Bryan Cranston is an Academy Award nominee, a four time Emmy Award winner, and a Golden Globe, SAG, and Tony Award winner.
Cranston recently wrapped production on Neil Burger’s Untouchable with Kevin Hart, and Richard Linklater’s Last Flag Flying with Steve Carell and Laurence Fishburne, which is set to release this fall. Bryan was last seen as Zordon in Power Rangers, and he will next star as the title character in Robin Swicord's independent feature, Wakefield, which will be released by IFC on May 19, 2017.
On stage, Cranston made his Broadway debut as President Lyndon B. Johnson in All The Way by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan. Bryan won the 2014 Tony® Award for his performance, as well as a Drama Desk Award, Outer Critics Circle Award, and Theater World Award for “Outstanding Actor in a Play.” Bryan went on to produce the film adaption of the play through his production company, Moonshot Entertainment, along with Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Television and Tale Told Productions. It premiered on HBO in May 2016 and was nominated for eight Emmy Awards including “Outstanding Television Movie” and an individual nomination for Bryan for “Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie”. All The Way was nominated for four Critics’ Choice Awards, including “Best Television Movie” and an individual nomination for Bryan for “Best Actor in a Television Movie”. Additionally, Bryan was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for “Best Actor in a Television Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television” and recently won the SAG Award for “Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Limited Series”.
Moonshot Entertainment has also developed the drama series Sneaky Pete for Amazon and the animated series SuperMansion for Crackle. SuperMansion received two Emmy Award nominations and was recently picked up for a third season. Sneaky Pete was picked up for a second season.
In 2015, Cranston starred as the title character in Jay Roach’s Trumbo. His performance garnered him nominations for an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, a SAG Award, a BAFTA Award, and a Critics’ Choice Award in 2016 for “Best Actor”.
Cranston’s other feature film credits include: John Hamburg’s Why Him?, Brad Furman’s The Infiltrator, Gareth Edwards’ Godzilla, Ben Affleck's Argo, Len Wiseman’s remake of Total Recall, Nicholas Winding Refn’s Drive, Steven Soderbergh’s Contagion, Brad Furman’s The Lincoln Lawyer, Jonathan Dayton & Valerie Faris’ Little Miss Sunshine, Steven Spielberg’s Saving Private Ryan, and Tom Hanks’ Larry Crown and That Thing You Do!, among others. Bryan has also lent his voice to DreamWorks Animation films Kung Fu Panda 3 and Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted.
On television, Cranston’s portrayal of Walter White on AMC’s Breaking Bad garnered him four Emmy® Awards, four SAG Awards and a Golden Globe Award. Bryan holds the honor of being the first actor in a cable series and the second lead actor in the history of the Emmy® Awards to receive three consecutive wins. As a producer on Breaking Bad, Bryan won two Emmy® Awards and a Producers Guild of America (PGA) Award for “Outstanding Drama Series.”
Behind the camera, Cranston was nominated for the Directors Guild of America (DGA) Award for Breaking Bad (in 2014) and Modern Family (in 2013 and 2014). Cranston also wrote, directed, and acted in the original romantic drama Last Chance as a birthday gift for his wife and star of the film, Robin Dearden.
Bryan’s career began with a role on the television movie Love Without End, which led to him being signed as an original cast member of ABC's Loving. He went on to appear as Hal on FOX's Malcolm in the Middle, which ran for seven seasons and for which Cranston was nominated for a Golden Globe Award and three Emmy® Awards.
Cranston is also a spokesperson and longtime supporter of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC). NCMEC is the leading nonprofit organization in the U.S. working with law enforcement, families and professionals on issues related to missing and sexually exploited children.