Richard Jenkins - Rotten Tomatoes

Richard Jenkins

Highest Rated:   100% And the Band Played On (1993)
Lowest Rated:   3% The Mod Squad (1999)
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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

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
92% The Shape of Water
  • Giles
$57.4M 2017
No Score Yet A forma da água
  • Giles
2017
55% LBJ
  • Richard Russell
$2.4M 2017
44% The Hollars
  • Don Hollar
$1.1M 2016
90% Bone Tomahawk
  • Chicory
2015
29% 4 Minute Mile
  • Coleman
2014
31% Lullaby
  • Robert
2014
38% God's Pocket
  • Richard Shellburn
$97.5k 2014
50% A.C.O.D.
  • Hugh
$0.2M 2013
67% Turbo
  • Bobby
$81.2M 2013
50% White House Down
  • Raphelson
$73.2M 2013
54% The Company You Keep
  • Jed Lewis
$5.2M 2013
62% Jack Reacher
  • Rodin
$80.1M 2012
74% Killing Them Softly
  • Driver
$14.9M 2012
70% Liberal Arts
  • Professor Peter Hoberg
$0.4M 2012
21% Darling Companion
  • Russell
$0.8M 2012
92% The Cabin in the Woods
  • Hadley
$42.1M 2012
50% The Rum Diary
  • Lotterman
$13.1M 2011
67% Norman
  • Doug Long
2011
69% Friends With Benefits
  • Mr. Harper
$55.9M 2011
40% HappyThankYouMorePlease
  • Paul Gertmanian
$0.3M 2011
34% 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
56% The Tale of Despereaux
  • Principal
$50.9M 2008
79% Burn After Reading
  • Ted Treffon
$60.4M 2008
54% 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
29% 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
40% 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
15% 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
62% 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
77% Sea of Love
  • Gruber
1989
20% Stealing Home
  • Hank Chandler
1988
58% Little Nikita
  • Richard Grant
1988
76% 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
93% Hannah and Her Sisters
  • Dr. Wilkes
1986
77% Silverado
  • Kelly
$33.2M 1985
80% The Falls
  • Actor
1980

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
No Score Yet Jimmy Kimmel Live
2003
  • Guest
  • 2018
83% Comrade Detective
2017
  • Voice
  • 2017
No Score Yet Last Call With Carson Daly
2007
  • Guest
  • 2017
No Score Yet Tavis Smiley
2013
  • Guest
  • 2017
No Score Yet Berlin Station
2016
  • Steven Frost
  • 2017
  • 2016
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
No Score Yet 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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