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Bryan Cranston


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 three consecutive Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series Emmy Awards, and as "Hal", the father on the Fox situation comedy, Malcolm in the Middle (... See full bio »

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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 27 wins & 47 nominations. See more awards »

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 2013/I Writer's Block (Short)
Writer
 2008-2013 Breaking Bad (TV Series)
Walter White
- Felina (2013) ... Walter White
- Ozymandias (2013) ... Walter White
- To'hajiilee (2013) ... Walter White
- Rabid Dog (2013) ... Walter White
 2013 Übermansion (TV Series)
Titanium Rex
 2012-2013 The Cleveland Show (TV Series)
Dr. Fist / Mr. Oxnard / Graham Kensington
- Crazy Train (2013) ... Dr. Fist (voice)
- Of Lice & Men (2013) ... Dr. Fist (voice)
- Fist & the Furious (2013) ... Dr. Fist (voice)
- A Rodent Like This (2013) ... Dr. Fist (voice)
- When a Man (or a Freight Train) Loves His Cookie (2013) ... Mr. Oxnard (voice)
 2012-2013 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Walter White / Stradivarius Cain
- The Spy Who Learned Me (2012) ... Stradivarius Cain (voice)
 2012 30 Rock (TV Series)
Ron
- Governor Dunston (2012) ... Ron
 2011 Robot Chicken (TV Series)
Gandalf / Leland Stanford / Announcer / ...
- Fool's Goldfinger (2011) ... Gandalf (voice)
- The Godfather of the Bride 2 (2011) ... Leland Stanford / Announcer (voice)
 2011 Batman: Year One (Video)
Jim Gordon (voice)
 2011 Contagion
RADM Lyle Haggerty
 2010-2011 Glenn Martin DDS (TV Series)
Drake Stone
- Date with Destiny (2011) ... Drake Stone (voice)
- Vegas Strip (2010) ... (voice)
 2011 Larry Crowne
Dean Tainot
 2011/I Drive
Shannon
 2011 Leave
Eliot
 2011 The Handlers (TV Series)
Jack Powers
- Mustache (2011) ... Jack Powers
- Poster (2011) ... Jack Powers
- Prostitute (2011) ... Jack Powers
 2010 Love Ranch
James Pettis
 2005-2010 American Dad! (TV Series)
Mr. Winthrop / Bill Publisherman
- A Jones for a Smith (2010) ... Mr. Winthrop (voice)
- Star Trek (2005) ... Bill Publisherman (voice)
 2008 The Hollywood Quad (TV Movie)
Burton Melrose
 2006-2008 Family Guy (TV Series)
Dr. Jewish / Hal from 'Malcolm in the Middle'
- Long John Peter (2008) ... Dr. Jewish (voice)
- I Take Thee, Quagmire (2006) ... Hal from 'Malcolm in the Middle' (voice)
 2007 Hard Four
Lt. Bryce Baxter
 2007 Fallen (TV Mini-Series)
Lucifer / The Light Bringer
- Someone Always Has to Die (2007) ... Lucifer / The Light Bringer
- Il Gran Rifuto (2007) ... Lucifer
 2000-2006 Malcolm in the Middle (TV Series)
Hal
- Graduation (2006) ... Hal
- Morp (2006) ... Hal
- Cattle Court (2006) ... Hal
- Bomb Shelter (2006) ... Hal
 2006 Dark Mind
CSE Radio Host
 2006 Little Miss Sunshine
Stan Grossman
 2005 Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon 3D (Documentary short)
Buzz Aldrin (voice)
 2003-2005 Lilo & Stitch: The Series (TV Series)
Mr. Jamieson
- Checkers: Experiment #029 (2005) ... (voice)
- Drowsy: Experiment #350 (2004) ... Mr. Jamieson (voice)
- Nosy: Experiment #199 (2003) ... Mr. Jamieson (voice)
 2004 Illusion
David
 2004 Seeing Other People
Peter
 2003 Thanksgiving Family Reunion (TV Movie)
Woodrow Snider
 2001 The Santa Claus Brothers (TV Movie)
Santa Claus (voice)
 2001 'Twas the Night (TV Movie)
Nick Wrigley
 1999-2001 The King of Queens (TV Series)
Tim
- Swim Neighbors (2001) ... Tim
- Soft Touch (2000) ... Tim
- Time Share (1999) ... Tim
- Dog Days (1999) ... Tim
 2000 The Big Thing
Roberto Montalban
 2000 Terror Tract
Ron Gatley (segment "Bobo")
 1999 The Pretender (TV Series)
Neil Roberts
- PTB (1999) ... Neil Roberts
 1999 3rd Rock from the Sun (TV Series)
Neil
- Paranoid Dick (1999) ... Neil
 1999 Last Chance
Lance
 1998 Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: The TV Show (TV Series)
Ronald Meezy
- Honey, I'm the Sorcerer's Apprentice (1998) ... Ronald Meezy
 1998 Working (TV Series)
Larry Prince
- The Consultant (1998) ... Larry Prince
 1998 Chicago Hope (TV Series)
Jesus
- Tantric Turkey (1998) ... Jesus
 1998 The X-Files (TV Series)
Patrick Crump
- Drive (1998) ... Patrick Crump
 1996-1998 Diagnosis Murder (TV Series)
Martin Rutgers / Walter Mason
- Blood Will Out (1998) ... Martin Rutgers
- Living on the Streets Can Be Murder (1996) ... Walter Mason
 1998 V.I.P. (TV Series)
Colt Arrow
- Beats Working at a Hot Dog Stand (1998) ... Colt Arrow
 1998 Saving Private Ryan
War Department Colonel
 1994-1997 Seinfeld (TV Series)
Tim Whatley
- The Strike (1997) ... Tim Whatley
- The Yada Yada (1997) ... Tim Whatley
- The Jimmy (1995) ... Tim Whatley
 1997 Time Under Fire
Braddock (as Brian Cranston)
 1997 Alright Already (TV Series)
Robert
- Again with the Pilot (1997) ... Robert
 1997 Total Security (TV Series)
Jason Nichols
- Wet Side Story ... Jason Nichols
 1997 Armitage III: Poly Matrix (Video)
Eddie (voice)
 1997 Pearl (TV Series)
Isaac Perlow
- My So-Called Real Life (1997) ... Isaac Perlow
 1997 Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (TV Series)
Witch Lawyer
- Troll Bride (1997) ... Witch Lawyer
 1997 Goode Behavior (TV Series)
Record Executive
- Goode Music (1997) ... Record Executive
 1997 Dogs (TV Series)
- Episode #1.1 (1997)
 1997 Babylon 5 (TV Series)
Ericsson
- The Long Night (1997) ... Ericsson
 1997 Moloney (TV Series)
 1997 Strategic Command
Phil Hertzberg
 1996 Eagle Riders (TV Series)
Joe Thax (voice)
 1996 Street Corner Justice
Father Brophy
 1996 The Rockford Files: Punishment and Crime (TV Movie)
Patrick Dougherty
 1986-1996 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Parker Foreman / Jerry Wilber / Brian East
- Something Foul in Flappieville (1996) ... Parker Foreman
- Good-Bye Charlie (1990) ... Jerry Wilber
- Menace, Anyone? (1986) ... Brian East
 1995 Extreme Blue (TV Movie)
Ned Landry
 1995 Kissing Miranda (TV Movie)
Special Agent Falsey
 1995 Nowhere Man (TV Series)
Sheriff Norman Wade
- The Alpha Spike (1995) ... Sheriff Norman Wade
 1995 Brotherly Love (TV Series)
Russell Winslow
- Such a Bargain (1995) ... Russell Winslow
 1995 Touched by an Angel (TV Series)
Dr. Tom Bryant
- The Hero (1995) ... Dr. Tom Bryant
 1995 Armitage III (Video)
Eddie Borrows (English version, voice)
 1994 Teknoman (TV Series)
Miles O'Rourke
 1994 The Companion (TV Movie)
Alan
 1994 Macross Plus (Video)
Isamu Alva Dyson (English version, voice, as Lee Stone)
 1994 Street Fighter II: The Animated Movie
Fei Long (English version, voice, as Phil Williams)
 1994 Walker, Texas Ranger (TV Series)
Hank
- Deadly Vision (1994) ... Hank
 1994 Viper (TV Series)
Garrett Berlin
- Wheels of Fire (1994) ... Garrett Berlin
 1994 Days Like This (TV Movie)
Benny
 1994 Erotique
Dr. Robert Stern (segment "Let's Talk About Love")
 1993 Moldiver (Video short)
Tech (English version, voice, as Lee Stone)
 1993 Orguss 02 (Video short)
Gustav / Angry Officer / Decimator Lookout / ... (English version, voice, as Lee Stone)
 1993 Mighty Morphin Power Rangers (TV Series)
Twinman / Snizard
- A Bad Reflection on You (1993) ... Twinman (voice, uncredited)
- Foul Play in the Sky (1993) ... Snizard (voice, uncredited)
 1993 The Disappearance of Nora (TV Movie)
 1992 L.A. Law (TV Series)
James Phillips
- All About Sleaze (1992) ... James Phillips
 1987-1991 Matlock (TV Series)
Dr. Harding Fletcher - Marriage Counselor / Brian Emerson
- The Marriage Counselor (1991) ... Dr. Harding Fletcher - Marriage Counselor
- The Gift (1987) ... Brian Emerson
 1991 Dead Silence (TV Movie)
Prof. Harris
 1991 The Flash (TV Series)
Philip Mark Moses
- Be My Baby (1991) ... Philip Mark Moses
 1991 Dead Space
Dr. Frank Darden
 1990 Corporate Affairs
Darren
 1990 Jake and the Fatman (TV Series)
Lyle Wicks / Jason Miller
- Exactly Like You (1990) ... Lyle Wicks / Jason Miller
 1990 Capital News (TV Series)
Congressman Marple
- Blues for Mr. White (1990) ... Congressman Marple
 1990 Hull High (TV Series)
Mr. McConnell
- Episode #1.8 (1990) ... Mr. McConnell
 1989 Baywatch (TV Series)
Tom Logan
- Cruise Ship (1989) ... Tom Logan
 1989 I Know My First Name Is Steven (TV Movie)
Officer Dickenson
 1989 Falcon Crest (TV Series)
Martin Randall
- Enquiring Minds (1989) ... Martin Randall
 1988 The Big Turnaround
Jim
 1987 Amazon Women on the Moon
Paramedic #1 (segment "Roast Your Loved One")
 1987 Hill Street Blues (TV Series)
Counseller
- A Pound of Flesh (1987) ... Counseller
 1987 Wings of Honneamise
Matti (English version, voice, as Lee Stone)
 1986 North and South, Book II (TV Mini-Series)
Col. Austin
- Episode #1.6 (1986) ... Col. Austin
 1986 Airwolf (TV Series)
Robert Hollis
- Desperate Monday (1986) ... Robert Hollis
 1985 Cover Up (TV Series)
Frank Lawler / Tommy Maynard
- Who's Trying to Kill Miss Globe? (1985) ... Frank Lawler / Tommy Maynard
 1983 Loving (TV Series)
Douglas Donovan
- Pilot (1983) ... Douglas Donovan
 1982 CHiPs (TV Series)
Billy Joe
- Return to Death's Door (1982) ... Billy Joe
 1982 Crisis Counselor (TV Series)
Sam
- Bisexual Marriage (1982) ... Sam
 1980 To Race the Wind (TV Movie)
Quarterback (uncredited)
 1968 One Life to Live (TV Series)
Dean Stella (1985)
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Alternate Names:

Brian Cranston | Lee Stone | Phil Williams

Height:

5' 10½" (1.79 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on the death of James Gandolfini] I'm saddened by James Gandolfini's passing. He was a great talent and I owe him. Quite simply, without Tony Soprano there is no Walter White. See more »

Trivia:

His father is actor Joe Cranston. Younger brother of Kyle Edward Cranston. See more »

Trademark:

Powerful deep voice

Star Sign:

Pisces

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