Richard Jenkins

Richard Jenkins

  • Born on
    • May 4th, 1947
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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Acting (87 Credits)

2021Nightmare Alley as Ezra Grindle
2020The Last Shift as Stanley
2020Kajillionaire as Robert
2017The Shape of Water as Giles
2017Kong: Skull Island as Senator Al Willis
2016LBJ as Sen. Richard Russell
2016The Hollars as Don Hollar
2016Berlin Station as Steven Frost
2015Bone Tomahawk as Chicory
2015Spotlight as Richard Sipe (voice) (uncredited)
20144 Minute Mile as ColemanWatch Free
2014God's Pocket as Richard Shelburn
2014Lullaby as Robert
2014Olive Kitteridge as Henry Kitteridge
2013A.C.O.D. as Hugh
2013White House Down as Raphelson
2013Turbo as Bobby (voice)
2012Jack Reacher as Alex Rodin
2012Liberal Arts as Professor Peter Hoberg
2012Darling Companion as Russell
2012Killing Them Softly as Driver
2012The Company You Keep as Jed Lewis
2011Hall Pass as Coakley
2011The Rum Diary as Lotterman
2011Friends with Benefits as Mr. Harper
2011The Cabin in the Woods as Richard Sitterson
2010Dear John as Mr. Tyree
2010Let Me In as The Father
2010Norman as Doug Long
2010Eat Pray Love as Richard
2010Waiting for Forever as Richard Twist
2010Happythankyoumoreplease as Paul GertmanianWatch Free
2008Step Brothers as Dr. Robert Doback
2008The Broken as John McVeyWatch Free
2008Burn After Reading as Ted
2008The Tale of Despereaux as Principal (voice)
2007The Visitor as Prof. Walter Vale
2007The Kingdom as Robert Grace
2005Fun with Dick and Jane as Frank Bascombe
2005Rumor Has It... as Earl Huttinger
2005North Country as Hank Aimes
2004Shall We Dance as Devine
2004I Heart Huckabees as Mr. Hooten (uncredited)
2003The Mudge Boy as Edgar Mudge
2003Intolerable Cruelty as Freddy Bender
2003The Core as Gen. Thomas Purcell
2003Cheaper by the Dozen as Shake
2002Stealing Harvard as Honorable Judge Emmett Cook
2002Changing Lanes as Walter Arnell
2001Say It Isn't So as Walter Wingfield
2001The Man Who Wasn't There as Walter Abundas
2001One Night at McCool's as Father Jimmy
2000Me, Myself & Irene as Agent Boshane
2000What Planet Are You From? as Don Fisk
1999The Confession as Cass O'Donnell
1999Outside Providence as Barney
1999The Mod Squad as Det. Bob Mothershed
1999Random Hearts as Truman Trainor
1999Snow Falling on Cedars as Sheriff Art Moran
1998The Impostors
1998There's Something About Mary as Psychiatrist
1997Into Thin Air: Death on Everest as Beck Weathers
1997Eye of God as Willard Sprague
1997Absolute Power as Michael McCarty
1996Eddie as Carl Zimmer
1996A Couch in New York as Campton
1996Flirting with Disaster as Paul HarmonWatch Free
1995The Indian in the Cupboard as Victor
1995How to Make an American Quilt as Howell
1994Wolf as Detective Bridger
1994It Could Happen to You as C. Vernon Hale
1994Trapped in Paradise as Agent Shaddus Peyser
1993Undercover Blues as Frank
1993And the Band Played On as Dr. Marc Conant
1993Alex Haley's Queen as Mr. Benson
1992Afterburn as Acton Ryder
1990Blue Steel as Attorney Mel DawsonWatch Free
1989Sea of Love as Gruber
1989Blaze as Picayune
1989How I Got Into College as Bill Browne
1988Little Nikita as Richard Grant
1988In the Line of Duty: The F.B.I. Murders as Detective Hamill
1988Stealing Home as Hank Chandler
1987The Witches of Eastwick as Clyde Alden
1986The Manhattan Project as Radiation Controls Officer
1986Hannah and Her Sisters as Dr. Wilkes
1985Silverado as Kelly


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