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Ken Jenkins

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. ​

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Aug 28, 1940 In Dayton, Ohio
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Heart of Steel 1983-12-04
Latest Project:
Movie All the Way 2016-05-23
Known For
Movie All the Way Howard W. Smith 2016-05-23
Movie Welcome to Paradise 2007-10-01
Movie Clockstoppers NSA Agent Moore 2002-03-17
Movie Home Room Police Captain 2002-04-12
Movie I Am Sam Judge Philip McNeily 2001-12-28
Movie Gone in Sixty Seconds Televangelist (uncredited) 2000-06-09
Movie Lucky Numbers Dan Schuff 2000-10-27
Movie Thirst Lou Wolford 1998-10-24
Movie Executive Decision General Wood 1996-03-15
Movie Fled Warden Nichols 1996-07-19
Movie Last Man Standing Captain Tom Pickett 1996-09-20
Movie In the Best of Families: Marriage, Pride & Madness Bob Newsom 1994-01-16
Movie Crossing the Bridge Lou Morgan 1992-09-11
Movie A House of Secrets and Lies Ed Norwood 1992-09-27
Movie Edge of Honor Bo Dubs 1991-02-01
Movie In Broad Daylight Bob Webb 1991-02-03
Movie By Dawn's Early Light Looking Glass Colonel - 'Sam' 1990-05-19
Movie Air America Major Donald Lemond 1990-08-10
Movie Shattered Dreams Hal Witt 1990-05-13
Movie The Dark Avenger 1990-10-11
Movie Descending Angel Sam Murray 1990-11-25
Movie The Abyss Gerard Kirkhill 1989-08-09
Movie Unconquered Dr. Smith 1989-01-15
Movie In Country Jim Holly 1989-09-15
Movie Disaster at Silo 7 Clarence 1988-11-27
Movie Matewan Sephus Purcell 1987-08-28
Movie What Comes Around Larry 1985-06-25
Movie Heart of Steel Priest 1983-12-04
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