Born on May 4, 1947
From DeKalb, Illinois
Richard Jenkins as "Henry Kitteridge"
Oscar-winner Frances McDormand ("Fargo") and Oscar-nominee Richard Jenkins ("The Visitor") star in the four-part drama "Olive Kitteridge," adapted from Elizabeth Strout's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, which spans 25 years. Outspoken middle school teacher Olive has a complex relationship with husband Henry, a good-hearted, selfless pharmacist. She is very critical, and he finds her harsh and hurtful, yet each has traits the other adores, but their son, Christopher, resents her behavior and hates his dad being a victim. The program depicts life in a coastal town and the affects of mental illness.
|Emmy (Primetime) (2015)||Won||Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie|
|Screen Actors Guild Awards (2015)||Nominated||Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries|