Jon Bernthal, Actor: The Wolf of Wall Street. Jon Bernthal was born and raised in Washington D.C., the son of Joan (Marx) and Eric Bernthal, a lawyer. His grandfather was musician Murray Bernthal. Jon went to study at The Moscow Art Theatre School, in Moscow, Russia, where he also played professional baseball in the European professional baseball federation. While in Moscow, he was noticed by...
Jonathan Edward Bernthal (/ ˈ b ɜːr n θ ɔː l /; born September 20, 1976) is an American actor.He is best known for his portrayal of Shane Walsh on the AMC horror series The Walking Dead (2010–2012; 2018), Frank Castle / The Punisher on the Netflix action series Daredevil (2015–2018) and The Punisher (2017–2019), and as Sgt. Manuel Rodriguez in the miniseries The Pacific (2010).
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Jon Bernthal was born and raised in Washington D.C., the son of Joan (Marx) and Eric Bernthal, a lawyer. His grandfather was musician Murray Bernthal. Jon went to study at The Moscow Art Theatre School, in Moscow, Russia, where he also played professional baseball in the European professional baseball federation.
Punisher star Jon Bernthal ‘disgusted and horrified’ by Capitol rioters wearing Marvel character’s symbol on T-shirts
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Jon Bernthal is an American actor. The following are his roles in film, television series, video games and theater.
- He nearly wound up in prison himself. Jon Bernthal, whose father was a corporate lawyer (and now chair of the board of directors for the Humane Society), enjoyed a privileged upbringing in Washington, D.C.
- He studied acting in Russia. Bernthal became interested in acting in high school and was later accepted into Harvard's master’s in dramatic arts program.
- He almost punched out Oliver Stone.
- He was once replaced by Andy Samberg. With his feature film career still developing, Bernthal was excited to get a role in 2009’s I Love You, Man, starring Paul Rudd and Jason Segel.
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Jon Bernthal is an American actor best known for his role as Shane Walsh on the AMC television series The Walking Dead. He is also known for his role as Brad Bodnick in the 2013 blockbuster movie The Wolf of Wall Street. Jon portrayed Joe Teague in Mob City and Frank Castle in the Netflix series Daredevil. He is the first live-action actor to portray Frank Castle/The Punisher who was born after the character was created.
Jon Bernthal was born on September 20, 1976, in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. He is an American by nationality and is of Ashkenazi Jewish ethnicity.
His birth name is Jonathan Edward Bernthal. He is the son of Joan Lurie(mother) and Eric Lawrence(mother). His father Eric, is a lawyer. His paternal grandfather Murray Bernthal was a musician and producer. He has two brothers named Nicholas and Thomas. He grew up in Washington with his family.
Jon completed his school education in his native place. Later, he enrolled at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs and graduated with a BA degree. After college graduation, he enrolled at Harvard Universitys Institute for Advanced Theater Training and graduated from the American Repertory Theater with a Master of Fine Arts in 2002. He also studied at The School of Moscow Art Theater in Russia.
After graduating from American Repertory Theater in 2002, Jon began his professional acting career with the theater company, Fovea Floods. Jon performed in over 30 plays regionally and Off-Broadway. He made his screen debut with a guest role in Boston Legal. He made his big screen debut playing Manny in Mary/Mary in 2002. His performance as Donnie Pitron in Bar Starz (2008) was appreciated by the audience and he began getting bigger roles in movies and TV films. Jon appeared in several minor roles in television films at the start of his career. He booked his first regular role on a television series with the sitcom The Class (2006-2007). He completed 12 episodes playing Raymond Gardener in Eastwick (2009-2010). Jon played Shane Walsh in The Walking Dead (2010-2012) for which he won Scream Award for Breakout Performance Male in 2011.
Furthermore, his role Brad Bodnick in The Wolf of Wall Street (2013) earned him several award nominations including Boston Society of Film Critics Award for Best Ensemble and Critics Choice Award for Best Acting Ensemble. His movies Pilgrimage and Shot Caller are under post-production and he has an upcoming series The Punisher.
Throughout his successful career, he has accumulated a net worth of 8 million dollars but his salary is unknown. However, this actor was charging $80,000 per episode of The Walking Dead.
Talking about the rumors and controversy, there was a rumor that he will be cast The Defenders soon. He has been a straight person in his career and he has not been in any controversy till date.
Jon has an athletic body with a height of 5 feet 11 inches and weighs 84 kg. His hair color and eye color is dark brown. His chest, biceps and waist size is 45-16-34 inches respectively. He keeps himself fit as he is a very health-conscious man.
Jon is active in social media. He has a Twitter and Instagram account but does not have a Facebook account. He has over 598k followers on his Twitter account and over 1.9 million followers on his Instagram account.
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