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Richard Jenkins

Actor | * 05/04/1947 (75) | DeKalb, Illinois (United States of America (USA))
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Richard Dale Jenkins (born May 4, 1947) is an American actor who is well known for his portrayal of deceased patriarch Nathaniel Fisher on the HBO funeral drama series Six Feet Under (2001–2005). He began his career in theater at the Trinity Repertory Company and made his film debut in 1974. He has worked steadily in film and television since the 1980s, mostly in supporting roles. He is also known for his roles in the films Burn After Reading (2008), Step Brothers (2008), Let Me In (2010), Jack Reacher (2012), The Cabin in the Woods (2012), The Shape of Water (2017), The Last Shift (2020), and ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Romance / Love

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Awards & Nominations for Richard Jenkins

Satellite Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie Primetime Emmy Awards Academy Award for Best Actor Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series Satellite Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Actor Independent Spirit Award for Best Male Lead Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor

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Movies with Richard Jenkins as Actor(103)

as Ezra Grindle2021 Nightmare Alley
as Erik Blake2021 The Humans
as Stanley2020 The Last Shift
as Robert2020 Kajillionaire
as Giles2017 The Shape of Water
as Sen. Richard Russell2017 LBJ
as Senator Al Willis2017 Kong: Skull Island
as Don Hollar2016 The Hollars
as Richard Sipe (voice) (uncredited)2015 Spotlight
as Chicory2015 Bone Tomahawk
as Richard Shelburn2014 God's Pocket
as Coleman2014 4 Minute Mile
as Robert2014 Lullaby
as Raphelson2013 White House Down
as Hugh2013 A.C.O.D.
as Bobby (voice)2013 Turbo
as Russell2012 Darling Companion
as Jed Lewis2012 The Company You Keep
as Driver2012 Killing Them Softly
as Richard Sitterson2012 The Cabin in the Woods
as Alex Rodin2012 Jack Reacher
as Professor Peter Hoberg2012 Liberal Arts
as Coakley2011 Hall Pass
as Paul Gertmanian2011 Happythankyoumoreplease
as Mr. Harper2011 Friends with Benefits
as Lotterman2011 The Rum Diary
as The Father2010 Let Me In
as Richard2010 Eat Pray Love
as Doug Long2010 Norman
as Richard Twist2010 Waiting for Forever
as Mr. Tyree2010 Dear John
as Dr. Robert Doback2008 Step Brothers
as John McVey2008 The Broken
as Principal (voice)2008 The Tale of Despereaux
as Prof. Walter Vale2007 The Visitor
as Robert Grace2007 The Kingdom
as Earl Huttinger2005 Rumor Has It...
as Hank Aimes2005 North Country
as himself2005 Earth to America
as Frank Bascombe2005 Fun with Dick and Jane
as Mr. Hooten (uncredited)2004 I ♥ Huckabees
as Devine2004 Shall We Dance?
as Edgar Mudge2003 The Mudge Boy
as Freddy Bender2003 Intolerable Cruelty
as Gen. Thomas Purcell2003 The Core
as Walter Arnell2002 Changing Lanes
as Bobby Frank Cherry2002 Sins of the Father
as Honorable Judge Emmett Cook2002 Stealing Harvard
as Father Jimmy2001 One Night at McCool's
as Walter Abundas2001 The Man Who Wasn't There
as Walter Wingfield2001 Say It Isn't So
as Agent Boshane2000 Me, Myself & Irene
as Barney1999 Outside Providence
as Cass O'Donnell1999 The Confession
as Truman Trainor1999 Random Hearts
as Sheriff Art Moran1999 Snow Falling on Cedars
as Det. Bob Mothershed1999 The Mod Squad
as Johnny Leguard (Frenchman)1998 The Impostors
as Psychiatrist1998 There's Something About Mary
as Beck Weathers1997 Into Thin Air: Death on Everest
as Michael McCarty1997 Absolute Power
as Willard Sprague1997 Eye of God
as Paul Harmon1996 Flirting with Disaster
as Bob Klemper1996 The Boys Next Door
as Carl Zimmer1996 Eddie
as Campton1996 A Couch in New York
as Agent Shaddus Peyser1994 Trapped in Paradise
as C. Vernon Hale1994 It Could Happen to You
as Chaplain1994 Getting Out
as Detective Carl Bridger1994 Wolf
as Frank1993 Undercover Blues
as Dr. Marc Conant1993 And the Band Played On
as Acton Ryder1992 Afterburn
as Redy1991 Carolina Skeletons
as Blair1991 The Perfect Tribute
as Debaudt1990 Descending Angel
as Vaughan1990 When You Remember Me
as Gregory B. Jarvis1990 Challenger
as Attorney Mel Dawson1990 Blue Steel
as Tommy1990 Rising Son
as Paul Evetts1989 Out on the Edge
as Gruber1989 Sea of Love
as Bill Browne1989 How I Got Into College
as Picayune1989 Blaze
as Hank Chandler1988 Stealing Home
as Richard Grant1988 Little Nikita
as Cordell1988 Rachel River
as Bobby Pate1987 Courtship
as Clyde Alden1987 The Witches of Eastwick
as Dr. Wilkes1986 Hannah and Her Sisters
as Roger Davis1986 The Tender Age
as Bobby Pate1986 On Valentine's Day
as Radiation Controls Officer1986 The Manhattan Project
as Kelly1985 Silverado
as 1st Cop1982 Parole

TV Shows/Series with Richard Jenkins as Actor(8)

as Henry Kitteridge2016 Race for the White House
as Steven Frost2016 Berlin Station
as Nathaniel Fisher2001 Six Feet Under
as Mr. Benson1993 Alex Haley's Queen
as DEA Agent Ed Waters1984 Miami Vice
as Warder1971 Great Performances
as Sheriff1971 Great Performances

Full Name: Richard Jenkins
Born: Sunday, 05/04 1947 (May) in DeKalb, Illinois (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 75 years + 214 days)
Zodiac sign: Taurus (Chinese zodiac sign: Pig)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: Illinois Wesleyan University, DeKalb High School
Spouses (current/former): Sharon R. Friedrick
Other names for Richard Jenkins (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Ричард Дженкинс"
"Richard Dale Jenkins"
"Ρίτσαρντ Τζένκινς"
Richard Jenkins frequently works together with these people:
Peter Farrelly (14x, Crew)
Bobby Farrelly (13x, Crew)
Stanley Tucci (12x, Actor)
Joel Coen (11x, Crew)
Ethan Coen (10x, Crew)
Skip Lievsay (8x, Crew)
Josh Radnor (7x, Actor)
J.B. Rogers (7x, Crew)
Lawrence Kasdan (6x, Crew)
Carter Burwell (6x, Crew)
Plácido Domingo (5x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:1466, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 11/06/2022