Dean Norris Biography

Published On May 09, 2016
Facts of Dean Norris
Date of Birth: 1963 , April-8
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 7 Inch
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Beautiful and stunning lady, Bridget is his loving wife. They got married on April 2001 and from that time on to till date they have welcomed five children together. They are a happily married couple, happy to be each other’s husband and wife and there is no any sign of getting divorced. He is also not involved in any kind of extra affairs and he doesn't have any girlfriend.

Dean attended Clay High School and graduated from there in 1981. He was also a great student and scored straight-A during his high school. Later on he got enrolled at Harvard College with a major in social studies and earned his undergraduate degree in 1985. Though he earned a Bachelor's degree in social studies, he entered into the film industry and made his acting debut in 1985 by starring the role of Peter Brockway in the movie Blind Alleys. Two years later he appeared in the TV series The Equalizer where he portrayed the role of Martin. He got his rise in fame after starring the role of Lethal Weapon 2 in the movie Tim Cavanaugh. His breakthrough role came in 2008 after he began playing the role of DEA agent Hank Schrader on the AMC series Breaking Bad. He has been earning lucrative amount of salary annually and his net worth is said to be around $5 million dollars.

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Born in South Bend, Indiana, United States

April 8 , 1963

Dean Norris was born by the name Dean Joseph Norris in South Bend, Indiana, United States of America to Rosemarie "Rosie" (Lacay) and Jack B. Norris. He is an American and is of Hungarian, English, Irish, and German descent.

Graduated from Clay High School

1981

Dean attended Clay High School and graduated from there in 1981. He was also a great student and scored straight-A during his high school. Later on he got enrolled at Harvard College with a major in social studies and earned his undergraduate degree in 1985.

Began his acting career

1985

Though he earned a Bachelor's degree in social studies, he entered into the film industry and made his acting debut in 1985 by starring the role of Peter Brockway in the movie Blind Alleys. In 1988, he appeared in the movie Leap of Faith. 

Appeared in the movie, Lethal Weapon 2

1989

He got his rise in fame after starring the role of Lethal Weapon 2 in the movie Tim Cavanaugh. He is also famous for playing the role of Det. Sgt. Goodhart in the movie Hard to Kill. 

Appeared in the television series, Breaking Bad

2008

In 1987, he appeared in the TV series The Equalizer where he portrayed the role of Martin. His breakthrough role came in 2008 after he began playing the role of DEA agent Hank Schrader on the AMC series Breaking Bad.

Married to Bridget

2001

Beautiful and stunning lady, Bridget is his loving wife. They got married on April 2001 and from that time on to till date they have welcomed five children together. They are a happily married couple, happy to be each other’s husband and wife and there is no any sign of getting divorced.

Won Screen Actors Guild Awards

2014

He is mainly popular for starring the role of DEA agent Hank Schrader on the AMC series Breaking Bad. For this role, he got his first nomination in Screen Actors Guild Awards in 2012 and won this award for the first time in 2014 for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series.

Nominated in Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror

2011

In 2011, he got nominated in Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA for the first time in his life for Best Supporting Actor on Television. He has also been nominated in this award in 2014 for Best Supporting Actor in a Television Series.