Bryan Cranston

Bryan Lee Cranston (born March 7, 1956)[1] is an American actor, voice actor, screenwriter, director and producer.

Cranston is best known for portraying Walter White in the AMC crime drama series Breaking Bad, Hal in the Fox comedy series Malcolm in the Middle and Dr. Tim Whatley in the NBC comedy series Seinfeld. For Breaking Bad, he won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series four times (2008—2010, 2014), including three consecutive wins (the second time in television history after Bill Cosby in I Spy during the 1960s).[2] After becoming one of the producers of Breaking Bad in 2011, he also won the award for Outstanding Drama Series twice.[3]

Cranston was also nominated three times for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for his role in Malcolm in the Middle. His role in Breaking Bad also earned him five Golden Globe nominations and one win in 2014, nine Screen Actors Guild Awards nominations with four wins and five Saturn Award nominations with two wins. In June 2014, he won a Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play for his portrayal of Lyndon B. Johnson in the play All the Way on Broadway.

Cranston has directed episodes of various television series, including seven episodes of Malcolm in the Middle, three episodes of Breaking Bad, two episodes of Modern Family and one episode of The Office. He also appeared in supporting roles in several acclaimed films, such as Saving Private Ryan (1998), Little Miss Sunshine (2006), Drive (2011), Argo (2012) and Godzilla (2014).

Known For


Cast Credits

SuperMansion (2015)
Starring as Titanium Rex
Big History (2013)
Starring as Narrator
Talking Bad (2013)
Guest starring as Bryan Cranston (3 episodes)
The Writers' Room (2013)
Guest starring as Bryan Cranston
Who Do You Think You Are? (2010)
Guest starring as Bryan Cranston
Archer (2009)
Guest starring as Commander Tony Drake (2 episodes)
The Cleveland Show (2009)
Guest starring as Dr. Chip Fist (7 episodes)
Breaking Bad (2008)
Starring as Walter White (62 episodes)
30 Rock (2006)
Guest starring as Ron
The Colbert Report (2005)
Guest starring as Bryan Cranston (2 episodes)
  • Episode 2014-12-18: Grimmy (Dec 18, 2014)
  • Episode 2013-08-06: Robin Thicke (Aug 6, 2013)
How I Met Your Mother (2005)
Guest starring as Hammond Druthers (3 episodes)
Jimmy Kimmel Live (2003)
Guest starring as Bryan Cranston
Malcolm in the Middle (2000)
Starring as Hal
Family Guy (1999)
Guest starring as Doctor Jewish
Guest starring as Bryan Cranston
3rd Rock from the Sun (1996)
Guest starring as Neil
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (1996)
Guest starring as Witch Lawyer
The X-Files (1993)
Guest starring as Patrick Crump
  • Episode 6x02: Drive (Nov 15, 1998)
The Simpsons (1989)
Guest starring as Stradivarius Cain
North and South (1985)
Starring as Col. Austin
Murder, She Wrote (1984)
Guest starring as Parker Foreman
Good Morning America (1975)
Guest starring as Bryan Cranston
Saturday Night Live (1975)
Guest starring as Bryan Cranston

Crew Credits

SuperMansion (2015)
Show crew as Executive Producer
Modern Family (2009)
Episode crew as Director (2 episodes)
Breaking Bad (2008)
Episode crew as Director (3 episodes)
The Office (2005)
Episode crew as Director
Todd Barth Can Help You ()
Show crew as Creator
Show crew as Executive Producer