Jenkins at the premiere of Wesley in 2008
October 24, 1973
Winston-Salem, North Carolina, U.S.
Burgess Jenkins (born October 24, 1973) is an American actor.
Life and career
Jenkins is known for work in the Blockbuster film Remember The Titans opposite Academy Award winner Denzel Washington; and as Hilary Swank's husband David Winter in The Reaping (2007). He portrayed religious leader John Wesley in the award winning independent film Wesley (2009) with Kevin McCarthy and June Lockhart.
On television, Jenkins played Bobby Irons throughout season 6 on the hit CW series One Tree Hill recurred on "Marry Me" with Lucy Liu and Tony & Ridley Scott's A&E Thriller "COMA". He has guest starred on numerous shows including: Drop Dead Diva, "Revolution", "JAG" and many more. Jenkins starred in the true story Unshackled with Stacy Keach. and was nominated as Best Actor at the Boston Film Festival for his portrayal of Bruce Snow in Insignificant Others.
Burgess was added to the cast of ABC's Nashville as Randy Roberts, long-time friend and music producer to Connie Britton's Rayna James. The series reunites Jenkins with his Remember The Titans co-star Hayden Panettiere.
Recently, Burgess signed onto Season 7 of the Lifetime Network's flagship original series Army Wives. He plays Staff Sergeant Eddie Hall, married to Maggie Hall (Torrey DeVitto), as part of a new family entering the cast.
Jenkins trained at the famed "Playhouse West" with Robert Carnegie and academy award nominated actor Jeff Goldblum.
- Unshackled (2000) as Harold Morris
- Remember the Titans (2000) as Ray Budds
- Broken (2004) as Peter
- Sea of Fear (2006) as Lance
- Fall Down Dead (2007) as Officer Earl Buchyk
- The Reaping (2007) as David Winter
- Wesley (2009) as John Wesley
- In/Significant Others (2009) as Bruce Snow
- Vault of Darkness (2009) as Marcus
- StaleMate (2010) as Rich
- The Trial (2010) as Harry O'ryan
- Red Dirt Rising (2011) as Bill Blair
- The Key Man (2011) as Charles Hawthorne
- Susie (2012) as Roy Lawrence
- Hero (2012) as Joe Finn
- Jimmy (2013) as Jake Garner
- Dawson's Creek as Brad (1 episode, 2000)
- JAG as Lt. Jack Kersey (1 episode, 2002)
- Good Morning, Miami as Jimmy (1 episode, 2003)
- My Fake Fiancé (2009) as Steve
- One Tree Hill as Bobby Irons (12 episodes, 2008-2009)
- Army Wives as Major Kurt Dandridge (2 episodes, 2009)
- Drop Dead Diva as ADA Dushay (1 episode, 2010)
- Christmas Cupid (2010) as Andrew Craig
- Marry Me (2010) as Jeff Rumson
- The Shunning (2011) as John Beiler
- The Heart of Christmas (2011) as Walt
- Coma (TV miniseries, 2012) as Sean Berman
- Nashville (2012-present) as Randy Roberts (Recurring role)
- Army Wives (2013, Season 7 regular) as Staff Sgt. Eddie Hall
- Biography for Burgess Jenkins
- Methodist Man - Winston-Salem landmarks came in handy when the Rev. John Jackman was directing his latest film, Wesley.
- Burgess Jenkins at Filmbug
- Winston-Salem actor chosen for role on new ABC show