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.

Geburtstag: 31.01.1947

Geburtsort: Washington, District of Columbia, USA

Anzahl der Filme, die wir schon mit Jonathan Banks gesehen haben: 2

Anzahl aller Filme, in denen Jonathan Banks mitgespielt hat: 62

  • Redbad
    Rolle: Pepijn
  • Incredibles 2
    Rolle: Rick Dicker (voice)
  • The Commuter
    Rolle: Walt
  • Mudbound
    Rolle: Pappy McAllan
  • Term Life
    Rolle: Harper
  • Robot Chicken DC Comics Special III: Magical Friendship
  • Horrible Bosses 2
    Rolle: Detective Hatcher
  • Authors Anonymous
    Rolle: David Kelleher
  • Bullet
    Rolle: Carlito Kane
  • Identity Thief
    Rolle: Paul
  • Watercolor Postcards
    Rolle: Ledball
  • Proud American
    Rolle: Mr. Moretti
  • Reign Over Me
    Rolle: Stelter
  • Murder 101: College Can be Murder
    Rolle: Det. Frank Chambers
  • Puff, Puff, Pass
    Rolle: Lance
  • Dark Blue
    Rolle: James Barcomb
  • Bloodline
    Rolle: Leo Killpriest
  • R.S.V.P.
    Rolle: Walter Franklin
  • Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles
    Rolle: Milos Drubnik
  • Proximity
    Rolle: Price
  • Trash
    Rolle: Judge Callum
  • Foolish
    Rolle: Numbers
  • Let the Devil Wear Black
    Rolle: Satch
  • Dollar for the Dead
    Rolle: Col. Skinner
  • A Thousand Men and a Baby
    Rolle: Father O'Riley
  • Harvey
    Rolle: C.J. Lofgren
  • Flipper
    Rolle: Dirk Moran
  • Wiseguy
  • Last Man Standing
    Rolle: Doc
  • Dark Breed
    Rolle: Joseph Shay
  • Body Shot
    Rolle: Simon Devereaux / Blake Donner
  • Marilyn & Bobby: Her Final Affair
    Rolle: Joe Scoman
  • Boiling Point
    Rolle: Max Waxman
  • Blind Side
    Rolle: Aaron
  • There Goes the Neighborhood
    Rolle: Handsome Harry
  • Freejack
    Rolle: Mark Michelette
  • Don't Touch My Daughter
    Rolle: Charles Ryter
  • Honeymoon Academy
    Rolle: Pitt
  • Pin
    Rolle: PIN (voice)
  • Cold Steel
    Rolle: Iceman
  • Perry Mason: The Case of the Lost Love
    Rolle: Luke Dickson
  • Who Is Julia?
    Rolle: Jack Bodine
  • Armed and Dangerous
    Rolle: Clyde Klepper
  • Assassin
    Rolle: Earl Dickman
  • The Fifth Missile
    Rolle: Ray Olson
  • Beverly Hills Cop
    Rolle: Zack, Maitland's Thug
  • The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension
    Rolle: Lizardo Hospital Guard
  • Nadia
    Rolle: Gheorge Comaneci
  • Gremlins
    Rolle: Deputy Brent
  • Murder Me, Murder You
    Rolle: Janos Saracen
  • 48 Hrs.
    Rolle: Algren
  • Frances
    Rolle: Hitchhiker
  • Gangster Wars
    Rolle: Dutch Schultz
  • Desperate Voyage
    Rolle: Louis
  • Airplane!
    Rolle: Gunderson
  • She's Dressed To Kill
    Rolle: Rudy Striker
  • The Rose
  • The Ordeal of Patty Hearst
    Rolle: Pato
  • Who'll Stop the Rain
    Rolle: Marine
  • The Girl in the Empty Grave
    Rolle: Courtland Gates
  • Linda's Film on Menstruation
    Rolle: Johnny
  • The Invisible Woman
    Rolle: Darren