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Dean Norris

Dean Joseph Norris (born April 10, 1963 height 5' 7" (1,70 m)) is an American actor, best known for portraying DEA agent Hank Schrader on the AMC series Breaking Bad (2008–2013) and town selectman James "Big Jim" Rennie on the CBS series Under the Dome (2013–present). He has also appeared in films such as Lethal Weapon 2 (1989), Total Recall (1990), Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991), Starship Troopers (1997), Little Miss Sunshine (2006), and Evan Almighty (2007). Norris was born in South Bend, Indiana, to Jack, a furniture store owner, and Rosie Norris. He has four sisters. Norris graduated from Clay High School in 1981, where he says he got straight A's. He is a 1985 graduate of Harvard College, where he majored in social studies. He also attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. Norris starred in Tremors: The Series and the film Without Limits. He has had guest spots in other television series including NYPD Blue, The X-Files, The West Wing, and Lost, and has appeared in films including Gattaca and Terminator 2: Judgment Day. Norris is best known for his role as DEA agent Hank Schrader on Breaking Bad, which he played from the show's premiere in 2008 to its final season in 2013. He is currently starring in the CBS series Under the Dome, based on the Stephen King novel of the same name. He plays selectman James "Big Jim" Rennie, the only town council member in the area which is cut off from the rest of the USA; Rennie initially seems to do the right thing in getting the town accustomed to the separation, but he soon starts to abuse his power.


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Born:
Apr 10, 1963 In South Bend, Indiana, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
103
First Appeared:
In the series The Equalizer 1985-09-18
Latest Project:
Movie Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark 2019-08-08
Known For
Poster of Girlboss
Poster of Remember I'll Always Love You
Poster of Eagleheart
Poster of Playmaker

Dean Norris Movies Filmography

Movie
Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark
Roy Nicholls 2019-08-08
Movie
The Hustle
Howard Bacon 2019-05-09
Movie
Beirut
Donald Gaines 2018-04-11
Movie
Death Wish
Detective Rains 2018-03-02
Series
Get Shorty
Bob Grace 2017-08-13
Movie
The Book of Henry
Glenn Sickleman 2017-06-16
Series
Claws
Clay "Uncle Daddy" Husser 2017-06-11
Series
Girlboss
Jay 2017-04-21
Movie
Fist Fight
Principal Richard Tyler 2017-02-16
Movie
Remember
John Kurlander 2015-10-23
Movie
Secret in Their Eyes
Bumpy 2015-10-14
Series
Sons of Liberty
Ben Franklin 2015-01-25
Movie
Men, Women & Children
Kent Mooney 2014-10-17
Movie
Small Time
Ash Martini 2014-04-18
Movie
No Half Measures: Creating the Final Season of Breaking Bad
Himself 2013-11-26
Movie
The Counselor
Buyer 2013-10-25
Movie
The Frozen Ground
Sgt. Lyle Haugsven 2013-07-11
Series
Under the Dome
James "Big Jim" Rennie 2013-06-24
Movie
Get the Gringo
Bill 2012-03-15
Movie
Remember I'll Always Love You
2011-06-17
Movie
Prom
Frank Prescott 2011-04-29
Series
Eagleheart
Deke 2011-02-03
Series
Fairly Legal
Coach Gardner 2011-01-20
Series
The Glades
Michael Nelson 2010-07-11
Movie
How Do You Know
Softball Coach 2010-12-17
Series
Castle
Captain John Davis 2009-03-08
Series
The Mentalist
Sgt. Don Henderson 2008-09-23
Series
True Blood
Leon 2008-09-07
Series
Breaking Bad
Hank Schrader 2008-01-20
Series
Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles
Nelson 2008-01-13
Movie
Linewatch
Warren 2008-01-01
Movie
The Heartbreak Kid
Jodi's Father 2007-10-05
Series
The Big Bang Theory
Colonel Williams 2007-09-24
Series
Saving Grace
Unknown 2007-07-23
Movie
Evan Almighty
Officer Collins 2007-06-09
Series
The Unit
Unknown 2006-03-07
Movie
Little Miss Sunshine
State Trooper McCleary 2006-07-26
Series
Windfall
Unknown 2006-06-08
Series
Justice
Unknown 2006-08-30
Series
Bones
Unknown 2005-09-13
Series
Grey's Anatomy
Unknown 2005-03-27
Series
Medium
Unknown 2005-01-03
Movie
American Gun
Terrence 2005-01-01
Series
Boston Legal
Unknown 2004-10-03
Series
Lost
Unknown 2004-09-22
Series
LAX
Unknown 2004-09-13
Series
Medical Investigation
Unknown 2004-09-09
Series
Tremors
2003-03-28
Series
Las Vegas
Unknown 2003-09-22
Series
Nip/Tuck
Unknown 2003-07-22
Series
NCIS
Unknown 2003-09-23
Series
The Lyon's Den
Unknown 2003-09-28
Series
Cold Case
Unknown 2003-09-28
Series
American Dreams
Unknown 2002-09-29
Series
Without a Trace
Unknown 2002-09-26
Series
24
General Bowden 2001-11-05
Movie
The One
Sgt. Siegel 2001-11-02
Series
Six Feet Under
Unknown 2001-06-03
Series
Boston Public
Unknown 2000-10-23
Series
The District
Unknown 2000-10-07
Movie
The Cell
Cole 2000-08-17
Movie
3 Strikes
Officer Roberts 2000-03-01
Movie
Mr. Murder
Victor 'Vic' Delorio 1999-04-26
Series
The West Wing
Unknown 1999-09-22
Movie
My Little Assassin
1999-10-11
Movie
Without Limits
Bill Dellinger 1998-09-11
Movie
The Negotiator
Scott 1998-07-29
Movie
On The Line
Manny Denikolas 1998-01-15
Movie
Starship Troopers
Commanding Officer 1997-11-07
Movie
Gattaca
Cop on the Beat 1997-09-07
Movie
After Jimmy
Ray Johnson 1996-09-24
Series
The Pretender
Unknown 1996-09-19
Movie
Forgotten Sins
Detective Carl Messenger 1996-03-07
Movie
Seduced by Madness: The Diane Borchardt Story
Detective Pike 1996-02-25
Movie
Number One Fan
Graham Chandler 1995-01-01
Movie
Texas Justice
1995-02-12
Series
Murder One
Unknown 1995-09-20
Movie
Safe
Mover 1995-06-23
Movie
In the Line of Duty: Hunt for Justice
Levasseur 1995-10-05
Movie
It Came from Outer Space II
Dave Grant 1995-12-31
Movie
Lakota Woman: Siege at Wounded Knee
Red Arrow 1994-10-16
Series
ER
Unknown 1994-09-19
Movie
The Last Seduction
Shep 1994-05-26
Movie
Playmaker
Detective Marconi 1994-05-14
Movie
Full Eclipse
Fleming 1993-11-27
Movie
Jailbait
Hershiser 1993-10-22
Series
The X-Files
Unknown 1993-09-10
Movie
The Firm
The Squat Man 1993-06-30
Series
Walker, Texas Ranger
Unknown 1993-04-21
Movie
Till Death Us Do Part
Matt Hobert 1992-02-18
Movie
The Lawnmower Man
The Director 1992-03-05
Movie
Secrets
Henderson 1992-04-06
Movie
Locked Up: A Mother’s Rage
Mike 1991-10-29
Movie
Terminator 2: Judgment Day
SWAT Team Leader 1991-07-03
Movie
Murderous Vision
Lieutenant Martin 1991-02-21
Movie
When You Remember Me
Bill 1990-10-07
Movie
Desperate Hours
Maddox 1990-10-05
Movie
Total Recall
Tony 1990-06-01
Movie
Hard to Kill
Det. Sgt. Goodhart 1990-02-09
Movie
Lethal Weapon 2
Tim Cavanaugh 1989-07-07
Movie
Disorganized Crime
Deputy Joe 1989-04-14
Series
Beauty and the Beast
Unknown 1987-09-25
Series
The Equalizer
Unknown 1985-09-18