Dean Norris

Actor | * 04/10/1963 (58) | South Bend, Indiana, USA
Dean Joseph Norris (born April 8, 1963) is an American actor. He is well known for playing DEA agent Hank Schrader on the AMC series Breaking Bad (2008–2013), for which he received critical acclaim. He also portrayed town councilman James "Big Jim" Rennie on the CBS series Under the Dome (2013–2015) and currently plays mob boss Clay "Uncle Daddy" Husser on the TNT series Claws. He reprised his role as Hank Schrader in the Breaking Bad spin-off Better Call Saul (2020). Norris has appeared in films such as Lethal Weapon 2 (1989), Hard to Kill (1990), Total Recall (1990), Terminato..."> ()
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Dean Joseph Norris (born April 10, 1963 height 5' 7" (1,70 m)) is an American actor, best known for portraying DEA agent Hank Schrader on the AMC series Breaking Bad (2008–2013) and town selectman James "Big Jim" Rennie on the CBS series Under the Dome (2013–present). He has also appeared in films such as Lethal Weapon 2 (1989), Total Recall (1990), Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991), Starship Troopers (1997), Little Miss Sunshine (2006), and Evan Almighty (2007). Norris was born in South Bend, Indiana, to Jack, a furniture store owner, and Rosie Norris. He has four sisters. Norris graduated from Clay High School in 1981, where he says he got straight A's. He is a 1985 graduate of Harvard College, where he majored in social studies. He also attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. Norris starred in Tremors: The Series and the film Without Limits. He has had guest spots in other television series including NYPD Blue, The X-Files, The West Wing, and Lost, and has appeared in films including Gattaca and Terminator 2: Judgment Day. Norris is best known for his role as DEA agent Hank Schrader on Breaking Bad, which he played from the show's premiere in 2008 to its final season in 2013. He is currently starring in the CBS series Under the Dome, based on the Stephen King novel of the same name. He plays selectman James "Big Jim" Rennie, the only town council member in the area which is cut off from the rest of the USA; Rennie initially seems to do the right thing in getting the town accustomed to the separation, but he soon starts to abuse his power.

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

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Movies with Dean Norris as Actor(62)

as Howard Bacon2019 The Hustle
as Donald Gaines2018 Beirut
as Detective Rains2018 Death Wish
as Principal Richard Tyler2017 Fist Fight
as Glenn Sickleman2017 The Book of Henry
as John Kurlander2015 Remember
as Kent Mooney2014 Men, Women & Children
as Ash Martini2014 Small Time
as Sgt. Lyle Haugsven2013 The Frozen Ground
as Buyer2013 The Counselor
as Bill2012 Get the Gringo
as Frank Prescott2011 Prom
as Softball Coach2010 How Do You Know
as Warren2008 Linewatch
as Jodi's Father2007 The Heartbreak Kid
as Officer Collins2007 Evan Almighty
as State Trooper McCleary2006 Little Miss Sunshine
as Terrence2005 American Gun
as Sgt. Siegel2001 The One
as Officer Roberts2000 3 Strikes
as Cole2000 The Cell
as Victor 'Vic' Delorio1999 Mr. Murder
as Bill Dellinger1998 Without Limits
as Scott1998 The Negotiator
as Manny Denikolas1998 On The Line
as Cop on the Beat1997 Gattaca
as Commanding Officer1997 Starship Troopers
as Detective Carl Messenger1996 Forgotten Sins
as Ray Johnson1996 After Jimmy
as Graham Chandler1995 Number One Fan
as Dave Grant1995 It Came from Outer Space II
as Mover1995 Safe
as Shep1994 The Last Seduction
as Detective Marconi1994 Playmaker
as Fleming1993 Full Eclipse
as The Squat Man1993 The Firm
as Hershiser1993 Jailbait
as 1st Scientist1993 Barbarians at the Gate
as Henderson1992 Secrets
as The Director1992 The Lawnmower Man
as Matt Hobert1992 Till Death Us Do Part
as Lieutenant Martin1991 Murderous Vision
as SWAT Team Leader1991 Terminator 2: Judgment Day
as Tony1990 Total Recall
as Maddox1990 Desperate Hours
as SWAT Team Leader1990 Gremlins 2: The New Batch
as Det. Sgt. Goodhart1990 Hard to Kill
as Deputy Joe1989 Disorganized Crime
as Cop at Gym (uncredited)1989 Police Academy 6: City Under Siege
as Tim Cavanaugh1989 Lethal Weapon 2

TV Shows/Series with Dean Norris as Actor(49)

as Russ2019 The Act
as Jay2017 Girlboss
as Clay "Uncle Daddy" Husser2017 Claws
as Bob Grace2017 Get Shorty
as Ben Franklin2015 Sons of Liberty
as Hank Schrader2015 Better Call Saul
as James "Big Jim" Rennie2013 Under the Dome
as Coach Gardner2011 Fairly Legal
as Deke2011 Eagleheart
as Michael Nelson2010 The Glades
as John Davis2009 Castle
as Hank Schrader2008 Breaking Bad
as Leon2008 True Blood
as Sgt. Don Henderson2008 The Mentalist
as Colonel Williams2007 The Big Bang Theory
2006 Justice
2005 Medium
as Don Timmons2005 Bones
2004 LAX
2004 Lost
2003 NCIS
2003 Tremors
as Tim Orley2002 Without a Trace
as General Bowden2001 24
as Dr. Stone1998 Charmed
1994 ER

Additional Information

Official websites:
Full Name: Dean Joseph Norris
Born: Wednesday, 04/10 1963 (April) in South Bend (current age: 58 years + 5 days)
Zodiac sign: Aries (Chinese zodiac sign: Rabbit)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Harvard University, Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, Harvard College, Clay High School
Other names for Dean Norris (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Дин Норрис"
"Dean Joseph Norris"
Dean Norris frequently works together with these people:
Colby French (16x, Actor)
John Billingsley (14x, Actor)
Gregory Itzin (14x, Actor)
Glenn Morshower (13x, Actor)
Vince Gilligan (13x, Crew)
Spencer Garrett (13x, Actor)
Patrick St. Esprit (13x, Actor)
Peter Onorati (13x, Actor)
Clare Carey (12x, Actress)
Mark Harelik (12x, Actor)
Phil Abrams (12x, Actor)
Charlie Day (5x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:1802, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 04/05/2021