Paul Jenkins has been a working actor for over 30 years. His career began in his hometown, Philadelphia, where he took to the stage in amateur theater productions. Later, he moved to New York City and trained under William Hickey. In 1971, he made his film debut in the crime thriller "The Organization," which starred screen legend Sidney Poitier. Throughout the '70s, Jenkins appeared on a number of popular television shows including: the cop drama "Kojak," the family drama "The Waltons," and the action series "The Rockford Files." He went on to snag a recurring role on the primetime soap "Dynasty" and a small part on "Knots Landing." In the 1990s Jenkins landed bit parts on the legal comedy series "Ally McBeal," the teen drama series "Party of Five," and the political drama series "The West Wing" in 2004. As he solidly built his character actor career in television and film, he continued to work in theater in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Off-Broadway, and on the Broadway national tour of "The Great White Hope."