Richard Jenkins

Lowest Rated: 3% The Mod Squad (1999)
Birthday: May 4, 1947
Birthplace: DeKalb, Illinois, USA
Met his wife, Sharon, at Illinois Wesleyan University; they both graduated in 1969. Spent 15 years with Rhode Island's Trinity Repertory Theater, where he performed on stage, directed and served as artistic director (1990-94). First TV appearance was the PBS airing of the play Feasting With Panthers, a 1974 Trinity Repertory Company production about playwright Oscar Wilde's incarceration. Began adding film and TV credits in the early 1980s, including Hannah and Her Sisters, The Witches of Eastwick and Sea of Love. Attained a higher profile with his recurring role as the deceased Nathaniel Fischer Sr. in the HBO hit series Six Feet Under (2001-05).

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

CREDIT
92% The Shape of Water Giles $57.4M 2017
57% LBJ Richard Russell $2.4M 2017
46% The Hollars Don Hollar $1.1M 2016
91% Bone Tomahawk Chicory 2015
29% 4 Minute Mile Coleman 2014
31% Lullaby Robert 2014
37% God's Pocket Richard Shellburn $97.5K 2014
52% A.C.O.D. Hugh $0.2M 2013
67% Turbo Bobby $81.2M 2013
51% White House Down Raphelson $73.2M 2013
53% The Company You Keep Jed Lewis $5.2M 2013
63% Jack Reacher Rodin $80.1M 2012
74% Killing Them Softly Driver $15M 2012
70% Liberal Arts Professor Peter Hoberg $0.4M 2012
22% Darling Companion Russell $0.8M 2012
91% The Cabin in the Woods Hadley $42.1M 2012
51% The Rum Diary Lotterman $13.1M 2011
67% Norman Doug Long 2011
68% Friends With Benefits Mr. Harper $55.9M 2011
40% HappyThankYouMorePlease Paul Gertmanian $0.3M 2011
33% Hall Pass Coakley $45.1M 2011
5% Waiting for Forever Richard $16.8K 2011
88% Let Me In The Father $12.2M 2010
36% Eat Pray Love Richard From Texas $80.6M 2010
29% Dear John Mr. Tyree $79.7M 2010
57% The Tale of Despereaux Principal $50.9M 2008
78% Burn After Reading Ted Treffon $60.4M 2008
55% Step Brothers Robert Doback $100.5M 2008
89% The Visitor Walter Vale $9.3M 2008
49% The Broken John McVey 2008
51% The Kingdom FBI Director James Grace $47.5M 2007
20% Rumor Has It Earl Huttinger $43M 2005
28% Fun With Dick and Jane Frank Bascombe $110.4M 2005
69% North Country Hank Aimes $18.4M 2005
46% Shall We Dance Devine $57.9M 2004
63% I Heart Huckabees Mr. Hooten $12.8M 2004
24% Cheaper by the Dozen Shake $138.6M 2003
75% Intolerable Cruelty Freddy Bender $35.1M 2003
40% The Core General Thomas Purcell $31.1M 2003
77% The Mudge Boy Edgar Mudge 2003
9% Stealing Harvard Mr. Cook $14M 2002
77% Changing Lanes Walter Arnell $66.7M 2002
50% Sins of the Father Bobby Frank Cherry 2002
81% The Man Who Wasn't There Walter Abundas $7.5M 2001
33% One Night at McCool's Father Jimmy $5.7M 2001
9% Say It Isn't So Walter Wingfield $4.9M 2001
47% Me, Myself & Irene Agent Boshane $0.6M 2000
42% What Planet Are You From? Don Fisk 2000
40% Snow Falling on Cedars Sheriff Art Moran 1999
15% Random Hearts Truman Trainor 1999
51% Outside Providence Barney 1999
62% The Impostors Johnny 1999
3% The Mod Squad Mothershed 1999
40% The Confession Cass O'Donnell 1999
83% There's Something About Mary Actor 1998
No Score Yet Into Thin Air: Death on Everest Beck Weathers 1997
74% Eye of God Sprague 1997
47% Absolute Power Michael McCarty 1997
18% Eddie Asst. Coach Zimmer 1996
87% Flirting With Disaster Paul 1996
No Score Yet Un divan à New York (A Couch In New York) Campton 1996
No Score Yet The Boys Next Door Mr. Klemper 1996
61% How to Make an American Quilt Howell 1995
71% The Indian in the Cupboard Victor 1995
71% It Could Happen to You C. Vernon Hale 1994
60% Wolf Det. Bridger 1994
No Score Yet Getting Out Chaplain 1994
10% Trapped in Paradise Shaddus 1994
100% And the Band Played On Dr. Marc Conant 1993
33% Undercover Blues Frank 1993
No Score Yet Afterburn Ryder 1992
No Score Yet Carolina Skeletons Actor 1992
No Score Yet Doublecrossed Actor 1991
No Score Yet Descending Angel Debaudt 1990
No Score Yet When You Remember Me Vaughan 1990
No Score Yet Rising Son Tommy 1990
71% Blue Steel Attorney Mel Dawson 1990
No Score Yet Challenger Gregory B. Jarvis 1990
80% Blaze Picayune 1989
38% How I Got Into College Bill Browne 1989
No Score Yet Out on the Edge Paul Evetts 1989
78% Sea of Love Gruber 1989
20% Stealing Home Hank Chandler 1988
58% Little Nikita Richard Grant 1988
74% The Witches of Eastwick Clyde Alden 1987
No Score Yet Rachel River Cordell 1987
47% The Manhattan Project Radiation Controls Officer 1986
No Score Yet On Valentine's Day Bobby Pate 1986
91% Hannah and Her Sisters Dr. Wilkes 1986
77% Silverado Kelly $33.3M 1985
80% The Falls Actor 1980

TV

CREDIT
No Score Yet Berlin Station
2016
Steven Frost
  • 2019
  • 2018
  • 2017
  • 2016
No Score Yet Jimmy Kimmel Live
2003
Guest
  • 2018
No Score Yet Variety Studio: Actors on Actors
2015
Guest
  • 2018
85% Comrade Detective
2017
Voice
  • 2017
No Score Yet Last Call With Carson Daly
2007
Guest
  • 2017
No Score Yet Tavis Smiley
2013-2018
Guest
  • 2017
95% Olive Kitteridge
2014
Henry Kitteridge
  • 2014
83% Six Feet Under
2001-2005
Nathaniel Fisher Nathaniel Fisher Sr. Nathaniel Fisher, Sr.
  • 2005
  • 2004
  • 2003
  • 2002
  • 2001
61% Ally McBeal
1997-2002
Mr. Bo
  • 2001
No Score Yet Miami Vice
1984-1990
Waters
  • 1985
No Score Yet American Playhouse
1982-1996
Bobby

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