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Bryan Cranston

Television Director / Screenwriter / Film Director / Film Producer / Executive Producer / Television Producer | * 03/07/1956 (65) | San Fernando Valley, California (United States of America (USA))
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Bryan Lee Cranston (born March 7, 1956) is an American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter. He is best known for his roles as Walter White in the AMC crime drama series Breaking Bad (2008–2013), Hal in the Fox sitcom Malcolm in the Middle (2000–2006), and Dr. Tim Whatley in the NBC sitcom Seinfeld (1994–1997). Cranston's performance on Breaking Bad earned him the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series four times (2008, 2009, 2010, and 2014). After becoming a producer of the show in 2011, he also won the award for Outstanding Drama Series twice. Breaking Bad also earned Cranston five Golden Globe nominations (with one win) and nine Screen Actors Guild Award nominations (with four wins). He was previously nominated three times for the Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for his role in ()
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An American actor, voice actor, writer and director. He is perhaps best known for his roles as Hal, the father in the Fox situation comedy "Malcolm in the Middle", and as Walter White in the AMC drama series Breaking Bad, for which he has won three consecutive Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series Emmy Awards. Other notable roles include Dr. Tim Whatley on Seinfeld, Doug Heffernan's neighbor in The King of Queens, Astronaut Buzz Aldrin in From the Earth to the Moon, and Ted Mosby's boss on How I Met Your Mother.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Animation

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Awards & Nominations for Bryan Cranston

Primetime Emmy Award Theatre World Award Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play 4x Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor in a Play Academy Award for Best Actor

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Movies with Bryan Cranston as Actor(72)

as Bert2021 Family Guy
as himself2020 The Story of Soaps
as Phillip Lacasse2019 The Upside
as (archive footage)2019 Godzilla: King of the Monsters
as himself2018 Pink Elephants
as Chief (voice)2018 Isle of Dogs
as John Steinbeck (voice)2018 Every Act of Life
as Sheriff2017 In Dubious Battle
as Himself (uncredited)2017 The Disaster Artist
as Sal Nealon2017 Last Flag Flying
as Zordon2017 Power Rangers
as Howard Wakefield2017 Wakefield
as Ned Fleming2016 Why Him?
as Roger Davis2016 Get a Job
as Lyndon B. Johnson2016 All the Way
as Li Shan (voice)2016 Kung Fu Panda 3
as himself2016 Journey to the Oscars
as Robert Mazur2016 The Infiltrator
as Dalton Trumbo2015 Trumbo
as himself2014 The Concert for Valor
as Joe Brody2014 Godzilla
2013 Writer's Block
as Titanium Rex2013 Übermansion
as Cohaagen2012 Total Recall
as Powell2012 John Carter
as Mayor Mike Whitmore2012 Rock of Ages
as Jack O'Donnell2012 Argo
as Colonel William Mortamus2012 Red Tails
as Richard Dearden2011 Detachment
2011 Leave
as Dean Tainot2011 Larry Crowne
as Jim Gordon (voice)2011 Batman: Year One
as Shannon2011 Drive
as Detective Lankford2011 The Lincoln Lawyer
as Lyle Haggerty2011 Contagion
as James Pettis2010 Love Ranch
as Walter White2010 Fly
as Stan Grossman2006 Little Miss Sunshine
as Woodrow Snider2003 Holiday Reunion
as Santa Claus (voice)2002 The Santa Claus Brothers
as Nick Wrigley2001 'Twas the Night
as lance1999 Last Chance
as War Department Colonel1998 Saving Private Ryan
as Virgil "Gus" Grissom1996 That Thing You Do!
as Father Brophy1996 Street Corner Justice
as Alan1994 The Companion
as Dr. Frank Darden1991 Dead Space
as Prof. Harris1991 Dead Silence
as Paramedic #11987 Amazon Women on the Moon
as Douglas Donovan1983 Loving
as Quarterback (uncredited)1980 To Race The Wind

TV Shows/Series with Bryan Cranston as Actor(61)

as Count Tyrone Rugen2020 Home Movie: The Princess Bride
as himself2016 Geeking Out
as Vince2015 Sneaky Pete
as Titanium Rex2015 Supermansion
as himself2015 Hot Ones
as Richard Sackler2014 Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
as Narrator2013 Big History
as Commander Tony Drake2009 Archer
as Walter White2008 Breaking Bad
as himself2007 The Graham Norton Show
2006 Fallen
as Hammond Druthers2005 How I Met Your Mother
as Mr. Jamieson (voice)2003 Lilo & Stitch: The Series
as Dr. Templeton2000 Curb Your Enthusiasm
as Vilos Cohaagen1999 Total Recall 2070
as (voices)1999 Family Guy
as Joe Thax1996 Eagle Riders
as Witch Lawyer1996 Sabrina, the Teenage Witch
as Eddie Borrows (voice)1995 Armitage III
1995 MADtv
as Ericsson1994 Babylon 5
as Snizard1993 Power Rangers
as Twin Man1993 Power Rangers
as Philip Moses1990 The Flash
as Tom Logan1989 Baywatch
as Tim Whatley1989 Seinfeld
1986 Matlock
as Robert Hollis1984 Airwolf
1977 CHiPs

Movies with Bryan Cranston as Crew(4)

Production/Executive Producer2016 All the Way
Production/Executive Producer2016 The Infiltrator
Directing/Director1999 Last Chance
Writing/Writer1999 Last Chance

TV Shows/Series with Bryan Cranston as Crew(11)

Production/Executive Producer2020 Your Honor
Production/Executive Producer2017 Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams
Directing/Director2015 Sneaky Pete
Production/Executive Producer2015 Sneaky Pete
Writing/Story2015 Sneaky Pete
Directing/Director2009 Modern Family
Directing/Director2008 Breaking Bad
Production/Producer2008 Breaking Bad
Directing/Director2006 Big Day
Directing/Director2005 The Office
Directing/Director2000 Malcolm in the Middle

Additional Information

Full Name: Bryan Lee Cranston
Born: Wednesday, 03/07 1956 (March) in San Fernando Valley, California (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 65 years + 151 days)
Zodiac sign: Pisces (Chinese zodiac sign: Monkey)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Los Angeles Valley College, Canoga Park High School
Children: Taylor Dearden
Father: Joseph Louis Cranston
Other names for Bryan Cranston (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Брайан Крэнстон"
"براين كرانستون"
"브라이언 크랜스턴"
"ブライアン・クランストン"
"布莱恩·科兰斯顿"
"Bryan Lee Cranston"
Bryan Cranston frequently works together with these people:
Seth MacFarlane (33x, Actor)
Vince Gilligan (15x, Crew)
Kim Strauss (12x, Actor)
Mark Hendrickson (12x, Actor)
Ricky Gervais (11x, Actor)
Michael McKenzie (11x, Cast)
Michael McKean (10x, Actor)
Ian Abercrombie (10x, Actor)
Kelson Henderson (10x, Actor)
Jonathan Chapman (10x, Cast)
Mark Wright (10x, Actor)
Tom Hanks (9x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:158, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 07/31/2021