Bryan Cranston Biography, Age, Family, Wife, Kids, Movies, Awards and Net Worth

Bryan Cranston Biography

Bryan Cranston was born Bryan Lee Cranston is an American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter. Cranston is best known for his roles as Walter White in the AMC crime drama series Breaking Bad (2008-203).

He was also featured in Hal in the Fox sitcom Malcolm in the Middle (2000-2006), and Dr. Tim Whatley in the NBC sitcom Seinfield (1994-1997).

Bryan Cranston Age and Birthday

Bryan Lee Cranston was born on MArch 7th, 1956 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Lee Cranston is 65 years old as of 2021. He celebrates his birthday on March 7th every year.

Bryan Cranston Height and Weight

The American actor, Cranston, measures a standing height of 5 feet 11 inches tall which is equivalent to 1.80 meters. Additionally, he weighs 85 kilograms which is equivalent to 187 lbs. He has dark brown hair and hazel eyes.

Bryan Cranston Family, Parents, and Siblings

Born in Los Angeles, California, Cranston is the second of three children. In addition, he is the son of Annalisa Sell (1923-2004), his mother and Joseph Louis Cranston, his father(1924-2014). His mother was a radio actress while his father was an actor and former amateur boxer. Moreover, he has an older brother called Kyle and is a younger sister, Amy.

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His father held many jobs before deciding to become an actor, but did not secure enough roles to provide for his family. He eventually walked out on the family when Cranston was 11 years old, and they did not see each other again until a 22-year-old Cranston and his brother Kyle decided to track him down.

He then maintained a relationship with his father until his father’s death in 2014. Bryan claimed that he based his portrayal of Walter White on his own father, who had a slumped posture “like the weight of the world was on his shoulders”. After Cranston was left by his father, he was raised partly by his maternal grandparents, living on their poultry farm in Yucaipa, California.

Bryan Cranston Dating, Wife and Children

The amazingly talented actor, Bryan, was married to writer Mickey Middleton from 1977 to 1982. He married Robin Dearden on July 8th, 1989. Cranston had met the love of his life on the set of the series Airwolf in 1984; he was playing the villain of the week and she played a hostage he held at gunpoint. The couple has a daughter caled Taylor Dearden Cranston. Taylor was born on February 12th, 1993 and is an actress. She played an extra in the Breaking Bad episode “No Mas”, directed by her father.

Bryan Cranston Education and Career


Cranston is an amazing actor who graduated from Canoga Park High School where he was a member of the school’s chemistry club. Additionally, he earned an associate degree in police science from Los Angeles Valley College in 1976. While at Los Angeles Valley College, he took an acting class for an elective, which inspired him to pursue a career in acting “And at 19 years old, all of a sudden, my life changed.”


Cranston is known for his roles as Walter White on the AMC crime drama Breaking Bad (2008), Hal on the Fox situation comedy Malcolm in the Middle (2000), and Dr. Tim Whatley on five episodes of the NBC situation comedy Seinfeld (1989). For his role on “Breaking Bad”, he won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series four times (2008-2010, 2014), including three consecutive wins. After becoming one of the producers during the series’ fourth and fifth seasons, he also won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama Series twice.

In June 2014, Cranston won the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play for his portrayal of Lyndon B. Johnson in the play “All the Way” on Broadway. He reprised the role of Lyndon Johnson in the television adaptation All the Way (2016), which earned him widespread praise by critics. For the biographical drama Trumbo (2015), he earned widespread acclaim and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor. Cranston also appeared in several acclaimed films, such as Saving Private Ryan (1998), Little Miss Sunshine (2006), Drive (2011), Argo (2012) and Godzilla (2014). In 2019, he starred with Kevin Hart in the box office hit The Upside (2017).

Bryan Cranston Net Worth and Salary

The amazing actor, director, producer, and screenwriter, Bryan, has made a great fortune from his career. Cranston has an estimated net worth of $30 million. However, his annual salary is currently under review and will son be updated.

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