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Richard Jenkins

Richard Jenkins
Jenkins at the 81st Academy Awards in February 2009
Personal information
Birth nameRichard Dale Jenkins
Birth dateMay 4, 1947(age 68)
Place of birthDeKalb, Illinois, U.S.
SpouseSharon R. Friedrick (1969 present)

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Richard Dale Jenkins (born May 4, 1947) is an American stage, film, and television actor. After beginning his career in theatre, Jenkins made his film debut in 1974, and appeared in supporting roles in numerous film productions in the 1980s and the 1990s before coming to prominence in the early 2000s for playing the deceased patriarch Nathaniel Fisher on the HBO funeral drama series Six Feet Under. He has since established himself in Hollywood by acquiring lead roles in the films The Visitor and The Cabin in the Woods.

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FMB demands action after building industry decline - WalesOnline Tweet this news
WalesOnline---Richard Jenkins-, director of FMB Wales, said: “Although conditions are slightly better than they were in the final quarter of last year, they are still heavily negative, suggesting that small builders in Wales are continuing to struggle. - Date : Thu, 14 Apr 2011 07:09:14 GMT+00:00
Adam Richard Jenkins - Daily Herald Tweet this news
Daily Herald---...- J. Sean (Carma) -Jenkins- of Orem, UT, Chelsea (Riley) Nay of Painesville, OH, 2 nieces and 9 nephews, and grandparents Jan (Jim) Gerdau Nicholson, -Richard- (Lorraine) -Jenkins-, and Ruthele Edwards. Funeral services will be held Tues - Date : Tue, 12 Apr 2011 08:31:10 GMT+00:00
Filmmaking is Win Win for McCarthy - Houston Chronicle Tweet this news
Houston Chronicle--For an encore, McCarthy made The Visitor, which netted the underappreciated -Richard Jenkins- an Oscar nomination for his heartbreaking portrayal of a bereaved widower who befriends illegal immigrants squatting in his New York apartment - Date : Mon, 11 Apr 2011 22:30:30 GMT+00:00
Teachers' union asks membership to consider strike to protest state budget cuts - Southgate News Herald Tweet this news
Southgate News Herald--Downriver members of the Michigan Education Association are being asked to authorize “crisis activities up to and including job action.” A letter requesting a vote on the issue recently was sent to the presidents of local unions - Date : Sun, 10 Apr 2011 11:51:36 GMT+00:00
Death Notices - Daily Herald Tweet this news
Daily Herald--Full obituary online at Adam -Richard Jenkins-, 21, of Salem, Utah passed away Wednesday, April 6, 2011. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at 11:00 am in the Salem West Stake Center, 695 South 300 We - Date : Sun, 10 Apr 2011 08:16:43 GMT+00:00
Review: 'Win Win' succeeds by being complex, unpredictable - Providence Journal Tweet this news
Providence Journal--The comedy-drama “Win Win” is only his third, his previous films being “The Visitor,” which got -Richard Jenkins- an Academy Award nomination, and the offbeat “The Station Agent,” about a dwarf who manages to escape his sin - Date : Fri, 08 Apr 2011 12:29:10 GMT+00:00
Geelong's retail vacancies ease down as rents trend up - Sydney Morning Herald Tweet this news
Sydney Morning Herald--Opteon research manager -Richard Jenkins- said vacancies in Geelong were falling despite the expansion of the Westfield Shopping Centre. Completed in April 2008, it added about 17000 sq m or about 90 shops. The initial rise in vacan - Date : Tue, 05 Apr 2011 23:47:50 GMT+00:00
Coles keen to give back to community - Milton Ulladulla Times Tweet this news
Milton Ulladulla Times--It is a simple way, manager -Richard Jenkins- told the Times last week, of giving something back to the community. Jenkins said, because people who visit here once are likely to return. Coles opened in 1998 and has enjoyed continue - Date : Wed, 06 Apr 2011 03:48:17 GMT+00:00
Win Win, Jane Eyre, Meek's Cutoff - Can Any of Them Last? - Awards Daily Tweet this news
Awards Daily--Win Win, a movie by Tom McCarthy, might have a -Richard Jenkins- in Paul Giamatti. One cannot help but feel discouraged, however, when one has followed this race as long as one has. As I dutifully chart the potential films for awards season - Date : Thu, 07 Apr 2011 14:17:26 GMT+00:00
FilmDistrict to Release Johnny Depp Starrer 'Rum Diary' - Hollywood Reporter Tweet this news
Hollywood Reporter--Amber Heard, Aaron Eckhart and -Richard Jenkins- co-star. Bruce Robinson directed from his own screenplay. Depp's Infinitum Nihil, Graham King and Tim Headington are producing, along with Anthony Rhulen and Robert Kravis. ... - Date : Tue, 29 Mar 2011 18:18:11 GMT+00:00

Film and television credits
Television :
scope="col"Title scope="col"Year scope="col"Role scope="col" class="unsortable"Notes
scope="row"Silverado 1985 Kelly
scope="row"Hannah and Her Sisters 1986 Dr. Wilkes
scope="row"TheManhattan ProjectThe Manhattan Project (film) 1986 Radiation Controls Officer - Medatomics Lab
scope="row"Rachel River 1987 Cordell
scope="row"TheWitches of EastwickThe Witches of Eastwick (film) 1987 Clyde Alden
scope="row"Little Nikita 1988 Richard Grant
scope="row"Stealing Home 1988 Hank Chandler
scope="row"Sea of Love 1989 Gruber
scope="row"Blaze 1989 Picayune
scope="row"How I Got Into College 1989 Bill Browne
scope="row"When You Remember Me 1990 Vaughan TV movie
scope="row"Challenger 1990 Gregory Jarvis TV movie
scope="row"Blue Steel 1990 Attorney Mel Dawson
scope="row"Undercover Blues 1993 Frank
scope="row"And the Band Played On 1993 Dr. Marc Conant TV movie
scope="row"It Could Happen to You 1994 C. Vernon Hale
scope="row"Trapped in Paradise 1994 Agent Shaddus Peyser
scope="row"Wolf 1994 Detective Bridger
scope="row"How to Make an American Quilt 1995 Howell Saunders
scope="row"TheIndian in the CupboardThe Indian in the Cupboard (film) 1995 Victor
scope="row"Flirting with Disaster 1996 Paul Harmon Nominated-Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male
scope="row"ACouch in New York 1996 Campton
scope="row"TheBoys Next DoorThe Boys Next Door (1996 film) 1996 Bob Klemper TV movie
scope="row"Eddie 1996 Carl Zimmer
scope="row"Absolute Power 1997 Michael McCarty
scope="row"There's Something About Mary 1998 Psychiatrist Uncredited
scope="row"TheImpostors 1998 Johnny Leguard
scope="row"Random Hearts 1999 Truman Trainor
scope="row"Snow Falling on Cedars 1999 Sheriff Art Moran
scope="row"TheMod SquadThe Mod Squad (film) 1999 Det. Bog Mothershed
scope="row"Outside Providence 1999 Barney
scope="row"TheConfessionThe Confession (1999 film) 1999 Cass O'Donnell
scope="row"What Planet Are You From? 2000 Don Fisk
scope="row"Me, Myself & Irene 2000 Agent Boshane
scope="row"Say It Isn't So 2001 Walter Wingfield
scope="row"TheMan Who Wasn't There 2001 Walter Abundas
scope="row"One Night at McCool's 2001 Father Jimmy
scope="row"Stealing Harvard 2002 Honorable Emmett Cook
scope="row"Changing Lanes 2002 Walter Arnell
scope="row"Sins of the Father 2002 Bobby Frank Cherry TV movie
scope="row"Cheaper by the Dozen 2003 Shake
scope="row"Intolerable Cruelty 2003 Freddy Bender
scope="row"TheCore 2003 Gen. Thomas Purcell
scope="row"TheMudge Boy 2003 Edgar Mudge
scope="row"Shall We Dance 2004 Devine
scope="row"I ♥ Huckabees 2004 Mr. Hooten Uncredited
scope="row"Fun with Dick and Jane 2005 Frank Bascombe
scope="row"Rumor Has It… 2003 Earl Huttinger
scope="row"North Country 2005 Hank Aimes
scope="row"TheKingdomThe Kingdom (film) 2007 Robert Grace
scope="row"TheVisitorThe Visitor (2008 film) 2008 Professor Walter Vale  
scope="row"TheBrokenThe Broken (film) 2008 John McVey
scope="row"Step Brothers 2008 Dr. Robert Doback
scope="row"Burn After Reading 2008 Ted Treffon
scope="row"TheTale of DespereauxThe Tale of Despereaux (film) 2008 Principal Voice
scope="row"Waiting for Forever 2009 Richard Twist
scope="row"Dear John 2010 Mr. Tyree
scope="row"Eat Pray Love 2010 Richard
scope="row"Norman 2010 Doug Long
scope="row"Let Me In 2010 Abby's Guardian
scope="row"Friends with Benefits 2011 Mr. Harper
scope="row"TheRum DiaryThe Rum Diary (film) 2011 Lotterman Post-production
scope="row"Hall Pass 2011 Coakley
scope="row"TheCabin in the Woods 2012 Steve Hadley Completed

Appearances in Six Feet Under by release season
Six Feet Under episodes :
scope="col"Season scope="col"Year scope="col"Episode titles
scope="row"Season 1 2001 "Pilot", "The Will", "The Foot", "The Room", "Life's Too Short", "Knock, Knock"
scope="row"Season 2 2002 "In the Game", "The Plan", "It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year", "Somebody Else's Eyes", "I'll Take You"
scope="row"Season 3 2003 "Perfect Circles", "Nobody Sleeps", "I'm Sorry, I'm Lost"
scope="row"Season 4 2004 "In Case of Rapture", "Grinding the Corn", "Untitled"
scope="row"Season 5 2005 "Time Flies", "Ecotone", "All Alone", "Everyone's Waiting"

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