Jonathan Banks

Jonathan Banks
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.
Name Jonathan Banks
Also Known As Jonathan Ray Banks
Birthday 1947-01-31
Gender Male
IMDB Jonathan Banks profile on IMDB
Place of Birth Washington, District of Columbia, USA
As: Zack, Maitland's Thu
1984-11-30
Beverly Hills Cop...
As: Algren
1982-12-07
48 Hrs....
As: Gunderson
1980-07-02
Airplane!...
As: Stelter
2007-03-23
Reign Over Me...
As: Clyde Klepper
1986-08-15
Armed and Dangerous...
As: Hitchhiker
1982-12-03
Frances...
As: Max Waxman
1993-04-16
Boiling Point...
As: Iceman
1987-01-01
Cold Steel...
As: Lance
2006-05-09
Puff, Puff, Pass...
As: Mark Michelette
1992-01-17
Freejack...
As: Milos Drubnik
2001-04-18
Crocodile Dundee in ...
As: Numbers
1999-04-09
Foolish...
As: Dirk Moran
1996-05-17
Flipper...
As: Charles Ryter
1991-04-07
Don't Touch My Daugh...
As: Gheorge Comaneci
1984-06-11
Nadia...
As: Aaron
1993-01-30
Blind Side...
As: Price
2001-04-15
Proximity...
As: Col. Skinner
1998-01-01
Dollar for the Dead...
As: Doc
1996-01-23
Last Man Standing...
As: Satch
1999-01-01
Let The Devil Wear B...
As: Joseph Shay
1996-01-01
Dark Breed...
As: Paul
2013-02-09
Identity Thief...
As: Earl Dickman
1986-03-19
Assassin...
As: Father O'Riley
1997-12-07
A Thousand Men and a...
As: Janos Saracen
1983-04-09
Murder Me, Murder Yo...
As: Ray Olson
1986-02-23
The Fifth Missile...
As: C.J. Lofgren
1996-10-19
Harvey...
As: Courtland Gates
1977-09-20
The Girl in the Empt...
As: Carlito Kane
2014-02-25
Bullet...
As: Unknown
1996-05-02
Wiseguy...
As: David Kelleher
2014-04-18
Authors Anonymous...
As: Simon Devereaux / Bl
1994-03-09
Body Shot...
As: Louis
1980-11-29
Desperate Voyage...
As: Joe Scoman
1993-08-04
Marilyn & Bobby: Her...
As: Pitt
1990-05-11
Honeymoon Academy...
As: Judge Callum
1999-06-24
Trash...
As: Handsome Harry
1992-10-30
There Goes the Neigh...
As: Detective Hatcher
2014-11-26
Horrible Bosses 2...
As: PIN (voice)
1989-01-27
Pin...
As: Pato
1979-03-04
The Ordeal of Patty ...
As: Unknown
1979-11-07
The Rose...
As: Young LeBrun
1978-11-12
The Word...
As: Unknown
2015-10-18
Robot Chicken DC Com...
As: James Barcomb
2003-02-21
Dark Blue...
As: Leo Killpriest
2003-01-01
Bloodline...
As: Mr. Moretti
2012-09-12
Proud American...
As: Harper
2016-04-29
Term Life...
As: Walter Franklin
2002-01-15
R.S.V.P....
As: Marine
1978-08-02
Who'll Stop the Rain...
As: Dutch Schultz
1981-02-02
The Gangster Chronic...
As: Walt
2018-01-12
The Commuter...
As: Pappy McAllan
2017-11-17
Mudbound...
As: Johnny
1974-01-01
Linda's Film on Mens...
As: Dutch Schultz
1981-04-09
Gangster Wars...
As: Luke Dickson
1987-02-23
Perry Mason: The Cas...
As: Lizardo Hospital Gua
1984-08-15
The Adventures of Bu...
As: Rudy Striker
1979-12-10
She's Dressed To Kil...
As: Jack Bodine
1986-10-26
Who Is Julia?...
As: Ledball
2013-01-01
Watercolor Postcards...
As: Deputy Brent
1984-06-07
Gremlins...
As: Det. Frank Chambers
2007-01-29
Murder 101: College ...
As: Pepijn
2018-06-28
Redbad...
As: Rick Dicker (voice)
2018-06-15
Incredibles 2...
As: Unknown
2006-09-21
Shark...
As: Unknown
1982-03-13
T. J. Hooker...
As: Bruce Kirby
2009-03-08
Castle...
As: Unknown
2009-09-23
Modern Family...
As: Unknown
2000-10-06
CSI: Crime Scene Inv...
As: Unknown
1994-09-22
Due South...
As: Unknown
2003-09-26
Joan of Arcadia...
As: Unknown
1974-09-11
Little House on the ...
As: Unknown
2006-10-01
Dexter...
As: Unknown
2001-09-30
Alias...
As: Unknown
1986-03-03
Matlock...
As: Unknown
1980-03-15
Sanford...
As: Unknown
1994-01-19
seaQuest DSV...
As: Unknown
1993-04-21
Walker, Texas Ranger...
As: Unknown
2007-09-26
Life...
As: Unknown
1981-01-15
Hill Street Blues...
As: Pawn Broker
2003-09-22
Two and a Half Men...
As: Mike Erhmantraut
2015-02-08
Better Call Saul...
As: Unknown
1994-09-19
ER...
As: Frank McPike
1987-09-16
Wiseguy...
As: Unknown
1997-04-10
Fired Up...
As: Unknown
1981-12-04
Falcon Crest...
As: Unknown
2000-10-07
The District...
As: Unknown
1977-09-20
Lou Grant...
As: 1st Sergeant
1979-01-01
Ike...
As: Narrator
2016-04-20
The Yard...
As: Unknown
1983-09-18
Hardcastle and McCor...
As: Unknown
2008-01-31
Eli Stone...
As: Unknown
1985-01-26
Otherworld...
As: Unknown
2005-09-21
E-Ring...
As: Unknown
1981-11-24
Simon & Simon...
As: Unknown
1989-06-10
Tales from the Crypt...
As: Unknown
2002-09-26
Without a Trace...
As: Unknown
1993-10-29
Diagnosis: Murder...
As: Unknown
1982-03-25
Cagney & Lacey...
As: Unknown
1984-09-18
Hunter...
As: Unknown
1972-09-14
The Waltons...
As: Unknown
1984-12-30
Crazy like a Fox...
As: Unknown
2009-01-21
Lie to Me...
As: Unknown
1977-09-15
Carter Country...
As: Unknown
1982-09-26
Matt Houston...
As: Unknown
1985-09-21
Hollywood Beat...
As: Unknown
1981-02-02
The Gangster Chronic...
As: Professor Buzz Hicke
2009-09-17
Community...
As: Professor Buzz Hicke
2009-09-17
Community...
As: Mike Ehrmantraut
2008-01-19
Breaking Bad...
As: Executive Officer
2015-12-14
The Expanse...
As: Self
2003-01-23
MythBusters...
As: Eruptor
2016-10-28
Skylanders Academy...
As: Steve Wyatt
2009-04-09
Parks and Recreation...
As: Quirin (voice)
2017-10-09
Tangled: The Series...