Please join us in wishing a very happy birthday to Jon Bernthal! The Walking Dead alum turns 41 today!
Jonathan Edward Bernthal was born and raised in Washington, DC. He began his passion for acting by studying at the Moscow Art Theater in Russia. He started out working with a regional and off-Broadway theater company before taking on small roles on television series such as How I Met Your Mother and Boston Legal.
Bernthal is one of the original cast members of The Walking Dead. Over the course of the first two seasons of the series, fans developed a love/hate relationship with his character Shane Walsh. To this day, Shane’s death scene is ranked as one of the top 10 most emotional from the AMC series.
Bernthal has also appeared in films such as The Wolf of Wall Street, Fury, Sicario, The Accountant and Baby Driver. Later this year, Bernthal will be reprising his role as Frank Castle in the Marvel universe with Netflix’s The Punisher. He first portrayed the character in Netflix’s hit series Daredevil.
In addition to being a fan favorite on The Walking Dead, Bernthal is also a frequent guest and fan favorite at Walker Stalker Convention events around the world.
Jon, we are wishing you all the best today and that all your birthday wishes come true! Please join us in wishing Jon a very happy birthday by leaving your own birthday message for him in the comment section below!
A karaoke obsessed, craft beer enthusiast and lover of all things pop culture, Denise enjoys all facets of entertainment from Broadway to box office blockbusters. In her spare time, she enjoys photography, concerts (lots and lots of concerts), volunteering, reading and playing with her rescue kitten, Samantha (who rescued who, right?).