Jon Korkes

Jon Korkes
Born (1945-12-04) December 4, 1945
Manhattan, New York, US
Occupation Actor, director, writer, teacher
Years active 1969–present

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


Jon Korkes was born in Manhattan on December 4, 1945, 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

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).

Television works

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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