Bryan Cranston Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Net Worth & Bio

Bryan Cranston is currently one of the most popular TV actors in the American television drama industry, for his iconic role as chemistry teacher turned drug maker, Walter White, in the super hit TV series ‘Breaking Bad’.

Apart from being a talented actor, Bryan Cranston is also screenwriter, director and producer as well. Bryan Cranston has won several prestigious awards for his talent as an actor and filmmaker till date. Although he basically comes from a family of performers, Bryan Cranston was initially discouraged to pursue a career in acting when he started appearing in local and regional stage plays.

About Bryan Cranston

Bio

Real NameBryan Lee Cranston
NicknameLee Stone
Date of Birth7th March 1956
Age (as of November 2018)62 years
Nationality
American
Religion
Jewish
Place of Birth
Hollywood (California)
Education
Associate's Degree in Political Science from Los Angeles Valley College

Physical Stats

Height
5 ft 11"
(180 cm) approximately
Weight
155 lbs
(70 kg)
approximately
Hair Color
Salt & Pepper
Eye ColorLight Brown

Family & Relationships

FatherJoseph Louis "Joe" Cranston
(ex-amateur Boxer/Actor)
MotherAudrey "Peggy" Sell Cranston
(Radio Artist/Actress)
BrotherKyle Edward Cranston (Elder)
(Actor)
SisterAmy Cranston
Marital StatusMarried
WifeRobin Dearden
(Actress)

Career

Profession
Actor/Director/Producer/Screenwriter
Net WorthINR 216,00,00,000
(USD 30 Million)
Famous for
MOVIES -
Amazing Women on the Moon (1987), Dead Space (1991), Erotique (1994), Street Corner Justice (1996), Strategic Command (1997), Saving Private Ryan (1998), Last Chance (1999), The Prince of Light (2000), 'Twas the Night (2001), Illusion (2004), Little Miss Sunshine (2006), Hard Four (2007), Love Ranch (2010), Drive, Detachment, Leave, Contagion (2011), John Carter, Rock of Ages, Total Recall, Argo (2012), Cold Comes the Night (2013), Godzilla (2014), The Infiltrator, Wakefield (2016), Power Rangers, Last Flag Flying (2017)
TELEVISION -
Crisis Counselor - "Bisexual Marriage" (1982), Loving (1983-1985), One Life to Live (1985), Airwolf - "Desperate Monday" (1986), Murder She Wrote (1986-1996), Hill Street Blues - "A Pound of Flesh" (1987), Matlock (1987-1991), Raising Miranda (1988), Baywatch - "Cruise Ship" (1989), Capital News - "Blues for Mr. White" (1990), The Flash - "Be My Baby" (1991), L. A. Law - "All About Sleaze" (1992), Walker, Texas Ranger - "Deadly Vision" (1994), Seinfeld (1994-1997), Land's End (1995), The Louie Show (1996), The X-Files - "Drive" (1998), The Pretender - "PTB" (1999), The King of Queens (1999-2001), Malcolm in the Middle (2000-2006), Gary & Mike (2001), How I Met Your Mother (2006-2013), Fallen (2007), Breaking Bad (2008-2013), 30 Rock - "Governor Dunston" (2012), Sneaky Pete (2015-present), All The Way (2016), Curb Your Enthusiasm - "Running with the Bulls' (2017)
First AppearanceTELEVISION -
Crisis Counselor - "Bisexual Marriage" (1982)
MOVIE -
Amazing Women on the Moon (1987)
HobbiesWatching baseball, collecting baseball memorabilia, playing drums and traveling

Bryan Cranston gained popularity as an actor with short supporting roles in movies and American television series and voice-overs for famous animated characters. However, Bryan Cranston’s most iconic role is considered in the Breaking Bad series, besides being one of the best producers of the show too.

Bryan Cranston’s age is around 62 years as Bryan Cranston was born on the 7th of March, 1956 in Hollywood, California. Bryan Cranston’s height is around 5 ft 11 inches (180 cm) while Bryan Cranston’s weight is around 70 kg (155 lbs). In his spare time, Bryan Cranston loves watching baseball, playing the drums, traveling to Hawaii and has a passion for collecting baseball memorabilia, as part of his hobbies.

Bryan Cranston’s father was Joseph Louis “Joe” Cranston, a former amateur boxer turned actor, while Bryan Cranston’s mother was Audrey “Peggy” Sell Cranston, a professional radio artist. Bryan Cranston’s elder brother is Kyle Edward Cranston, while Bryan Cranston’s younger sister is Amy Sell Cranston, also an actress. Bryan Cranston’s ex-wife is Michelle Louise “Mickey” Middleton, whom he was married to from November of 1977 till their divorce in April of 1982. However, Bryan Cranston’s wife is actress, Robin Dearden, whom he is married to since July of 1989. Bryan Cranston and his wife Robin Dearden have a lovely daughter, named Taylor Dearden who is also an actress by profession.

Thanks to his immense success as an actor, producer, director and screenwriter, Bryan Cranston’s net worth today is estimated around INR 216 crores (USD 30 Million).

Talking about the recognition Bryan Cranston’s acting talent attracts, Bryan Cranston is the winner of several prestigious awards and has had numerous award nominations to his credit as well.

Bryan Cranston is the winner of the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture for his role in the movie ‘Argo’ (2013), besides having 2 Screen Actors Guild Award nominations as well.

Bryan Cranston’s movie roles have also earned him 1 Academy Award nomination, 1 British Academy Film Award nomination, 1 Golden Globe Award nomination and also 1 Critics’ Choice Movie Award nomination too.

For his impressive acting and voice-over performances in TV series, Bryan Cranston won the Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Actor in a Drama Series for ‘Breaking Bad’ (2012) and won another Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Actor in a Drama Series for ‘Breaking Bad’ (2013), apart from having 1 Critics’ Choice Television Award nomination also.

Bryan Cranston also won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Drama Series for ‘Breaking Bad’ (2014) and also received the Golden Globe Award for Best Television Series – Drama for ‘Breaking Bad’ (2014), besides having 5 Golden Globe Award nominations too.

Bryan Cranston is the winner of the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series for ‘Breaking Bad’ (2008), the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series for ‘Breaking Bad’ (2009), and the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series, again, for ‘Breaking Bad’ (2010), the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama Series for ‘Breaking Bad’ (2013), the Primetime Emmy Award for for Outstanding Drama Series, again, for ‘Breaking Bad’ (2014) and winner of the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series, yet again, for ‘Breaking Bad’ (2014). Besides having won 6 Primetime Emmy Awards, Bryan Cranston has also had 9 Primetime Emmy Award nomination also.

Bryan Cranston has also won the Satellite Award for Best Actor – Television Drama Series for ‘Breaking Bad’ (2008), the Satellite Award for Best Actor – Television Drama Series, again, for ‘Breaking Bad’ (2009), the Satellite Award for Best Actor – Television Drama Series, yet again, for ‘Breaking Bad’ (2010), and again won the Satellite Award for Best Actor – Television Drama Series for ‘Breaking Bad’ (2014), besides having won the Satellite Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or TV Film for his performance in ‘All the Way’ (2016). Besides having won 5 Satellite Awards, Bryan Cranston has also had 3 Satellite Award nominations also.

Bryan Cranston is also the winner of the Saturn Award for Best Actor on Television for his iconic role in ‘Breaking Bad’ (2012) and again the Saturn Award for Best Actor on Television for ‘Breaking Bad’ (2013), besides having 5 Saturn Award nominations till date.

Bryan Cranston received the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series for his performance in ‘Breaking Bad’ (2013), the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series, again, for ‘Breaking Bad’ (2014) and the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series for ‘Breaking Bad’ (2014) and received the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Limited Series for his excellent acting in ‘All the Way’ (2017), besides having had 5 Screen Actors Guild Award nominations too.

Being originally a theater artist, Bryan Cranston is the winner of the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor in a Play and the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play for his role in ‘All the Way’ (2014), the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor for his role in ‘Network’ (2018) and the 2009 Television Critics Association Award for Individual Achievement in Drama too.

Interesting Facts About Bryan Cranston

  • Bryan Cranston smokes and also drinks alcohol.
  • Apart from being famous as a movie, TV and theater actor, Bryan Cranston is also popular for voice-over roles in numerous super hit animated series and movies.
  • Very few people know that Bryan Cranston actually got ordained as a minister while still in college, as a part-time job.
  • Bryan Cranston initially got his acting break with a stage play at the Grenada Theater, San Fernando Valley (California).
  • Bryan Cranston is an accomplished runner and has participated in around 4 marathon races in the US till date.
  • Bryan Cranston was mainly raised at a poultry farm his grandparent owned in California, after his parents separated when he was around 11 years of age.
  • Bryan Cranston is also a co-owner of the Cinemas Palme d’Or, an independent theater, in Palm Desert, California.

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