Bryan Cranston is an American actor, producer, and director. He is best known for his leading role as Walter White on AMC’s “Breaking Bad”, co-starring Aaron Paul and as Hal from the popular television series “Malcolm in the Middle.”
“Malcolm in the Middle” ran from 2000 to 2006 and earned Bryan critical acclaim and several award nominations, including multiple Emmy Awards. Cranston’s role as Walter White in the hit AMC series “Breaking Bad” that catapulted Bryan to global fame. The show, which aired from 2008 to 2013, chronicled the journey of a struggling high school chemistry teacher who turns to cooking and selling methamphetamine to provide for his family. Bryan’s performance earned him several awards, including four Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series.
Apart from his work on television, Bryan has also appeared in several films throughout his career. He has starred in movies such as “Little Miss Sunshine,” “Argo,” “Trumbo,” and “The Upside.” Bryan’s performance as the titular character in “Trumbo,” a biopic about the blacklisted Hollywood screenwriter Dalton Trumbo, earned him an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor.
One of the most significant milestones in Bryan’s career was his role in the Broadway production of “All the Way” in 2014. The play, which explored President Lyndon B. Johnson’s first year in office, was a critical and commercial success, and Bryan’s performance as the former president won him a Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play.
Bryan has worked with Anna Gunn, Jonathan Banks, and Giancarlo Esposito in “Breaking Bad.” He has also worked with Tom Hanks, Ben Affleck, and Helen Mirren in films such as “Saving Private Ryan,” “Argo,” and “Trumbo.”