Bryan Cranston Bio Details

Full name

Bryan Lee Cranston





Date of birth

7 Mar 1956

Birth place

Canoga Park, California, USA


TV Producer


TV Producer

Actor (1980 (ca.))


Los Angeles Valley College, Los Angeles, California, United States

Canoga Park High School, Los Angeles, California, United States

Has an associate degree in police science
Played the recurring role of "dentist to the stars" Dr Tim Whatley in Seinfield.
In the 1980s, when Bryan started acting, he appeared in several commercials including Coffee-Mate, Honda and Preparation H hemorrhoid cream.
When he played Hal in Malcom in the Middle, the writers started a game called "What won’t Bryan do?" in which they invented more and more difficult and sometimes ridiculous stunts for Bryan.  The game culminated in him being covered by 1000 live bees without any protest.
For his portrayal of Walter White in the highly acclaimed Breaking Bad, he won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series four times (2008, 2009, 2010, 2014)
About Walter White he said it is “the role that will undoubtedly be the first line of my obituary.”
Based his portrayal of Walter White in the opening series on his father, 'standing hunched and burdened'.
During the final day of filming Breaking Bad, Bryan and actor Aaron Paul (aka Jesse Pinkman) got breaking bad tattoos.  Bryan chose to have the Breaking Bad Logo on a finger.
Played author and screenwriter Dalton Trumbo in the 2015 movie of the same name, Trumbo. 

Golden Globes

2014 - Best Performance In a TV Series - Breaking Bad

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Walter White in Breaking Bad
Hal in Malcolm in the Middle
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Relationship History

Robin Dearden


1 child together


Mickey Middleton


marriage 1977
divorce 1982

Bryan Cranston Children

Taylor Dearden


Taylor Dearden

with Robin Dearden

Daughter of Breaking Bad Star Bryan Cranston

Bryan Cranston Siblings

Amy Cranston


Kyle Cranston




Breaking Bad Commemorative tattoo

Bryan and Aaron Paul (AKA Jesse Pinkman) each got a tattoo on the final day of filming Breaking Bad.

Bryan Cranston Family

Bryan Cranston's parents:

Bryan Cranston's father was Joe Cranston Bryan Cranston's mother was Peggy Cranston

Bryan Cranston's former step-parents:

Bryan Cranston's former step-mother was Cindy Cranston

Bryan Cranston's children:

Bryan Cranston's daughter is Taylor Dearden

Bryan Cranston's current partners:

Bryan Cranston's wife is Robin Dearden

Bryan Cranston's former partners:

Bryan Cranston's former wife is Mickey Middleton

Bryan Cranston's siblings:

Bryan Cranston's sister is Amy Cranston Bryan Cranston's brother is Kyle Cranston

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