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Versatile veteran character actor Jonathan Banks was born in Washington D.C in 1947. While growing up he always had an interest in acting and stage work, so decided to pursue a career in entertainment. To this day he is a very accomplished stage actor. While acting in film, he usually plays sinister types or villains. He can be seen in Better Call... See full bio »

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Better Call Saul
Better Call Saul Mike Ehrmantraut
(2015-2018)
Wiseguy
Wiseguy Frank McPike
(1987-1990)
Beverly Hills Cop
(1984)
Breaking Bad
Breaking Bad Mike Ehrmantraut
(2009-2012)

Filmography

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 2018 Redbad (filming)
Pepijn
 2015-2018 Better Call Saul (TV Series)
Mike Ehrmantraut
- Episode #4.1 (2018) ... Mike Ehrmantraut
- Lantern (2017) ... Mike Ehrmantraut (credit only)
- Fall (2017) ... Mike Ehrmantraut
- Slip (2017) ... Mike Ehrmantraut
- Expenses (2017) ... Mike Ehrmantraut
 2016-2018 Skylanders Academy (TV Series)
Eruptor
- Episode #3.1 (2018) ... Eruptor (voice)
- Touch of Evil (2017) ... Eruptor (voice)
- Who's Your Daddy? (2017) ... Eruptor (voice)
- It Techs Two (2017) ... Eruptor (voice)
- Sheep(ball) Dreams (2017) ... Eruptor (voice)
 2017 Tangled: The Series (TV Series)
Quirin
- What the Hair?! (2017) ... Quirin (voice)
 2017 Dr. Ken (TV Series)
Dr. Erwin
- Ken's Professor (2017) ... Dr. Erwin
 2017 Mudbound
Pappy McAllan
 2016 Term Life
Harper
 2016/II Alibi (Short)
Billy
 2015 The Expanse (TV Series)
Executive Officer
- Dulcinea (2015) ... Executive Officer
 2015 Robot Chicken DC Comics Special 3: Magical Friendship (TV Short)
Composite Superman (voice)
 2015 Gravity Falls (TV Series)
Filbrick Pines
- A Tale of Two Stans (2015) ... Filbrick Pines (voice)
 2015 Batman: Arkham Knight (Video Game)
GCPD Commissioner James Gordon (voice)
 2013-2015 Axe Cop (TV Series)
Radio DJ / Book Cop
- Bald Cop (2015) ... (voice)
- Babysitting Uni-Baby (2013) ... Radio DJ (voice)
- An American Story (2013) ... Book Cop (voice)
 2015 The Lizzie Borden Chronicles (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. Flowers
- Welcome to Maplecroft (2015) ... Mr. Flowers
- Flowers (2015) ... Mr. Flowers
- Patron of the Arts (2015) ... Mr. Flowers
 2015 Major Lazer (TV Series)
The Law
- Escape from Rave Island (2015) ... The Law (voice)
 2015 I'm Brave! (Video short)
Fire Engine
 2014 Mike Tyson Mysteries (TV Series)
The Wizard
- Is Magic Real? (2014) ... The Wizard (voice)
 2014 Horrible Bosses 2
Detective Hatcher
 2014 Community (TV Series)
Professor Buzz Hickey / Professor Hickey / Major Dick
- Basic Sandwich (2014) ... Professor Hickey
- Basic Story (2014) ... Professor Hickey
- G.I. Jeff (2014) ... Professor Buzz Hickey / Major Dick
- Advanced Advanced Dungeons & Dragons (2014) ... Professor Buzz Hickey
- VCR Maintenance and Educational Publishing (2014) ... Professor Buzz Hickey
 2014 Authors Anonymous
David Kelleher
 2014/I Bullet
Carlito Kane
 2013 Watercolor Postcards
Ledball
 2013 Roar (Short)
Bernie Warren
 2013 Body of Proof (TV Series)
Det. Glenn Fitz
- Daddy Issues (2013) ... Det. Glenn Fitz
 2013 Identity Thief
Paul
 2013 Bloodline (TV Movie)
Leo Killpriest
 2012 Vegas (TV Series)
Angelo LaFlatta
- Bad Seeds (2012) ... Angelo LaFlatta
- All That Glitters (2012) ... Angelo LaFlatta
 2012 Parks and Recreation (TV Series)
Steve Wyatt
- Ben's Parents (2012) ... Steve Wyatt
 2009-2012 Breaking Bad (TV Series)
Mike Ehrmantraut
- Gliding Over All (2012) ... Mike Ehrmantraut
- Say My Name (2012) ... Mike Ehrmantraut
- Buyout (2012) ... Mike Ehrmantraut
- Dead Freight (2012) ... Mike Ehrmantraut
- Fifty-One (2012) ... Mike Ehrmantraut
 2012 Ringer (TV Series)
Remy Osterman
- It's Called Improvising, Bitch! (2012) ... Remy Osterman
 2011 CSI: Miami (TV Series)
Oscar Duarte
- Long Gone (2011) ... Oscar Duarte
 2011 Two and a Half Men (TV Series)
Pawn Broker
- A Fishbowl Full of Glass Eyes (2011) ... Pawn Broker
 2011 Modern Family (TV Series)
Donnie Pritchett
- The Musical Man (2011) ... Donnie Pritchett
 2009 Lie to Me (TV Series)
Bitcher
- Sacrifice (2009) ... Bitcher
 2009 Castle (TV Series)
Bruce Kirby
- Hell Hath No Fury (2009) ... Bruce Kirby
 2009 Cold Case (TV Series)
John 'Shameless' Clark '09
- Jackals (2009) ... John 'Shameless' Clark '09
 2008 Eli Stone (TV Series)
Agent Jonathan Maine
- Owner of a Lonely Heart (2008) ... Agent Jonathan Maine
 2008 Life (TV Series)
Nathan Gray
- Crushed (2008) ... Nathan Gray
 2008 Proud American
Mr. Moretti
 2008 Shark (TV Series)
Jason Normandy
- Bar Fight (2008) ... Jason Normandy
- Partners in Crime (2008) ... Jason Normandy
 2008 ER (TV Series)
Robert Truman
- Atonement (2008) ... Robert Truman
 2007 Dexter (TV Series)
FBI Deputy Director Max Adams
- The British Invasion (2007) ... FBI Deputy Director Max Adams
- Left Turn Ahead (2007) ... FBI Deputy Director Max Adams
 2007 Reign Over Me
Stelter
 2006-2007 Day Break (TV Series)
Shadow Man / Conrad Detweiler
- What If It's Him? (2007) ... Shadow Man
- What If She's the Key? (2007) ... Shadow Man
- What If They Find Him? (2006) ... Conrad Detweiler
- What If They're Stuck? (2006) ... Shadow Man
- What If He Can Change the Day? (2006) ... Shadow Man
 2007 Murder 101: College Can Be Murder (TV Movie)
Detective Frank Chambers
 2006 Puff, Puff, Pass
Lance
 2006 Without a Trace (TV Series)
Sal Marcello
- Check Your Head (2006) ... Sal Marcello
 2004-2006 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
Bobby Jensen
- Kiss Kiss, Bye Bye (2006) ... Bobby Jensen
- Formalities (2004) ... Bobby Jensen
 2006 Ghost Whisperer (TV Series)
Lyle Chase
- Friendly Neighborhood Ghost (2006) ... Lyle Chase
 2005 E-Ring (TV Series)
Adm. Cooper - Dir. of Joint Staff
- Christmas Story (2005) ... Adm. Cooper - Dir. of Joint Staff
- The Forgotten (2005) ... Adm. Cooper - Dir. of Joint Staff
- Delta Does Detroit (2005) ... Adm. Cooper - Dir. of Joint Staff
- Cemetary Wind: Part 1 (2005) ... Adm. Cooper - Dir. of Joint Staff
 2005 Circadian Rhythm
Trejo
 2004 Joan of Arcadia (TV Series)
Sheriff Mike Rakowski
- Jump (2004) ... Sheriff Mike Rakowski
 2003 Strong Medicine (TV Series)
Frank Hardwhyck
- Skin (2003) ... Frank Hardwhyck
 2003 Alias (TV Series)
Frederick Brandon
- The Telling (2003) ... Frederick Brandon
- Countdown (2003) ... Frederick Brandon
 2002 Dark Blue
James Barcomb
 2002/I R.S.V.P.
Walter Franklin
 2001 The District (TV Series)
Monya Pastov
- Fools Russian: Part 1 (2001) ... Monya Pastov
 2001 Proximity
Price
 2001 Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles
Milos Drubnik
 2001 Italian Ties
Inspector
 2001 Downward Angel
Herod
 2000-2001 The Trouble with Normal (TV Series)
Dr. Lowell
- Manhattan Transference (2001) ... Dr. Lowell
- Psychologists Without Borders (2000) ... Dr. Lowell
 1996-2000 Diagnosis Murder (TV Series)
Bruce Locatelli / Max Jupe
- Murder by Remote (2000) ... Bruce Locatelli
- Murder by Friendly Fire (1996) ... Max Jupe
 1999 Millennium Man (TV Movie)
Dr. Eisenberg
 1999 Trash
Judge Callum
 1999 Foolish
Numbers
 1999 The Long Kill (TV Movie)
Sheriff Conklin
 1998 Dollar for the Dead (TV Movie)
Col. Skinner (Redleg commander) (as Johnathan Banks)
 1997-1998 Fired Up (TV Series)
Guy Mann
- Lustline (1998) ... Guy Mann
- The Pajama Game (1998) ... Guy Mann
- Fire and Nice (1998) ... Guy Mann
- Mission: and A-Hopin' (1998) ... Guy Mann
 1997 A Thousand Men and a Baby (TV Movie)
Father O'Riley
 1997 Melanie Darrow (TV Movie)
Arthur Abbot
 1996 Dark Breed
Joseph Shay
 1996 Flipper
Dirk Moran
 1996 Wiseguy (TV Movie)
Frank McPike
 1996 Harvey (TV Movie)
C.J. Lofgren, cab driver
 1994-1995 SeaQuest 2032 (TV Series)
Maximillian Scully
- Resurrection (1995) ... Maximillian Scully
- Whale Song (1994) ... Maximillian Scully
 1995 Last Man Standing (Video)
Det. Frank 'Doc' Kane
 1995 Under Siege 2: Dark Territory
Scotty, Mercenary
 1995 Due South (TV Series)
Garret
- Heaven and Earth (1995) ... Garret
 1995 Women of the House (TV Series)
Jim Sugarbaker
- Bad Girl (1995) ... Jim Sugarbaker (credit only)
- You Talk Too Much (1995) ... Jim Sugarbaker (credit only)
- Men Are Good (1995) ... Jim Sugarbaker (credit only)
- That's What Friends Are For (1995) ... Jim Sugarbaker (credit only)
- Guess Who's Sleeping in Lincoln's Bed? (1995) ... Jim Sugarbaker
 1994 Walker Texas Ranger 3: Deadly Reunion
Shelby Valentine
 1994 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series)
William
- The Assassin (1994) ... William
 1994 Walker, Texas Ranger (TV Series)
Shelby Valentine
- The Reunion (1994) ... Shelby Valentine
 1994 Shadow of Obsession (TV Movie)
Keegan
 1994 Body Shot
Simon Devereaux / Blake Donner
 1994 Matlock (TV Series)
Jack Starling
- The P.I. (1994) ... Jack Starling
 1994 Highlander (TV Series)
Mako
- Under Colour of Authority (1994) ... Mako
 1993 Marilyn & Bobby: Her Final Affair (TV Movie)
Joe Scoman
 1993 Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (TV Series)
Shel-la
- Battle Lines (1993) ... Shel-la
 1993/I Boiling Point
Max Waxman
 1993 Perry Mason: The Case of the Skin-Deep Scandal (TV Movie)
Dr. Willam Shell
 1993 Blind Side (TV Movie)
Aaron
 1992 There Goes the Neighborhood
Handsome Harry
 1992 Freejack
Michelette
 1991 Don't Touch My Daughter (TV Movie)
Ryter
 1987-1990 Wiseguy (TV Series)
Frank McPike
- Point of No Return (1990) ... Frank McPike
- Dead Right (1990) ... Frank McPike
- Changing Houses (1990) ... Frank McPike
- La Mina (1990) ... Frank McPike
 1989 Honeymoon Academy (Video)
Pitt
 1988 Pin
PIN (voice)
 1987 Cold Steel
Isaac 'Iceman'
 1987 Downpayment on Murder (TV Movie)
Det. McKenzie
 1987 Designing Women (TV Series)
Eldon Ashcroft IV
- 101 Ways to Decorate a Gas Station (1987) ... Eldon Ashcroft IV
 1987 Falcon Crest (TV Series)
Kolinski
- Nowhere to Run (1987) ... Kolinski
- Battle Lines (1987) ... Kolinski
- Hat Trick (1987) ... Kolinski
- Dance of Deception (1987) ... Kolinski
- A Piece of Work (1987) ... Kolinski
 1987 Perry Mason: The Case of the Lost Love (TV Movie)
Luke Dickson
 1986 Who Is Julia? (TV Movie)
Jack Bodine
 1986 Armed and Dangerous
Clyde Klepper
 1986 Rowdies (TV Movie)
Captain Jackson
 1986 Assassin (TV Movie)
Earl Dickman
 1986 The Fifth Missile (TV Movie)
Ray Olson
 1985 Hunter (TV Series)
Det. Gary Krewson
- The Big Fall (1985) ... Det. Gary Krewson
 1984-1985 Hardcastle and McCormick (TV Series)
Taylor Walsh / Weed Randall / Bill Rogers
- She Ain't Deep But She Sure Runs Fast (1985) ... Taylor Walsh
- The Birthday Present (1985) ... Weed Randall
- Outlaw Champion (1984) ... Bill Rogers
 1985 Hollywood Beat (TV Series)
- Siege
 1985 Crazy Like a Fox (TV Series)
- Fox and Hounds (1985)
 1985 Otherworld (TV Series)
Kroll
- Princess Metra (1985) ... Kroll (credit only)
- Mansion of the Beast (1985) ... Kroll (credit only)
- I Am Woman, Hear Me Roar (1985) ... Kroll
- Village of the Motorpigs (1985) ... Kroll
- Rock and Roll Suicide (1985) ... Kroll
 1984 Jessie (TV Movie)
Ernie Ross
 1984 Beverly Hills Cop
Zack
 1984 Cagney & Lacey (TV Series)
Keith Edsin
- Old Debts (1984) ... Keith Edsin
 1984 Jessie (TV Series)
Ernie Ross
- Pilot (1984) ... Ernie Ross
 1984 Boys in Blue (TV Movie)
Slick Slim
 1984 Nadia (TV Movie)
Gheorge Comaneci
 1984 Gremlins
Deputy Brent
 1984 Legmen (TV Series)
Lt. Vitelli
- How the Other Half Dies (1984) ... Lt. Vitelli
 1984 Matt Houston (TV Series)
- Houston Is Dead (1984)
 1982-1983 Simon & Simon (TV Series)
Lt. Julian Bogartis / Alan Wyncoop / Mr. Lloyd
- Fly the Alibi Skies (1983) ... Lt. Julian Bogartis
- Sometimes Dreams Come True (1982) ... Alan Wyncoop
- Matchmaker (1982) ... Mr. Lloyd
 1983 Whiz Kids (TV Series)
 1983 Hill Street Blues (TV Series)
Reggie
- Buddy, Can You Spare a Heart? (1983) ... Reggie
- Spotlight on Rico (1983) ... Reggie
 1983 Murder Me, Murder You (TV Movie)
Janos Saracen
 1982-1983 T.J. Hooker (TV Series)
Freddy Baker / Danny Scott
- The Hostages (1983) ... Freddy Baker
- The Witness (1982) ... Danny Scott
 1983 The Invisible Woman (TV Movie)
Darren
 1982 48 Hrs.
Algren
 1982 Frances
Hitchhiker
 1982 Report to Murphy (TV Series)
Vinnie
- Papillon (1982) ... Vinnie
 1981 Shannon (TV Series)
Sisco
- Neither a Borrower (1981) ... Sisco
 1981 Best of the West (TV Series)
Hombre
 1981 Gangster Wars
Dutch Schultz
 1981 Sanford (TV Series)
Al
- Cal the Coward (1981) ... Al
 1979-1981 Lou Grant (TV Series)
Intruder / Clay Starkes / Cyrus
- Rape (1981) ... Intruder
- Kidnap (1979) ... Clay Starkes
- Sweep (1979) ... Cyrus
 1981 The Gangster Chronicles (TV Mini-Series)
Dutch Schultz
- Episode #1.12 (1981) ... Dutch Schultz
- Episode #1.11 (1981) ... Dutch Schultz
- Episode #1.13 (1981) ... Dutch Schultz
- Episode #1.10 (1981) ... Dutch Schultz
- Episode #1.9 (1981) ... Dutch Schultz
 1980 Stir Crazy
Jack Graham
 1980 Desperate Voyage (TV Movie)
Louis
 1980 Rage! (TV Movie)
Resident #2
 1980 G.I.'s (TV Movie)
Sgt. John Vitella
 1980 Airplane!
Gunderson
 1980 Little House on the Prairie (TV Series)
Jed
- Darkness Is My Friend (1980) ... Jed
 1979 The Waltons (TV Series)
Jeb Sanders
- The Wager (1979) ... Jeb Sanders
 1979 She's Dressed to Kill (TV Movie)
Rudy Striker
 1979 The Rose
Television Promoter
 1979 The Ordeal of Patty Hearst (TV Movie)
Pato
 1979 Ike: The War Years (TV Mini-Series)
1st Sergeant
- Episode #1.2 (1979) ... 1st Sergeant
- Episode #1.1 (1979) ... 1st Sergeant
 1978 The Word (TV Mini-Series)
The young LeBrun
 1978 Who'll Stop the Rain
Marine
 1978 The Cheap Detective
Cabbie
 1978 Coming Home
Marine at Party
 1978 The Fighting Nightingales (TV Movie)
Patient
 1977 The Night They Took Miss Beautiful (TV Movie)
Buck
 1977 Carter Country (TV Series)
Bob Phillips
- The Fireside Burnside Budget Chat (1977) ... Bob Phillips (as Jonathan R. Banks)
 1977 The Girl in the Empty Grave (TV Movie)
Courtland Gates
 1977 Alexander: The Other Side of Dawn (TV Movie)
Michael (as Jonathan R. Banks)
 1977 Family (TV Series)
Attendant
- Taking Chances: Part 1 (1977) ... Attendant
 1976-1977 Barnaby Jones (TV Series)
Car Salesman / Vince Gentry
- Duet for Dying (1977) ... Car Salesman (as Jonathan R. Banks)
- Dead Heat (1976) ... Vince Gentry
 1976 The Macahans (TV Movie)
Woodward
 1974 Linda's Film on Menstruation (Short)
Johnny Stanton (as John Banks)
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Alternate Names:

Johnathan Banks | John Banks | Jonathan R. Banks

Height:

5' 8½" (1.74 m)
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Forty-five years since I made my first paycheck, and I'm telling you that 'Breaking Bad' is as good as it gets. See more »

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Has a daughter and twins. See more »

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Star Sign:

Aquarius

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