Bryan Cranston

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Bryan Cranston (born 07.03.1956)
Bryan Cranston is an American actor known for his roles in the TV shows 'Malcolm in the Middle' and 'Breaking Bad'.

Bryan Cranston: Childhood
Bryan Cranston was born in Canoga Park, California. His parents are radio actress Peggy Sell and actor and producer Joseph L. Cranston.
He attended Canoga Park High School and Los Angeles Valley College where he got an associate degree in police science.

Bryan Cranston: Acting career
Bryan Cranston starred in several commercials in his early acting career for products such as Lay's potato chips, Excedrin, Honda Accord, and Coffee-Mate.
His first TV role was in an episode of 'CHiPs' in 1982 which he soon followed with a two year stint on the show 'Loving'.
He portrayed the astronaut Buzz Aldrin in the HBO series 'From the Earth to the Moon' in 1998 and played a similar role in 1996 movie 'That Thing You Do!' He had the recurring role of dentist Dr. Tim Whatley in the sitcom 'Seinfeld' between 1994 and 1997.
Among his other TV stints are a recurring role on 'The King of Queens', guest spots on 'Babylon 5', 'The Flash', 'Sabrina the Teenage Witch' and 'How I Met Your Mother'.
In 1999, he directed and wrote the drama movie 'Last Chance'.
2000 saw him land his first major role in the TV series 'Malcolm in the Middle' which earned him three Emmy nominations.
Following that, he appeared in the Christmas comedy ''Twas the Night' in 2001 and the family movie 'Little Miss Sunshine' in 2007.
He has also done voice acting for a number of anime series including 'Royal Space Force - The Wings of Honneamise', 'Macross Plus' and 'Armitage III Polymatrix'.
2008 saw him in his second major role as the terminally ill chemistry teacher Walter White in 'Breaking Bad' which won him three Emmys.
He has since has supporting roles in 'The Lincoln Lawyer', 'Drive', 'Contagion', 'John Carter', 'Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted', 'Rock of Ages' and, most recently, 'Argo'.

Bryan Cranston: Personal Life
Bryan Cranston first married at 23 to the writer Mickey Middleton but it ended in divorce.
When he was 35, he remarried to Robin Dearden after they met on the 'Airwolf' in 1984. They have one daughter, Taylor Dearden Cranston, who studies theatre studies at the University of Southern California.
He played baseball as a student, collects baseball memorabilia and supports the Los Angeles Dodgers.
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21st October 2014 -

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9th October 2014 -

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26th August 2014 -

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In an Emmy awards that most agree was a stone-cold classic, AMC's meth-drama 'Breaking Bad' was the big winner, taking home most of the night's major TV awards including the big one: outstanding drama series....

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26th August 2014 -

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20th August 2014 -

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20th August 2014 -

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19th August 2014 -

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The stars stepped out onto the red carpet for one of the glitziest ceremonies of awards season: the Creative Primetime Emmys.Having previously won for NBC's political drama 'The West Wing' as White House press secretary...

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15th August 2014 -

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Godzilla 2, the planned sequel to Gareth Edwards' summer blockbuster, now has a release date. Warner Bros and Legendary announced on Thursday that the film will hit cinemas on June 8, 2018. Bryan Cranston [L]...

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15th August 2014 -

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The success of the franchise reboot Godzilla earlier this year has led to Legendary Pictures greenlighting a sequel, and they have announced a release date of June 8th 2018. In July at San Diego Comic-Con...

Bryan Cranston Rules Out 'Better Call Saul' Cameo, But Will Direct

12th August 2014 -

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Bryan Cranston has all but ruled out the possibility of Heisenberg himself Walter White appearing in Better Call Saul - Vince Gilligan's Breaking Bad spin-off series, debuting in February 2015.Bob Odenkirk in 'Better Call Saul'The...

The Television Critics Association Awards: Winners and Losers

21st July 2014 -

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Although it ended last September, 'Breaking Bad' is continuing to reign supreme when it comes to awards. The drama scooped the top prize at Sunday night’s Television Critics Association Awards, Program of the Year. However,...

"Breaking Bad" And "True Detective" Win Big At TCA Awards

20th July 2014 -

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After the Breaking Bad finale last year, it looks like this awards season is strictly dedicated to honoring the uber popular show. This week it was the TCA awards, where the story of a high...

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20th July 2014 -

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The 30th Television Critics Association Awards (TCAs) was held on Saturday (19th July). The ceremony was held at the Beverly Hills Hilton in Los Angeles. With the 66th Primetime Emmys looming, have the TCAs given...

Bryan Cranston Going 'All The Way' To HBO With a TV Movie Version

17th July 2014 -

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Bryan Cranston is going to star in a TV version of the award-winning play, ‘All The Way’ on HBO after the pay cable giant has obtained the rights. The Breaking Bad actor will stroll into...

'Better Call Saul' Set 6 Years Before 'Breaking Bad', Gus Fring to Return

12th July 2014 -

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Better Call Saul, the Breaking Bad spinoff show focused on Bob Oderkirk's character Saul Goodman, will be set six years before the events of Breaking Bad, creator Vince Gilligan has announced. During his appearance at...

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10th July 2014 -

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A superb year for television has seen the Emmy nominations announced without fanfare, glee or wonder. Dominating viewing figures, review inches and memes were Breaking Bad, Game of Thrones, Mad Men, True Detective and House...

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2nd July 2014 -

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Fans of AMC’s meth drama Breaking Bad might be seeing their favourite characters return after all as it has been revealed that the show’s spin-off, Better Call Saul, will traverse time periods before, during and...

It's Fair to Say Bryan Cranston's Time on Broadway With 'All The Way' Was a Success

1st July 2014 -

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Having just come off a hugely popular, award winning, ratings behemoth of a TV show, Bryan Cranston applied his talents to Broadway. And his magic touched worked there, too.Cranston holds aloft his Tony Award for...

Bryan Cranston Broadway Play 'All The Way' Breaks Box Office Record

24th June 2014 -

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The Bryan Cranston play All The Way has broken Broadway box office records by becoming the biggest earning straight play over one week. The drama, which stars the Breaking Bad actor as President Lyndon B....

AMC's "Better Call Saul" Premiere Postponed, Show Expanded With Second Season

20th June 2014 -

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Better Call Saul, AMC’s upcoming Breaking Bad spinoff is yet to air a single episode, but has already been renewed for a second season. The new series, which will star Breaking Bad’s Bob Odenkirk and...

A Look At TV's Biggest Shows On Twitter, According To Nielsen

10th June 2014 -

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An awesome thing about television is that social media exists. You can watch people freak out over the latest death in a show and share your pain with others when the season is finally over....

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