Classically trained American actor, Jon Bernthal has garnered enough recognition through his impressive contribution to the show-biz world. He has already introduced the level of his talents to the cinematic world. He has just celebrated the 38th year of his birthday born on 20th September, 1976 in Washington D.C. of United States from Eric Lawrence “Rick” Bernthal and Joan Lurie. He along with his two brothers: Thomas and Nicholas were brought up in Washington, D.C. in the Jewish background. He was fascinated to the entertainment industry from his childhood days and now has got his dream true.
Swarthy good looks of Jon have been trademark regarding his onscreen career. Being a reputed persona, it becomes hard for anyone to stay out of media’s limelight. Talking about his personal life, he has been married to Erin Angle since 2010. He and his wife have two children together. Their two sons born in 2011 and 2013.
Upon graduating from the Sidwell Friends School, he furthered his studies at Skidmore College located at Saratoga Springs. From his early childhood, interested in dramatic arts, he had dreamed of becoming actor. As the primary step to capture his dreams, he went to Russia and enrolled at The School of Moscow Art Theatre. During that time, he had played baseball in European Professional Baseball Federation, where he was spotted by the Harvard University’s Institute for Advanced Theater Training’s executive director and encouraged him to pursue acting career. Feeling secured to make his position in showbiz world achieving Master of Fine Arts degree from American Repertory Theatre in 2002, he began his journey. He kicked off his professional acting career in 2002 and has till date performed in more than 30 plays regionally as well as Off-Broadway. His career is defined by the varied and acclaimed performances on both stage and screens. Since the beginning point of his career, he didn’t have to wait any longer to gain the acting jobs as string of TV and movies roles followed him. He made his professional debut in 2002 landing a role in psychological comedy movie ‘Mary, Mary’. The micro-budgeted independent movie finally became the recipient of numbers of film festival awards. After that, he was joined to ensemble of film adaptation of Roger Paradiso’s Off-Broadway play ‘Tony and Tina’s Wedding’ in 2004. In next few years, he worked most often in small screens that includes his significant portrayal in high-rated weekly show ‘Boston Legal’, ‘Law and Order: Special Victims Unit’, ‘CSI: Miami’, ‘How I Met Your Mother’ and many more. In 2006, he worked as regular cast member of CBS series ‘The Class’. With the high popularity of the series, his name was also flourished as the influential actor. He notably starred as Christopher Amaroso, New York Port Authority Officer in ‘World Trade Center’ in 2006. Similarly, 2007 hit movie ‘Day Zero’ pushed him into spotlight with numbers of awards and honors at Tribeca Film Festival. His demand in the Hollywood screens began to rise after his portrayal in 2008 movie ‘A Line in the Sand’ which was followed by National Lampoon Comedy ‘Bar Starz’. most popular Tv credits of Jon include AMT series ‘The Walking Dead’ and TNT sitcom ‘Mob City’. Similarly, his name is highly recognized for his commendable roles in movies ‘Fury’ and ‘The Wolf of the War Street’. For delivering the praise-worthy performances in stages, TV and big-screens, he was arrested by the high media limelight and placed him in global fame. Till date, he has garnered the net-worth of $1.5 million.
Aside film industry, his embarks have also been found in some philanthropic and charitable causes. Collaboratively with his Nicholas, his brother he has established a non-profit making organization named Drops Fills Buckets. The aim of the organization has been described as ‘Impact-driven, entrepreneurial approach to making a difference’.
American twinkling star, Jon Bernthal has been still endeavoring to flourish his recognition in the international arena. Enthusiastic Hollywood moviegoers are rarely unknown about him. It means he has already stayed in heart of many of his viewers. His detailed biography is available in various internet sites. For the reliable information about him with the latest updates, his fans can visit wiki.