Bryan Cranston Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets


14th July 2016

Tweet: "'Yeehaa!' LBJ, upon hearing that All The Way received 8 Emmy Nominations. So grateful to all the artisans who helps (sic) us go all the way.Thanks". Outstanding Lead Actor In A Limited Series Or A Movie nominee Bryan Cranston celebrates the Emmy nominations for All The Way, in which he portrays former U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson.


11th July 2016

Quote: "I would go in a second if Larry called and said, 'Hey, I got this idea...' Working on Seinfeld was like going to comedy camp; you are immersed in their genius, Jerry (Seinfeld) and Larry and the rest of the cast were brilliant, and I got to be a part of that." Bryan Cranston would love to work with Seinfeld co-creator Larry David again after portraying Dr. Tim Whatley in the classic comedy series.


26th January 2016

Fact: Oscar nominee Bryan Cranston appears in the video for Disney star Zendaya's new song Neverland, which features on the soundtrack for the Broadway Peter Pan musical Finding Neverland.


16th November 2015

Quote: "Tom Hanks, who was the executive producer, called me up and said, 'Are you still skinny?' I got the role just because of that." Bryan Cranston won the role of Buzz Aldrin in TV mini-series From the Earth to the Moon because the actor originally cast to portray the astronaut couldn't fit into his spacesuit.


13th November 2015

Quote: "It was a terrible show, but I'm grateful for it because I met my future wife there, and that was 20... God, that was almost 30 years ago." Bryan Cranston insists appearing on much-maligned TV series Airwolf wasn't all bad.


13th November 2015

Quote: "I still have it. I like New Mexico. It's a beautiful state... I guess I didn't want to get rid of the house because that meant admitting it really was over. And also, I leased it to Bob Odenkirk... He needed a place to stay while he shoots Better Call Saul. Odenkirk crawls into my bed every night." Bryan Cranston still owns the house he bought while he was filming Breaking Bad in New Mexico. He now rents it out to his former co-star, who is shooting the spin-off there.


3rd September 2015

Quote: "Being (famous) is almost like being a pregnant woman. People think they can just put their hand on your belly and tell you, 'Oh, you're going to have a boy!' It's like having a complete stranger fondling you. And they have this sensibility where they feel comfortable coming up to you and saying, 'You know that thing you did? I didn't like that movie'." BREAKING BAD star Bryan Cranston on the downside of fame.


12th November 2014

Fact: Breaking Bad star Bryan Cranston has signed up to narrate the follow up to quirky kids book Go the F**k to Sleep. The actor will tackle the audiobook version of Adam Mansbach's adult kid's book You Have to F**king Eat, which is aimed at fussy young eaters and was released on Wednesday (12Nov14). Samuel L. Jackson handled narrating duties when Mansbach's book Go The F**k to Sleep was released in 2011.


26th August 2014

Fact: Bryan Cranston turned up the heat at the Primetime Emmy Awards on Monday night (25Aug14) by comically grabbing his former Seinfeld co-star Julia Louis-Dreyfus for a steamy lip-lock as she made her way to the stage to accept the prize for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series. The Veep star's win occurred moments after she and Cranston reunited onstage to present the Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series trophy to The Big Bang Theory's Jim Parsons. During the presenting segment, the actress commented on how much Cranston looked like her character Elaine's one-time boyfriend, dentist Tim Whatley, and when the Breaking Bad star revealed he actually was the actor who played the doctor, Louis-Dreyfus proceeded to ignore him. After the kiss, she quipped, "Yeah, yeah, he was on Seinfeld, yeah."


20th August 2014

Fact: Breaking Bad co-stars Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul reunited for a short film to promote the upcoming Emmy Awards on Monday (25Aug14). The duo stars in a reality Tv show parody called Barely Legal Pawn, in which they play employees of a pawn shop. Fellow Emmy winner Julia Louis-Dreyfus plays herself in the sketch. All three actors are up for Emmys at the prizegiving.


19th June 2014

Fact: Bryan Cranston, America Ferrera, Matthew Morrison, Steve Martin, Jesse Tyler Ferguson and John Lithgow were among the stars who turned out for the opening night performance of William Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing at the Delacorte Theater in New York City on Monday night (26Jun14).


9th June 2014

Tweet: "Congratulations to my dear friend and mentor of mine Bryan Cranston on his brand new Tony Award. So happy for you brother." Aaron Paul congratulates his Breaking Bad co-star Bryan Cranston following his Tony Award win on Sunday night (08Jun14).


6th June 2014

Fact: Actor Bryan Cranston is set to return to Tv to produce a comedy series inspired by the novel The Dangerous Book For Boys. The Breaking Bad star has bought the rights to Conn and Hal Iggulden’s book about three young boys who use their imaginations to navigate through life while growing up without fathers, and he is hoping to develop the show through his production company, Moon Shot Entertainment.


30th May 2014

Quote: "You never saw a bag zip up or anything... Never say never." Breaking Bad star Bryan Cranston refuses to completely rule out a possible return for his drug lord character Walter White, who appeared to die at the end of the cult Tv drama. The series finale aired in the U.S. last year (13).


26th April 2014

Quote: "My first day in acting class, I was issued a scene that said, 'A teenage couple is making out on a park bench'. When we were called up, I went to kiss the girl, and she was on me - embrace, passion, I'm dizzy, I'm lost. At the break I said to her, 'Do you want to have lunch sometime?' She looked at me like I was a lost puppy and said, 'Oh, no... I have a boyfriend'. I would have bet anything she was into me." Breaking Bad star Bryan Cranston on his confusing introduction to acting.


25th April 2014

Quote: "To have a successful career, you need a healthy dose of luck. And then having mentors: Tom Hanks has given me jobs several times (and) I saw the way he behaved on the set, his ability to convey respect and appreciation for others, and I made mental notes... Let's all be thankful." Breaking Bad star Bryan Cranston on his nice-guy image.


12th March 2014

Fact: Bryan Cranston reunited with his Breaking Bad co-star Aaron Paul on Tuesday night (11Mar14) after dashing from his Broadway show to join the young actor at the afterparty for the New York premiere of his new film, Need For Speed. The former Malcolm in The Middle veteran was still sporting grey streaks in his hair from All The Way, in which he portrays former U.S. President Lyndon Baines Johnson.


13th January 2014

Fact: Actor Bryan Cranston finally won his first Golden Globe for his role in Breaking Bad. The actor, who portrayed drug kingpin Walter White on the show, had been nominated for the part four times before his big win on Sunday night (12Jan14). Cranston called the victory "a lovely way to say goodbye to the show that meant so much to me". The drama, which ended last year (Sep13), was also named Best TV Series at the Golden Globes.


26th September 2013

Fact: Bryan Cranston is reprising his role as a horrible boss on How I Met Your Mother. The Breaking Bad actor previously appeared as boss-from-hell Hammond Druthers on the U.S. sitcom in 2006 and 2007.


23rd September 2013

Tweet: "Emmy gold goes to Breaking Bad! Cheers! And thank you fans for all the tremendous support." Breaking Bad star Bryan Cranston tweets fans after the show won a top prize at the Emmy Awards on Sunday night (22Sep13).


20th September 2013

Quote: "I got a tattoo, and she said, 'No, you didn't'. She loved it because it's discreet. When I catch a glimpse, it reminds me of this experience and I smile." Actor Bryan Cranston on his new Breaking Bad skin art.


12th September 2013

Fact: Breaking Bad stars Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul and Bob Odenkirk joined U.S. talk show host Jimmy Fallon on Wednesday (11Sep13) for a Tv parody called Joking Bad. In the 13-minute skit, Fallon and comedian Steve Higgins concocted jokes instead of cooking meth, like Cranston's character Walter White does in the crime drama. The spoof also featured comedian Colin Quinn, U.S. Tv host Jay Leno and LATE NIGHT WITH Jimmy Fallon house band The Roots, among many others.


6th September 2013

Quote: "I usually watch it with my wife when we're in the same city at the same time. She has a hard time watching it at night. I know what's going to happen in the episode, so I'll tell her, 'This one you maybe shouldn't watch at night.' She'll sit there watching it with me and the character will do something and she'll fold her arms and go, 'I don't like you anymore.'" Bryan Cranston's wife Robin struggles to watch the actor play a drug lord in hit Tv series Breaking Bad.


5th August 2013

Fact: Bryan Cranston's meth-dealing Tv character Walter White interviewed the actor during his appearance on U.S. show Late Night with Jimmy Fallon on Friday (02Aug13) when the host asked to try on his uncanny likeness mask, which Cranston wore as a prank at last month's (Jul13) Comic-Con convention in San Diego, California. The comedian chatted to his guest about his summer plans and then challenged him to an eerie staring contest while wearing the mask.


21st June 2013

Tweet: "I'm saddened by James Gandolfini's passing. He was a great talent & I owe him. Quite simply, without Tony Soprano there is no Walter White." Bryan Cranston credits James Gandolfini and his The Sopranos mobster role for inspiring his character in Breaking Bad. Gandolfini died in Italy on Wednesday (19Jun13).


24th April 2013

Fact: Lena Dunham, Bryan Cranston, Christina Aguilera, Daniel Day-Lewis and Steven Spielberg were among the famous faces who turned up to the Time 100 Gala in New York City on Tuesday (23Apr13). The stars were all included in Time magazine's 2013 list of the 100 Most Influential People in the World.


10th April 2013

Fact: Bryan Cranston, Mads Mikkelsen and Rebel Wilson have been added to the star-studded voice cast of DreamWorks Animation's Kung Fu Panda 3. Jack Black, Angelina Jolie and Seth Rogan will reprise their roles in the hit cartoon franchise centred around Black's martial arts fighting panda, Po.


7th January 2013

Quote: "There's two things that I want to do after Breaking Bad ends in March. I want to shoot (my) movie and then I want to do a play. And that'll be the end of my 2013." Actor Bryan Cranston has big plans for 2013. The star has previously directed 1999 drama Last Chance and has since taken charge of various episodes of his hit Tv shows Malcolm in the Middle and Breaking Bad, as well as The Office and Modern Family.


3rd August 2012

Quote: "I haven't done Broadway yet. I hope to within the next couple of years. I've had opportunities but either the material wasn't quite right or the timing wasn't quite right." Breaking Bad star Bryan Cranston is eyeing a stint on the New York stage after the hit series ends in 2013.


1st August 2012

Quote: "If Steve Zahn did Walter, we'd go, 'Oh, my God. Steve Zahn is the guy! Can you imagine anybody but Steve Zahn doing it?' And you wouldn't be able to." Bryan Cranston reveals he almost lost out on the lead in hit TV series Breaking Bad.


14th June 2012

Quote: "I was an interviewer at a dating service. They needed someone for the weekends, which was perfect for an actor. So, I worked Friday night, all day Saturday and Sunday. I would sit people down and have a little secret button. They're going through all their bulls**t (and)... I would push the button when they were really, truly honest and interesting. They found love. It was fun." Actor Bryan Cranston on his pre-fame job.


14th June 2012

Quote: "I have an offer to do the British Prime Minister in a play." Breaking Bad star Bryan Cranston is considering an unlikely role.


9th April 2012

Fact: Breaking Bad star Bryan Cranston has stepped behind the camera to direct an episode of hit comedy series Modern Family. The TV installment airs in the U.S. this week (begs09Apr12).


28th January 2012

Fact: Breaking Bad and former Malcolm In The Middle star Bryan Cranston owns his own art-house cinema in Palm Desert, California. His Cinemas Palme D'Or reopened last year (11).


24th September 2009

Quote: "Bryan Cranston won, which is great, but I really wanted Jon Hamm to win, so I could kiss him." Desperate Housewives star DANA DELANEY was hoping to smooch the Mad Men star at the 2009 Emmy Awards. She announced the winner of the Best Actor in a Drama category.


27th September 2005

Fact: <p>MALCOLM IN THE MIDDLE star Bryan Cranston and his brother are planning to ride motorbikes from Chicago to Los Angeles. </p>


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