Jenkins at the 81st Academy Awards Nominees Luncheon
|Born||May 4, 1947|
|DeKalb, Illinois, USA|
Richard Jenkins 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. He gained wide public attention in the early 2000s for playing the deceased patriarch Nathaniel Fisher on the HBO funeral drama series "Six Feet Under".