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Richard Jenkins was born on May 4, 1947 in DeKalb, Illinois, USA. He is an actor, known for The Cabin in the Woods (2012), Jack Reacher (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 13 wins & 19 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Bone Tomahawk (post-production)
Chicory
 2015 The Hollars (completed)
Don Hollar
 2014/II Lullaby
Robert
 2014 4 Minute Mile
Coach Colman
 2013 Turbo
Bobby (voice)
 2013 A.C.O.D.
Hugh
 2012 Darling Companion
Russell
 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
 2001 Say It Isn't So
Walter Wingfield
 2000 What Planet Are You From?
Don Fisk
 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
Carl Zimmer
 1996 A Couch in 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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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 »

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One of several Rhode Island residents who have made films for the Farrelly Brothers. In four of their pictures, Richard even bought a house down the street from the brothers' childhood home in Cumberland, Rhode Island. See more »

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CONGRATS ON A WELL-DESERVED OSCAR NOMINATION! bsface
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