Bryan Cranston has never been more famous than he is now. He started his acting career in the 1980s after performing in regional theatres and at the Granada Theatre in the San Fernando Valley. Some of his earliest television work included a variety of TV commercials and English dubbing of Japanese anime. Throughout the 90s he appeared in numerous TV roles on shows such as Matlock, L.A. Law, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Murder, She Wrote, Sabrina, the Teenage Witch, The X-Files, and 3rd Rock from the Sun. One of his most famous roles came in 2000, as the father Hal on Malcolm in the Middle, and since then Cranston has appeared in such films and television shows as The King of Queens, How I Met Your Mother, Robot Chicken, Clerks: The Animated Series, The Lincoln Lawyer, Larry Crowne, Contagion, Drive, Total Recall, Rock of Ages, Argo, and, of course, Breaking Bad. HE IS THE ONE WHO KNOCKS! Heisenberg – er, Bryan Cranston turns 57 today.