Wednesday 21 June 2017

Bryan Cranston

Bryan Cranston

Bryan Lee Cranston was born on the 7th March 1956. He is an American actor, voice actor, screenwriter, director and producer well known for his role as Walter White in the crime drama series Breaking Bad, Hal on the comedy series Malcolm in the Middle and Dr. Tim Whatley in the comedy series Seinfeld. He is also the producer of Breaking Bad and has won the Primetime Emmy Award for the Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series. He has also done films like Saving Private Ryan 1998, Little Miss Sunshine 2006, Argo 2012 and Godzilla 2014. 

Bryan Cranston Religion

Bryan hasn’t spoken much about his religious views and appears to be an agnostic or atheist. In an interview with Huffpost , he was asked how would he explain death or religion to his kids, to which he said that it is difficult to answer questions like “What is god ?” or “What’s going to happen when we die ?” . His father was an Austrian-Jew while his mother was of the German descent. Being brought up by his grandparents, Bryan doesn’t follow his parent’s religion or beliefs.

Bryan Cranston Political Views

Bryan is a democrat and has supported Hilary Clinton in the 2016 presidential election while also making a comment stating that he would move to Canada if Trump was elected.  After Trump’s election as the US President, Bryan said he thought that Trump was refreshing and that he doesn’t necessarily support everything he says but it may be good for politics. Bryan also supports many causes like Cancer, Disaster Relief, Human Rights and LGBT.

Who is he/she dating?

Bryan was married to writer Michaelle Louise [Mickey] Middleton in November 1977 and filed for divorce in April 1982. On the sets of the series Airwolf in 1984, he met his present wife Robin Dearden, who played the role of the hostage while he played the role of the villain of the week. They have one daughter Taylor Dearden Cranston, born in 1993, who studied Theatre at USC class of 2015.

Bryan Cranston Hobbies

Bryan is a baseball fan and enjoys watching baseball as he played it as a student. He collects memorabilia and is a Philadelphia Phillies and LA Dodgers fan. Acting and writing his own projects is also one of his hobbies. He also enjoys playing the drums and travelling to Hawaii. Creating projects and things remains the most important hobby for Bryan. He respects the art of creation and often spends time in making things better.

Interesting Facts

He has done voice acting for the English dubbing in a Japanese animation [Anime] under the name Lee Stone.

He was also an ordained minister in college.

He spent two years travelling in the United States with is younger brother on the motorcycle and has also run four marathons.

He is the part owner of the independent theatre Cinemas Palme d’Or in Palm Desert,  California.