Richard Jenkins

Birthday:

05/04/1947

Place of birth:

DeKalb, Illinois, USA:

Biography:

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.


Film Credits

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

TV Series Credits

Berlin Station (2016)
as Steven Frost
Olive Kitteridge (2014)
as Henry Kitteridge
Six Feet Under (2001)
as Nathaniel Fisher
Alex Haley's Queen (1993)
as Mr. Benson
The Magnificent Seven Deadly Sins (1971)
Second Assistant Director