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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 20 September 1977Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Height 5' 10½" (1.79 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Jon Bernthal was born and raised in Washington D.C., the son of Joan (Marx) and Eric Bernthal, a lawyer. He 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 the director of Harvard University's Institute for Advanced Theatre Training at the American Repretory Theatre and was invited to obtain his M.F.A there. After graduating in 2002 he has performed in over 30 plays regionally and off-Broadway including many with his own award-winning theatre company Fovea Floods. He now lives in Venice, California with his dog, Boss.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: pdid

Spouse (1)

Erin Angle (25 September 2010 - present) (3 children)

Trivia (1)

His family is Ashkenazi Jewish (Jon's maternal grandfather was born in Munich, Germany, and Jon's other ancestors immigrated from Austria, Russia, Poland, and Lithuania).

Personal Quotes (12)

I mean, I hate when actors talk about how hard their job is. It's ridiculous, because we have the best job in the world.
I don't tweet.
I did come to L.A. to try to get on TV and get in front of a camera, so I could have a stage career in New York.
Bugs have always loved me.
If you can figure out how to get paid to do something you love, that's the dream.
You know, I love the South.
Let's just say I'm a physical guy.
I've never been a big gore guy.
I'm not a big shopper.
I think it helps, as an actor, to never know when you're going to get that next script and you're done.
I played sports in high school and in college.
I played baseball in college, and then I went to Russia to study acting and played some pro ball over there.

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