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Bryan Cranston: Walter White, LBJ Had 'a Lot Of Similarities'

January 22, 2014

For recent Golden Globe and SAG Award winner Bryan Cranston, it's all in a day's work. Cranston is poised to make his Broadway debut shortly in Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Robert Schenkan's All The Way , which casts him as Lyndon Baines Johnson, focusing on the former president's fight to pass what would become the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The actor observes that his late Breaking Bad character, Walter White, and the 36th president of the USA actually had "a lot of similarities." Speaking at a recent gathering of the Way cast, Cranston says that Johnson and White "both has very specific ideas of what they wanted to accomplish.