If acting can give him a reason for survival, why not take a risk for something you love. When your everlasting love for acting needs has to be fulfilled, why not drive your truck to reach your destination. Once drove trucks for his living but later became the most powerful Actor “Richard Jenkins”. Jenkins was born on 3rd May 1947 and raised in DeKalb Illinois, his mother Mary Elizabeth was a homemaker, and his father Dale Steven Jenkins was a dentist. He attached DeKalb high school. Before he was an actor, Jenkins drove linen truck. Jenkins earned a degree in drama from Illinois Wesleyan University before relocating to Rhoda Island. However his family crises where never a reason to stop his growth, or was a reason for stopping him from going ahead with his career. Jenkins was with Trinity Repertory Company in Providence, Rhode Island while breaking into a film with a bit part in Feasting with Panthers. He later appeared in supporting roles in many films produced in 1980’s & 1990’s.
He is best known for playing Nathaniel Fisher in HBO Drama series
Six Feet Under
where he and his classmate received a Screen Actor Guild Award and nominated for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series in 2002. In 2015 won the Primetime Emmy Awards for the Outstanding Lead Actor in Miniseries for Oliver Kitteridge. Jerkins won the International Press Academy’s Satellite Award for the Best Actor. In 2014, Jerkins and his wife Sharon received The Pell Award for Lifetime Achievement from Trinity Repertory Company in Providence. Richards’s passion for acting was not a med critic dream, by a dream that was a long run. Richard ones quoted “When I was a kid I loved horror films, I used to stay up on Saturday nights to watch them”. Sometimes all that matters is living life to its fullest.