"Thank God I hadn't seen a billion episodes of Breaking Bad like everyone else, otherwise I would have been too intimated to walk to work [on Godzilla (2014)] with Bryan. I had seen him in a few, but the real reason I wanted Bryan was because of Malcolm in the Middle - and an episode of Airwolf from 1986."Bryan Lee Cranston (born March 7, 1956) is an American actor most famous for his roles as Hal in Malcolm in the Middle and his Emmy-winning performance as Walter White in Breaking Badnote . During his youth, he started acting in theaters such as the Granada Theater, though he stopped for a bit until the late 80's since his show business parents weren't too keen on Cranston being in the acting business.Cranston has also done work as a voice actor, providing voices in english dubs for japanese anime such as Macross Plus and Armitage III (sometimes going under the pseudonym "Lee Stone"), though he isn't exactly a big name in the anime industry. His most recent involvement with voice acting was in the animated movie adaptation of Batman: Year One as the voice of James Gordon. He also won a Tony award for he debut Broadway performance as President Lyndon Johnson in All The Way, and he is set to reprise the role in an upcoming HBO miniseries based on the play.