Ten fun facts about Richard Jenkins
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He studied at the Illinois Wesleyan University.
He began his career in the theater and made his film debut in 1974.
He has played supporting roles in films almost every year since 1985.
He had lead roles in The Cabin in the Woods and The Visitor, for which he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor.Fact 5
He played the deceased patriarch Nathaniel Fisher on the HBO drama series Six Feet Under.Fact 6
Jenkins won the International Press Academy's Satellite Award for Best Actor - Motion Picture Drama.Fact 7
Jenkins also portrayed a DEA agent in one episode of Miami Vice and a mob boss in a later episode.Fact 8
Before he was an actor, Jenkins drove a linen truck (his boss was actor John C. Reilly's father).Fact 9
Jenkins worked as an actor with the Trinity Repertory Company in Providence, Rhode Island, while breaking into film with a bit part in Feasting with Panthers (1974), a television movie.Fact 10
He continued as a celebrated member of Trinity's resident acting company and served as its artistic director from 1990 to 1994. Click here for more people facts ❯
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