Mar. 7th, 1956
San Fernando Valley, California, USA
5' 10 1/2
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Bryan Lee Cranston is an American actor, voice actor, writer and director. He is perhaps best known for his roles as Walter White in the AMC drama series Breaking Bad, for which he has won three consecutive Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series EmmyAwards, and as Hal, the father in the Fox situation comedy Malcolm in the Middle. Other notable roles include Dr. Tim Whatley on Seinfeld, Doug Heffernan's neighbor in The King of Queens, Astronaut Buzz Aldrin in From the Earth to the Moon, and Ted Mosby's boss on How I Met Your Mother.
- Honored as Grand Marshal of the 2006 Sherman Oaks, CA, Street Fair by the Chamber of Commerce for his leadership in the community and his protection of children through KidSmartz.
- Got his start at the Granada Theatre in the San Fernando Valley, California.
- Such a big baseball fan that his wife threw him a surprise 40th birthday party at Dodgers Stadium.
- Has a dog named Sugar, saved from a local Los Angeles pound.
- Once did voice acting for the English dubbing of Japanese Animation (or Anime), under the name "Lee Stone".
- His favorite episode of _"Malcolm in the Middle" (2000)_ (qv) is the first season episode "Rollerskates." He spent six weeks before filming learning how to rollerskate.
- Always grows a beard and mustache during his _"Malcolm in the Middle" (2000)_ (qv) hiatus.
- His father is actor 'Joe Cranston' (qv). His brother is 'Kyle Edward Cranston' (qv).