Lyndon B. Johnson
Played by Bryan Cranston
Bryan Cranston’s Broadway debut in All the Way brought him a Tony Award, as well as Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle and Theater World Awards. He has won four Emmy Awards, a Golden Globe Award and three Screen Actors Guild Awards for his portrayal of Walter White in the mega-hit series Breaking Bad, and won an Emmy and a Producers Guild of America Award as a producer on the series. On the big screen, Cranston shared a Screen Actors Guild Award as part of the cast of the Oscar-winning 2012 film Argo. For Jay Roach’s Trumbo, he starred in the title role of Dalton Trumbo, the successful Hollywood screenwriter whose career came to an end when he was blacklisted in the 1940s McCarthy era for being a Communist. Cranston just received a Best Actor Golden Globe nomination and two Screen Actors Guild Award nominations for the film: Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Lead Role and Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture. His additional feature film credits include Wakefield, Why Him, Drive, Godzilla, Contagion, Little Miss Sunshine, and Saving Private Ryan.
Cranston’s other television credits include Malcolm in the Middle (for which he was nominated for a Golden Globe and three Emmys), Seinfeld and HBO’s acclaimed miniseries From The Earth to the Moon. He has earned three Directors Guild of America nominations for Modern Family and Breaking Bad. His production company, Moonshot Entertainment, is behind the series Sneaky Pete for Amazon and Supermansion for Crackle.