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A versatile veteran of film, television and theater, Ken Jenkins began his acting career performing in high school theater productions in his hometown of Dayton, Ohio. "I was fortunate to discover the world through the words of William Shakespeare, George Bernard Shaw, Arthur Miller and Tennessee Williams, and to discover in myself a love for the ... See full bio »
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 2010-2015 Cougar Town (TV Series)
- A Two Story Town (2015) ... Chick
- Yer So Bad (2015) ... Chick
- Two Men Talking (2015) ... Chick
- Waiting for Tonight (2015) ... Chick
 2014 Black-ish (TV Series)
- Colored Commentary (2014) ... Bernie
 2013 Back in the Game (TV Series)
- Stay in or Bail Out (2013) ... Warden
 2012 House Husbands (TV Movie)
Dean Worthington
 2012 Gravity Falls (TV Series)
Old Man Ghost
- The Inconveniencing (2012) ... Old Man Ghost (voice)
 2012 Local Talent (TV Series)
Mr. Fallon (2012)
 2009 Scrubs: Interns (TV Series)
Bob Kelso
 2007 Welcome to Paradise
Reverend McNamara
 2007 5 Minutes to Midnight (Short)
General Kubrick
 2007 I-Nasty (Short)
Sheriff Bernie
 2002 Home Room
Police Captain
 2002 Clockstoppers
NSA Agent Moore
 2002 Fidel (TV Movie)
Herbert Matthews
 2001 I Am Sam
Judge Philip McNeily
 2001 All Souls (TV Series)
Dr. Lohman
- Running Scared (2001) ... Dr. Lohman
 2001 The Tailor of Panama
 2001 The X-Files (TV Series)
Deputy Chief Karras
- Medusa (2001) ... Deputy Chief Karras
 2000 Lucky Numbers
Dan Schuff
 2000 Gone in Sixty Seconds
Televangelist (uncredited)
 2000 Brutally Normal (TV Series)
Mr. Kirschner / Thomas Jefferson
- Barricade (2000) ... Mr. Kirschner / Thomas Jefferson
 1999-2000 Sliders (TV Series)
Professor Jack Bigelow / Robert Clark
- Dust (2000) ... Professor Jack Bigelow
- Revelations (1999) ... Robert Clark
 1995-2000 Chicago Hope (TV Series)
Jim Carroll / Health Marshal Stanley McGee
- Letting Go (2000) ... Jim Carroll
- The Virus (1995) ... Health Marshal Stanley McGee
 1998-1999 Oh Baby (TV Series)
Fred Calloway
- Anniversary (1998) ... Fred Calloway
 1999 Pensacola: Wings of Gold (TV Series)
General Mitchell Burke
- Burke's Breach (1999) ... General Mitchell Burke
 1999 The Last Marshal
Judge Wooley
 1999 Balloon Farm (TV Movie)
 1999 Mutiny (TV Movie)
 1999 Vengeance Unlimited (TV Series)
Jack Humphrey
- Legalese (1999) ... Jack Humphrey
 1998 Psycho
District Attorney
 1998 Early Edition (TV Series)
Winston Thorpe
- Deadline (1998) ... Winston Thorpe
 1998 Thirst (TV Movie)
Lou Wolford
 1998 Where's Marlowe?
 1998 The Magnificent Seven (TV Series)
Virginia's Father
- Witness (1998) ... Virginia's Father
 1997 Murphy Brown (TV Series)
Paul Cookson
- Tempus Fugit (1997) ... Paul Cookson
 1997 Babylon 5 (TV Series)
Captain Trevor Hall
- No Surrender, No Retreat (1997) ... Captain Trevor Hall
 1997 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
Marshall Hastings
- I Love Lucy (1997) ... Marshall Hastings
 1996 Fled
Warden Nichols
 1996 Courage Under Fire
Joel Walden
 1996 Last Dance
Warden Laverty
 1996 Executive Decision
General Wood
 1995 Past the Bleachers (TV Movie)
Hilton Burberry
 1995 Legend (TV Series)
Ethan Catridge Steele
- Legend on His President's Secret Service (1995) ... Ethan Catridge Steele
 1995 Cybill (TV Series)
- As the World Turns to Crap (1995) ... Ed
 1994 White Mile (TV Movie)
Jerry Taggart
 1994 The Stand (TV Mini-Series)
Peter Goldsmith
- The Plague (1994) ... Peter Goldsmith
 1994 Hearts Afire (TV Series)
Mr. Conway
- The Big Yes (1994) ... Mr. Conway
 1994 A Time to Heal (TV Movie)
Don Peterson
 1993 Mad About You (TV Series)
Jack Farrer
- Married to the Job (1993) ... Jack Farrer
 1993 Sisters (TV Series)
Judge Guisewite
- Back on Track (1993) ... Judge Guisewite
 1992 A House of Secrets and Lies (TV Movie)
Ed Norwood
 1992 Crossing the Bridge
Lou Morgan
 1992 A Private Matter (TV Movie)
Frank Kearns
 1991 Thirtysomething (TV Series)
Lars Durstin
- A Stop at Willoughby (1991) ... Lars Durstin
 1991 Love, Lies and Murder (TV Movie)
 1991 In Broad Daylight (TV Movie)
Bob Webb
 1991 Edge of Honor
Bo Dubs
 1990 Descending Angel (TV Movie)
Sam Murray
 1990 Gabriel's Fire (TV Series)
- I'm Nobody (1990) ... Potter
 1990 Dark Avenger (TV Movie)
 1990 Air America
Major Donald Lemond
 1990 By Dawn's Early Light (TV Movie)
Looking Glass Colonel - 'Sam'
 1990 Shattered Dreams (TV Movie)
Hal Witt
 1990 Family of Spies (TV Movie)
 1989 In Country
Jim Holly
 1989 Breaking Point (TV Movie)
Col. Lowe
 1989 The Abyss
Gerard Kirkhill
 1989 Roe vs. Wade (TV Movie)
 1989 Hard Time on Planet Earth (TV Series)
Sergeant Burdick
- Losing Control (1989) ... Sergeant Burdick
 1989 The Outside Woman (TV Movie)
Junior Miller
 1989 CBS Schoolbreak Special (TV Series)
- Words to Live By (1989) ... Echer
 1988 Dallas (TV Series)
- Road Work (1988) ... Captain
 1988 Disaster at Silo 7 (TV Movie)
 1988 Knots Landing (TV Series)
Border Thug #1
- Borderline (1988) ... Border Thug #1
 1988 Newhart (TV Series)
Al Griswold
- Town Without Pity (1988) ... Al Griswold
 1988 Amen (TV Series)
The Pilot
- Fear of Flying (1988) ... The Pilot
 1988 The Wizard of Loneliness
Joel Spender
 1988 CBS Summer Playhouse (TV Series)
Dwayne Pewe
- Whattley by the Bay (1988) ... Dwayne Pewe
 1987 Matewan
Sephus Purcell
 1985 The Equalizer (TV Series)
 1985 What Comes Around
 1983 Heart of Steel (TV Movie)
 1974 Great Performances (TV Series)
- In Fashion (1974) ... Aubin
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In the 1980s, Ken Jenkins played Frank Hall, a math teacher in the 15-part G.E.D. "Adult Math" telecourse. See more »


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