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Ken Jenkins

1940-08-28 Dayton, Ohio, USA

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Ken Jenkins (born August 28, 1940) is an American actor, best known for his role as Dr. Bob Kelso, the curmudgeonly Chief of Medicine on the American comedy Scrubs. In 1969, he co-founded the Actors Theatre of Louisville and served as the Associate Artistic Director for three years. This institution has produced playwrights such as Beth Henley and Marsha Norman. Jenkins previously appeared on the series Adult Math, as well as episodes of Homefront, The X-Files (episode "Medusa", season 8), Babylon 5 and "Evolution", the Season three premiere episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation "Sliders" (2 episodes, 1999–2000) Dust (2000) TV episode .... Professor Jack Bigelow - Revelations (1999) TV episode .... Robert Clark. He has appeared in the movies Executive Decision, The Abyss, Air America, Last Man Standing, Fled, Gone in 60 Seconds, I Am Sam, The Sum of All Fears, Matewan, Courage Under Fire and the 1998 remake of Psycho. He appeared as the father of Fran Goldsmith in Stephen King's TV miniseries, The Stand. Jenkins also had a role in Clockstoppers. Jenkins can sing and play the acoustic guitar, and is seen doing so on the Scrubs episodes "My Tuscaloosa Heart" and "My Musical". Jenkins also has a recurring role on Cougar Town since October 27, 2010 as Jules' (played by Courteney Cox) father. Description above from the Wikipedia article Ken Jenkins, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia. ​


Girls Weekend Tom 2019-01-29
All the Way Howard W. Smith 2016-05-23
Welcome to Paradise Reverend McNamara 2007-10-01
Home Room Police Captain 2002-04-12
Clockstoppers NSA Agent Moore 2002-03-29
The Sum of All Fears Admiral Pollack 2002-05-31
I Am Sam Judge Philip McNeily 2001-12-28
The Tailor of Panama Morecombe 2001-03-30
Lucky Numbers Dan Schuff 2000-10-27
Thirst Lou Wolford 1998-10-24
Fled Warden Nichols 1996-07-19
Courage Under Fire Joel Walden 1996-07-04
Executive Decision General Wood 1996-03-15
Last Man Standing Captain Tom Pickett 1996-09-20
Past the Bleachers Hilton Burberry 1995-07-02
A Time to Heal Don 1994-04-08
In the Best of Families: Marriage, Pride & Madness Bob Newsom 1994-01-16
White Mile Jerry Taggart 1994-05-21
And the Band Played On Dr. Dennis Donohue 1993-09-11
Crossing the Bridge Lou Morgan 1992-09-11
A House of Secrets and Lies Ed Norwood 1992-09-27
In Broad Daylight Bob Webb 1991-02-03
Edge of Honor Bo Dubs 1991-02-01
Dark Avenger 1990-10-11
Shattered Dreams Hal Witt 1990-05-13
Descending Angel Sam Murray 1990-11-25
Air America Major Donald Lemond 1990-08-10
By Dawn's Early Light Sam 1990-05-19
The Abyss Gerard Kirkhill 1989-08-09
The Outside Woman Junior Miller 1989-02-12
In Country Jim Holly 1989-09-15
Roe vs. Wade 1989-05-15
Breaking Point Col. Lowe 1989-08-18
Unconquered Dr. Smith 1989-01-15
Disaster at Silo 7 Clarence 1988-11-27
Matewan Sephus Purcell 1987-08-28
What Comes Around Larry 1985-06-25
Heart of Steel Priest 1983-12-04
In Fashion Aubin 1974-03-20