NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 13: Bryan Cranston attends TIME's Person of the Year panel on November 13, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images for TIME)

Actor 101: Bryan Cranston

Who is Bryan Cranston?

Bryan Cranston is an American actor, voice actor, screenwriter, producer and director.

When is his birthday?

7th March 1956

What is he best known for?

Bryan Cranston is best known for his role of Walter White on AMC’s crime drama series Breaking Bad and Hal on Fox’s comedy series Malcolm in the Middle.

Photo via Breaking Bad’s Facebook page.

What else do I need to know about him?

For his role in Breaking Bad, Cranston has won many awards. These include the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series (2008, 2009, 2010, 2014), five Golden Globe nominations with one win in 2014 and six Satellite Award nominations with four wins. He was also nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series three times for his role in Malcolm in the Middle. Cranston has directed seven episodes of Malcolm in the Middle, three episodes of Breaking Bad and one episode of The Office (US). He’s also had appearances in many films, such as Saving Private Ryan (1998) and Godzilla (2014). Cranston even featured in an episode of The X-Files; in which his role became significant later in his career for his casting in Breaking Bad.

What is his social media?

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Written by Georgia Brown

A 20 year old from the UK. I like bands and video games. If you believe in music like I do, I'm sure we'll get on well.