|Name||Jonathan Edward Bernthal|
|Other names||Jon Bernthal|
|Born||September 20, 1976|
Washington, D.C., U.S.
Career[edit | edit source]
Since 2002, Bernthal has performed in over 30 plays regionally and Off-Broadway, including many with his own award-winning theatre company, Fovea Floods. He also had small guest roles in television series like Boston Legal, CSI: Miami, How I Met Your Mother and many more.
Bernthal got his first regular role on a television series on the sitcom The Class, which was created by Friends co-creator David Crane. The show was cancelled after only one season. After this he had roles in other films such as World Trade Center and Day Zero.
In 2009, Bernthal had a supporting role in the Ben Stiller comedy film Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian as mobster Al Capone. The same year he became a series regular on the television series Eastwick, which was cancelled after only one season.
Bernthal portrayed Shane Walsh in Frank Darabont's The Walking Dead, based on the comic book series of the same name. He was a regular on the show until 2012, when his character was killed off. He was nominated for the Breakout Performance – Male Award at the 2011 Scream Awards for his performance.
In 2013, he appeared in the crime drama film Snitch. Bernthal reunited with Frank Darabont for the TNT series Mob City, in which he portrays Joe Teague, a police officer working in a corrupt 1940s Los Angeles. He also had supporting roles in the Martin Scorsese directed film The Wolf of Wall Street and the sports comedy film Grudge Match.
He played southerner Grady "Coon-Ass" Travis in the 2014 World War II film Fury, opposite Brad Pitt, Shia LaBeouf, Logan Lerman and Michael Peña.
External Links[edit | edit source]
Jon Bernthal on Wikipedia