Walter White (Breaking Bad)

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Walter Hartwell White Sr., also known by his clandestine alias Heisenberg, is a fictional character and the main protagonist of Breaking Bad.wikipedia
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Bryan Cranston

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He is portrayed by Bryan Cranston.
He is best known for playing Walter White on the AMC series Breaking Bad (2008–2013), Hal on the Fox sitcom Malcolm in the Middle (2000–2006), and Dr. [[List of Seinfeld minor characters#Other characters appearing in 5 or more episodes|Tim Whatley]] on the NBC sitcom Seinfeld (1994–1997).

Breaking Bad

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Walter Hartwell White Sr., also known by his clandestine alias Heisenberg, is a fictional character and the main protagonist of Breaking Bad.
Set and filmed in Albuquerque, New Mexico, the series tells the story of Walter White (Bryan Cranston), a struggling and depressed high school chemistry teacher who is diagnosed with stage-3 lung cancer.

Jesse Pinkman

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After this discovery, he resorts to manufacturing methamphetamine and drug dealing with his former student Jesse Pinkman (Aaron Paul) to ensure his family's financial security after his death.
He is a crystal meth cook and dealer, and works with his former high school chemistry teacher, Walter White (Bryan Cranston) in a meth operation.

Vince Gilligan

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Series creator Vince Gilligan has described his goal with Walter White as "turning Mr. Chips into Scarface" and deliberately made the character less sympathetic over the course of the series.
He added that his goal with Walter White was to turn him from "Mr. Chips into Scarface".

Hank Schrader

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Walt's other family includes Skyler's sister, Marie Schrader (Betsy Brandt); her husband, Hank (Dean Norris), who is a DEA agent; and his mother, who is never seen.
Hank is the brother-in-law of main character Walter White, and is a Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) agent in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Diego Trujillo

In the Spanish-language remake Metástasis, his character is renamed Walter Blanco (blanco being the Spanish translation of white) and is portrayed by Diego Trujillo.
In 2013, Trujillo was cast as Walter Blanco in the Spanish-language remake of Breaking Bad entitled Metástasis.

Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Actor in a Drama Series

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He is the first man to win a Critics' Choice, Golden Globe, Primetime Emmy, and [[Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series|Screen Actors Guild Award]] for his performance.

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Although AMC officials initially hesitated to cast Cranston due to his previous comedic role on Malcolm in the Middle, Gilligan cast him based on the actor's past performance in the X-Files episode "Drive", which Gilligan wrote.
Cranston's success in "Drive" later led to his casting as Walter White in Gilligan's AMC series Breaking Bad.

Skyler White

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Walt and his wife Skyler (Anna Gunn) have a teenage son named Walter Jr. (RJ Mitte), who has cerebral palsy.
She and her husband, Walter White (Bryan Cranston), have a son, Walt Jr. (RJ Mitte), who has cerebral palsy, and an infant daughter, Holly (Elanor Anne Wenrich).

Metástasis

In the Spanish-language remake Metástasis, his character is renamed Walter Blanco (blanco being the Spanish translation of white) and is portrayed by Diego Trujillo.
The series stars Diego Trujillo as Walter Blanco (Walter White) and as José Miguel Rosas (Jesse Pinkman), alongside as Cielo Blanco (Skyler White) and Julián Arango as Henry Navarro (Hank Schrader).

Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series

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He is the first man to win a Critics' Choice, Golden Globe, Primetime Emmy, and [[Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series|Screen Actors Guild Award]] for his performance.

Gus Fring

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Walt realizes that the restaurant owner, Gus Fring (Giancarlo Esposito) was the man they were supposed to meet.
When Walter White seeks a buyer for his high-quality meth, Saul Goodman arranges a meeting with the unknown purchaser.

Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series

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Cranston won four Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series, three of them being consecutive, becoming the second actor to do so, after Bill Cosby for I Spy in the 1960s.

4 Days Out

Cranston reprises his role in the movie El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie in a flashback scene, taking place around the events of "4 Days Out" from the show's second season.
Walt arrives at the hospital with his family for a CT scan to learn how he has reacted to chemotherapy.

Breaking Bad (season 4)

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Cranston said by the fourth season: "I think Walt's figured out it's better to be a pursuer than the pursued. He's well on his way to badass." Cranston was also nominated in 2012 and 2013 for season four and the first half of season five, but lost out to Damian Lewis for Homeland and Jeff Daniels for The Newsroom, respectively. In addition, Cranston has won the Satellite Award for Best Actor: Drama Series three times consecutively, in 2008, 2009 and 2010, for seasons one, two and three, and has been nominated in 2011, 2012 and 2014 for seasons four and five.

Mike Ehrmantraut

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Walt has Saul's cleaner, Mike Ehrmantraut (Jonathan Banks), clear any connection Jesse has to Jane's death, and convinces Jesse to enter rehab.
After Walt allows Jane to die from a heroin overdose, Saul dispatches Mike to clean Jesse's apartment.

Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Drama

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He is the first man to win a Critics' Choice, Golden Globe, Primetime Emmy, and [[Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series|Screen Actors Guild Award]] for his performance.

Breaking Bad (season 5)

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Since watching [the fifth season episode, "Confessions"], I've been thinking a lot about Walter White, the 'shadow' on his recent CAT scan, and the black cloud that has long since overtaken his heart. Cranston was also nominated in 2012 and 2013 for season four and the first half of season five, but lost out to Damian Lewis for Homeland and Jeff Daniels for The Newsroom, respectively. In addition, Cranston has won the Satellite Award for Best Actor: Drama Series three times consecutively, in 2008, 2009 and 2010, for seasons one, two and three, and has been nominated in 2011, 2012 and 2014 for seasons four and five.

El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie

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Cranston reprises his role in the movie El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie in a flashback scene, taking place around the events of "4 Days Out" from the show's second season.
In a flashback, Jesse Pinkman and Mike Ehrmantraut discuss their departure from Walter White's meth business.

Goodbye, Mr. Chips

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Series creator Vince Gilligan has described his goal with Walter White as "turning Mr. Chips into Scarface" and deliberately made the character less sympathetic over the course of the series.
Vince Gilligan created the television show Breaking Bad with the premise that the show's protagonist Walter White would turn from "From Mr. Chips to Scarface" through the series' course.

65th Primetime Emmy Awards

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Cranston was also nominated in 2012 and 2013 for season four and the first half of season five, but lost out to Damian Lewis for Homeland and Jeff Daniels for The Newsroom, respectively.

Confessions (Breaking Bad)

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Since watching [the fifth season episode, "Confessions"], I've been thinking a lot about Walter White, the 'shadow' on his recent CAT scan, and the black cloud that has long since overtaken his heart.
Meanwhile, Hank tells Jesse that he knows Walt is Heisenberg.

64th Primetime Emmy Awards

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Cranston was also nominated in 2012 and 2013 for season four and the first half of season five, but lost out to Damian Lewis for Homeland and Jeff Daniels for The Newsroom, respectively.

Breaking Bad (season 2)

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In addition, Cranston has won the Satellite Award for Best Actor: Drama Series three times consecutively, in 2008, 2009 and 2010, for seasons one, two and three, and has been nominated in 2011, 2012 and 2014 for seasons four and five.
He also compared the series to The Sopranos, more specifically on the similarity of Walter White and Tony Soprano and their respective reactions to similar situations.

Breaking Bad (season 1)

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In addition, Cranston has won the Satellite Award for Best Actor: Drama Series three times consecutively, in 2008, 2009 and 2010, for seasons one, two and three, and has been nominated in 2011, 2012 and 2014 for seasons four and five.