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DeKalb's Richard Jenkins receives second Oscar nom for "The Shape of Water"


DeKalb native Richard Jenkins has received his second Oscar nomination.

He’s been nominated for Best Supporting Actor, for his role as Giles in “The Shape of Water”; that film leads all nominations with 13. 

It’s the second time he’s been recognized by the motion picture academy; he was previously nominated for Best Actor in 2008 for his role in “The Visitor.”

Jenkins is a 1965 graduate of DeKalb High School, and has a degree in drama from Illinois Wesleyan.

Ken Misch


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