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Bryan Cranston

Bryan's father is called Joe Cranston. He's an actor too.
 
Bryan grows a beard and a moustache during Malcolm in the Middle hiatus.
 
Bryan's Malcolm in the Middle favorite episode is the "Rollerskates" (season 1).
 
Bryan has a dog named Sugar which he saved from a pound.
 
Bryan loves travelling to Hawaii.
 
Bryan's wife is called Robin Dearden.
 
Bryan met his wife on the set of the TV show "Airwolf".
 
Bryan attended and graduated from Canoga Park High School (Canoga Park, California) in 1974.
 
Height: 5' 10.5"
 
Bryan has a daughter called Taylor.
 
Bryan married Mickey Middleton, but they are divorced now.
 
Bryan became an ordained minister when he was at college.
 
Bryan is a huge baseball fan.
 
Bryan's wife threw him a surprise party for 40th birthday at Dodgers Stadium.
 
Bryan appeared in the movie "Saving Pirate Ryan".
 
Bryan appeared in the movie "That Thing You Do!".
 
Bryan appeared in the movie "Amazon Women On the Moon".
 
Bryan has a brother called Kim Edward Cranston and a sister called Amy L. Cranston.
 
Bryan's first appearance in television was in a commercial when he was 8 years old.
 
He was very active about appearing in "Breaking Bad" as he wanted to do a lengthy dramatic role after doing "Malcolm in the Middle" for so long.
 
Refused to do several offers for family sit-com pilots where he plays a comical father like Hal on "Malcolm in the Middle."
 
Bryan wanted to become a police officer when he was in high school. When he came across an attractive woman in acting class, he began pursuing acting.
 
In high school, he was very good friends with the soccer player, Daniel Cameron.
 
Awards and Nominations:
• 1999 (W) - Best of the Fest (Drama), Breckenridge Festival of Film, for Last Chance
• 2000 (W) - Audience Award, Valleyfest Film Festival, for Last Chance
• 2001 (N) - Individual Achievement in Comedy, Television Critics Association Awards, for Malcolm in the Middle
• 2002 (N) - Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series, Emmy Awards, for Malcolm in the Middle •
2003 (N) - Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series, Emmy Awards, for Malcolm in the Middle
• 2003 (N) - Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television, Golden Globe Awards, for Malcolm in the Middle
• 2004 (N) - Best Performance by an Actor in a Series, Comedy or Musical, Golden Satellite Award, for Malcolm in the Middle
• 2004 (N) - Most Popular Mom & Pop in a Television Series, Young Artist Awards, for Malcolm in the Middle, shared with Jane Kaczmarek
• 2006 - honored as Grand Marshal of the Sherman Oaks, Street Fair by the Chamber of Commerce for his contribution towards the community KidSmartz
• 2006 (N) - Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series, Emmy Awards, for Malcolm in the Middle • 2008 (W) - Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series, Emmy Awards, for Breaking Bad
• 2008 (W) - Best Actor in a Series, Drama, Sattelite Award, for Breaking Bad
• 2009 (N) - Individual Achievement in Drama, Television Critics Association Awards, for Breaking Bad
• 2009 (N) - Performance in a Drama Multi-Episode Storyline, Prism Awards, for Breaking Bad
• 2009 (N) - Best Actor in Television, Saturn Award, for Breaking Bad
• 2009 (W) - Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series, Emmy Awards, for Breaking Bad
• 2010 (W) - Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series, Emmy Awards, for Breaking Bad
• 2013 (W) - Outstanding Drama Series, Emmy Awards, for Breaking Bad,
• 2014 (W) - Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series and Outstanding Drama Series, Emmy Awards for Breaking Bad.
 
Was singled out by frequent "Malcolm in the Middle" director Todd Holland during his Emmy speech in 2001. Cranston had been overlooked that year, and Holland proclaimed that he would "stand up here soon." Cranston was subsequently nominated for the first-time the next year.
 
He said his acting heroes are Dick Van Dyke, Jack Lemmon, Rod Steiger, and Spencer Tracy.
 

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