awards & nominations

All the Way (2016)

Bryan Cranston as "Lyndon B. Johnson"

President Lyndon B. Johnson (Bryan Cranston) endures a tumultuous first year in office while trying to launch a civil rights bill.

Emmy (Primetime) (2016)NominatedOutstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie

Trumbo (2015)

Bryan Cranston as "Dalton Trumbo"

In 1947, successful screenwriter Dalton Trumbo (Bryan Cranston) and other Hollywood figures get blacklisted for their political beliefs.

Academy Award (2015)NominatedActor in a Leading Role
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2015)NominatedLeading Actor
Golden Globe (2015)NominatedBest Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2015)NominatedOutstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2015)NominatedOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

Argo (2012)

Bryan Cranston as "Jack O'Donnell"

On Nov. 4, 1979, militants storm the U.S. embassy in Tehran, Iran, taking 66 American hostages. Amid the chaos, six Americans manage to slip away and find refuge with the Canadian ambassador. Knowing that it's just a matter of time before the refugees are found and likely executed, the U.S. government calls on extractor Tony Mendez (Ben Affleck) to rescue them. Mendez's plan is to pose as a Hollywood producer scouting locations in Iran and train the refugees to act as his "film" crew.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2012)WonOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

Breaking Bad (2008)

Bryan Cranston as "Walter White"

Mild-mannered high school chemistry teacher Walter White thinks his life can't get much worse. His salary barely makes ends meet, a situation not likely to improve once his pregnant wife gives birth, and their teenage son is battling cerebral palsy. But Walter is dumbstruck when he learns he has terminal cancer. Realizing that his illness probably will ruin his family financially, Walter makes a desperate bid to earn as much money as he can in the time he has left by turning an old RV into a meth lab on wheels.

Emmy (Primetime) (2014)WonOutstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Golden Globe (2014)WonBest Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2014)WonOutstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2014)WonOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
Emmy (Primetime) (2013)NominatedOutstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Golden Globe (2013)NominatedBest Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2013)WonOutstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2013)NominatedOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
Emmy (Primetime) (2012)NominatedOutstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Golden Globe (2012)NominatedBest Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2012)NominatedOutstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2012)NominatedOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
Golden Globe (2011)NominatedBest Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2011)NominatedOutstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series
Emmy (Primetime) (2010)WonOutstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2010)NominatedOutstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series
Emmy (Primetime) (2009)WonOutstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Emmy (Primetime) (2008)WonOutstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series

Malcolm in the Middle (2000)

Bryan Cranston as "Hal Wilkerson"

The Cleavers they ain't. Mom is a screaming control freak, Dad is a goofy human hairball, oldest son Francis escaped the family at a young age, Reese is just criminal, Dewey is a space cadet and young Jamie is the scapegoat. The middle kid, Malcolm (who delivers the narrative for the capers of this whacked-out clan) is a brainiac who doesn't want to be burdened by his genius.

Emmy (Primetime) (2006)NominatedOutstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
Emmy (Primetime) (2003)NominatedOutstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
Golden Globe (2003)NominatedBest Performance by An Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Emmy (Primetime) (2002)NominatedOutstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

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