Jonathan Banks

Actor, Screenwriter, Acting teacher
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Born: 01/31/1947 in Washington, Washington D.C., USA

Filmography

Actor (127)

Skylanders Academy 2016 - 2018 (TV Show)

Voice

Better Call Saul 2014 - 2017 (TV Show)

Actor

Tangled: Before Ever After 2016 - 2017 (TV Show)

Voice

Breaking Bad 1996 - 2000, 2009 - 2012, 2015 - 2016 (Tv Show)

Actor

Designing Women 1987 - 1988, 1994 - 2000, 2010 - 2012, 2015 - 2016 (Tv Show)

Actor

Diagnosis Murder 1987 - 1988, 1993 - 2000, 2010 - 2012, 2015 - 2016 (Tv Show)

Actor

Due South 1994 - 2000, 2010 - 2012, 2015 - 2016 (Tv Show)

Actor

Fired Up 1996 - 1998, 2011 - 2012, 2015 - 2016 (Tv Show)

Actor

Partners 1996 - 2000, 2011 - 2012, 2015 - 2016 (Tv Show)

Actor

SeaQuest DSV 1987 - 1988, 1993 - 2000, 2010 - 2012, 2015 - 2016 (Tv Show)

Actor

Talking Saul 2016 (Tv Show)

Himself

Term Life 2016 (Movie)

Harper (Actor)

The District 1987 - 1988, 1993 - 2001, 2010 - 2012, 2015 - 2016 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Yard 2015 - 2016 (Tv Show)

Narrator

Walker, Texas Ranger 1987 - 1988, 1993 - 2000, 2010 - 2012, 2015 - 2016 (Tv Show)

Actor

Last Week Tonight With John Oliver 2015 (Tv Show)

Special Appearance

The Expanse 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Lizzie Borden Chronicles 2014 - 2015 (TV Show)

Actor

Authors Anonymous 2014 (Movie)

David Kelleher (Actor)

Bullet 2014 (Movie)

Carlito Kane (Actor)

Community 2014 (Tv Show)

Actor

Horrible Bosses 2 2014 (Movie)

Detective Hatcher (Actor)

Jam 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

Mike Tyson Mysteries 2014 (Tv Show)

Voice

Watercolor Postcards 2014 (Movie)

Ledball (Actor)

Axe Cop 2013 (Tv Show)

Voice

Body of Proof 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

Identity Thief 2013 (Movie)

Paul (Actor)

Parks and Recreation 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

Ringer 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

Vegas 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

CSI: Miami 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

Modern Family 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

Two and a Half Men 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

Castle 2009 (Tv Show)

Actor

Cold Case 2009 (Tv Show)

Actor

Day Break 2006, 2008 (Tv Show)

Actor

ER 2008 (Tv Show)

Actor

Life 2008 (Tv Show)

Actor

Proud American 2008 (Movie)

Mr. Moretti (Actor)

Dexter 2007 (Tv Show)

Actor

Murder 101: College Can Be Murder 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

Actor

Reign Over Me 2007 (Movie)

Stetler (Actor)

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation 2006 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Ghost Whisperer 2006 (Tv Show)

Actor

Alias 2003 (Tv Show)

Actor

Dark Blue 2003 (Movie)

James Barcomb (Actor)

Strong Medicine 2003 (Tv Show)

Actor

Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles 2001 (Movie)

Milos Drubnik (Actor)

Downward Angel 2001 (Movie)

Herod (Actor)

R.S.V.P. 2001 (Movie)

Walter Franklin (Actor)

The Trouble With Normal 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

Face to Face 2000 (Movie)

(Actor)

Trash 2000 (Movie)

Judge Callum (Actor)

Dollar For the Dead 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

Foolish 1999 (Movie)

Numbers (Actor)

Harvey 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

Let the Devil Wear Black 1999 (Movie)

(Actor)

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine 1992 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

A Thousand Men and a Baby 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

Last Man Standing 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Actor

Flipper 1996 (Movie)

Dirk Moran (Actor)

SeaQuest 2032 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

Wiseguy 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

Dark Breed 1995 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Assassin 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

Under Siege 2: Dark Territory 1995 (Movie)

Scotty (Actor)

Women of the House 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

Deadly Reunion 1994 (Movie)

(Actor)

Body Shot 1993 (Movie)

(Actor)

Boiling Point 1993 (Movie)

Max (Actor)

Freejack 1992 (Movie)

Michelette (Actor)

Loretta Lynn: The Seasons of My Life 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Actor

There Goes the Neighborhood 1992 (Movie)

Harry (Actor)

Don't Touch My Daughter 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Actor

Cold Steel 1987 (Movie)

Iceman (Actor)

Armed and Dangerous 1986 (Movie)

Clyde Klepper (Actor)

Rowdies 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

Actor

Otherworld 1984 - 1985 (TV Show)

Actor

The Boys in Blue 1984 - 1985 (TV Show)

Actor

Beverly Hills Cop 1984 (Movie)

Zack (Actor)

Gremlins 1984 (Movie)

Deputy Brent (Actor)

Nadia 1983 - 1984 (TV Show)

Actor

The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai: Across the 8th Dimension 1984 (Movie)

Lizardo Hospital Guard (Actor)

The Invisible Woman 1982 - 1983 (TV Show)

Actor

48 HRS. 1982 (Movie)

Algren (Actor)

Frances 1982 (Movie)

Hitchhiker (Actor)

Report to Murphy 1981 - 1982 (TV Show)

Actor

Rage 1980 - 1981 (TV Show)

Actor

The Gangster Chronicles 1980 - 1981 (TV Show)

Actor

Airplane! 1980 (Movie)

Gunderson (Actor)

G.I.'s 1979 - 1980 (TV Show)

Actor

Stir Crazy 1980 (Movie)

Jack Graham (Actor)

Ike 1978 - 1979 (TV Show)

Actor

Coming Home 1978 (Movie)

Party Marine (Actor)

The Cheap Detective 1978 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Fighting Nightingales 1977 - 1978 (TV Show)

Actor

The Rose 1978 (Movie)

Television Promoter (Actor)

Who'll Stop the Rain? 1978 (Movie)

Marine (Actor)

Assassin (TV Show)

Actor

Blind Side (TV Show)

Actor

Conan (Tv Show)

Guest

Desperate Voyage (TV Show)

Actor

Downpayment on Murder (TV Show)

Actor

Melanie Darrow (TV Show)

Actor

Millennium Man (TV Show)

Actor

Nightmare (Movie)

Ryter (Actor)

Outlaw Justice (TV Show)

Actor

Proximity (TV Show)

Actor

Shadow of Obsession (TV Show)

Actor

She's Dressed to Kill (TV Show)

Actor

The Fifth Missile (TV Show)

Actor

The Girl in the Empty Grave (TV Show)

Actor

The Macahans (TV Show)

Actor

The Ordeal of Patty Hearst (TV Show)

Actor

Who Is Julia? (TV Show)

Actor

Wild Times (TV Show)

Actor

Wiseguy (TV Show)

Actor

Relationships

Ruth Garcia

Step-Daughter

Rebecca Banks

Daughter
twin of Claudio born in July 1994 mother, Genara Banks

Claudio Banks

Son
twin of Rebecca born in July 1994 mother, Genara Banks

Gennera Cebian

Wife
Spanish; born c. 1957 Met on set of "For Better, For Worse" Married December 1990

Marnie Fausch

Wife

Joanna Morgan

Daughter
born c. 1969 mother, Banks' first wife married

EDUCATION

Indiana University

Bloomington , Indiana
attended on scholarship; left in 1968 to stage manage "Hair" company

Milestones

2016

Appeared in the thriller "Term Life"

2015

Reprised his role on "Breaking Bad" for the prequel spin-off series "Better Call Saul"

2014

Took on the role of Professor Buzz Hickey on the acclaimed comedy "Community"

2013

Appeared in the comedy "Identity Thief"

2009

Took on the role of Mike Ehrmantraut on the acclaimed series "Breaking Bad"

2007

Co-starred on the short lived series "Day Break"

2003

Played a high-ranking cop in "Dark Blue"

2001

Appeared in "Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles"

1997

Co-starred in the NBC sitcom "Fired Up"

1996

Co-starred as Frank McPike in "Wiseguy" (CBS)

1996

Reprised role of McPike in "Wiseguy" TV-movie on ABC

1995

Co-starred as Scotty in "Under Siege 2: Dark Territory"

1994

Wrote "Saturday Night Special", feature film released directly to video

1985

Played Kommander Kroll in "Otherworld" series

1984

Co-starred as Zack in "Beverly Hills Cop"

1982

Played Vinnie in "Report to Murphy" series

1981

Played Dutch Schultz in "The Gangster Chronicles" series

1977

Made feature film debut as "Party Marine" in "Coming Home"

1975

Made TV debut in episode of "Barnaby Jones" (date approximate)

1974

Played Frid in an L.A. production of "A Little Night Music" starring Jean Simmons

Bonus Trivia

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Attended Indiana University Bloomington with Kevin Kline, with whom he appeared in a University production of "The Threepenny Opera."

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Dropped out of college to travel to Australia with a touring production of "Hair" as a stage manager. He then remained there for two years directing productions of "Grease" and "Jesus Christ Superstar."

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Taught acting to inmates at the Terminal Island Federal Penitentiary in Los Angeles during the mid-'70s.

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Coached a little league team in Beverly Hills in the late-'80s. His assistant coach was actor James Caan.

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