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.


Breaking Bad

Episodes 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
Season 1
Season 2
Season 3
Season 4
Season 5A
Season 5B


Audition Tape - Dean Norris

Audition Tape - Dean Norris

Norris' audition for Breaking Bad