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Jonathan Banks
Character Mike Ehrmantraut
Birthday January 31, 1947
Appearances Season 2
Season 3
Season 4
Season 5
Season 1 (Better Call Saul)
Season 2 (Better Call Saul)

Jonathan Banks is the American actor who plays Mike Ehrmantraut on Breaking Bad. Banks was a guest character in "ABQ" and was made a permanent member of the cast for the final three seasons.

Banks appears again in the Breaking Bad spin-off Better Call Saul, reprising his role as Mike.


Jonathan Banks was born in Washington D.C. in 1947 and dropped out of Indiana University to work with a touring company as a stage manager.

In the 1970s he got his start in acting for TV and short films. He has since appeared in over 130 TV shows and films. His most known film roles are in the movies Beverly Hills Cop, Airplane!, and 2007's Reign Over Me.

He has appeared on dozens of TV series including Alias, Fired Up, Daybreak, and Dexter. His best known role may be the lead character Frank McPike in the drama Wiseguy which ran 74 episodes from 1987 to 1990.


Season 4 red carpet premiere interview - Jonathan Banks01:50

Season 4 red carpet premiere interview - Jonathan Banks

Interview before Season 4

Main Bryan CranstonAnna GunnAaron PaulDean NorrisBetsy BrandtRJ MitteBob OdenkirkGiancarlo EspositoJonathan BanksLaura FraserJesse Plemons
Supporting Steven Michael QuezadaCharles BakerChristopher CousinsMichael Shamus WilesRay CampbellKrysten RitterMatt L. JonesTodd TerryChris FreihoferDavid CostabileRaymond CruzEmily RiosMark MargolisJeremiah BitsuiLavell Crawford

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