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Dean Norris
Character Hank Schrader
Birthday April 8, 1963
Appearances Season 1
Season 2
Season 3
Season 4
Season 5

Dean Norris is the American actor who plays Hank Schrader on Breaking Bad.


Born in South Bend, Indiana Dean Norris attended Clay High School and Harvard College, from which he graduated in 1985.

Dean began appearing in TV series in the late '80s where he was quickly typecast into the role of a police officer or military official, a role he accepts happily. He has appeared in over 140 movies and TV shows including the films Total Recall, Terminator 2, Lethal Weapon 2, Gattaca, Starship Troopers, The Firm, and Little Miss Sunshine. Norris has also appeared on dozens of TV series including Lost, The X-Files, True Blood, Nip/Tuck, and Under the Dome.


Audition Tape - Dean Norris03:13

Audition Tape - Dean Norris

Norris' audition for Breaking Bad

Main Bryan CranstonAnna GunnAaron PaulDean NorrisBetsy BrandtRJ MitteBob OdenkirkGiancarlo EspositoJonathan BanksLaura FraserJesse Plemons
Supporting Steven Michael QuezadaCharles BakerChristopher CousinsMichael Shamus WilesRay CampbellKrysten RitterMatt L. JonesTodd TerryChris FreihoferDavid CostabileRaymond CruzEmily RiosMark MargolisJeremiah BitsuiLavell Crawford

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