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Some Famous People with the surname of Jenkins

Roy JenkinsWiki Roy Harris Jenkins, Baron Jenkins of Hillhead OM, PC (11 November 1920?? 5 January 2003) was a British politician.
Ferguson JenkinsWiki Ferguson Arthur "Fergie" Jenkins, CM, (born December 13, 1942 in Chatham, Ontario) is a former Canadian right-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball.
David Edward JenkinsWiki David Edward Jenkins (born 26 January 1925) is a Church of England cleric and former Bishop of Durham, a post he held from 1984 until 1994.
Florence Foster JenkinsWiki Florence Foster Jenkins (July 19, 1868 ? November 26, 1944) was an American soprano who became famous for her complete lack of rhythm, pitch, tone, and overall singing ability.
John JenkinsWiki John Jenkins (1592 ? 1678), English composer, was born in Maidstone, Kent, and died at Kimberley, Norfolk.
Charles Francis JenkinsWiki Charles Francis Jenkins (August 22, 1867 ? June 6, 1934) was an American pioneer of early cinema and one of the inventors of television, though he used mechanical rather than electronic technologies.
Charlie JenkinsWiki Charles ("Charlie") Lamont Jenkins (born January 7, 1934) is a former American athlete, winner of two gold medals at the 1956 Summer Olympics.
Stephan JenkinsWiki Stephen Douglas Jenkins (born on September 27, 1964 in Oakland, California, U.
Charles Robert JenkinsWiki Charles Robert Jenkins (born February 18, 1940) is a former United States Army soldier who lived in North Korea from 1965 to 2004 after deserting his unit and crossing the Korean Demilitarized Zone.
Gordon JenkinsWiki Gordon Hill Jenkins (May 12, 1910 ? May 1, 1984) was an American arranger, composer and pianist who was an influential figure in popular music in the 1940s and 1950s, renowned for his lush string arrangements.
Karl JenkinsWiki Karl William Jenkins OBE D.
Neil JenkinsWiki Neil Jenkins MBE (born 8 July 1971) is a former rugby union football player and current coach.
William L. JenkinsWiki William Lewis "Bill" Jenkins (born November 29, 1936) is a politician from the state of Tennessee.
Geoff JenkinsWiki Geoff Jenkins (born July 21, 1974 in Olympia, Washington) is an outfielder in Major League Baseball who is currently a free agent.
Rebecca JenkinsWiki Rebecca Jenkins (born 1959 or 1960) is a Canadian actress and singer.
Kris JenkinsWiki Kristopher Rudy-Charles Jenkins (born August 3, 1979 in) is an American football nose tackle for the New York Jets of the National Football League.
Simon JenkinsWiki Sir Simon David Jenkins (born 11 June 1943) is a British newspaper columnist currently associated with "The Guardian" after fifteen years with News International titles.
Allen JenkinsWiki Allen Jenkins (April 9, 1900 ? July 20, 1974) was an American character actor on stage, screen and television.
Katherine JenkinsWiki Katherine Jenkins (born 29 June 1980) is a Welsh light classical-popular crossover singer.
Marc JenkinsWiki Marc Jenkins (born 21 July 1976) is a Welsh triathlete from Bridgend.
Paul JenkinsWiki Paul Jenkins (born 1923) is a American abstract expressionist painter.
Richard JenkinsWiki Richard Dale Jenkins (born May 4, 1947) is an American stage, film, and television actor.
Woody JenkinsWiki Louis Elwood "Woody" Jenkins (born January 3, 1947) is a newspaper editor in Baton Rouge, and was a member of the Louisiana House of Representatives from 1972 to 2000.
David P. JenkinsWiki David P.
Michael JenkinsWiki Michael Gerard Jenkins (born June 18, 1982 in) is an American football player for the Atlanta Falcons.
Mitchell JenkinsWiki Mitchell Jenkins (January 24, 1896 ? September 15, 1977) was a U.
Horace JenkinsWiki Horace Jenkins (born October 14 1974) is an American professional basketball player, formerly of the NBA and currently with Italian Lega Basket team Climamio Bologna.
Thomas A. JenkinsWiki Thomas Albert Jenkins (1880?1959) of Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio was a member of the Ohio state senate and a long-serving U.
Clive JenkinsWiki David Clive Jenkins (2 May 1926 ? 22 September, 1999) was a British trade union leader.
Ken JenkinsWiki Ken Jenkins (born August 28 1940) is an American actor, best known as Dr.
John I. JenkinsWiki John I.
Thornton A. JenkinsWiki Thornton A.
Justin JenkinsWiki Justin Jenkins (born December 10, 1980 in) is an American football wide receiver who is currently with the Buffalo Bills.
Hayes Alan JenkinsWiki Hayes Alan Jenkins (born March 23, 1933 in Akron, Ohio), an American figure skater, led men's skating for 4 years, 1953-56.
David JenkinsWiki David Wilkinson Jenkins (born June 29, 1936 in Akron, Ohio), is an American figure skater.
Robin JenkinsWiki Robin Jenkins (11 September 1912 - 24 February 2005) was a Scottish writer of about thirty novels, the most well know being "The Cone Gatherers".
Michael JenkinsWiki Michael Jenkins (born August 27, 1976 in Bethesda, Maryland, U.
George W. JenkinsWiki George Washington Jenkins (September 29, 1907 ? April 8, 1996) was an American businessman and founder of Publix Super Markets.
Cullen JenkinsWiki Cullen Darome Jenkins (born January 20, 1981 in) is an American football defensive end for the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League.
Ronney JenkinsWiki Ronney Jenkins (born May 25, 1977) is an American football player from Los Angeles, California.
Carter JenkinsWiki Carter Mark Jenkins (born September 4, 1991) is an American actor.
MarTay JenkinsWiki MarTay Jenkins (born February 28, 1975) is a former American football wide receiver in the National Football League as well as the Arena Football League and Canadian Football League.
Izel JenkinsWiki Izel N.
Hugh JenkinsWiki Hugh Gater Jenkins, Baron Jenkins of Putney, PC (27 July 1908 ? 26 January 2004), was a British politician, campaigner and Labour Party member of Parliament and the House of Lords.
Sandra JenkinsWiki Sandra Jenkins (born July 20, 1961 in Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta as Sandra Rippel) is a Canadian curler from Salmon Arm, British Columbia.
Neely JenkinsWiki Neely Jo Jenkins (born June 21, 1974) is a musician from Omaha, Nebraska best known for being a singer in the band Tilly and the Wall.
John JenkinsWiki John Jenkins was the head coach of the now defunct Ottawa Renegades of the Canadian Football League.
Trezelle JenkinsWiki Trezelle Samuel Jenkins (born March 13, 1973) is a former American football offensive tackle in the National Football League who played for the Kansas City Chiefs from 1995 through 1997.
Scoville JenkinsWiki Scoville Jenkins (b.
Jonah JenkinsWiki Biography.
Alina JenkinsWiki Alina Jenkins (born Eastleigh, Hampshire, England) is a radio presenter on BBC Radio Solent, and was formerly a weather presenter on BBC South Today.
Gwilym JenkinsWiki Gwilym Meirion Jenkins (1933 ? July 10, 1982) was a Welsh statistician and systems engineer, born in Gowerton (), Swansea, Wales.
Gareth JenkinsWiki Gareth Jenkins (born 11 September 1951) is a former Welsh rugby union footballer, and former head coach of the Welsh national team.
Jean JenkinsWiki Jean Jenkins (17 March 1922 - 12 September 1990) was an American-born ethnomusicologist who spent most of her career based in the UK and travelled all over the world to collect sound recordings, slides and musical instruments.
Evan JenkinsWiki Evan Hollin Jenkins is a United States politician from the state of West Virginia.
Albert G. JenkinsWiki Albert Gallatin Jenkins (November 10, 1830 ? May 21, 1864) was an attorney, planter, representative to the United States Congress and First Confederate Congress, and a Confederate brigadier general during the American Civil War.
Megs JenkinsWiki Megs Jenkins (21 April 1917 - 5 October 1998), was an English character actress who appeared in British films and television programmes.
Bob JenkinsWiki Bob Jenkins (born September 4, 1947) is an American television and radio sports announcer best known for his work at ABC and ESPN calling NASCAR and IndyCar telecasts.
Johnny JenkinsWiki Johnny Edward Jenkins (March 5 1939 ? June 26 2006) was a renowned left-handed blues guitarist, who helped launch the career of Otis Redding.
Brian JenkinsWiki Brian David Jenkins (born 19 September 1942, South Wales) is a Labour Party politician in the United Kingdom, and current Member of Parliament for Tamworth in Staffordshire, and has lived in the constituency for over 50 years.
Peter JenkinsWiki Peter Jenkins (born in Montreal, Quebec on May 1, 1943) is a Canadian politician who was formerly deputy premier and health minister in the territorial government of the Yukon.
Renneker JenkinsWiki Renneker Jenkins (born November 26, 1989) is an American actor and older brother of Carter Jenkins.
Shorty JenkinsWiki Clarence W.
Tommy JenkinsWiki Tommy (Tom) Jenkins (born 2 December 1947 in Bethnal Green, England) is a former English footballer.
Nigel JenkinsWiki Nigel Jenkins (born 1949) is one of Wales's foremost poets.
Terry JenkinsWiki Terry Jenkins (born 26 September 1963 in Ledbury, Herefordshire) is a professional English darts player who is nicknamed The Bull, having previously used the nickname "Tucker" for his matches.
John JenkinsWiki Rev.
Robert JenkinsWiki Robert Jenkins (July 10, 1769 ? April 18, 1848) was a member of the United States House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.
Iain JenkinsWiki Iain Jenkins (born 24 November 1972) is an English-born former footballer who represented Northern Ireland at international level.
James JenkinsWiki James Jenkins (born August 17, 1967 in Staten Island, New York) is a former American football tight end that played for ten seasons in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins as a blocking specialist on offense, winning Super Bowl XXVI during the 1991 season.
Alfred JenkinsWiki Alfred Donnell Jenkins (born January 25, 1952 in Hogansville, Georgia), is a former professional American football wide receiver who played nine seasons for the Atlanta Falcons from 1975 through 1983.
Corey JenkinsWiki Corey Jenkins (born August 25, 1976) was an American football player.
Justin Michael JenkinsWiki Justin Michael Jenkins (born February 23, 1971) is an American artist.
Melvin JenkinsWiki Melvin Jenkins (born March 16, 1962 in Jackson, Mississippi) is a former professional American football player who played cornerback for seven seasons for the Seattle Seahawks, Detroit Lions, and Atlanta Falcons.
Kerry JenkinsWiki Kerry Jenkins (born September 6 1973 in Birmingham, Alabama) was a National Football League offensive lineman from 1997 through 2001 with the New York Jets and 2002 through 2004 with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Billy JenkinsWiki Billy Leon Jenkins Jr.
Dan JenkinsWiki Dan Jenkins (born December 2, 1929) is an American author and sportswriter, most notably for "Sports Illustrated".
Lynn JenkinsWiki Lynn Jenkins (born June 10, 1963) is an American politician and Certified Public Accountant from the state of Kansas.
Micah JenkinsWiki Micah Jenkins (December 1, 1835 ? May 6, 1864), was a Confederate general in the American Civil War, mortally wounded by friendly fire at the Battle of the Wilderness.
Roger JenkinsWiki Joseph Roger "Broadway" Jenkins (November 18, 1911 ? March 4 1994) was a professional ice hockey player who played 327 games in the National Hockey League.
Jerome JenkinsWiki Jerome Jenkins is a former head men's basketball coach at California State University, Sacramento.
Robert JenkinsWiki Robert Jenkins (Cox) (born December 30, 1963 in San Francisco, California) was an American football offensive lineman in the National Football League for the Los Angeles Rams, the Los Angeles Raiders and the Oakland Raiders.
Timothy JenkinsWiki Timothy Jenkins (January 29, 1799 - December 24, 1859) was a U.
Jack JenkinsWiki Jacque Sumpter Jenkins (May 6, 1921 ? April 1982) was an American football running back in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins.
Ken JenkinsWiki Kenneth Walton Jenkins (born May 8, 1959 in Washington, D.
Joseph JenkinsWiki Joseph Jenkins (1818-1898) was an educated tenant farmer from Tregaron, Ceredigion, mid-Wales who, when aged over 50, suddenly deserted his home and large family to seek his fortune in Australia.
Allan JenkinsWiki Allan Jenkins (born 7 October 1981 in Stranraer) is a Scottish professional footballer, who is currently playing for Greenock Morton in the Scottish Football League First Division.
Louis JenkinsWiki Louis Jenkins (born October 28, 1942) is a prose poet from Enid, Oklahoma.
Sam JenkinsWiki Samuel David Jenkins (born 17 February 1987) is a soccer player from New Zealand who currently plays for Team Wellington in the New Zealand Football Championship.
Ed JenkinsWiki Edward Jay Jenkins (born August 31, 1950 in Jacksonville, Florida) is a former American football wide receiver in the National Football League for the Miami Dolphins, the Buffalo Bills, the New England Patriots, and the New York Giants.
Albert JenkinsWiki Albert Jenkins (11 March 1895-7 October 1953) was an international rugby player for Wales and played club rugby for Llanelli RFC between 1919 and 1928.
Carl Elmer JenkinsWiki Carl Elmer Jenkins (born October 1, 1926) is a retired Central Intelligence Agency officer.
John Theophilus JenkinsWiki John Theophilus Jenkins (January 1, 1829 ? January 17, 1919) was a physician and political figure in Prince Edward Island.
Tamara JenkinsWiki Tamara Jenkins (born May 2, 1962) is an Academy Award-nominated American screenwriter, actress and director.
Larry "Flash" JenkinsWiki Larry "Flash" Jenkins is an American actor, film director, producer, and screenwriter best known for his role as the garrulous Wardell Stone on the CBS television series "The White Shadow".
Martin David JenkinsWiki Dr.
Barry JenkinsWiki Colin "Barry" Jenkins (born 22 December 1944, Leicester, England) is an English musician, who is best known for being a drummer for The Animals during both of that 1960s group's incarnations.
Brendan JenkinsWiki Brendan James Jenkins (born 1 October 1959 in Bendigo, Victoria) is the former Australian Labor Party member for Morwell in the Victorian Legislative Assembly.
Stephen Rice JenkinsWiki Stephen Rice Jenkins (November 12 1858 ? September 15 1929) was a physician and political figure in Prince Edward Island, Canada.
Bill JenkinsWiki William Tyler "Grumpy" Jenkins (born 1930) is an engine builder and retired drag racer.
Leo Warren JenkinsWiki Leo Warren Jenkins (May 28, 1913 ? January 14, 1989) was the sixth president and chancellor of what is now East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
Mike JenkinsWiki Mike Patrick Jenkins (born March 22, 1985 in Nuremberg, Germany) is an American football cornerback for the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League.
Darnell JenkinsWiki Darnell Jenkins (born December 31, 1982 in) is an American football wide receiver who is a practice squad player for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League.
Frank Maurice Stinson JenkinsWiki Frank Maurice Stinson Jenkins was an early amateur ice hockey player.
Frank JenkinsWiki Frank 'Scranno' Jenkins (11 August 191823 May 1987) was an Australian rules footballer who played with South Fremantle in the WANFL.
John Holmes JenkinsWiki John Homes Jenkins III (1940?1989) was an American historian, antiquarian bookseller, publisher, and poker player.
Elisha JenkinsWiki Elisha Jenkins (1772 - May 18, 1849 New York City) was an American politician who served as New York Secretary of State and Mayor of Albany.
DeRon JenkinsWiki DeRon Charles Jenkins (born November 14, 1973 in St.
John David JenkinsWiki John David Jenkins (30 January 1828 ? 9 November 1876) was a Welsh clergyman and historian.
Helen JenkinsWiki Helen Jenkins, "n?e" Helen Tucker (born 8 March 1984 in Elgin, Moray, Scotland) is a British triathlete.
William Miller JenkinsWiki William Miller Jenkins (April 25, 1856 - October 19, 1941) was an American lawyer and Republican politician who briefly served as the 5th Governor of Oklahoma Territory.
Ross JenkinsWiki Ross Aden Jenkins (born 9 November 1990) is an English footballer who plays for Watford as a central midfielder.
Keyvan JenkinsWiki Keyvan Lewis Jenkins (born January 6, 1961 in Stockton, California) is a former running back who played 8 seasons in the Canadian Football League.
George JenkinsWiki George Jenkins (born Stockton, England; presumed deceased) was a Canadian soccer player who began his career in Canada, spent a single season in the American Soccer League and ended it in Scotland.
Mick JenkinsWiki Mick Jenkins (born 1962) is an ex-professional footballer and former manager of Conference South side Bognor Regis Town.
Ernie JenkinsWiki Ernie Jenkins (20 September, 1880 ? 18 July, 1958) was a Welsh international rugby player.
Dean JenkinsWiki Dean Jenkins (born November 21, 1959 in Billerica) is a professional hockey player who played for the Los Angeles Kings in the National Hockey League.
Ian JenkinsWiki Surgeon Vice Admiral Ian Laurence Jenkins CB, CVO (12 September 1944 ? 19 February 2009) was a Royal Navy medical officer and former Surgeon General of the British Armed Forces.
Sanela Diana JenkinsWiki Sanela Diana Jenkins is an entrepreneur and philanthropist born in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, who currently resides in California.
Henry JenkinsWiki Henry Jenkins, buried in Bolton-on-Swale, North Yorkshire, is said to have been 169 years old at his death.
William Albert JenkinsWiki William Albert Jenkins (9 September 1878 ? 23 October 1968) was a Welsh coal exporter and ship owner and Liberal politician.
Arthur JenkinsWiki Arthur Eugene Jenkins, Jr.
Lindley JenkinsWiki James Lindley Jenkins, known as Lindley Jenkins, (born 6 April 1954) is an English former professional footballer who played in the Football League for Birmingham City and Walsall.
Lee JenkinsWiki Lee Robert Jenkins (born 17 March 1961) is an English former footballer who played in the Football League for Aston Villa, Port Vale and Birmingham City.
Chad JenkinsWiki Chadwick Glenn Jenkins (May 30, 1979 ? Current) is a U.
Alan JenkinsWiki Alan Jenkins (b.
Janoris JenkinsWiki Janoris Jenkins (born October 29, 1988) is an American football cornerback.
John Barnard JenkinsWiki John Barnard Jenkins (born 1933, Cardiff) was a non-commissioned officer in the British Army (medical corp), who around 1963, effectively took over the leadership of Mudiad Amddiffyn Cymru.
Chester L. JenkinsWiki Chester Luther Jenkins (c.
Jelani JenkinsWiki Jelani Jenkins (born March 13, 1992) is an American football player.
Evan JenkinsWiki Evan Thomas Jenkins (26 June 1906 ? 1990) was a Welsh professional footballer who played as a winger.
Jack JenkinsWiki John "Jack" Charles Jenkins (19 April 1880 - 1 December 1971) was a Welsh international rugby union forward who played club rugby for Newport and London Welsh.
Big Red JenkinsWiki Andrew J.