Who is Bryan Cranston and what is his net worth 2018? Bryan Cranston is an actor who is best known for portraying the role of Walter White in the series ‘Breaking bad’ on AMC. He is also a producer, director, and screenwriter. He has also successfully appeared as Hal in the series ‘Malcolm in the Middle’ on FOX and also as Dr. Tim Whatley in ‘Seinfeld’ on NBC. Cranston has appeared in movies like ‘Little Miss Sunshine’, ‘Godzilla’, ‘Saving Private Ryan’, ‘Argo’, and ‘Drive’. He received critical acclaim for his role in the film ‘Trumbo’. He has won several awards and nominations in his career.
Bryan Lee Cranston was born in Hollywood, California on March 7, 1956. He was born to parents Joseph Louis “Joe” Cranston and Audrey Peggy. His father was a former amateur boxer and actor and his mother was a radio actress. He has two other siblings and he grew up in Canoga Park in California. When he was 11, his father moved away from the family. He was then raised by his grandparents in Yucaipa, California.
He went to Canoga Park High School and was the member of the chemistry club in his school. In 1976, Cranston got his associate’s degree from Los Angeles Valley College. At the age of 22, he met his father after a gap of 11 years. After completing his college, he began his career in acting by appearing in local theaters.
In 1977, Bryan Cranston married writer Mickey Middleton. The couple got separated in 1982. He then was married to Robin Dearden in 1989. Together they have a daughter named Taylor Dearden Cranston born in 1993.
Bryan Cranston started working in the late 1980s. He used to appear mostly in advertisements and minor roles. In 1983, he became the cast member of ‘Loving’. In 1988, he then became a part of the series ‘Raising Miranda’. He has also lent for various movies like ‘Macross Plus’, ‘Armitage III: Poly-Matrix’, and ‘Mighty Morphin Power Rangers’. In 1994, he became a part of the sitcom ‘Seinfeld’. In 1996, he was seen in the film ‘That Thing You Do!’ It was then followed by appearing in the sitcom ‘The King of Queens’.
In 1998, he appeared in Steven Speilberg’s film ‘Saving Private Ryan’. Cranston then appeared in the comedy series ‘Malcolm in the Middle’. In the 2000s, he also made guest appearances on several TV shows and in 2008 he was seen in the movie ‘Little Miss Sunshine’. In the same year, he also appeared in ‘Breaking Bad’ on AMC.
In 2011, he appeared in three successful movies ‘Contagion’, ‘Drive’ and ‘The Lincoln Lawyer’. He has also lent his films including ‘Batman: Year One’, ‘Kung Fu Panda 3’, ‘Power Rangers’, and ‘Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted’. In 2016, he appeared in the Broadway ‘All the Way’. A year later he was seen in the adaptation of ‘All the Way’ on HBO.
For his role in ‘Trumbo’, Bryan Cranston was nominated in the category of ‘Best Actor’ in the Academy Awards, Golden Globe Awards, and BAFTA Awards in 2016. In 2013, he won the Screen Actors Guild Awards. He has won 6 Primetime Emmy Awards and 2 Golden Globe Awards. He has also won 4 Screen Actors Guild Awards and numerous other awards.
Bryan Cranston Net Worth
By appearing in 65 films, Bryan Cranston has gone on to accumulated good wealth for himself. He has also appeared in 75 TV series and has appeared in 3 Broadways. Bryan Cranston’s net worth is an estimated $35 million. He has appeared in a total of 151 episodes of ‘Malcolm in the Middle’.
He has also successfully directed various TV series and has appeared in two video games. Cranston has also appeared in the video clip for ‘Audi’ and ‘Esurance’. In 2013, he was the narrator of the documentary called ‘Big History’. He has also lent his voice for animated TV series like ‘Robot Chicken’ and ‘The Simpsons’.
Bryan Cranston is an avid fan of the Los Angeles Dodgers and Philadelphia Phillies. He was the co-owner of Cinemas Palme d’Or which is a former independent theatre. He has directed an episode of Breaking Bad called ‘No Mas’ where his daughter Taylor Dearden was seen.