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Jonathan Banks

Mostly Credited As: Jonathan Banks
Sometimes Credited As: Jonathon Banks

Date Of Birth: January 31, 1947 (Age 67)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Washington, District of Columbia

Jonathan Banks


Jonathan Banks is an American actor, and was born on January 31st, 1947 in Washington, D.C. Banks began acting professionally in the 1970's, landing small parts in both films and TV shows. It wasn't until the 1980's that Banks really got noticed, developing a reputation as a solid character actor. Banks' first regular TV role was as Frank McPike on the CBS crime drama 'Wiseguy', for which he was nominated for an Emmy. He also appeared on the short-lived Sharon Lawrence sitcom 'Fired Up'. Banks remained in demand as a guest actor for this entire period, before landing his now signature role as Gus Fring's enforcer Mike Ehrmantraut on the AMC smash 'Breaking Bad'. Other assorted credits include Day Break, Modern Family, Dexter, CSI, Tales From The Crypt, Beverly Hills Cop, and 48 Hrs.

TV Appearances

Main cast 
Better Call Saul (2015)As: Michael 'Mike' Ehrmantraut
Bloodlines (2013)As: Leo Killpriest
Breaking Bad (2008)As: Michael 'Mike' Ehrmantraut (S03-S05E07, recurring previously)
Fired Up (1997)As: Guy Mann
Wiseguy (1987)As: Frank McPike
Otherworld (1985) (1985)As: Kommander Nuveen Kroll
The Gangster Chronicles (1981)As: Dutch Schultz
Episode Cast Credits 

Community (2009) 
  Basic Sandwich 05x13: (Apr/17/2014) As Professor Hickey, [Special Guest Stars]
  Basic Story 05x12: (Apr/10/2014) As Professor Hickey (Buzz Hickey), [Special Guest Stars]
  G.I. Jeff 05x11: (Apr/03/2014) Voiced  Major Dick, [Special Guest Stars]
  Advanced Advanced Dungeons & Dragons 05x10: (Mar/20/2014) As Professor Hickey (Buzz Hickey), [Special Guest Stars]

Talking Bad (2013) 
  Felina 01x08: (Sep/29/2013) As Himself 

Axe Cop (2013) 
  An American Story 01x03: (Aug/03/2013) Voiced  Book Cop 

Body Of Proof (2011) 
  Daddy Issues 03x13: (May/28/2013) As Glenn Fitz 

Vegas (2012) 
  Bad Seeds 01x07: (Nov/20/2012) As Angelo 
  All That Glitters 01x03: (Oct/09/2012) As Angelo 

Parks and Recreation (2009) 
  Ben's Parents 05x06: (Nov/08/2012) As Steve Wyatt 

CSI: Miami (2002) 
  Long Gone 10x10: (Dec/04/2011) As Oscar Duarte 

Two and a Half Men (2003) 
  A Fishbowl Full of Glass Eyes 09x10: (Nov/21/2011) As Sid 

Modern Family (2009) 
  The Musical Man 02x19: (Apr/13/2011) As Donnie Pritchett 

Breaking Bad (2008) 
  ABQ 02x13: (May/31/2009) As Michael 'Mike' Ehrmantraut 

Lie to Me (2009) 
  Sacrifice 01x13: (May/13/2009) As Bitcher 

Castle (2009) (2009) 
  Hell Hath No Fury 01x04: (Mar/30/2009) As Bruce Kirby 

Eli Stone (2008) 
  Owner of a Lonely Heart 02x08: (Dec/16/2008) As Agent Jonathan Maine 

Life (US) (2007) 
  Crushed 02x05: (Oct/17/2008) As Nathan Grey 

Shark (2006) 
  Bar Fight 02x13: (Apr/29/2008) As Jason Normandy 
  Partners in Crime 02x12: (Jan/27/2008) As Jason Normandy 

ER (1994) 
  Atonement 14x13: (Jan/17/2008) As Dr. Robert Truman 

Dexter (2006) 
  The British Invasion 02x12: (Dec/16/2007) As FBI Deputy Director Max Adams 
  Left Turn Ahead 02x11: (Dec/09/2007) As FBI Deputy Director Max Adams 

Day Break (2006) 
  What If It's Him 01x13: (Mar/02/2007) As Shadow Man 
  What If She's the Key 01x12: (Feb/12/2007) As Shadow Man 
  What If They Find Him 01x06: (Dec/13/2006) As Conrad Detweiler 
  What If They're Stuck 01x05: (Dec/06/2006) As Shadow Man 

Without a Trace (2002) 
  Check Your Head 04x17: (Mar/09/2006) As Sal Marcello 

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000) 
  Kiss-Kiss, Bye-Bye 06x13: (Jan/26/2006) As Bobby Jensen 
  Formalities 05x07: (Nov/11/2004) As Bobby Jensen 

Ghost Whisperer (2005) 
  Friendly Neighborhood Ghost 01x13: (Jan/06/2006) As Lyle Chase 

E-Ring (2005) 
  Christmas Story 01x11: (Dec/07/2005) As Admiral Cooper 
  The Forgotten 01x10: (Nov/23/2005) As Admiral Cooper 
  Delta Does Detroit 01x09: (Nov/16/2005) As Admiral Cooper 
  Cemetery Wind (1) 01x07: (Nov/02/2005) As Admiral Cooper 

Joan of Arcadia (2003) 
  Jump 01x12: (Jan/09/2004) As Sheriff Mike 

Alias (2001) 
  The Telling 02x22: (May/04/2003) As Brandon 
  Countdown 02x20: (Apr/27/2003) As NSA Deputy Director Brandon 

The District (2000) 
  Fools Russian (1) 01x22: (May/12/2001) As Monya Pastov 

Diagnosis Murder (1993) 
  Murder by Remote 07x16: (Feb/10/2000) As Bruce Locatelli 

seaQuest DSV (1993) 
  Resurrection 03x08: (Dec/06/1995) As Maximillian Scully 
  Whale Song 01x16: (Feb/06/1994) As Maximillian Scully 

Due South (1994) 
  Heaven and Earth 01x19: (Apr/24/1995) As Garret 

Tales from the Crypt (1989) 
  The Assassin 06x08: (Dec/07/1994) As William 

Walker, Texas Ranger (1993) 
  Deadly Reunion (2) 02x23: (May/14/1994) As Shelby Valentine 
  Deadly Reunion (1) 02x22: (May/14/1994) As Shelby Valentine 

Matlock (1986) 
  The P.I. 08x19: (Mar/03/1994) As Jack Starling 

Highlander (1992) 
  Under Color of Authority 02x12: (Feb/12/1994) As Mako 

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993) 
  Battle Lines 01x13: (Apr/25/1993) As Shel-La 

Designing Women (1986) 
  101 Ways to Decorate a Gas Station 02x01: (Sep/14/1987) As Eldon Ashcroft IV 

Falcon Crest (1981) 
  Nowhere to Run 06x22: (Mar/13/1987) As Kolinski 
  Battle Lines 06x21: (Mar/06/1987) As Kolinski 
  Hat Trick 06x20: (Feb/27/1987) As Kolinski 
  Dance of Deception 06x19: (Feb/20/1987) As Kolinski 

Hunter (1984) (1984) 
  The Big Fall 02x09: (Nov/23/1985) As Krewson 

Crazy Like A Fox (1984) 
  Fox and Hounds 01x11: (Mar/24/1985) As Hawkins 

Cagney & Lacey (1982) 
  Old Debts 04x04: (Nov/05/1984) As Keith Edsin 

Hardcastle & McCormick (1983) 
  Outlaw Champion 02x01: (Sep/23/1984) As Bill Rogers 

Matt Houston (1982) 
  Houston Is Dead 02x16: (Jan/20/1984) As Charles Dudley 

Simon & Simon (1981) 
  Fly the Alibi Skies 03x05: (Oct/27/1983) As Lt. Julian Bogartis 
  Sometimes Dreams Come True 02x07: (Dec/02/1982) As Alan Wyncoop 
  Matchmaker 01x12: (Mar/09/1982) As Mr. Lloyd 

Hill Street Blues (1981) 
  Buddy, Can You Spare a Heart? 03x21: (May/05/1983) As Carl Brown 
  Spotlight on Rico 03x20: (Apr/28/1983) As Reggie Orson 

T.J. Hooker (1982) 
  The Hostages 02x20: (Mar/05/1983) As Freddy Baker 
  The Witness 01x05: (Apr/10/1982) As Danny Scott 

Shannon (1981) (1981) 
  Neither a Borrower 01x02: (Nov/18/1981) As Sisco 

Sanford (1980) 
  Cal the Coward 02x04: (Jan/23/1981) As Al 

Lou Grant (1977) 
  Rape 04x09: (Jan/12/1981) As Intruder 

Little House on the Prairie (1974) (1974) 
  Darkness Is My Friend 06x19: (Jan/21/1980) As Jed 

The Waltons (1972) 
  The Wager 08x12: (Dec/13/1979) As Jeb Sanders 

Carter Country (1977) 
  The Fireside Burnside Budget Chat 01x04: (Oct/06/1977) As Bob Phillips 

Barnaby Jones (1973) 
  Duet for Dying 05x17: (Feb/24/1977) As Car Salesman 
  Dead Heat 04x15: (Jan/01/1976) As Vince Gentry 

Big John, Little John (1976) 
  Very Little John 01x03: (Sep/25/1976) As Seregeant Cook 

How the West Was Won (1978) 
  The Macahans (Jan/19/1976) As Woodward 

Hollywood Beat (1985) 
  Siege 01x09: (Unaired) As Unknown 
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