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Richard Jenkins

Richard Dale Jenkins (born May 4, 1947) is an American actor. Jenkins began his acting career in theater at the Trinity Repertory Company and later made his film debut in 1974. He has worked steadily in film and television since the 1980s, mostly in supporting roles. His first major role did not come until the early 2000s, when he portrayed the deceased patriarch Nathaniel Fisher on the HBO funeral drama series Six Feet Under (2001–2005). He is also known for his roles in the films Burn After Reading (2008), Step Brothers (2008), Let Me In (2010), Jack Reacher (2012), and The Cabin in the Woods (2012). Jenkins was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor for the drama film The Visitor (2007). He won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie for the limited drama series Olive Kitteridge (2014). For his performance in the fantasy drama film The Shape of Water (2017), Jenkins received Academy Award, Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award nominations for Best Supporting Actor. Description above from the Wikipedia article Richard Jenkins, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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May 4, 1947 In DeKalb, Illinois, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Parole 1982-04-19
Latest Project:
Movie The Humans 2021-11-24
Known For
Movie The Humans Erik Blake 2021-11-24
Movie Kajillionaire Robert 2020-09-25
Movie The Last Shift Stanley 2020-11-13
Movie LBJ Sen. Richard Russell 2017-11-03
Movie Kong: Skull Island Senator Al Willis 2017-03-08
Movie The Shape of Water Giles 2017-12-01
Movie The Hollars Don Hollar 2016-08-25
Series Berlin Station Steven Frost 2016-10-16
Movie Bone Tomahawk Chicory 2015-10-23
Movie Spotlight Richard Sipe (voice) (uncredited) 2015-11-06
Movie 4 Minute Mile Coleman 2014-06-05
Movie God's Pocket Richard Shelburn 2014-05-09
Movie Lullaby Robert 2014-06-13
Series Olive Kitteridge Henry Kitteridge 2014-11-02
Movie Turbo Bobby (voice) 2013-07-11
Movie White House Down Raphelson 2013-06-27
Movie A.C.O.D. Hugh 2013-10-03
Movie Darling Companion Russell 2012-04-20
Movie The Cabin in the Woods Richard Sitterson 2012-04-12
Movie Killing Them Softly Driver 2012-07-30
Movie Liberal Arts Professor Peter Hoberg 2012-09-14
Movie The Company You Keep Jed Lewis 2012-09-06
Movie Jack Reacher Alex Rodin 2012-12-20
Movie Hall Pass Coakley 2011-02-25
Movie Happythankyoumoreplease Paul Gertmanian 2011-03-04
Movie Friends with Benefits Mr. Harper 2011-07-21
Movie The Rum Diary Lotterman 2011-10-13
Movie Norman Doug Long 2010-06-11
Movie Dear John Mr. Tyree 2010-02-04
Movie Waiting for Forever Richard Twist 2010-02-10
Movie Eat Pray Love Richard 2010-08-12
Movie Let Me In The Father 2010-10-01
Movie The Broken John McVey 2008-01-18
Movie Step Brothers Dr. Robert Doback 2008-07-25
Movie The Tale of Despereaux Principal (voice) 2008-12-18
Movie Burn After Reading Ted 2008-09-05
Movie The Kingdom Robert Grace 2007-08-22
Movie The Visitor Prof. Walter Vale 2007-09-07
Movie Fun with Dick and Jane Frank Bascombe 2005-12-21
Movie North Country Hank Aimes 2005-02-12
Movie Rumor Has It... Earl Huttinger 2005-12-22
Movie I ♥ Huckabees Mr. Hooten (uncredited) 2004-09-10
Movie Shall We Dance? Devine 2004-10-15
Movie The Mudge Boy Edgar Mudge 2003-01-17
Movie The Core Gen. Thomas Purcell 2003-03-28
Movie Cheaper by the Dozen Shake 2003-12-24
Movie Intolerable Cruelty Freddy Bender 2003-09-02
Movie Sins of the Father Bobby Frank Cherry 2002-01-05
Movie Changing Lanes Walter Arnell 2002-04-07
Movie Stealing Harvard Honorable Judge Emmett Cook 2002-09-13
Movie Say It Isn't So Walter Wingfield 2001-03-10
Movie One Night at McCool's Father Jimmy 2001-04-19
Movie The Man Who Wasn't There Walter Abundas 2001-10-26
Movie What Planet Are You From? Don Fisk 2000-03-03
Movie Me, Myself & Irene Agent Boshane 2000-06-22
Movie The Confession Cass O'Donnell 1999-03-26
Movie The Mod Squad Det. Bob Mothershed 1999-03-26
Movie Outside Providence Barney 1999-09-01
Movie Snow Falling on Cedars Sheriff Art Moran 1999-12-22
Movie Random Hearts Truman Trainor 1999-10-08
Movie The Impostors Johnny Leguard (Frenchman) 1998-05-18
Movie There's Something About Mary Psychiatrist 1998-07-15
Movie Absolute Power Michael McCarty 1997-02-14
Movie Eye of God Willard Sprague 1997-10-17
Movie Into Thin Air: Death on Everest Beck Weathers 1997-11-09
Movie The Boys Next Door Bob Klemper 1996-02-04
Movie A Couch in New York Campton 1996-02-21
Movie Flirting with Disaster Paul Harmon 1996-03-22
Movie Eddie Carl Zimmer 1996-05-31
Movie The Indian in the Cupboard Victor 1995-07-14
Movie How to Make an American Quilt Howell 1995-10-06
Movie Getting Out Chaplain 1994-04-25
Movie Trapped in Paradise Agent Shaddus Peyser 1994-12-02
Movie Wolf Detective Carl Bridger 1994-06-17
Movie It Could Happen to You C. Vernon Hale 1994-07-29
Movie Undercover Blues Frank 1993-09-10
Series Alex Haley's Queen Mr. Benson 1993-02-14
Movie And the Band Played On Dr. Marc Conant 1993-09-11
Movie Afterburn Acton Ryder 1992-05-30
Movie The Perfect Tribute Blair 1991-04-21
Movie Doublecrossed 1991-07-20
Movie Carolina Skeletons Redy 1991-09-30
Movie Challenger Gregory B. Jarvis 1990-02-25
Movie Blue Steel Attorney Mel Dawson 1990-03-16
Movie Descending Angel Debaudt 1990-11-25
Movie Rising Son Tommy 1990-07-23
Movie When You Remember Me Vaughan 1990-10-07
Movie Sea of Love Gruber 1989-09-15
Movie Out on the Edge Paul Evetts 1989-05-14
Movie How I Got Into College Bill Browne 1989-05-19
Movie Kojak: Fatal Flaw 1989-11-30
Movie Blaze Picayune 1989-12-15
Movie Rachel River Cordell 1988-01-01
Movie Little Nikita Richard Grant 1988-03-17
Movie Stealing Home Hank Chandler 1988-08-26
Movie In the Line of Duty: The F.B.I. Murders Detective Hamill 1988-09-28
Movie Courtship Bobby Pate 1987-01-01
Movie The Witches of Eastwick Clyde Alden 1987-06-12
Movie Hannah and Her Sisters Dr. Wilkes 1986-02-07
Movie The Manhattan Project Radiation Controls Officer 1986-06-13
Movie The Tender Age Roger Davis 1986-04-07
Movie On Valentine's Day Bobby Pate 1986-04-11
Movie Silverado Kelly 1985-07-10
Movie Parole 1st Cop 1982-04-19