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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 20 September 1976Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Height 5' 11" (1.8 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Jon Bernthal was born and raised in Washington D.C., the son of Joan (Marx) and Eric Bernthal, a lawyer. His grandfather was musician Murray Bernthal. Jon 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)

Trade Mark (5)

Tough-looking, masculinely handsome
Muscular body
Dark brown wavy hair and dark brown eyes
Deep and commanding voice
Long earlobes and broken nose

Trivia (6)

His parents are both from Ashkenazi Jewish families (Jon's maternal grandfather was born in Munich, Germany, and Jon's other ancestors immigrated from Austria, Russia, Poland, and Lithuania).
He is the first live action actor to portray Frank Castle/The Punisher who was born after the character was created.
He is the first American born actor in 12 years to portray Frank Castle/The Punisher in a live action adaption.
One of Jon's two brothers is Tom Bernthal, a 3-time Emmy Award winning former producer for NBC and the founder and CEO of Kelton Global, a business consulting firm.
His nose has been broken a reported 13 times to date (2016).
Appears as Frank Castle in the TV series "Daredevil" plus starred with the original "Daredevil" movie star Ben Affleck in "The Accountant" (2016).

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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