Breaking Bad star Bryan Cranston has just turned 65, giving fans another reason to celebrate the legendary actor with tribute posts online. Cranston, who won four Best Actor Emmy Awards for his role as Walter White on the iconic AMC series, is universally considered to be one of the greatest actors of all time. As such, social media has quickly been filling up with tribute posts from Breaking Bad fans all across the world praising the accomplished performer.
“Three time consecutive and a total of four time emmy award winner, actor who gave us the greatest tv character ever. Happy Birthday @BryanCranston,” one fan says on Twitter.
“Happy Birthday Bryan Cranston. One of the best actors out there and his performance in Breaking Bad is one of the best of all time,” another tweet reads, along with four photos of Cranston as Walter White.
Another fan writes, “Happy Birthday Bryan Cranston! From Seinfeld to Malcolm in The Middle to Breaking Bad to Your Honor he’s been excellent. Trumbo, Argo, Contagion, Godzilla! He can command the big screen too! Now he’s serving up tequila!”
A Breaking Bad fan names Walter White as the best Cranston role by tweeting, “I was curious back then about Breaking Bad because it was widely talked about, and it’s “the dad from Malcolm in the Middle”. When I finally got around to watch it, I was blown away! It’s gotta be one of the best TV shows ever! Happy birthday Bryan Cranston!”
Posting four photos of Cranston hamming it up on the set of Breaking Bad in a pink sweater, another fan tweeted, “Happy birthday to my favorite actor in the world. @BryanCranston you are iconic!”
Triviazoids also tweeted a screenshot from Breaking Bad of when Cranston’s character spelled out the number ’65’ with bacon on the morning of his 65th birthday, a great way of acknowledging the actor’s real-life 65th birthday.
And another tweet reads: “With six Emmys, two Tonys, two #GoldenGlobes, five Screen Actors Guild Awards, and countless other recognitions, Bryan Cranston’s trophy case is bursting at the seams. Born on this date in 1956, #BryanCranston got his first crack at an Oscar with his nomination for “Trumbo.”
Cranston reprised the role of Walter White for the Netflix movie sequel El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie. Aside from Breaking Bad, he is also well known for his role on other shows including Malcolm in the Middle, Sneaky Pete, and Seinfeld. He has also appeared in a variety of movies like Godzilla, The Upside, Power Rangers, and Trumbo. A clip of Cranston in character as Hal from Malcolm in the Middle could also be seen in a recent episode of the hit Disney+ series WandaVision.
Recently, Cranston impressed critics and fans once again with his latest performance on the Showtime limited series Your Honor. Developed by Peter Moffat, the series stars Cranston as a prominent New Orleans judge whose teenaged son accidentally kills the son of a local mafia kingpin. Hunter Doohan, Hope Davis, Sofia Black-D’Elia, Isaiah Whitlock Jr., Michael Stuhlbarg, and Carmen Ejogo also star. The series concluded its ten-episode run in February with a polarizing finale. However he’s choosing to celebrate the day, we wish Bryan Cranston a very happy 65th birthday!