Leonard Barrie Corbin, better known as Barry Corbin, was born on October 16, 1940 in Lamesa. He is an TV & movie actor with more than 100 credits to his name. Corbin studied theatre arts at Texas Tech University in Lubbock. He played General Beringer in WarGames, Travolta's uncle Bob Davis in Urban Cowboy, co-starring with Clint Eastwood in Any Which Way You Can, or Roscoe Brown the bumbling deputy, in Lonesome Dove. From 90-95, he portrayed Maurice Minnifield on Northern Exposure.