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Ken Jenkins (born 28 August 1940; age 78) is the actor who portrayed Doctor Paul Stubbs in the Star Trek: The Next Generation third season premiere episode "Evolution". He is most recognized as Dr. Bob Kelso on the critically-acclaimed NBC/ABC medical comedy, Scrubs on which he worked between 2001 and 2010 together with Matt Winston, Charles Chun, Lynn Meneses, Jack Shearer, William Daniels, Bonita Friedericy, Lindsey Stoddart, Biff Yeager, Bob Clendenin, D. Elliot Woods, Lee Arenberg, Warren Munson, George Takei, Wendy Schenker, Cullen Douglas, Christopher Darga, Ellen Albertini Dow, Ric Sarabia, Jack Axelrod, David Clennon, Van Epperson, Spice Williams-Crosby, Jeanette Miller, Debra Wilson, John Billingsley, and Paul Dooley.
Jenkins has also found recent success in feature films, with roles in Matewan (with Gordon Clapp, Bob Gunton, Kevin Tighe, and Tom Wright) Last Man Standing (with Patrick Kilpatrick) The Sum of All Fears (which co-starred James Cromwell), Clockstoppers (directed by Jonathan Frakes), I Am Sam, The Tailor of Panama, Lucky Numbers, and Courage Under Fire. He also appeared in the television film White Mile (1994, with Robert Picardo, Jacqueline Kim, Dakin Matthews, Fionnula Flanagan, Dan Kern, Brian Markinson, Dan Gilvezan, Gina Ravarra, Brett Porter, Ken Thorley, Don McManus, and stuntman Tom Lupo)
Television credits include appearances on Beverly Hills, 90210, Family Law, The X-Files (with Star Trek: Deep Space Nine's Penny Johnson), Babylon 5, NYPD Blue, Cybil, thirtysomething, Mancuso, FBI, and Stephen King's The Stand (co-starring TNG's Ray Walston and Matt Frewer).