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Richard Jenkins Wiki, Biography, Age, Net Worth, Contact & Informations

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Richard Jenkins
Wiki, Biography, Age, Net Worth, Contact & Informations

Here you can learn about Richard Jenkins’ career and private life facts, read the latest news, find all the awards he has won and view photos and videos.

PERSONAL DATA OF RICHARD JENKINS

Age: 73 years old

Born in: DeKalb, Illinois, United States
Born on: 04/05/1947

BIOGRAPHY OF RICHARD JENKINS

Richard Jenkins is born the May 4, 1947 in DeKalb, Illinois, and after graduating from Illinois Wesleyan University he moved to Rhode Island, where he joined the Trinity Repertory Company of Providence, of which he was also art director from 1990 to 1994. In 1974 he debuted with a small television role in Feasting with Panthers, followed by a two-episode appearance of Miami Vice (1985), before moving on to the big screen, when it was inserted by Woody Allen in the cast of Hannah and her sisters (1986). The Allenian comedy is an excellent springboard for his early works, or secondary parts in films known to the public, including The Witches of Eastwick (1987), Dangerous seduction (1989) and Blue Steel – Deadly target (1989).

In the 90s he worked with the likes of David O. Russell in Love and disasters (1996), Frank Oz in The magic key (1995) and Clint Eastwood with Absolute power (1997). The 90s is also the decade in which the partnership begins, with the Farrelly brothers, Peter is Bobby, with whom he will work in Everyone’s crazy about Mary (1998), Me, me & Irene (2000) and Free exit (2011). The Two Thousand bring him in front of the car of another couple of brothers from the cinema, and Joel ed Ethan Coen, who after hiring him for The man who wasn’t there (2001) will also contact him for Burn After Reading – Spy proof (2008) and First I marry you, then I spoil you (2003). He measures himself with performances of various kinds from a hostile father of Charlize Theron in North Country – Josey’s Story (2005) a questioned parent of Jennifer Aniston in comedy Family vices (2005).

It is the TV, however, to bring him to absolute fame with the series Six Feet Under (2001), in which Jenkins plays the deceased Nathaniel Fisher Sr. for all five seasons. He is one of the main characters of Step brothers at 40 (2008), next to Will Ferrell is John C. Relly, and the protagonist of the drama The unexpected guest (2007), directed by Thomas McCarthy. Join the cast of the literary adaptation Eat, pray, love (2010), where he plays the Texan Richard with whom Julia Roberts makes friends in an Indian ashram, and the following year joins Johnny Depp in the action The Rum Diary – Chronicles of a passion (2011), directed by Bruce Robinson.

In 2015 he won a Primetime Emmy Award for Best Lead Actor for his performance in Olive Kitteridge (2014). Having ranged between various genres, from thriller The Rule of Silence – The Company You Keep (2012) of Robert Redford, the horror of That house in the woods (2012) and the historian The Spotlight case (2015), in 2017 he landed on the fantasy directed by Guillermo del Toro, The shape of water, where he plays the role of gay artist Giles, friend and neighbor of the protagonist, who has the face of Sally Hawkins.

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THE MOST RECENT FILMS BY RICHARD JENKINS

Kajillionaire

Kajillionaire

Role: Actor
Year: 2020

Nightmare Alley

Nightmare Alley

Role: Actor
Year: 2020

The Last Shift

The Last Shift

Role: Actor
Year: 2020

Kong: Skull Island

Kong: Skull Island

Role: Actor
Year: 2017 Go to the complete Filmography

RICHARD JENKINS MOST RECENT TV SERIES

Six Feet Under

Six Feet Under

Role: Actor
Year: 2001 Go to all TV series

THE MOST RECURRING GENRES OF RICHARD JENKINS

Drama: 30% Comedy: 25% Sentimental: 9% Thriller: 8%

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RECENT ROLES PLAYED BY RICHARD JENKINS

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Kajillionaire

Robert

Nightmare Alley

Ezra Grindle

The Last Shift

Stanley

Kong: Skull Island

Senator Willis

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Giles

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