Dean Norris | Biography

Posted On: 11 Jul, 2014

Dean Norris | Biography

Quick Facts

Date of Birth April 08, 1963
Age 57 Years 10 Month(s)
Nationality American
Profession Actor
Wife/Spouse Bridget Norris
Girlfriend No
Ethnicity White
Is Gay/Lesbian No
Divorced? No
Married Yes
Net Worth $5 Million Dollars
Height 5 feet 7 inches
Weight 180 lbs (81 kg)
Children/Kids Five Children

Dean Norris is an American actor popular for his role in Breaking Bad, Terminator 2: Judgment Day and Little Miss Sunshine to name few. He was born on April 8, 1963 in South Bend, Indiana, U.S. His parents are Jack and Rosie Norris. Currently, Norris can be seen in television series Under the Dome as James "Big Jim" Rennie.

Norris was enrolled at Clay High School in 1981 and later attended harvard University to study social studies. He graduated in 1985. Having keen interest in acting, he joined Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, where he trained for a year. Norris has two sisters but no any brother.

Norris did his movie debut by appearing in the 1985 movie Blind Alleys, where he played the role of Peter Brockway. Later in 1988, he was seen in Leap of Faith as Richard and Police Story: Gladiator School as Ralph Thomas. In the following year, Norris appeared in three movies: Police Academy 6: City Under Siege, Disorganized Crime and Lethal Weapon 2. In year 1990, he was cast in four movies like Montana, When You Remember Me, Hard to Kill, Total Recall, Gremlins 2: The New Batch, and Desperate Hours. His biggest next year was 1996 when he was cast in six movies. He appeared as Frank Sarezin in Innocent Victims, Dave Grant in It Came from Outer Space II, Det. Pike in Seduced by Madness, and Det. Carl Messenger in Forgotten Sins. He also appeared in Death Benefit and After Jimmy. Other movies played by Norris includes On the Line, Manny Denikolas, The Negotiator, Without Limits, Sonic Impact, 3 Strikes, The Cell, 50 First Dates, American Gun, Mrs. Harris, Evan Almighty, The  Heartbreak Kid, How Do You Know, Prom, Get the Gringo etc. This year Norris has done movies like Small Time and Men, Women & Children.

Apart from his film career, Norris can also be seen in many television series like The Equalizer ( his first TV series), Beauty and the Beast, Homefront, married.....with children, lost, The Marshal, Fallen Angels, Murder One, ER, Millennium, The Practice, Charmed, Nash Bridges, The Pretender, Six Feet Under, Boston Legal etc. He was seen in ten episodes of Tremors, 51 episodes of Breaking Bad and 13 episodes of Under the Dome. Norris has already appeared in more than 70 television series. He has appeared in the episode dead in the water of Crossing Jordan. So, we can also conclude that he is one of the most demanded as well as most talented actors of Hollywood. He also does have a towering net worth.

Norris has also been nominated for several awards like Saturn Award for Best Supporting actor on Television in 2011, Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series for year 2012 and 2013 as well as won in 2014 for his role in Breaking Bad.

Regarding his personal life, Norris is married to Bridget and has five children for his wife. Currently he is living at temecula, California with his family. So, we can also say that he is not a gay. Standing at the height of 5 feet 7 inches tall, Norris has been able to get many fans following because of his hard work and determination even at this age of 51 years.

Norris can be followed in twitter and Instagram as well his page in Facebook can also be liked. His short biography can also be found in wiki and IMDb. His shirtless pictures can also be checked in internet sites.