Jon Bernthal Biography
Birthday: September 20, 1976 (Virgo)
Born In: Washington, D.C., United States
Jonathan Edward ‘Jon’ Bernthal is a popular American actor well-known for his portrayal of Shane Walsh in the television series ‘The Walking Dead’. Bernthal got his first break when he caught the attention of Harvard University's Executive Directorof the Institute for Advanced Theater Training in 2002. His first noteworthy role in a television series came through with ‘The Class’, a sitcom created by David Crane, a co-creator of the Friends series. Bernthal’s supporting role as Al Capone, the mobster in the 2009 comedy film ‘Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian’, got him wide recognition and landed him a role in ‘Eastwick’, a television series. His big break came through in 2010 with the portrayal of Shane Walsh in the popular television series ‘The Walking Dead’. Bernthal’s other notable characters include supporting roles in 2013 films ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’ and ‘Grudge Match’. He featured alongside Brad Pitt in the 2014 film ‘Fury’, a movie based on World War II. Bernthal is a playable character in ‘Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare’, a video game since 2014. He was one of the nominees for Breakout Performance – Male at the Scream Awards 2011 for his role in ‘The Walking Dead’.