Jon Korkes

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Jon Korkes
Born (1945-12-04) December 4, 1945 (age 73)
OccupationActor, director, writer, teacher
Years active1968–present
Known fornumerous TV show guest/film appearances, including the films Unlikely Heroes and conversations with my father

Jon Korkes (born December 4, 1945) is an American stage, movie, and television actor.


Korkes was born in Manhattan, New York, the son of New York born Helen and Jack Korkes. He first worked in the theater in Jules Feiffer's Little Murders, directed by Alan Arkin in 1969. He later began acting in movies and on television. In 1998 he directed his first film, Who Was That Man. He also teaches at the Stella Adler Studio of Acting in New York City.

Theater credits[edit]

In 1971, Walter Kerr cited his performance in Unlikely Heroes as one of the most memorable of the Broadway season. His other Broadway credits include Conversations with My Father and The Penny Wars. Off-Broadway credits include: The Carpenters, A Family Man, Goose and Tomtom, and Jazz Poets at the Grotto. Regional: Exact Change and Rum and Coke (Yale Rep), Not Quite Jerusalem (Longwharf), and Our Country's Good (East Carolina).


His television appearances include The Jury, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Law & Order, The Beat, Oz, The Larry Sanders Show, Homicide: Life on the Street, Moonlighting, The Word, Starsky and Hutch, The Mary Tyler Moore Show, All in the Family, Night Gallery, and Maude.


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