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Richard Dale Jenkins (born May 4, 1947 in DeKalb, Illinois) is an American actor. He started acting in the mid-seventies though he had prominent roles through the 80's and the 90's. Then in the early 2000's he had his breakout role as the deceased patriarch Nate Fisher Sr. in the HBO series ''Series/SixFeetUnder''.

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Richard Dale Jenkins (born May 4, 1947 in DeKalb, [=DeKalb=], Illinois) is an American actor. He started acting in the mid-seventies though he had prominent roles through the 80's and the 90's. Then in the early 2000's he had his breakout role as the deceased patriarch Nate Fisher Sr. in the HBO series ''Series/SixFeetUnder''.


Richard Dale Jenkins (born May 4, 1947) is an American actor. He started acting in the mid-seventies though he had prominent roles through the 80's and the 90's. Then in the early 2000's he had his breakout role as the deceased patriarch Nate Fisher Sr. in the HBO series ''Series/SixFeetUnder''.

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Richard Dale Jenkins (born May 4, 1947) 1947 in DeKalb, Illinois) is an American actor. He started acting in the mid-seventies though he had prominent roles through the 80's and the 90's. Then in the early 2000's he had his breakout role as the deceased patriarch Nate Fisher Sr. in the HBO series ''Series/SixFeetUnder''.


Richard Dale Jenkins (born May 4s, 1947) is an American actor. He started acting in the mid-seventies though he had prominent roles through the 80's and the 90's. Then in the early 2000's he had his breakout role as the deceased patriarch Nate Fisher Sr. in the HBO series ''Series/SixFeetUnder''.

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Richard Dale Jenkins (born May 4s, 4, 1947) is an American actor. He started acting in the mid-seventies though he had prominent roles through the 80's and the 90's. Then in the early 2000's he had his breakout role as the deceased patriarch Nate Fisher Sr. in the HBO series ''Series/SixFeetUnder''.


Richard Dale Jenkins (born [[Main/StarWars May 4]], 1947) is an American actor. He started acting in the mid-seventies though he had prominent roles through the 80's and the 90's. Then in the early 2000's he had his breakout role as the deceased patriarch Nate Fisher Sr. in the HBO series ''Series/SixFeetUnder''.

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Richard Dale Jenkins (born [[Main/StarWars May 4]], 4s, 1947) is an American actor. He started acting in the mid-seventies though he had prominent roles through the 80's and the 90's. Then in the early 2000's he had his breakout role as the deceased patriarch Nate Fisher Sr. in the HBO series ''Series/SixFeetUnder''.



* ''Film/TheManWhoWasntThere'' (2001) - Walter Abundas

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* ''Film/TheManWhoWasntThere'' ''[[Film/TheManWhoWasntThere2001 The Man Who Wasn't There]]'' (2001) - Walter Abundas



* ProductionPosse: He has appeared in various films to many directors like the Creator/CoenBrothers (''Film/BurnAfterReading'', ''Film/TheManWhoWasntThere'', ''Film/IntolerableCruelty'') and the Farrelly Brothers (''Film/TheresSomethingAboutMary'', ''Film/MeMyselfAndIrene'', as well as films produced by them). He had collaborated at least twice in Creator/JoshRadnor's directorial films (''Film/LiberalArts'' and ''Film/{{Happythankyoumoreplease}}''), with the late Creator/MikeNichols (''What Planet Are You From?'', ''Film/{{Wolf}}'') and Creator/DavidORussell (''Film/FlirtingWithDisaster'', ''Film/IHeartHuckabees'').

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* ProductionPosse: He has appeared in various films to many directors like the Creator/CoenBrothers (''Film/BurnAfterReading'', ''Film/TheManWhoWasntThere'', ''Film/TheManWhoWasntThere2001'', ''Film/IntolerableCruelty'') and the Farrelly Brothers (''Film/TheresSomethingAboutMary'', ''Film/MeMyselfAndIrene'', as well as films produced by them). He had collaborated at least twice in Creator/JoshRadnor's directorial films (''Film/LiberalArts'' and ''Film/{{Happythankyoumoreplease}}''), with the late Creator/MikeNichols (''What Planet Are You From?'', ''Film/{{Wolf}}'') and Creator/DavidORussell (''Film/FlirtingWithDisaster'', ''Film/IHeartHuckabees'').


* ''Little Nikita'' (1988) - Richard Grant

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* ''Little Nikita'' ''Film/LittleNikita'' (1988) - Richard Grant


Jenkins has a very solid and long career playing all sort of roles in comedy (''Film/BurnAfterReading'', ''Film/StepBrothers''), action (''Film/TheCore'', ''Film/TheKingdom2007'', ''Film/JackReacher''), drama (''Film/NorthCountry'', ''Dear John'') and horror (''Film/TheCabinInTheWoods'', ''Film/{{Wolf}}'', the ''[[Literature/LetTheRightOneIn Let Me In]]'' [[ForeignRemake US remake]]). He has even been nominated for an Oscar once, for Best Actor in ''The Visitor''.

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Jenkins has a very solid and long career playing all sort of roles in comedy (''Film/BurnAfterReading'', ''Film/StepBrothers''), action (''Film/TheCore'', ''Film/TheKingdom2007'', ''Film/JackReacher''), drama (''Film/NorthCountry'', ''Dear John'') and horror (''Film/TheCabinInTheWoods'', ''Film/{{Wolf}}'', the ''[[Literature/LetTheRightOneIn Let Me In]]'' [[ForeignRemake US remake]]). He has even been nominated for an Oscar once, twice, for Best Actor in ''The Visitor''.
Visitor'', and for Best Supporting Actor in ''Film/TheShapeOfWater''.


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%%* ''Sea of Love'' (1989) - Gruber
%%* ''How I Got Into College'' (1989) - Bill Browne
%%* ''Blaze'' (1989) - Picayune

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%%* * ''How I Got Into College'' (1989) - Bill Browne
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%%* ''Un Divan à New York'' (1996) - Campton
%%* ''Eddie'' (1996) - Carl Zimmer

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%%* * ''Eddie'' (1996) - Carl Zimmer



%%* ''Random Hearts'' (1999) - Truman Trainor

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%%* * ''Random Hearts'' (1999) - Truman Trainor



%%* ''Outside Providence'' (1999) - Barney
%%* ''The Confession'' (1997) - Cass O'Donnell

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%%* * ''Outside Providence'' (1999) - Barney
%%* * ''The Confession'' (1997) - Cass O'Donnell



%%* ''What Planet Are You From?'' (2000) - Don Fisk

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%%* * ''What Planet Are You From?'' (2000) - Don Fisk



%%* ''Say It Isn't So'' (2001) - Walter Wingfield

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%%* * ''Say It Isn't So'' (2001) - Walter Wingfield



%%* ''Rumor Has It...'' (2005) - Earl Huttinger

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%%* * ''Rumor Has It...'' (2005) - Earl Huttinger



%%* ''Dear John'' (2010) - Mr. Tyree

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%%* * ''Dear John'' (2010) - Mr. Tyree



%%* ''Darling Companion'' (2012) - Russell
%%* ''The Company You Keep'' (2012) - Jed Lewis

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%%* * ''Darling Companion'' (2012) - Russell
%%* * ''The Company You Keep'' (2012) - Jed Lewis



%%* ''A.C.O.D.'' (2013) - Hugh

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* ''The Shape of Water'' (2017)

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* ''The Shape of Water'' ''Film/TheShapeOfWater'' (2017)


* ''Franchise/TheWitchesOfEastwick'' (1987) - Clyde Alden

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* ''Franchise/TheWitchesOfEastwick'' ''Film/TheWitchesOfEastwick'' (1987) - Clyde Alden


'''Richard Dale Jenkins''' (born [[Main/StarWars May 4]], 1947) is an American actor. He started acting in the mid-seventies though he had prominent roles through the 80's and the 90's. Then in the early 2000's he had his breakout role as the deceased patriarch Nate Fisher Sr. in the HBO series ''Series/SixFeetUnder''.

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'''Richard Richard Dale Jenkins''' Jenkins (born [[Main/StarWars May 4]], 1947) is an American actor. He started acting in the mid-seventies though he had prominent roles through the 80's and the 90's. Then in the early 2000's he had his breakout role as the deceased patriarch Nate Fisher Sr. in the HBO series ''Series/SixFeetUnder''.


* ProductionPosse: He has appeared in various films to many directors like the Creator/CoenBrothers (''Film/BurnAfterReading'', ''Film/TheManWhoWasntThere'', ''Film/IntolerableCruelty'') and the Farrelly Brothers (''Film/TheresSomethingAboutMary'', ''Film/MeMyselfAndIrene'', as well as films produced by them). He had collaborated at least twice in Creator/JoshRadnor's directorial films (''Film/LiberalArts'' and ''Film/{{Happythankyoumoreplease}}''), with the late MikeNichols (''What Planet Are You From?'', ''Film/{{Wolf}}'') and Creator/DavidORussell (''Film/FlirtingWithDisaster'', ''Film/IHeartHuckabees'').

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* ProductionPosse: He has appeared in various films to many directors like the Creator/CoenBrothers (''Film/BurnAfterReading'', ''Film/TheManWhoWasntThere'', ''Film/IntolerableCruelty'') and the Farrelly Brothers (''Film/TheresSomethingAboutMary'', ''Film/MeMyselfAndIrene'', as well as films produced by them). He had collaborated at least twice in Creator/JoshRadnor's directorial films (''Film/LiberalArts'' and ''Film/{{Happythankyoumoreplease}}''), with the late MikeNichols Creator/MikeNichols (''What Planet Are You From?'', ''Film/{{Wolf}}'') and Creator/DavidORussell (''Film/FlirtingWithDisaster'', ''Film/IHeartHuckabees'').


* ''Little Nikita'' (1988) - Richard Grant

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* %%* ''Little Nikita'' (1988) - Richard Grant



* ''Sea of Love'' (1989) - Gruber
* ''How I Got Into College'' (1989) - Bill Browne
* ''Blaze'' (1989) - Picayune

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* %%* ''Sea of Love'' (1989) - Gruber
* %%* ''How I Got Into College'' (1989) - Bill Browne
* %%* ''Blaze'' (1989) - Picayune



* ''Un Divan à New York'' (1996) - Campton
* ''Eddie'' (1996) - Carl Zimmer

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* %%* ''Un Divan à New York'' (1996) - Campton
* %%* ''Eddie'' (1996) - Carl Zimmer



* ''Random Hearts'' (1999) - Truman Trainor

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* %%* ''Random Hearts'' (1999) - Truman Trainor



* ''Outside Providence'' (1999) - Barney
* ''The Confession'' (1997) - Cass O'Donnell

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* %%* ''Outside Providence'' (1999) - Barney
* %%* ''The Confession'' (1997) - Cass O'Donnell



* ''What Planet Are You From?'' (2000) - Don Fisk
* ''Series/SixFeetUnder'' (TV Series, 2001-2005) - Nathaniel Fisher Sr.

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* %%* ''What Planet Are You From?'' (2000) - Don Fisk
* ''Series/SixFeetUnder'' (TV Series, 2001-2005) - Nathaniel Fisher Sr.
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* ''Say It Isn't So'' (2001) - Walter Wingfield

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* %%* ''Say It Isn't So'' (2001) - Walter Wingfield



* ''Rumor Has It...'' (2005) - Earl Huttinger

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* %%* ''Rumor Has It...'' (2005) - Earl Huttinger



* ''Literature/TheTaleOfDespereaux'' (2008) - The School Principal (voice)



* ''Dear John'' (2010) - Mr. Tyree

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* %%* ''Dear John'' (2010) - Mr. Tyree



* ''Darling Companion'' (2012) - Russell
* ''The Company You Keep'' (2012) - Jed Lewis

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* %%* ''Darling Companion'' (2012) - Russell
* %%* ''The Company You Keep'' (2012) - Jed Lewis



* ''WesternAnimation/{{Turbo}}'' (2013) - Bobby (voice)
* ''A.C.O.D.'' (2013) - Hugh
* ''Olive Kitteridge'' (TV Mini-series, 2014) - Henry Kitteridge

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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Turbo}}'' (2013) - Bobby (voice)
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%%* ''A.C.O.D.'' (2013) - Hugh
* ''Olive Kitteridge'' (TV Mini-series, 2014) ''Film/{{Spotlight}}'' - Henry KitteridgeRichard Sipe (voice)


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* ''The Shape of Water'' (2017)

!!Live-Action Television
* ''Series/SixFeetUnder'' (TV Series, 2001-2005) - Nathaniel Fisher Sr.
* ''Olive Kitteridge'' (TV Mini-series, 2014) - Henry Kitteridge

!!WesternAnimation
* ''Literature/TheTaleOfDespereaux'' (2008) - The School Principal (voice)
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Turbo}}'' (2013) - Bobby (voice)

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* ''Film/BoneTomahawk'' (2015) - Chicory


'''Richard Dale Jenkins''' (born [[Main/StarWars May 4]], 1947) is an American actor. He started acting in the mid-seventies though he had prominent roles through the 80's and the 90's, most of them playing HeyItsThatGuy roles. Then in the early 2000's he had his breakout role as the deceased patriarch Nate Fisher Sr. in the HBO series ''Series/SixFeetUnder''.

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'''Richard Dale Jenkins''' (born [[Main/StarWars May 4]], 1947) is an American actor. He started acting in the mid-seventies though he had prominent roles through the 80's and the 90's, most of them playing HeyItsThatGuy roles.90's. Then in the early 2000's he had his breakout role as the deceased patriarch Nate Fisher Sr. in the HBO series ''Series/SixFeetUnder''.



* HeyItsThatGuy: He was that in TheEighties and [[TheNineties Nineties]], mostly playing lawyers and law enforcement officers. Then [[TurnOfTheMillennium the 2000's]] came and caught everyone's attention in ''Series/SixFeetUnder'' (See Star Making Role).

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