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The extraordinary actor-producer-writer and director, Bryan Cranston, is an Academy Award nominee, and the winner of the Emmy®, Golden Globe, SAG, Tony® and Olivier Awards.
Bryan is best known for his portrayal of Walter White on AMC’s Breaking Bad and as Hal in Fox’s Malcolm in the Middle. In 2021, he was seen starring in the Showtime limited series, Your Honor, which he also executive produces.
Recently, Bryan was in El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie, also on the big screen starring opposite Kevin Hart and Nicole Kidman in The Upside, and streaming on Disney+ in The One and Only Ivan.
Bryan made his Broadway debut as President Lyndon B. Johnson in All The
Way, winning the Tony Award for his efforts. He went on to produce the film adaption of the play through his production company, Moonshot Entertainment. And in 2019 he finished a Broadway run of Network based on the iconic film written by Paddy Chayefsky, for which he won his second Tony Award.
Moonshot Entertainment has also developed three television series for Amazon including Sneaky Pete, The Dangerous Book for Boys, and Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams, and also the animated series SuperMansion for Sony Crackle.
Aside from his acting career, Bryan is the New York Times bestselling author
of his terrific autobiography, A Life In Parts, in which he revisits the many parts he’s played on and off camera. Ultimately his memoir is illuminating about the transformative power of hard work.
Bryan proudly released an artisanal Mezcal, “Dos Hombres” with his longtime friend and occasional “cooking” partner, Aaron Paul.
In 2016, StoryBeat host, Steve Cuden, had the great privilege of interviewing Bryan live on stage at Point Park University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.