Richard Jenkins Height Weight Age Net Worth

Richard Jenkins

Richard Jenkins
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Birth Date

May 4, 1947


75 years old


United States

Sun Sign


Natural hair color


Eye color



6 ft 1 in | 185.5 cm

Net Worth

$8 Million


80 kg | 176 lbs

Shoe size

Not Available

Early acting career First movie Breakthrough

Richard Dale Jenkins was born in DeKalb, Illinois, United States, on May 4, 1947, is an American actor.

Young Richard Jenkins began his professional acting career at the Trinity Repertory Company.

He made his big screen debut in Western film Silverado (1985) in role as Kelly.

He got his television debut in anthology series Great Performances (1974-1975) in role as Warder / The Sheriff.

Richard's breakthrough performance came as Nathaniel Fisher in HBO funeral drama series Six Feet Under (2001–2005).

Richard Jenkins Height and Weight

How tall is Richard Jenkins and what is his weight? Richard Jenkins's height is 6' 1" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 185.5 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, his weight is 176 іn pоunds or 80 іn kіlоgrаmѕ.

Richard Jenkins Age

Richard Jenkins is 75 years old.

Richard Jenkins Net Worth

Richard Jenkins net worth is around 8 million dollars.

Best Movies

He was nominated for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male for his role as Paul Harmon in black comedy film Flirting with Disaster (1996).

He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor and won the Satellite Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture for his role as Professor Walter Vale in drama movie The Visitor (2008).

He won the Fangoria Chainsaw Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as The Father in romantic horror film Let Me In (2010).

He was nominated for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male for his role as Deputy Chicory in horror Western film Bone Tomahawk (2015).

He was nominated for the Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Giles in fantasy drama film The Shape of Water (2017).

Wolf (1994) romantic horror opposite Jack Nicholson and Michelle Pfeiffer

Intolerable Cruelty (2003) romantic comedy with George Clooney and Catherine Zeta-Jones

North Country (2005) drama opposite Charlize Theron and Frances McDormand

Friends with Benefits (2011) romantic comedy with Justin Timberlake and Mila Kunis

The Cabin in the Woods (2012) horror comedy opposite Chris Hemsworth and Anna Hutchison

Jack Reacher (2012) action thriller with Tom Cruise and Rosamund Pike

Killing Them Softly (2012) neo-noir crime opposite Brad Pitt and James Gandolfini

Liberal Arts (2012) comedy drama with Josh Radnor and Elizabeth Olsen

White House Down (2013) political action thriller opposite Channing Tatum and Jamie Foxx

Kong: Skull Island (2017) adventure action with Brie Larson and Tom Hiddleston

The Last Shift (2020) comedy drama opposite Shane Paul McGhie and Da'Vine Joy Randolph

The Humans (2021) psychological drama with Amy Schumer and Beanie Feldstein

Nightmare Alley (2021) neo-noir psychological thriller opposite Bradley Cooper and Cate Blanchett

Best TV Shows

He won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie for his role as Henry Kitteridge in HBO drama miniseries Olive Kitteridge (2014).

He was nominated for the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series for his role as Nathaniel Fisher in HBO funeral drama series Six Feet Under (2001–2005).

He played Steven Frost in Epix drama television series Berlin Station (2016–2019).

He portrayed Lionel Dahmer / Lionel in Netflix crime drama miniseries Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story (2022).


Attended DeKalb High School in Illinois.

Studied theater at Illinois Wesleyan University.

Has Welsh, English, Irish and German ancestry.

He weas a member of the Trinity Repertory Company in Rhode Island for fifteen years.

Received the Pell Award for Lifetime Achievement from Trinity Repertory Company in Providence in 2014.


He married choreographer Sharon R. Friedrick in 1969, they have a daughter, Sarah Pamela Jenkins and a son, Andrew Dale Jenkins.

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