Bryan Cranston

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Bryan Lee Cranston (born March 7, 1956) is an American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter. He is best known for his roles as Walter White in the AMC crime drama series Breaking Bad (2008–2013), Tim Whatley in the NBC sitcom Seinfeld (1994–1997), Hal in the Fox sitcom Malcolm in the Middle (2000–2006), and Vince Lonigan in the Prime Video crime drama series Sneaky Pete (2015–2019). Cranston's performance on Breaking Bad is widely regarded as one of the best in television history, earning 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 12,779,208 page views. His biography is available in 78 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 73 in 2019). Bryan Cranston is the 225th most popular actor (up from 265th in 2019), the 428th most popular biography from United States (up from 526th in 2019) and the 115th most popular American Actor.

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  • 78

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  • 4.61

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Among actors, Bryan Cranston ranks 225 out of 10,030. Before him are Anna Magnani, James Caan, Nicole Kidman, Fernandel, Julia Roberts, and Ernest Borgnine. After him are Jack Lemmon, Lauren Bacall, Jennifer Aniston, Maximilian Schell, Julianne Moore, and Malcolm McDowell.

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Among people born in 1956, Bryan Cranston ranks 8Before him are Mel Gibson, Björn Borg, Lars von Trier, Steve Ballmer, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, and Christine Lagarde. After him are Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Theresa May, Tsai Ing-wen, Christoph Waltz, Michel Houellebecq, and Carrie Fisher.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Bryan Cranston ranks 428 out of 15,968. Before him are Kurt Vonnegut (1922), James Caan (1940), Nicole Kidman (1967), Julia Roberts (1967), Dean Martin (1917), and Ernest Borgnine (1917). After him are Jack Lemmon (1925), Glen Campbell (1936), Black Dahlia (1924), Crazy Horse (1840), Alfred Kinsey (1894), and Lauren Bacall (1924).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Bryan Cranston ranks 115Before him are Dianne Wiest (1946), Susan Sarandon (1946), James Caan (1940), Nicole Kidman (1967), Julia Roberts (1967), and Ernest Borgnine (1917). After him are Jack Lemmon (1925), Lauren Bacall (1924), Jennifer Aniston (1969), Julianne Moore (1960), Kurt Russell (1951), and Christopher Reeve (1952).

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