Dean Norris

Active - 1989 - Present  |   Born - Apr 8, 1963 in South Bend, Indiana, United States  |   Genres - Drama, Science Fiction, Thriller, Action, Crime

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  • Began acting in plays as a kid and did theater in college.
  • Visited New York City while in college to interview for jobs on Wall Street, but also used the time to go on auditions.
  • Attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London.
  • Often portrays some type of authority figure. Was cast as a cop in Lethal Weapon 2, a commanding officer in Starship Troopers, and a state trooper in Little Miss Sunshine, among others. 
  • Has created several videos parodying his cop persona, including a fictional show called Cop Talk and one that pokes fun at his character in the AMC series Breaking Bad.