Jonathan Banks: He was born on  January 31, 1947. He is an American actor. His first notable film appearances include Airplane! (1980), 48 Hrs. (1982), and Beverly Hills Cop (1984).

His breakthrough came with the role of detective Frank McPike in the television series Wiseguy (1987-1990).

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Jonathan Banks Career

Jonathan Banks

In 1974, Banks moved to Los Angeles, where he worked in theater before picking up bit parts. Also in 1974, Banks acted in the public service announcement (PSA) Linda’s Film on Menstruation.

Banks achieved a career breakthrough with the role of Frank McPike in the television series Wiseguy, which he starred in from 1987 to 1990.

His performance led to a Prime-time Emmy Award nomination. Although his character was primarily the hero’s mentor and superior officer, stories occasionally featured McPike as hero.

Banks married his first wife, Marnie Fausch, in 1968. They had one daughter before divorcing in 1970. Banks married his second wife, Gennera Gonzalez Cebian, in 1990. They had fraternal twins, and Banks has a stepdaughter from this marriage.

Banks was awarded an honorary doctoral degree from Indiana University in April 2016. Banks lost his house during the 2018 Wolsey Fire.

Jonathan Banks Education

Banks was born in Washington, D.C. and grew up in Chill-um Heights, Maryland. He was raised by a single mother, Elena Adams Banks (October 13, 1917-September 16, 2012).

who was a secretary in various federal government offices including the CIA. She was also a private secretary for top Naval officers such as Admiral Chester Nimitz.

Banks graduated from North-wood High School in Silver Spring, and attended Indiana University Blooming ton, where he was a classmate of actor Kevin Kline.

During that time, they participated in a production of The Three-penny Opera together.

After graduating, he joined a touring company of Hair as a stage manager, and travelled to Australia and New Zealand.

Jonathan  movies

  • 1978 – Coming Home
  • 1978 – The Cheap Detective Cabbie
  • 1978  – Who’ll Stop the Rain Marine
  • 1979 – The Rose Television Promoter
  • 1980 – Airplane Gunderson
  • 1980 – Stir Crazy Jack Graham
  • 1981 – Gangster Wars Dutch Schultz
  • 1982 – Frances Hitchhiker
  • 1982 – 48 Hrs. Algren
  • 1984 – Gremlins Deputy Brent
  • 1984 – The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension Lizardo Hospital Guard
  • 1984 – Beverly Hills Cop Zack
  • 1986 – Armed and Dangerous Clyde Klepper

Jonathan Physical Appearance

Height 5 feet 8½ inches (1.74 m)
Weight 78 kg (172 lbs)
Waist 33.8 inches
Body Type Average
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Bald

Jonathan Net Worth

American TV and film actor Jonathan Banks has an estimated net worth of $2.5 million.

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