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Bryan Cranston

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Born Mar 7, 1956

Bryan Lee Cranston is an American actor, voice actor, writer, and director. He rose to mainstream fame in the recurring but memorable role of Tim Whatley, the dentist, on Seinfeld, and is best known for his roles as Hal in the Fox sitcom Malcolm in the Middle and Walter White in the AMC drama series Breaking Bad. Cranston won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series three consecutive times for Breaking Bad.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1956 Birth Born on March 7, 1956.

TWENTIES

1976 20 Years Old He earned an associate degree in police science from Los Angeles Valley College in 1976. … Read More
1977 21 Years Old From 1977 to 1982, Cranston was married to writer Mickey Middleton.
1983 27 Years Old He was an original cast member of the ABC soap opera Loving, where he played Douglas Donovan from 1983 to 1985.
1984 28 Years Old At 33, he married Robin Dearden, whom he had met on the set of the show Airwolf in 1984. … Read More

THIRTIES

1988 32 Years Old Cranston also starred in the short-lived series Raising Miranda in 1988. … Read More
1994 38 Years Old From 1994 to 1997, Cranston made a handful of appearances as Dr. Tim Whatley, Jerry's dentist, on Seinfeld. 1999 marked Cranston's second appearance for a recurring role on the CBS sitcom The King of Queens; he played Doug Heffernan's neighbor, Tim Sacksky.

FORTIES

1997 - 1998 2 More Events
1999 43 Years Old In 1999, Cranston wrote and directed the film Last Chance. … Read More
2000 44 Years Old In 2000, Cranston landed a leading role as Hal on the comedy series Malcolm in the Middle. … Read More
2001 45 Years Old He played Lucifer in the ABC Family miniseries Fallen and appeared as Nick Wrigley, an irresponsible uncle who accidentally brings Christmas close to destruction when he steals Santa's sleigh to have a crazy ride, in the 2001 Disney Channel Original Movie 'Twas the Night.

FIFTIES

2006 50 Years Old He appeared as the more successful business colleague of Greg Kinnear's character in the 2006 film Little Miss Sunshine.
2008 52 Years Old 1 More Event
In September 2008, Cranston narrated a pre-teen adventure/fantasy audiobook called Adventures with Kazmir the Flying Camel.
2011 55 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2011, Cranston had supporting roles in three successful films, the drama The Lincoln Lawyer, as well as the thrillers Drive and Contagion.
In 2012, he had supporting roles in John Carter, Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted, and Rock of Ages, and a major role in the hostage drama Argo. … Read More
In April 2014, Cranston presented at Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS Easter Bonnet Competition with Idina Menzel, Fran Drescher and Denzel Washington, after raising donations at his Broadway show All the Way.
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