Played Walter White of the hit AMC-TV show Breaking Bad, and was formerly Malcolm's dad on Malcolm in the Middle.
He performed in many local theater productions at a young age but delayed acting professionally due to his parents' reservations.
He voiced English-language dubs of several Japanese animation titles: Armitage III, Royal Space Force - The Wings of Honneamise, and Macross Plus.
He married Robin Dearden in 1989, and the couple had a daughter in 1993.
He did a hilarious impersonation of Brad Garrett's character in Everybody Loves Raymond at the 2004 Emmy Awards.