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Jonathan Banks

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Jonathan Banks (born January 31, 1947) is an American character actor in film and television. He tends to play villains. Banks dropped out of Indiana University to join a touring company as a stage manager. He went to Australia with the company and stayed on working in theatre there. In 1974, he moved to Los Angeles and performed on stage before picking up bit parts on television. Probably his best-known movie roles are in two films starring Eddie Murphy: 48 Hrs. and Beverly Hills Cop. In 48 Hrs. he plays a character who is a friend of the lead and is killed by the villain, beginning the lead characters' story. In Beverly Hills Cop, he plays a villain who kills the lead characters' friend and begins his story. Other movie roles include appearances in Armed and Dangerous, Freejack, Flipper, Airplane!, Gremlins, Murder Me, Murder You, and Under Siege 2: Dark Territory. His most recent film to date is the 2007 film Reign Over Me. His biggest break on television, came with the series Wiseguy, in which he played Frank McPike for four years, a role which led to an Emmy award nomination. Although his character was primarily the hero's mentor, stories occasionally featured McPike as hero. In 1981 he appeared as Dutch Schultz on the NBC series the Gangster Chronicles. He also starred on the short-lived science fiction TV series Otherworld, as Kommander Neveen Kroll and in the sitcom Fired Up. Banks has also made guest appearances on TV shows including Alias, CSI, Day Break, Highlander: The Series, Matlock, SeaQuest DSV, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Women of the House and Walker Texas Ranger. Most recently, Banks appeared in the final Season Two episodes of Dexter, and in episodes of ER, Cold Case, and Shark, Modern Family. In the second season finale of Breaking Bad, Banks appeared as a mysterious character named Mike. Banks was made a series regular for the third season.


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Nascut:
Jan 31, 1947 in Washington - District of Columbia - USA
Aparitii in Filme/Seriale:
105
Primul film:
In series The Waltons 1972-09-14
Ultimul film:
Film RedBad 2018-06-28
Cunoscut pentru
Poster of Without a Trace
Poster of Alias
Poster of Otherworld
Filme in care a jucat
Film RedBad Pepijn 2018-06-28
Film Incredibles 2 Rick Dicker (voice) 2018-06-15
Film The Commuter Walt 2018-01-11
Film Mudbound Pappy McAllan 2017-11-17
Serial Skylanders Academy Eruptor 2016-10-28
Film Term Life Harper 2016-04-29
Film Robot Chicken DC Comics Special III: Magical Friendship 2015-10-18
Serial Better Call Saul Mike Ehrmantraut 2015-02-08
Film Horrible Bosses 2 Detective Hatcher 2014-11-26
Film Authors Anonymous David Kelleher 2014-04-18
Film Bullet Carlito Kane 2014-02-25
Film Watercolor Postcards Ledball 2013-01-01
Film Identity Thief Paul 2013-02-09
Serial Modern Family Unknown 2009-09-23
Serial Community Professor Buzz Hickey 2009-09-17
Serial Castle Bruce Kirby 2009-03-08
Serial Lie to Me Unknown 2009-01-21
Film Proud American Mr. Moretti 2008-09-12
Serial Eli Stone Unknown 2008-01-31
Serial Breaking Bad Mike Ehrmantraut 2008-01-20
Serial Life Unknown 2007-09-26
Film Reign Over Me Stelter 2007-03-23
Film Murder 101: College Can be Murder Det. Frank Chambers 2007-01-29
Film Puff, Puff, Pass Lance 2006-05-09
Serial Shark Unknown 2006-09-21
Serial Dexter Unknown 2006-10-01
Serial Day Break Shadow Man 2006-11-15
Serial Ghost Whisperer Unknown 2005-09-23
Serial E-Ring Unknown 2005-09-21
Serial Joan of Arcadia Unknown 2003-09-26
Serial Two and a Half Men Pawn Broker 2003-09-22
Film Dark Blue James Barcomb 2002-12-14
Serial Without a Trace Unknown 2002-09-26
Film R.S.V.P. Walter Franklin 2002-01-15
Serial Alias Unknown 2001-09-30
Film Proximity Price 2001-04-15
Film Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles Milos Drubnik 2001-04-12
Serial CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Unknown 2000-10-06
Serial The District Unknown 2000-10-07
Film Trash Judge Callum 1999-06-24
Film Foolish Numbers 1999-04-09
Film Let the Devil Wear Black Satch 1999-01-01
Film Dollar for the Dead Col. Skinner 1998-01-01
Film A Thousand Men and a Baby Father O'Riley 1997-12-07
Serial Fired Up 1997-04-10
Film Harvey C.J. Lofgren 1996-10-19
Film Flipper Dirk Moran 1996-05-17
Film Wiseguy 1996-05-02
Film Dark Breed Joseph Shay 1996-01-01
Film Last Man Standing Doc 1995-01-01
Serial seaQuest DSV Unknown 1994-01-19
Film Body Shot Simon Devereaux / Blake Donner 1994-03-09
Serial ER Unknown 1994-09-19
Serial Due South Unknown 1994-09-22
Serial Diagnosis: Murder Unknown 1993-10-29
Film Marilyn & Bobby: Her Final Affair Joe Scoman 1993-08-04
Serial Walker, Texas Ranger Unknown 1993-04-21
Film Boiling Point Max Waxman 1993-04-16
Film Blind Side Aaron 1993-01-30
Film There Goes the Neighborhood Handsome Harry 1992-10-30
Film Freejack Mark Michelette 1992-01-17
Film Don't Touch My Daughter Charles Ryter 1991-04-07
Film Honeymoon Academy Pitt 1990-05-11
Serial Tales from the Crypt Unknown 1989-06-10
Film Pin PIN (voice) 1988-11-25
Serial Wiseguy Frank McPike 1987-09-16
Film Perry Mason: The Case of the Lost Love Luke Dickson 1987-02-23
Film Cold Steel Iceman 1987-12-11
Film Who Is Julia? Jack Bodine 1986-10-26
Film Armed and Dangerous Clyde Klepper 1986-08-15
Film Assassin Earl Dickman 1986-03-19
Serial Matlock Unknown 1986-03-03
Film The Fifth Missile Ray Olson 1986-02-23
Serial Otherworld 1985-01-26
Film The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension Lizardo Hospital Guard 1984-08-15
Film Gremlins Deputy Brent 1984-06-07
Film Nadia Gheorge Comaneci 1984-06-11
Serial Hunter Unknown 1984-09-18
Serial Crazy like a Fox Unknown 1984-12-30
Film Beverly Hills Cop Zack, Maitland's Thug 1984-11-29
Serial Hardcastle and McCormick Unknown 1983-09-18
Film Murder Me, Murder You Janos Saracen 1983-04-09
Film 48 Hrs. Algren 1982-12-07
Film Frances Hitchhiker 1982-12-03
Serial Matt Houston Unknown 1982-09-26
Serial Cagney & Lacey Unknown 1982-03-25
Serial T. J. Hooker Unknown 1982-03-13
Serial The Gangster Chronicles Dutch Schultz 1981-02-02
Serial Hill Street Blues Unknown 1981-01-15
Film Gangster Wars Dutch Schultz 1981-04-09
Serial Simon & Simon Unknown 1981-11-24
Serial Falcon Crest Unknown 1981-12-04
Film Desperate Voyage Louis 1980-11-29
Film Airplane! Gunderson 1980-07-02
Serial Sanford Unknown 1980-03-15
Film She's Dressed To Kill Rudy Striker 1979-12-10
Film The Rose 1979-11-07
Film The Ordeal of Patty Hearst Pato 1979-03-04
Serial Ike 1st Sergeant 1979-01-01
Film The Word Young LeBrun 1978-11-12
Film Who'll Stop the Rain Marine 1978-08-02
Serial Lou Grant Unknown 1977-09-20
Film The Girl in the Empty Grave Courtland Gates 1977-09-20
Serial Little House on the Prairie Unknown 1974-09-11
Serial The Waltons Unknown 1972-09-14