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Bryan Cranston Joins Americans for Marriage Equality

​Post submitted by Charlie Joughin, HRC Press Secretary

Bryan CranstonToday we released a new video for the Americans for Marriage Equality campaign, this time featuring “Breaking Bad” actor Bryan Cranston and his family.  In the video, which also features his wife Robin, and their daughter Taylor, Cranston states, “Gay and lesbian couples should have every right to experience the joys of marriage and family that we do.”  This and all other videos from the campaign can be viewed online at

Bryan Cranston is perhaps best known for his Emmy Award-winning role as Walter White on AMC’s “Breaking Bad,” as well as Hal, the father in the Fox sitcom “Malcolm in the Middle.”  Bryan and Robin married in 1989 and Taylor, born in 1993, is their only child together.  Season 5 of “Breaking Bad” premieres Sunday at 10/9c on AMC. 

This is the twenty sixth release by HRC for the Americans campaign.  Past videos feature LA Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, Melissa Harris-Perry, fun.’s Jack Antonoff, Krysten Ritter, Dreama Walker, Stanley Tucci, Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman, Cybill Shepherd, Kristen Bell, Jason Mraz, Rossana Rosado, The Rev. Al Sharpton, U.S. Sen. Al Franken, Michael K. Williams, Aisha Tyler, Scott Fujita, Josh Charles, John Leguizamo, Julian Bond, Mo’Nique, and Mayor Cory Booker.

About 53% of the American public supports marriage for same-sex couples, according to a number of nonpartisan polls, including Gallup, CNN, and Washington Post/ABC News.

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