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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 Step Brothers (2008). 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 11 wins & 35 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Jack Reacher
Jack Reacher Rodin
(2012)
The Cabin in the Woods
(2012)
Step Brothers
Step Brothers Dr. Robert Doback
(2008)

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 2017 Kong: Skull Island
Senator Willis
 2016 The Hollars
Don Hollar
 2015/I Spotlight
Richard Sipe (voice, uncredited)
 2014/II Lullaby
Robert
 2014 4 Minute Mile
Coleman
 2013 Turbo
Bobby (voice)
 2013 A.C.O.D.
Hugh
 2010 Norman
Doug Long
 2010 Waiting for Forever
Richard Twist
 2010/I Dear John
Mr. Tyree
 2008 The Tale of Despereaux
Principal (voice)
 2007/I The Visitor
Walter
 2004 Shall We Dance
Devine
 2004 I Heart Huckabees
Mr. Hooten (uncredited)
 2003 The Mudge Boy
Edgar Mudge
 2002 Stealing Harvard
Honorable Emmett Cook
 2002 Changing Lanes
Walter Arnell
 2001 One Night at McCool's
Father Jimmy
 1999 Random Hearts
Truman Trainor
 1999 Snow Falling on Cedars
Sheriff Art Moran
 1999 Outside Providence
Barney
 1999 The Mod Squad
Mothershed
 1999 The Confession
Cass O'Donnell
 1998 There's Something About Mary
Psychiatrist (uncredited)
 1997 Eye of God
Willard Sprague
 1997 Absolute Power
Michael McCarty
 1996 Eddie
Assistant Coach Zimmer
 1996 Un divan à New York
Campton
 1995 The Indian in the Cupboard
Victor (Dad)
 1994 It Could Happen to You
C. Vernon Hale
 1994 Wolf
Detective Bridger
 1993 Undercover Blues
Frank
 1989 Blaze
Picayune
 1989 Sea of Love
Gruber
 1989 Blue Steel
Attorney Mel Dawson
 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 On Valentine's Day
Bobby Pate
 1986 The Little Sister
Roger Davis
 1985 Silverado
Kelly
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(2014 to 2015 season) He directed and choreographed the musical, "Oliver!," at the Trinity Repertory Company Theatre in Providence, Rhode Island. Lionel Bart was the writer, composer and lyricist. Sharon Jenkins was also director and choreographer. Eugene Lee was set designer. William Lane was costume designer. Brian J. ... See more »

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Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

(In response to his first starring film role in The Visitor (2007)) I would say 'I'll go back to my trailer now', and they'd say, 'No, no, you're in the next scene. It's one of those things that I didn't know if I would ever get an opportunity to try. I've been waiting my entire professional life for this experience. 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 »

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