|Birth Name||Dea Joseph Norris (M)|
|Birth Date (Age)||8th of April, 1963 (56 Years) old
|Birth Place||South Bend, Indiana (United States of America)
|Famous For||Being an Actor, playing Hank in Breaking Bad.|
|Height||5 feet, 5 inches (1.70m) tall|
|Parents||Jack B. Norris (Father), Rosemarie Norris (Mother)|
|Girlfriend / Wife||Bridget Norris|
|Net Worth||$5 million
WHO IS DEAN NORRIS?
The drama television series Breaking Bad ran for complete 5 years with about 62 episodes, One of the most notable cast of the drama series is Dean Norris who played the role of an agent for the anti-drug service (DEA Agent) as Hank Schrader.
Besides Breaking Bad which brought Norris massive global presence, He has been credit in 170 movies and TV Shows which include popular shows like CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, The Hustle, Total Recall & Lethal Weapon 2 among others.
Today, Dean Norris has gained presence as a famous american actor who has been featured on Countless TV Station and magazines, he however recalled that his acting career began in the 80s after he accepted the role of a military & police officer.
EARLY LIFE OF DEAN NORRIS [WIKI, PARENTS & EDUCATION]
The future actor Dean has his middle name as Joseph, He was born in the city of South Bend, Indiana, United States of America which automatically gave him the status of a United States born Citizen, He was blessed to Jack Norris (Father) and Rosie Norris (Mother), He’s got a mixed ethnicity of English, Irish, German & Hungarian. Dean was born to a family of 7, he is the only male child among his other four siblings (2 -Blood, and 2- Half) which apparently makes Jack & Rosie incredibly happy after he was given birth to in the spring of 1963.
Joseph Norris’s parent had no relation to the showbiz industry whatsoever, Jack himself was a furniture owner who was born in Chicago and Rosemarie born in SouthBend worked at Bendix Corporation at some point before she passed away on her birthday in 2012. The two hardworking parents looked after their growing child who landed under a police car which resulted in a severe injury when Dean was at a very tender age.
The limp however turns success for Dean who was later awarded a role because of his physical disability by Breaking Bad writers & directors. The directors and writers decided that a physical disability could be part of the image of Norris’ heroes in the TV series Breaking Bad and other projects. Most viewers of the film thought Dean’s limp character in the drama series was fake.
Norris completed high schools at Clay High Schools in 1981, The Indiana situated school should however be tagged the starting point of Dean as he was one of the most notable actor of Beyond Our Control, an award winning student comedy show that aired on local NBC affiliate WNDU-TV. Dean completed college at Harvard College in 1985 where he majored in Social Studies. At a point of his life, Dean Norris received the basics of acting at Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts, which, at one time, was the Alma mater of Joan Collins, Robert Atkins, and Timothy Dalton.
HOW OLD IS DEAN NORRIS [AGE]?
Norris was born on the 8th of April 1963, He is 56 years old as of 2019 and will turn 57 in April 2020. He is 5 feet and 5 inches tall.
CAREER OF DEAN NORRIS
The cinematographic biography of the artist began in America. The first experience in front of the camera Norris got in the film “Out of Control”, which did not bring him the fame he wanted, His role in the “Blind Alleys” however pushed Norris to a legible spotlight.
Filmography of the actor continued at home, In 1989, the premiere of the action movie “Lethal Weapon 2” established Dean as a worthy part of the Hollywood scene. From year to year, the number of films with his participation has grown rapidly. Viewers saw Norris in three movies in 1989 and in 1990, the directors involved the rising star in 7 movies. The most notable of them is “Total Recall”, in which Arnold Schwarzenegger played the main role.
Dean’s fame in the 90s was immeasurable, as he then starred in the movies like “Playmaker”, “Jailbait”, and the action movie “The Negotiator”. Dean Norris tried on the images of the sheriff and the policeman who was taken hostage. In the same years, the artist tried himself in a comedy role, starring in the popular TV series “Married … with Children.” The series was nominated 8 times for an Emmy and 7 for a Golden Globe Awards.
The second half of the 1990s was especially successful for the Hollywood actor, bringing him roles in the hit films “Gattaca”, and “Starship Troopers”. Dean Norris also played a role in the drama-comedy called “Charmed”. The show was so popular with the audience that it went all the way to its 8th season.
In 2016, Dean appeared in the 10th and 11th seasons of the American sitcom “The Big Bang Theory” and played the role of Colonel Williams. The role was rather secondary and periodic, but vivid and memorable.
DEAN NORRIS’ GIRLFRIEND/WIFE
The actor does not like to answer questions from journalists and fans regarding his personal life, but we do know that the actor got married to a woman named Bridget Sorenson in 2001, Bridget is known as a transactional lawyer who has delivered five children for Dean already, two daughters and three boys. Bridget who also kept mute about her personal life did not reveal their children names, The only kid of the family that has gotten attention to the media is Zoe Norris.
The two reportedly dated for few months before they tied knot in 2001 and there were few relationship changes after settling in the Suburb of Los Angeles, with no divorce rumors of the couple since they got married, Dean and his wife Bridget Norris along with his five kids currently resides in Temecula, California.
After starring on over 170 movies and TV shows Dean Norris earned as much as $100,000 per episode on Breaking Bad, According to CelebrityNetWorth, Norris estimated net worth is around $5 million.