Creator / Dean Norris

Dean Joseph Norris (born c. 1962/1963) is an American actor, best known for portraying DEA agent Hank Schrader in Breaking Bad and town selectman James "Big Jim" Rennie on the CBS series Under the Dome.

Norris has been acting mostly in supporting roles for most of his career, often in some sort of law enforcement role. His biggest role to date has been Hank from Breaking Bad, which has earned him critical acclaim.


  • Hidden Depths: Despite his laid back "guy's guy" demeanor in both his performances and in real life, Ivy Leaguer Norris is described by Vince Gilligan as a lover of poetry and a "voracious reader."