The Breaking Contaminated Forged: Then & Now


Bryan Cranston (Then)

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Coming off the success of the hit sitcom Malcolm within the Heart, Bryan Cranston landed the lead position of Walter White in Breaking Contaminated. His efficiency obtained four Primetime Emmy Awards for Well-known Lead Actor in a Drama Series.


Bryan Cranston (Now)

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The Breaking Contaminated well-known particular person has had a busy 365 days, voicing the narrator of Wes Anderson’s 2023 comedy, Asteroid Metropolis. Cranston additionally appeared in an episode of It’s Repeatedly Sunny in Philadelphia along along with his Breaking Contaminated co-well-known particular person, Aaron Paul. Cranston has additionally been an outspoken point out for leisure workers at some level of the 2023 SAG-AFTRA strike, attending rallies in Current York and LA.


Anna Gunn (Then)

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Gunn’s portrayal of Skyler White, Walter White’s wife, earned her several awards including two Primetime Emmys for Well-known Supporting Actress in a Drama Series. The persona of Skyler has proven to be contentious amongst viewers and Gunn is reported to cling bought several loss of life threats.

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Anna Gunn (Now)

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Gunn starred in several episodes of Apple TV’s hit show off, Bodily, as successfully as four episodes of the Quibi series, Most Unhealthy Sport.


RJ Mitte (Then)

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Roy Frank “RJ” Mitte performed Walter White’s son, Walter Jr. Mitte, who has cerebral palsy love his on-show camouflage persona. He landed the position on Breaking Contaminated upright two years after intriguing to Hollywood in 2006.


RJ Mitte (Now)

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Lately, Mitte is tranquil acting and an point out of illustration for folks with disabilities. He not too prolonged ago starred in The Oak Room on Amazon and Guardians of Justice on Netflix. In 2023, Mitte used to be a celeb guest on the pop custom convention Pensacon and stars within the apprehension movie The Unseen.

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Aaron Paul (Then)

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Paul is easiest known for his portrayal of Jesse Pinkman. His efficiency rightfully earned him multiple Emmys for Well-known Supporting Actor in a Drama Series.


Aaron Paul (Now)

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In 2023, Paul starred within the Dusky Think Season 6 episode, Beyond the Sea, one amongst the most devastating and macabre reviews within the sci-fi series. Paul additionally starred as himself along in that goofy Repeatedly Sunny episode with Cranston, and honed his instruct acting talents as Todd Chavez on the Netflix animation Bojack Horseman from 2014 to 2020. He additionally heads a Mezcal stamp along with his frail co-well-known particular person Bryan Cranston.


Dean Norris (Then)

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Dean Norris performed Walter White’s brother-in-law DEA Agent, Hank Schrader. Hank additionally made an look within the Breaking Contaminated prequel series, Greater Call Saul.

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Dean Norris (Now)

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Norris had a small position in Charlie Day’s 2023 satirical comedy, Fool’s Paradise. Off the show camouflage, Norris’s ventures embody running the Swing Inn Cafe in Temecula and a performing arts center along with his namesake, which he created along with his wife. A self-proclaimed beer aficionado, the award-successful actor additionally owns a Breaking Contaminated-inspired brewery called Schraderbräu.


Betsy Brandt (Then)

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Brant performed Skyler White’s sister and Hank’s wife, Marie Schrader. Brandt within the muse auditioned for both Skyler and Marie’s aspects, and it used to be her biggest TV position she had ever booked after several years of small aspects on reveals love CSI, Boston Proper and ER.


Betsy Brandt (Now)

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Brant persisted on with appearances within the Breaking Contaminated stir-off series Greater Call Saul and performed Mia Thomas in Hulu’s 2023 series, Saint X.

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Bob Odenkirk (Then)

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Known primarily as a creator and sketch comedian forward of Breaking Contaminated, Odenkirk used to be an instant hit as one amongst the show off’s most loved characters. He performed Walter White’s attorney, Saul Goodman.


Bob Odenkirk (Now)

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After having fun with Saul Goodman for all 5 seasons of Breaking Contaminated, Odenkirk persisted on as the lead persona within the stir-off series, Greater Call Saul, making him the longest running persona from the Breaking Contaminated series and incomes him multiple Emmy Nominations. In 2023 Odenkirk had a guest position within the 2nd season of the hit show off The Private, as successfully as the AMC series Lucky Hank.


Nina Derwin

Nina Derwin is a Brooklyn-primarily based utterly utterly creator with a ardour for the art of storytelling. Moreover writing articles for diverse purchasers and publications, Nina has written several episodes of scripted tv for networks including Starz and Fox.  

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