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Breaking Bad star Jonathan Banks has won a role on NBC's Parks and Recreation. Banks will play the father of Ben (Adam Scott) on the comedy's fifth season, HitFix reports. "We were working the character description of Ben's dad," Parks co-creator Mike Schur explained. "And I said aloud, 'He should act like [Banks's Breaking Bad character] Mike Ehrmantraut'. So somebody said, 'Well, why can't we just get Jonathan Banks?'" The exec producer added: "To me, at this exact moment in time, he's everyone I know's favorite actor." The 65-year-old Banks (more) »


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