Dean Norris

Dean Norris

Known for: Acting
Birthday: 1963-04-08 (59 years old)

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Biography

Dean Joseph Norris (born April 8, 1963) is an American actor. He is well known for playing DEA agent Hank Schrader on the AMC series Breaking Bad (2008–2013). He also portrayed town councilman James "Big Jim" Rennie on the CBS series Under the Dome (2013–2015) and played mob boss Clay "Uncle Daddy" Husser on the TNT series Claws. He reprised his role as Hank Schrader in the Breaking Bad spin-off Better Call Saul (2020). Throughout his career, Norris has acted in nearly 50 movies and more than 100 different TV shows. Norris has appeared in films such as Lethal Weapon 2 (1989), Hard to Kill (1990), Total Recall (1990), Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991), The Firm (1993), Starship Troopers (1997), The Cell (2000), Little Miss Sunshine (2006), Evan Almighty (2007), and Sons of Liberty (2015), and has more recently starred in films such as The Book of Henry (2017), Death Wish (2018), and Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (2019).

Personal Life

Norris and his wife, Bridget, a former entertainment attorney, live with their five children in Temecula, California. In 2018, the couple opened the Norris Performing Arts Center in Murrieta.Norris was accused of raping a 32-year-old woman from Ohio, in June 2017 in New Orleans. However, in February 2018, the New Orleans police declined to charge him, alleging that there wasn't enough evidence.Norris is a fan of his hometown team the Notre Dame Fighting Irish.In 2019, he helped launch Schraderbräu, Hank Schrader's in-universe home-brewed craft beer, as an official product.

Early Life

Dean Joseph Norris was born in South Bend, Indiana, on April 8, 1963, to Roman Catholic parents, Rosemarie (née Lacay; 1934–2012) and furniture store owner Jack B. Norris (1930–2008). His mother was born in South Bend to Hungarian immigrants, while his father, of English and Scots descent, was born in Chicago before moving with his family to South Bend at one year of age. Dean Norris has five sisters (Nancy, Jackie, Beth, Connie and Nikie), and one brother (Ron).Norris graduated from Clay High School in 1981, where he was a class valedictorian. While in high school, he was a member of the award-winning student-produced comedy show Beyond Our Control, which ran on WNDU-TV. He is a 1985 graduate of Harvard College, where he studied the interdisciplinary concentration of Social Studies and was a member of Hasty Pudding Theatricals. He also earned a diploma from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in 1987.

Filmography

All 129

Movies 71

TV Shows 58

Self 2

Voice 1

Director 1

Devon Washington
Nova Vita (2021)

Nova Vita (2021)

TV Show
Art
United States of Al (2021)

United States of Al (2021)

TV Show
8
Hank Schrader
El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie (2019)

El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie (2019)

Movie
5.88
Roy Nicholls
Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (2019)

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (2019)

Movie
5.39
Howard Bacon
The Hustle (2019)

The Hustle (2019)

Movie
7.58
Russ
The Act (2019)

The Act (2019)

TV Show
5.97
Donald Gaines
Beirut (2018)

Beirut (2018)

Movie
Detective Rains
Death Wish (2018)

Death Wish (2018)

Movie
4.44
Bob Grace
Get Shorty (2017)

Get Shorty (2017)

TV Show
3.5
Glenn Sickleman
The Book of Henry (2017)

The Book of Henry (2017)

Movie
5.25
Uncle Daddy
Claws (2017)

Claws (2017)

TV Show
Jay
Girlboss (2017)

Girlboss (2017)

TV Show
5.93
Principal Richard Tyler
Fist Fight (2017)

Fist Fight (2017)

Movie
5.7
John Kurlander
Remember (2015)

Remember (2015)

Movie
1
Bumpy Willis
Secret in Their Eyes (2015)

Secret in Their Eyes (2015)

Movie
6
Le Loup
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (2015)

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (2015)

TV Show
6.29
Hank Schrader
Better Call Saul (2015)

Better Call Saul (2015)

TV Show
6.59
Ben Franklin
Sons of Liberty (2015)

Sons of Liberty (2015)

TV Show
6
Kent Mooney
Men, Women & Children (2014)

Men, Women & Children (2014)

Movie
Ash Martini
Small Time (2014)

Small Time (2014)

Movie
Self
No Half Measures: Creating the Final Season of Breaking Bad (2013)

No Half Measures: Creating the Final Season of Breaking Bad (2013)

Movie
7.33
Buyer
The Counselor (2013)

The Counselor (2013)

Movie
1
Sgt. Lyle Haugsven
The Frozen Ground (2013)

The Frozen Ground (2013)

Movie
3.5
James 'Big Jim' Rennie
Under the Dome (2013)

Under the Dome (2013)

TV Show
6.38
Bill
Get the Gringo (2012)

Get the Gringo (2012)

Movie
6.5
Terry
Remember I'll Always Love You (2011)

Remember I'll Always Love You (2011)

Movie
Frank Prescott
Prom (2011)

Prom (2011)

Movie
Deke
Eagleheart (2011)

Eagleheart (2011)

TV Show
6
Coach Gardner
Fairly Legal (2011)

Fairly Legal (2011)

TV Show
4.33
Softball Coach
How Do You Know (2010)

How Do You Know (2010)

Movie
7
Del Tong
Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! Chrimbus Special (2010)

Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! Chrimbus Special (2010)

Movie
Michael Nelson
The Glades (2010)

The Glades (2010)

TV Show
1
John Davis
Castle (2009)

Castle (2009)

TV Show
6.96
Dawkins
Lie to Me (2009)

Lie to Me (2009)

TV Show
6
Sgt. Don Henderson
The Mentalist (2008)

The Mentalist (2008)

TV Show
6.5
Leon
True Blood (2008)

True Blood (2008)

TV Show
6.33
Hank Schrader
Breaking Bad (2008)

Breaking Bad (2008)

TV Show
6.14
Nelson
Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (2008)

Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (2008)

TV Show
5.72
Warren Kane
Linewatch (2008)

Linewatch (2008)

Movie
Jodi's Father
The Heartbreak Kid (2007)

The Heartbreak Kid (2007)

Movie
4
Richard Williams
The Big Bang Theory (2007)

The Big Bang Theory (2007)

TV Show
7.04
Saving Grace (2007)

Saving Grace (2007)

TV Show
6
Officer Collins
Evan Almighty (2007)

Evan Almighty (2007)

Movie
7.09
Justice (2006)

Justice (2006)

TV Show
State Trooper McCleary
Little Miss Sunshine (2006)

Little Miss Sunshine (2006)

Movie
6.67
Windfall (2006)

Windfall (2006)

TV Show
The Unit (2006)

The Unit (2006)

TV Show
3.5
Sporting Goods Clerk
Mrs. Harris (2006)

Mrs. Harris (2006)

Movie
Don Timmons
Bones (2005)

Bones (2005)

TV Show
6.19
Vince
Grey's Anatomy (2005)

Grey's Anatomy (2005)

TV Show
6.58
Head of Security (voice)
American Dad! (2005)

American Dad! (2005)

TV Show
6.48
Det. Rickey / Paul Scanlon
Medium (2005)

Medium (2005)

TV Show
6.18
Terrence
American Gun (2005)

American Gun (2005)

Movie
Byron Kaneb
Boston Legal (2004)

Boston Legal (2004)

TV Show
5.81
Howard Gray
Lost (2004)

Lost (2004)

TV Show
6.58
LAX (2004)

LAX (2004)

TV Show
Medical Investigation (2004)

Medical Investigation (2004)

TV Show
The Lyon's Den (2003)

The Lyon's Den (2003)

TV Show
Wayne Nelson (1994 & 2006)
Cold Case (2003)

Cold Case (2003)

TV Show
6.2
Gunnery Sergeant Vestman
NCIS (2003)

NCIS (2003)

TV Show
6.25
Las Vegas (2003)

Las Vegas (2003)

TV Show
5.86
Nip/Tuck (2003)

Nip/Tuck (2003)

TV Show
6.18
W.D. Twitchell
Tremors (2003)

Tremors (2003)

TV Show
5.22
American Dreams (2002)

American Dreams (2002)

TV Show
Tim Orley
Without a Trace (2002)

Without a Trace (2002)

TV Show
7.14
General Bowden
24 (2001)

24 (2001)

TV Show
6.27
Sgt. Siegel
The One (2001)

The One (2001)

Movie
6
Liam Moore
Crossing Jordan (2001)

Crossing Jordan (2001)

TV Show
5.95
Detective Shea
Six Feet Under (2001)

Six Feet Under (2001)

TV Show
6.14
Matthew Gordon
Boston Public (2000)

Boston Public (2000)

TV Show
3.5
Charles N. Burke
The District (2000)

The District (2000)

TV Show
Bob Durham, Juror / Phil Baker
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000)

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000)

TV Show
6.83
Cole
The Cell (2000)

The Cell (2000)

Movie
7.22
Officer Roberts
3 Strikes (2000)

3 Strikes (2000)

Movie
Agent McGee
Sonic Impact (2000)

Sonic Impact (2000)

Movie
My Little Assassin (1999)

My Little Assassin (1999)

Movie
Steve Hodder - Republican Party Chairman
The West Wing (1999)

The West Wing (1999)

TV Show
5.66
Dr. Stone
Charmed (1998)

Charmed (1998)

TV Show
6.64
Jackson Lasarr
V.I.P. (1998)

V.I.P. (1998)

TV Show
6
Victor 'Vic' Delorio
Mr. Murder (1998)

Mr. Murder (1998)

Movie
Bill Dellinger
Without Limits (1998)

Without Limits (1998)

Movie
Scott
The Negotiator (1998)

The Negotiator (1998)

Movie
6.17
Manny Denikolas
On The Line (1998)

On The Line (1998)

Movie
Commanding Officer
Starship Troopers (1997)

Starship Troopers (1997)

Movie
5.62
Cop on the Beat
Gattaca (1997)

Gattaca (1997)

Movie
6.92
Ray Johnson
After Jimmy (1996)

After Jimmy (1996)

Movie
Tommy Larson / Sheriff Whalen
The Pretender (1996)

The Pretender (1996)

TV Show
6
Rod Montgomery
Death Benefit (1996)

Death Benefit (1996)

Movie
Detective Carl Messenger
Forgotten Sins (1996)

Forgotten Sins (1996)

Movie
Detective Pike
Seduced by Madness (1996)

Seduced by Madness (1996)

TV Show
Detective Pike
Seduced by Madness: The Diane Borchardt Story (1996)

Seduced by Madness: The Diane Borchardt Story (1996)

Movie
Dave Grant
It Came from Outer Space II (1995)

It Came from Outer Space II (1995)

Movie
Levasseur
In the Line of Duty: Hunt for Justice (1995)

In the Line of Duty: Hunt for Justice (1995)

Movie
Graham Chandler
Number One Fan (1995)

Number One Fan (1995)

Movie
3.5
Rusty Arnold
Murder One (1995)

Murder One (1995)

TV Show
Mover
Safe (1995)

Safe (1995)

Movie
7.5
Texas Justice (1995)

Texas Justice (1995)

Movie
Red Arrow
Lakota Woman: Siege at Wounded Knee (1994)

Lakota Woman: Siege at Wounded Knee (1994)

Movie
Clark
ER (1994)

ER (1994)

TV Show
5.7
Shep
The Last Seduction (1994)

The Last Seduction (1994)

Movie
6
Detective Marconi
Playmaker (1994)

Playmaker (1994)

Movie
Fleming
Full Eclipse (1993)

Full Eclipse (1993)

Movie
Hershiser
Jailbait (1993)

Jailbait (1993)

Movie
Marshal Tapia
The X-Files (1993)

The X-Files (1993)

TV Show
6.09
The Squat Man
The Firm (1993)

The Firm (1993)

Movie
5.18
Walker, Texas Ranger (1993)

Walker, Texas Ranger (1993)

TV Show
6.29
1st Scientist
Barbarians at the Gate (1993)

Barbarians at the Gate (1993)

Movie
Henderson
Secrets (1992)

Secrets (1992)

Movie
The Director
The Lawnmower Man (1992)

The Lawnmower Man (1992)

Movie
6
Matt Hobert
Till Death Us Do Part (1992)

Till Death Us Do Part (1992)

Movie
Mike
Locked Up: A Mother’s Rage (1991)

Locked Up: A Mother’s Rage (1991)

Movie
SWAT Team Leader
Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)

Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)

Movie
6.02
Lieutenant Martin
Murderous Vision (1991)

Murderous Vision (1991)

Movie
Bill
When You Remember Me (1990)

When You Remember Me (1990)

Movie
Maddox
Desperate Hours (1990)

Desperate Hours (1990)

Movie
SWAT Team Leader
Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990)

Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990)

Movie
6
Tony
Total Recall (1990)

Total Recall (1990)

Movie
5.98
Det. Sgt. Goodhart
Hard to Kill (1990)

Hard to Kill (1990)

Movie
5.83
Foreman
Montana (1990)

Montana (1990)

Movie
Tim Cavanaugh
Lethal Weapon 2 (1989)

Lethal Weapon 2 (1989)

Movie
5.92
Deputy Joe
Disorganized Crime (1989)

Disorganized Crime (1989)

Movie
Cop at Gym (uncredited)
Police Academy 6: City Under Siege (1989)

Police Academy 6: City Under Siege (1989)

Movie
5.23
Richard
Question of Faith (1988)

Question of Faith (1988)

Movie
Beauty and the Beast (1987)

Beauty and the Beast (1987)

TV Show
5.81
Martin
The Equalizer (1985)

The Equalizer (1985)

TV Show
7.33
El Tonto

El Tonto

Movie
Actor
The Parenting

The Parenting

Movie
Self
History Specials

History Specials

TV Show
Roy Nicholls
Scary Stories 2 Tell in the Dark

Scary Stories 2 Tell in the Dark

Movie

Ratings

Information

Known for
Acting

Gender
Male

Birthday
1963-04-08 (59 years old)

Birth name
Dean Joseph Norris

Place of birth
South Bend, United States of America

Citizenships
United States of America

Residences
Temecula, United States of America

Also known as
Дин Норрис, Dean Joseph Norris, 딘 노리스

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