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Bryan Cranston

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Bryan Lee Cranston (born March 7, 1956) is an American actor and director who is best known for portraying Walter White in the AMC crime drama series Breaking Bad (2008–2013) and Hal in the Fox sitcom Malcolm in the Middle (2000–2006). He has received several awards—including six Primetime Emmy Awards, four Screen Actors Guild Awards, two Tony Awards, and a Golden Globe Award—with a nomination for an Academy Award and a BAFTA Award. Bryan Cranston's performance on Breaking Bad earned him the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series four times (2008, 2009, 2010, and 2014). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bryan Cranston has received more than 18,029,049 page views. His biography is available in 79 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 78 in 2019). Bryan Cranston is the 262nd most popular actor (down from 223rd in 2019), the 475th most popular biography from United States (down from 428th in 2019) and the 130th most popular American Actor.

Bryan Cranston is best known for his role as Walter White in the AMC drama series Breaking Bad.

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  • 79

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  • 6.45

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  • 4.78

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Among actors, Bryan Cranston ranks 262 out of 9,996Before him are Cate Blanchett, Lauren Bacall, Michael J. Fox, Anna Karina, Danny Trejo, and Goldie Hawn. After him are Ernest Borgnine, Ralph Fiennes, Richard Chamberlain, Sam Neill, Angela Lansbury, and Warren Beatty.

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Among people born in 1956, Bryan Cranston ranks 12Before him are Lars von Trier, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Christine Lagarde, Björn Borg, Tsai Ing-wen, and Theresa May. After him are David Copperfield, Michel Houellebecq, Andy García, Paolo Rossi, Carrie Fisher, and José Manuel Barroso.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Bryan Cranston ranks 475 out of 18,182Before him are Lauren Bacall (1924), Wilt Chamberlain (1936), Sarah Palin (1964), Danny Trejo (1944), Goldie Hawn (1945), and Chester A. Arthur (1829). After him are Eddie Murphy (1961), Ernest Borgnine (1917), Alan Shepard (1923), William S. Burroughs (1914), Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804), and Ellen G. White (1827).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Bryan Cranston ranks 130Before him are Dennis Hopper (1936), Julianne Moore (1960), Michelle Pfeiffer (1958), Lauren Bacall (1924), Danny Trejo (1944), and Goldie Hawn (1945). After him are Ernest Borgnine (1917), Richard Chamberlain (1934), Warren Beatty (1937), Liza Minnelli (1946), Richard Widmark (1914), and Robert Mitchum (1917).

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