Jon Bernthal is an American actor, born and raised in Washington D.C. He is best known as the aggressive and unstable Shane Walsh from AMC’s epic television series The Walking Dead. Before working on Walking Dead, Bernthal had roles in Oliver Stone’s 9-11 drama World Trade Center and Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian. He also appeared in the hit sitcom How I Met Your Mother and the HBO miniseries The Pacific.
Since his stellar turn as the antagonistic zombie slayer, Bernthal’s career has skyrocketed. He has now tackled the stock market with Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio in The Wolf of Wall Street, fought with Brad Pitt in a Sherman tank during WWII in Fury, and duked it out with Robert DeNiro and Sylvester Stallone in Grudge Match.
He has currently re-teamed with Walking Dead director Frank Darabont for Mob City, a TNT television series about the struggle between the LA police force and organized crime during the 1940’s.
Jon Bernthal Fun Fact: He’s had his nose broken fourteen times.