|Born||(1984-02-16) 16 February 1984
Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland
|Occupation||Actress, artist, filmmaker|
Kari Corbett (born 16 February 1984) is a Scottish actress, artist and filmmaker. Corbett is perhaps best known for portraying Ruby Hepburn in Channel 4 comedy drama Shameless, Nurse Marian McKaig in ITV’s The Royal, Sarah in the BAFTA award winning Jeopardy, Kirsty in David Mackenzie‘s film, You Instead, and Jean McGrory in CBC’s comedy Mr. D. Kari was nominated for The Johnny Walker Great Scot Award for Outstanding Contribution to Entertainment in 2011, and selected as one of the 12 Rising Stars of 2012 by the Radio Times. Kari has produced two award nominated short-films, screened at The Chicago Underground Film Festival, and The Glasgow Film Festival.
Corbett began acting at the age of 17, playing Sarah in the BAFTA-winning series Jeopardy. She recently appeared in the award-winning comedy series Mr. D, Rubenesque, and Case Histories for BBC. Her other work includes Shameless, The Royal, You Instead, Monarch of the Glen, River City, The Inspector Lynley Mysteries, “Katie Morag” and Sea of Souls.
Radio Times named Corbett one of the 12 Rising Stars of 2012. Kari was nominated for The Johnny Walker Blue Label Great Scot award in 2011, for Outstanding Contribution to the Entertainment. Her first experimental video, Uncontrollable Joy For Life (2010), has been screened in various film festivals such as the 2011 Chicago Underground Film Festival. She produced, directed, and starred in the experimental short film If Only I Was Simone De Beauvoir (2011), which was nominated for “Best International Short Film” at the Glasgow Film Festival.
Corbett also appeared as Evie Watt in Shetland on BBC 1 in 2014.
|Radio Times: 12 Rising Stars of 2012||2012|
|Nomination: The Johnny Walker Great Scot Award||2011|
|Nomination: GSSF Best International Short Film||2011|
|Jury Nominations: Chicago Underground Film Festival||2011|
|2010||Uncontrollable Joy For Life||Interviewer||Short film
|2011||If Only I Was Simone De Beauvoir||Kari / Simone||Short film
|2002–2003||River City||Kirsty Henderson|
|2004||The Inspector Lynley Mysteries||Vi Nevin|
|2004–2005||Monarch of the Glen||Zoe|
|2006||Sea of Souls||Kelly Tudor|
|2007||The Whistleblowers||Laura Johnson|
|2007–2009||The Royal||Nurse Marian McKaig|
|2013||Case Histories||DI Zoe Chalmers|
|2013||Mr. D||Jean McGrory|
|2013||Bob Servant Independent||Vote Counter|
|2015||Katie Morag||Candice Kennedy|