Richard Jenkins

United States

Richard Jenkins Bio

Who is Richard Jenkins

Richard Dale Jenkins is an American actor. He is one of several Rhode Island residents who have made films for the Farrelly Brothers. He is best known for his role as Nathaniel Fisher in the TV series “Six Feet Under”.

Early Life (Childhood)

Jenkins was born and raised in DeKalb, Illinois to parents Mary Elizabeth a housewife, and Dale Stevens Jenkins, a dentist. He attended DeKalb High School. Jenkins earned a degree in drama from Illinois Wesleyan University.

Interesting Facts

Richard Jenkins is an American actor who has a net worth of $8 million. He has Welsh, English, and German ancestry. He shares the same birth name as Richard Burton.

Personal Life

Jenkins has been married to Sharon R. Fredrick since August 23, 1969. They have two children, a daughter Sarah Pamela and a son Andrew Dale.


Jenkins has won many awards including Chlotrudis Awards, Joseph Plateau Honorary Award, Fangoria Chainsaw Awards, Silver St. George, Spotlight Award, Virtuoso Award, Satellite Award, etc. Jenkins was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor for The Visitor. In 2014, he and his wife Sharon received the Pell Award for Lifetime Achievement from Trinity Repertory Company in Providence.