Bryan Cranston

BirthDay:

07 Mar 1956

BirthPlace:

Hollywood, California, USA

BirthName:

Bryan Lee Cranston

Bio:

Bryan Lee Cranston is an American actor, voice actor, writer and director. He is perhaps best-known for his roles as "Walter White" on the AMC drama series, Breaking Bad (2008), for which he has won four consecutive Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series Emmy Awards, and as "Hal", the father on the Fox situation comedy, Malcolm in the Middle (2000). Other notable roles include "Dr. Tim Whatley" on Seinfeld (1989), Doug Heffernan's neighbor on The King of Queens (1998), astronaut Buzz Aldrin in From the Earth to the Moon (1998), and Ted Mosby's boss on How I Met Your Mother (2005).

Bryan was born in Canoga Park, California, to Audrey Peggy Sell, a radio actress, and Joe Cranston (Joseph Louis Cranston), who was also an actor (and a boxer). His maternal grandparents were German, and his father was of Irish, Austrian-Jewish, and German descent.
Filmography

Actor ( 205 credits )

Untitled Wes Anderson Project (2018) (voice)
Untouchable (2018)
Power Rangers (2017) Zordon
Last Flag Flying (2017) Buddusky
Why Him? (2016)
The Infiltrator (2016) Robert Mazur
Get a Job (2016) Roger Davis
Kung Fu Panda 3 (2016) Po's Father (voice)
In Dubious Battle (2016) Xerife
Wakefield (2016)
IMDb First Credit (2016)  Himself (1 episode, 2016)
Trumbo (2015) Dalton Trumbo
The Late Late Show with James Corden (2015)  Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2015)
Sneaky Pete (2015)  Vance (uncredited) (1 episode, 2015)
Late Show with Stephen Colbert (2015)  Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2015)
SuperMansion (2015)  Titanium Rex (13 episodes, 2015)
Pink Elephants (2015) Himself
Godzilla (2014) Joe Brody
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2014)  Himself (1 episode, 2014)
Fatherhood (2014)  Himself (unknown episodes)
Single Stories (2014)  Himself (6 episodes, 2014)
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (2014)  Walter White (archive footage) (1 episode, 2015)
Variety Studio: Actors on Actors (2014)  Himself (1 episode, 2015)
Late Night with Seth Meyers (2014)  Himself (1 episode, 2016)
Cold Comes the Night (2013) Topo
Talking Bad (2013)  Himself / ... (3 episodes, 2013)
The Writers' Room (2013)  Himself - 'Walter White' (1 episode, 2013)
Übermansion (2013)  Titanium Rex (unknown episodes)
Weekend Ticket (2013)  Himself (1 episode, 2014)
The Broadway.Com Show (2013)  Himself (2 episodes, 2014)
Revealed (2013)  Himself (1 episode, 2013)
Writer's Block (2013) Writer
Argo (2012) Jack O'Donnell
Total Recall (2012) Cohaagen
Rock of Ages (2012) Mike Whitmore
Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012) Vitaly (voice)
John Carter (2012) Powell
Shit Emmy Award Winning Actors Say (2012) Himself
Red Tails (2012) Colonel William Mortamus
The Hollywood Fast Lane (2012)  Himself - Interviewee (1 episode, 2012)
Vivir de cine (2012)  Himself (1 episode, 2012)
Inside Comedy (2012)  Himself (1 episode, 2015)
Chris Hardwick's All-Star Celebrity Bowling (2012)  Himself (1 episode, 2012)
PoliticKING (2012)  Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2016)
Larry King Now (2012)  Himself - guest (1 episode, 2016)
Contagion (2011) RADM Lyle Haggerty
Larry Crowne (2011) Dean Tainot
Drive (2011) Shannon
Detachment (2011) Mr. Dearden
The Lincoln Lawyer (2011) Detective Lankford
Leave (2011) Eliot
Anderson Live (2011)  Himself (1 episode, 2012)
The 3 Minute Talk Show (2011)  Himself (1 episode, 2011)
America in Primetime (2011)  Himself (1 episode, 2011)
The Handlers (2011)  Jack Powers (4 episodes, 2011)
Love Ranch (2010) James Pettis
Conan (2010)  Himself (3 episodes, 2011-2013)
Janela Indiscreta (2010)  Himself (1 episode, 2014)
The After After Party with Steven Michael Quezada (2010)  Himself / ... (2 episodes, 2011)
Who Do You Think You Are? (2010)  Himself (1 episode, 2015)
Archer (2009)  Commander Tony Drake (2 episodes, 2012)
The Cleveland Show (2009)  Dr. Fist / ... (9 episodes, 2012-2013)
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (2009)  Himself / ... (4 episodes, 2010-2013)
Glenn Martin DDS (2009)  Drake Stone (2 episodes, 2010-2011)
Lopez Tonight (2009)  Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2010)
Celebrity Liar (2009)  Himself (1 episode, 2010)
Kevin Pollak's Chat Show (2009)  Himself (1 episode, 2010)
In the House with Peter Bart & Peter Guber (2009)  Himself (1 episode, 2010)
Man of a Thousand Faces (2008) Himself
Breaking Bad (2008)  Walter White (62 episodes, 2008-2013)
The Bonnie Hunt Show (2008)  Himself (1 episode, 2009)
Séries express (2008)  Himself (1 episode, 2009)
Hard Four (2007) Lt. Bryce Baxter
Chelsea Lately (2007)  Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2012)
Up Close with Carrie Keagan (2007)  Himself (2 episodes, 2012)
Reel Junkie (2007)  Himself (1 episode, 2012)
Thank God You're Here (2007)  Himself (1 episode, 2007)
Dog Tales (2007)  Himself (1 episode, 2008)
Buzz: AT&T Original Documentaries (2007)  Himself (1 episode, 2009)
Dark Mind (2006) CSE Radio Host
Little Miss Sunshine (2006) Stan Grossman
30 Rock (2006)  Ron (1 episode, 2012)
Talkshow with Spike Feresten (2006)  Himself (1 episode, 2008)
Rachael Ray (2006)  Himself (1 episode, 2008)
My First Time (2006)  Himself (1 episode, 2006)
Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon 3D (2005) Buzz Aldrin (voice)
How I Met Your Mother (2005)  Hammond Druthers (3 episodes, 2006-2013)
American Dad! (2005)  Bill Publisherman / ... (2 episodes, 2005-2010)
The Colbert Report (2005)  Herself - Guest / ... (3 episodes, 2013-2014)
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2005)  Himself (5 episodes, 2005-2012)
Made in Hollywood (2005)  Himself (2 episodes, 2012-2014)
The Hour (2005)  Himself (1 episode, 2011)
Robot Chicken (2005)  Gandalf / ... (3 episodes, 2011)
Weekends at the DL (2005)  Himself (1 episode, 2005)
TV Land Confidential (2005)  Himself - Interviewee (1 episode, 2007)
Seeing Other People (2004) Peter
Illusion (2004) David
Tavis Smiley (2004)  Himself (2 episodes, 2009-2010)
ALF's Hit Talk Show (2004)  Himself (1 episode, 2004)
The Soup (2004)  Himself (1 episode, 2009)
Omg! Insider (2004)  Himself (1 episode, 2014)
The Tony Danza Show (2004)  Himself (4 episodes, 2004-2006)
Jimmy Kimmel Live! (2003)  Himself (8 episodes, 2003-2013)
Real Time with Bill Maher (2003)  Himself (1 episode, 2011)
Lilo & Stitch: The Series (2003)  Mr. Jamieson (4 episodes, 2003-2005)
Celebrity Poker Showdown (2003)  Himself (2 episodes, 2005-2006)
Shootout (2003)  Himself (1 episode, 2008)
The Bronx Bunny Show (2003)  Himself (1 episode, 2003)
Last Call with Carson Daly (2002)  Himself (1 episode, 2010)
The Wayne Brady Show (2002)  Himself (1 episode, 2003)
SoapTalk (2002)  Himself (2 episodes, 2004-2005)
Express Yourself (2001)  Himself (unknown episodes)
Total Access 24/7 (2001)  Himself (1 episode, 2001)
Good Day Live (2001)  Guest Host (1 episode, 2003)
Terror Tract (2000) Ron Gatley (segment "Bobo")
Malcolm in the Middle (2000)  Hal (151 episodes, 2000-2006)
Clerks (2000)  Helicopter Pilot / ... (3 episodes, 2000-2001)
The Prince of Light (2000) Ram
The Big Thing (2000) Roberto Montalban
Last Chance (1999) Lance
Family Guy (1999)  Dr. Jewish / ... (3 episodes, 2006-2014)
The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn (1999)  Himself (1 episode, 2004)
Saving Private Ryan (1998) War Department Colonel
The King of Queens (1998)  Tim (4 episodes, 1999-2001)
V.I.P. (1998)  Colt Arrow (1 episode, 1998)
Hollywood Squares (1998)  Himself (10 episodes, 2000-2002)
Fox and Friends (1998)  Himself (1 episode, 2014)
Time Under Fire (1997) Braddock (as Brian Cranston)
Strategic Command (1997) Phil Hertzberg
The View (1997)  Himself (1 episode, 2014)
Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: The TV Show (1997)  Ronald Meezy (1 episode, 1998)
Working (1997)  Larry Prince (1 episode, 1998)
Brooklyn South (1997)  IAB Lt. Gordon Denton (2 episodes, 1998)
Total Security (1997)  Jason Nichols (1 episode)
Alright Already (1997)  Robert (1 episode, 1997)
Open Mike with Mike Bullard (1997)  Himself (1 episode, 2003)
Dogs (1997) (1 episode, 1997)
That Thing You Do! (1996) Virgil 'Gus' Grissom
Street Corner Justice (1996) Father Brophy
3rd Rock from the Sun (1996)  Neil (1 episode, 1999)
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (1996)  Witch Lawyer (1 episode, 1997)
The Pretender (1996)  Neil Roberts (1 episode, 1999)
Pearl (1996)  Isaac Perlow (1 episode, 1997)
The Louie Show (1996)  Curt Sincic (6 episodes, 1996)
Moloney (1996) (1 episode, 1997)
Goode Behavior (1996)  Record Executive (1 episode, 1997)
Eagle Riders (1996)  Joe Thax (voice)
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (1996)  Himself (1 episode, 2010)
MADtv (1995)  Himself / ... (2 episodes, 2002)
Brotherly Love (1995)  Russell Winslow (1 episode, 1995)
Nowhere Man (1995)  Sheriff Norman Wade (1 episode, 1995)
Land's End (1995)  Matt McCulla (2 episodes, 1995)
E! Live from the Red Carpet (1995)  Himself (5 episodes, 2008-2016)
Street Fighter II: The Animated Movie (1994) Fei Long (voice) (as Phil Williams)
Clean Slate (1994) Club Official
Erotique (1994) Dr. Robert Stern (segment "Let's Talk About Love")
Babylon 5 (1994)  Ericsson (1 episode, 1997)
Touched by an Angel (1994)  Dr. Tom Bryant (1 episode, 1995)
Chicago Hope (1994)  Jesus (1 episode, 1998)
Extra (1994)  Himself (1 episode, 2014)
Viper (1994)  Garrett Berlin (1 episode, 1994)
Teknoman (1994)  Miles O'Rourke (unknown episodes)
The X-Files (1993)  Patrick Crump (1 episode, 1998)
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers (1993)  Snizard / ... (uncredited) (2 episodes, 1993)
Walker, Texas Ranger (1993)  Hank (1 episode, 1994)
Diagnosis Murder (1993)  Martin Rutgers / ... (2 episodes, 1996-1998)
Late Show with David Letterman (1993)  Himself / ... (5 episodes, 2010-2014)
Ramayana: The Legend of Prince Rama (1992) Ram (voice)
HBO First Look (1992)  Himself (1 episode, 1998)
Dead Space (1991) Dr. Frank Darden
Charlie Rose (1991)  Himself - Guest (2 episodes, 2013-2014)
Corporate Affairs (1990) Darren
The Flash (1990)  Philip Mark Moses (1 episode, 1991)
Hull High (1990)  Mr. McConnell (1 episode, 1990)
Capital News (1990)  Congressman Marple (1 episode, 1990)
The Simpsons (1989)  Stradivarius Cain / ... (2 episodes, 2012-2013)
Seinfeld (1989)  Tim Whatley (5 episodes, 1994-1997)
Baywatch (1989)  Tom Logan (1 episode, 1989)
I Know My First Name Is Steven (1989)  Officer Dickenson (2 episodes, 1989)
The Big Turnaround (1988) Jim
Live with Kelly and Michael (1988)  Himself - Guest / ... (3 episodes, 2011-2013)
Raising Miranda (1988)  Uncle Russell (9 episodes, 1988)
Inside Edition (1988)  Himself (2 episodes, 2014)
Wings of Honneamise (1987) Matti (voice) (as Lee Stone)
Amazon Women on the Moon (1987) Paramedic #1 (segment "Roast Your Loved One")
Jake and the Fatman (1987)  Jason Miller / ... (1 episode, 1990)
Matlock (1986)  Brian Emerson / ... (2 episodes, 1987-1991)
L.A. Law (1986)  James Phillips (1 episode, 1992)
Murder, She Wrote (1984)  Brian East / ... (3 episodes, 1986-1996)
Airwolf (1984)  Robert Hollis (1 episode, 1986)
Cover Up (1984)  Frank Lawler / ... (1 episode, 1985)
Loving (1983)  Douglas Donovan (1 episode, 1983)
Crisis Counselor (1982)  Sam (1 episode, 1982)
Hill Street Blues (1981)  Counseller (1 episode, 1987)
Falcon Crest (1981)  Martin Randall (1 episode, 1989)
Entertainment Tonight (1981)  Himself (5 episodes, 2008-2014)
CBS News Sunday Morning (1979)  Himself - Guest (2 episodes, 2013-2014)
CHiPs (1977)  Billy Joe (1 episode, 1982)
Saturday Night Live (1975)  Billy Ray Cyrus / ... (1 episode, 2010)
Good Morning America (1975)  Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2012)
One Life to Live (1968)  Dean Stella (1985) (unknown episodes)
Today (1952)  Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2012)
Holland, Michigan (0) Fred Vandergroot
The Masterpiece (0)
Jackpot (0)

Producer ( 6 credits )

The Infiltrator (2016) executive producer
Sneaky Pete (2015) executive producer (1 episode, 2015)
SuperMansion (2015) executive producer (13 episodes, 2015)
The Handlers (2011) executive producer (5 episodes, 2011)
Breaking Bad (2008) producer (29 episodes, 2011-2013)
Last Chance (1999) producer

Writer ( 2 credits )

The Handlers (2011) (1 episode, 2011)
Last Chance (1999) (writer)

Director ( 6 credits )

Modern Family (2009) (2 episodes, 2012-2013)
Breaking Bad (2008) (3 episodes, 2009-2013)
Big Day (2006) (1 episode, 2006)
The Office (2005) (1 episode, 2012)
Malcolm in the Middle (2000) (7 episodes, 2003-2005)
Last Chance (1999)

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