Road to the 73rd Golden Globes: The Nominees

  • Golden Globe Awards

Bryan Cranston

Bryan Cranston, the award-winning actor who gave us the memorable Walter White character in the AMC hit crime drama series Breaking Bad, has gone a long way from living on the farm with his grandparents, working with poultry and surviving the separation of his parents when he was just 11 years old. The 59-year-old actor, who was born in Canoga Park, California, admitted in an interview that he partly based his portrayal of Walter White on his own father, Joseph Louis “Joe” Cranston, a former actor and amateur boxer, who had a slumped posture “like the weight of the world was on his shoulders.