Jonathan Banks worked as a stage artist before appearing on television. He is renowned for his performances in the buddy cop action comedy film, ‘48 Hrs,’ where he played detective Algren; the action comedy film, ‘Beverly Hills Cop,’ where he starred as Zack; and the satirical disaster film, ‘Airplane!,’ where he appeared as Gunderson.
He earned critical praise for his performance in the neo-western crime drama television series, ‘Breaking Bad,’ and its spin-off, ‘Better Call Saul,’ where he portrayed Mike Ehrmantraut.
His performance in the crime drama series, ‘Wiseguy,’ where he played Frank McPike, was also well-received.
He has bagged in five ‘Primetime Emmy Award’ nominations.
Some of his other popular and noteworthy works include ‘Mudbound,’ ‘The Commuter,’ ‘Identity Thief,’ ‘Gremlins,’ and ‘The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension.’