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Richard Jenkins was born on May 4, 1947 in DeKalb, Illinois, USA. He is an actor, known for Jack Reacher (2012), The Cabin in the Woods (2012) and The Visitor (2007). He has been married to Sharon R. Friedrick since August 23, 1969. They have two children. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 13 wins & 15 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Bone Tomahawk (filming)
Chicory
 2015 The Hollars (post-production)
Don Hollar
 2014/II Lullaby
Robert
 2014 4 Minute Mile
 2013 Turbo
Bobby (voice)
 2013 A.C.O.D.
Hugh
 2012 Killing Them Softly
Driver
 2012 Darling Companion
Russell
 2012 Liberal Arts
Professor Peter Hoberg
 2010 Norman
Doug Long
 2010/I Dear John
Mr. Tyree
 2007/I The Visitor
Walter
 2005 Earth to America (TV Movie)
 2004 Shall We Dance
Devine
 2004 I Heart Huckabees
Mr. Hooten (uncredited)
 2003 The Mudge Boy
Edgar Mudge
 2002 Reel Comedy (TV Series)
 2002 Stealing Harvard
Honorable Emmett Cook
 2002 Sins of the Father (TV Movie)
Bobby Frank Cherry
 2001 One Night at McCool's
Father Jimmy
 2001 Say It Isn't So
Walter Wingfield
 2001 Ally McBeal (TV Series)
Mr. Bo
- Mr. Bo (2001) ... Mr. Bo
 2000 What Planet Are You From?
Don Fisk
 1999 Snow Falling on Cedars
Sheriff Art Moran
 1999 Outside Providence
Barney
 1999 The Confession
Cass O'Donnell
 1998 There's Something About Mary
Psychiatrist (uncredited)
 1997 Into Thin Air: Death on Everest (TV Movie)
Beck Weathers
 1997 Eye of God
Willard Sprague
 1997 Absolute Power
Michael McCarty
 1996 Eddie
Carl Zimmer
 1996 A Couch in New York
Campton
 1996 The Boys Next Door (TV Movie)
Bob Klemper
 1994 It Could Happen to You
C. Vernon Hale
 1994 Wolf
Detective Bridger
 1994 Getting Out (TV Movie)
Chaplain
 1993 Undercover Blues
Frank
 1993 Queen (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. Benson
- Episode #1.2 (1993) ... Mr. Benson
 1992 Crossroads (TV Series)
Jim Mundy
- Pilot (1992) ... Jim Mundy
 1992 Afterburn (TV Movie)
Acton Ryder
 1991 Kojak: Fatal Flaw (TV Movie)
Joel Litkin
 1991 Carolina Skeletons (TV Movie)
Redy
 1991 Doublecrossed (TV Movie)
 1991 The Perfect Tribute (TV Movie)
Blair
 1990 Against the Law (TV Series)
Wexford
- We, the Jury (1990) ... Wexford
- Pilot (1990) ... Wexford
 1990 Descending Angel (TV Movie)
Debaudt
 1990 When You Remember Me (TV Movie)
Vaughan
 1990 Rising Son (TV Movie)
Tommy
 1990 Challenger (TV Movie)
Gregory B. Jarvis
 1989 Blaze
Picayune
 1989 Out on the Edge (TV Movie)
Paul Evetts
 1985-1989 Miami Vice (TV Series)
Goodman / DEA Agent Ed Waters
- Hard Knocks (1989) ... Goodman
- Smuggler's Blues (1985) ... DEA Agent Ed Waters
 1988 In the Line of Duty: The F.B.I. Murders (TV Movie)
Detective Hamill
 1988 Stealing Home
Hank Chandler
 1988 Little Nikita
Richard Grant
 1987 Courtship
Bobby Pate
 1987 Rachel River
Cordell
 1986 The Manhattan Project
Radiation Controls Officer
 1986 The Little Sister
Roger Davis
 1985 Spenser: For Hire (TV Series)
Tex
- Internal Affairs (1985) ... Tex
 1985 Silverado
Kelly
 1984 American Playhouse (TV Series)
Nicholas Vazzana
- Concealed Enemies, Part I: Suspicion (1984) ... Nicholas Vazzana
 1982 Parole (TV Movie)
1st Cop
 1974-1975 Great Performances (TV Series)
Warder
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Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

(On his role in the 1985 film Silverado) I auditioned for this really great part, and I remember my manager called me up and said "You got it! You're Kelly." And I said "Who?" "Kelly." I searched through the script, and I was in two scenes. I said "Howdy" in the first scene, and in the second scene, I said "You can't do that," and they shot me. And I was on the set for seven weeks. It was a cover... See more »

Trivia:

He attended school with Larry Shue and worked with James Pickering, according to an interview of February 20, 2009. Pickering acted as the Nerd in Shue's famous play, "The Nerd," adapted as "Laus im Pelz (1987)". See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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CONGRATS ON A WELL-DESERVED OSCAR NOMINATION! bsface
he was incredible in the visitor bostonprincess
On the Top Ten of Top Supporting Performers Sean Arc
Jenkins for Ventriliquist in Batman 3 andymcneill75
performance in burn after reading emim23
Awesome subtle performance in The Visitor lindaluau
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