RoboDoc (2008) as Dr. Callaby


Corky Nemec


5′ 11.5″ (182 cm)


-Art is about expressing the true nature of the human spirit in whatever way one wishes to express it. If it is honest, it is beautiful. If it is not honest, it is obvious.

-Even though I was theatrically trained, learning to develop a character was an awesome experience.

-Never let life impede on your ability to manifest your dreams. Dig deeper into your dreams and deeper into yourself and believe that anything is possible, and make it happen.

-Every role varies greatly, just as emotions vary greatly.