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Richard Jenkins
  • Birth Name: Richard Dale Jenkins
  • Birth Place: DeKalb, IL
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 05/04/1947, Taurus
  • Profession: Actor
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Weekend Review: HBO's Olive Kitteridge, Revisiting The Affair

To know Olive Kitteridge is not easy. Many would likely argue it's not worth the risk of being exposed to her harsh, judgmental New Englander's scorn. Suffer fools gladly? Not this curmudgeonly math teacher who, when her husband insists she's not depressed, snaps back, "Yes, I am. Happy to have it. Comes with being smart." Prompting her long-suffering son to wonder, "Is that why you're so mean all the time?"

And yet, in HBO's oddly moving and melancholy-shrouded two-night adaptation of Elizabeth Strout's Pulitzer-winning novel Olive Kitteridge (Sunday-Monday, 9/8c), a remarkable Frances McDormand makes Olive a fascinating, tragicomic study in human stubbornness, contrariness and contradiction....read more

VIDEO: Everyone's Waiting

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Everyone's Waiting
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Length: 01:12:00
Aired: 8/21/2005

In the series finale, David finally embraces a demon; Keith gives 'tough love'; Nathaniel talks to his younger son; Brenda delivers and fights Nate's negativity; Claire gets an exciting call; Ted inspires sexy photos; Margaret is impressed to see Olivier's nurturing side; George's limitations eclipse his intentions; and Claire drives into her future. watch

VIDEO: Everyone's Waiting

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Everyone's Waiting
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Length: 01:11:59
Aired: 8/21/2005

In the series finale, David finally embraces a demon; Keith gives 'tough love'; Nathaniel talks to his younger son; Brenda delivers and fights Nate's negativity; Claire gets an exciting call; Ted inspires sexy photos; Margaret is impressed to see Olivier's nurturing side; George's limitations eclipse his intentions; and Claire drives into her future. watch

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Credits

Year Title Description
2014 Olive Kitteridge TV Show Series, Actor - Henry Kitteridge
2014 God's Pocket Movie, Actor
2013 Lullaby Movie, Actor - Robert
2013 Turbo Movie, Actor - Bobby
2013 White House Down Movie, Actor - Raphelson

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Bradley Whitford, Richard Jenkins to Get Spooked in the Woods

Bradley Whitford and Richard Jenkins have Cabin fever.

The two are circling Joss Whedon's new horror flick, The Cabin in the Woods, The Hollywood Reporter reports. Jenkins has, in fact, already signed on while Whitford is in final negotiations.

The film is a twist on the ...
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