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Bryan Cranston

Actor Bryan Cranston
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Profession: Actor

United States of America

Biography: 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 series "Seinfeld".

Born: March 7, 1956
Birthplace: Canoga Park, California, USA
Age: 66 years old

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Pisces

Married Life

  • 1977-11-10 Actor Bryan Cranston (21) weds writer Mickey Middleton
  • 1982-04-08 Actor Bryan Cranston (26) divorces writer Mickey Middleton after 4 years of marriage
  • 1989-07-08 Emmy Award-winning actor Bryan Cranston (33) weds actress Robin Dearden (35)

Historical Events

  • 2008-01-20 "Breaking Bad", created by Vince Gilligan and starring Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul premieres on AMC
  • 2008-09-21 60th Emmy Awards: Mad Men, 30 Rock, Bryan Cranston & Glenn Close win
  • 2009-09-20 61st Emmy Awards: Mad Men, 30 Rock, Bryan Cranston & Glenn Close win
  • 2010-08-29 62nd Emmy Awards: Mad Men, Modern Family, Bryan Cranston & Kyra Sedgwick win
  • 2012-08-31 "Argo" directed by Ben Affleck and starring Ben Affleck, Bryan Cranston and John Goodman premieres at the Telluride Film Festival (Best Picture 2013)
  • 2013-06-10 3rd Critics' Choice Television Awards: The Big Bang Theory wins Best Comedy Series, Breaking Bad & Game of Thrones win Best Drama Series (tie)
  • 2013-09-22 65th Prime time Emmy Awards: "Breaking Bad" and "Modern Family" win
  • 2014-06-19 4th Critics' Choice Television Awards: Orange Is the New Black wins Best Comedy Series, Breaking Bad wins Best Drama Series
  • 2019-06-09 73rd Tony Awards: "Hadestown" best musical, "The Ferryman" best play, Bryan Cranston and Elaine May win

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