Mike Ehrmantraut

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Michael Ehrmantraut is a fictional character in Breaking Bad and its spinoff prequel Better Call Saul, played by Jonathan Banks.wikipedia
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Breaking Bad

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Michael Ehrmantraut is a fictional character in Breaking Bad and its spinoff prequel Better Call Saul, played by Jonathan Banks. The writers of Breaking Bad created the character of Mike Ehrmantraut as a substitute for Saul Goodman, when actor Bob Odenkirk was unavailable for the last of four planned Breaking Bad episodes because of a commitment to appear in How I Met Your Mother.
Others include Bob Odenkirk as the sleazy lawyer Saul Goodman, Jonathan Banks as private investigator and fixer Mike Ehrmantraut, and Giancarlo Esposito as the drug kingpin Gus Fring.

Better Call Saul

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Michael Ehrmantraut is a fictional character in Breaking Bad and its spinoff prequel Better Call Saul, played by Jonathan Banks.
Jimmy becomes the lawyer for former beat cop Mike Ehrmantraut (Jonathan Banks), whose relevant skill set allows him to enter the criminal underworld of drug trafficking in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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Michael Ehrmantraut is a fictional character in Breaking Bad and its spinoff prequel Better Call Saul, played by Jonathan Banks.
He has received critical acclaim for his role as former police officer turned hitman Mike Ehrmantraut in the television series Breaking Bad (2009–2013) and its spin-off Better Call Saul (2015–present).

El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie

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In 2019, he briefly appeared in El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie, a film directed and written by Vince Gilligan, made by Netflix and a continuation of the original show.
In a flashback, Jesse Pinkman and Mike Ehrmantraut discuss their departure from Walter White's meth business.

Gus Fring

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Mike is a former Philadelphia police officer who works for Gus—and, on occasion, Saul—as a private investigator, head of security, cleaner, and hitman.
Nacho Varga pays Mike Ehrmantraut to help remove Tuco Salamanca, Hector's nephew, from the day to day activities of the family drug business.

Saul Goodman

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Mike is a former Philadelphia police officer who works for Gus—and, on occasion, Saul—as a private investigator, head of security, cleaner, and hitman. The writers of Breaking Bad created the character of Mike Ehrmantraut as a substitute for Saul Goodman, when actor Bob Odenkirk was unavailable for the last of four planned Breaking Bad episodes because of a commitment to appear in How I Met Your Mother.
Jimmy frequently gets into altercations with the stoic Mike Ehrmantraut, a former police officer working as the clerk at the courthouse's parking lot.

Walter White (Breaking Bad)

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After Walt allows Jane to die from a heroin overdose, Saul dispatches Mike to clean Jesse's apartment.
Walt has Saul's cleaner, Mike Ehrmantraut (Jonathan Banks), clear any connection Jesse has to Jane's death, and convinces Jesse to enter rehab.

Nacho Varga

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On one of his "muscle" jobs, Mike is employed by Daniel Wormald ("Pryce") to protect him during a drug deal with Nacho Varga.
After deciding that Tuco's unpredictable actions were drawing too much attention to the Salamanca operation, he worked with Mike Ehrmantraut to eliminate Tuco's influence by having him imprisoned.

Say My Name (Breaking Bad)

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The Breaking Bad fifth season episode "Say My Name" received critical acclaim, with many critics singling out Jonathan Banks and Bryan Cranston for particular praise.
Banks later returned as Mike Ehrmantraut for the Breaking Bad prequel spin-off, Better Call Saul, and currently stars as a series regular.

Breaking Bad (season 5)

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The Breaking Bad fifth season episode "Say My Name" received critical acclaim, with many critics singling out Jonathan Banks and Bryan Cranston for particular praise.

Jesse Pinkman

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After Walt allows Jane to die from a heroin overdose, Saul dispatches Mike to clean Jesse's apartment.
When Walt is cornered by Gus' men Mike Ehrmantraut (Jonathan Banks) and Victor (Jeremiah Bitsui) at the superlab, he calls Jesse and tells him that he will have to kill Gale.

ABQ (Breaking Bad)

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This episode marks the first appearance of cleaner Mike Ehrmantraut (Jonathan Banks).

Better Call Saul (season 4)

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Mike (Jonathan Banks) performs security inspections at Madrigal, disregarding the fact that his consulting contract was supposed to be only a paper transaction.

Uno (Better Call Saul)

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Jonathan Banks also reprises his role as Mike Ehrmantraut, a retired cop working as a parking lot security guard.

List of Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul characters

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After Walt allows Jane to die from a heroin overdose, Saul dispatches Mike to clean Jesse's apartment. Impressed by Mike's work for Pryce, Nacho approaches him with a request to kill his boss Tuco Salamanca, Hector's nephew.
He considers hiring three bodyguards, including Mike Ehrmantraut, but Mike disarms one and the other runs away.

Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

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In 2013, he received a Critics' Choice Television Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series, a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series, a Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor on Television and a Screen Actors Guild Award for [[Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series|Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series]] for Breaking Bad.

Spin-off (media)

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Michael Ehrmantraut is a fictional character in Breaking Bad and its spinoff prequel Better Call Saul, played by Jonathan Banks.

Prequel

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Michael Ehrmantraut is a fictional character in Breaking Bad and its spinoff prequel Better Call Saul, played by Jonathan Banks.

Fixer (person)

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Mike is a former Philadelphia police officer who works for Gus—and, on occasion, Saul—as a private investigator, head of security, cleaner, and hitman.

Contract killing

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Mike is a former Philadelphia police officer who works for Gus—and, on occasion, Saul—as a private investigator, head of security, cleaner, and hitman.

Bob Odenkirk

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The writers of Breaking Bad created the character of Mike Ehrmantraut as a substitute for Saul Goodman, when actor Bob Odenkirk was unavailable for the last of four planned Breaking Bad episodes because of a commitment to appear in How I Met Your Mother.

How I Met Your Mother

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The writers of Breaking Bad created the character of Mike Ehrmantraut as a substitute for Saul Goodman, when actor Bob Odenkirk was unavailable for the last of four planned Breaking Bad episodes because of a commitment to appear in How I Met Your Mother.

Gloves Off (Better Call Saul)

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In the Better Call Saul second-season episode "Gloves Off", it is implied that Mike is a Marine Corps veteran of the Vietnam War.

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In the Better Call Saul second-season episode "Gloves Off", it is implied that Mike is a Marine Corps veteran of the Vietnam War.

Vietnam War

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In the Better Call Saul second-season episode "Gloves Off", it is implied that Mike is a Marine Corps veteran of the Vietnam War.