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Bryan Cranston

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Narrated by: Bryan Cranston
Length: 15 mins
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Publisher's Summary

Introducing his autobiography, A Life in Parts, Bryan Cranston talks to us about embodying the infamous drug kingpin Walter White, the physical and emotional turmoil that comes with being an actor and how a difficult and oftentimes violent upbringing led him to become an unrelenting optimist. 

Having first graced our screens at the age of seven, Bryan now has over 150 titles to his name, including Linwood Boomer’s hugely celebrated sitcom Malcom in the Middle and Vince Gilligan’s multiaward-winning Breaking Bad

A fan of short stories, Brian presents A Life in Parts through a series of brief chapters which take the listener through a chronological journey of his life. Also an excellent guide for prospective actors, Brian imparts advice to those who are looking to make their mark in Hollywood.

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  • Kristen Driscoll
  • 20-01-2019

Inspires me to listen to Cranston’s Memoir!

This interview gave insight to Cranston’s thoughts about the importance of reading and audiobooks, gave some thoughts about Breaking Bad, as well as touched on his Memoir which I’m now very interested in listening to on Audible as it was not only written by Cranston but also narrated by him as well!
I am glad I listened to this interview.

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  • Ben
  • 15-02-2019

Host ruined it

Cranston was insightful and engaging, but the host was such an unprepared dope, no content, no direction, it was like he wasn't even paying attention...

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  • sarahlib
  • 07-02-2019

I really love audible sessions!

more sessions, please! longer discussions would be amazing. I love the variety of people and the questions.

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  • mike a
  • 18-01-2019

Good But Short

This is only 15 min good but not really worth downloading. This is more of a book promotion.

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  • ฿vͥi eͣ nͫ tiviα
  • 07-12-2018

Plesant for ears

Bryan has really a nice voice. I enjoyed this it makes me calm i feel free. Listening this like reading a literature.

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  • Programming Dragon
  • 31-12-2017

eh... a vague interview

it really didn't answer my questions, should I purchase the book "life in parts" or not... I voted "not" at this time

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  • Tiffany Fox
  • 16-08-2017

BREAKING BAD!!!!!

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

I would highly recommend this interview! I really enjoy finding out more information on the actors I admire and enjoy for entertainment. These interviews not only give insight into how they feel but make someone of their "unknowable" status relatable. In a way some of these interviews I feel make you realize they aren't just really impressive actors but human beings as well. There are times I think fans can forget that!

What did you like best about this story?

Bryan Cranston's growth with the role of Breaking Bad. He really wanted to get into a character role that you don't normally see. That can be risky in a field where the general public can help push or kill your career.

Which scene was your favorite?

His honesty about wanting to narrate his own book because he couldn't imagine anyone else being able to read his own words!

Any additional comments?

I love that the interviewer doesn't hinder or cut the person they are interviewing off. So many times I think that a good interview should be that you ask a question and let the conversion continue until it trails off and then ask another question to get it back to the same tempo throughout. I very rarely come across interviews that have the ability to do this and these Audile Sessions achieve just that!

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  • N. Tatjana C. Versaggi
  • 30-06-2017

Nice and short.

Bryan Cranston is a sincere, honest man who doesn't add a lot of slick marketing nonsense to this interview. He talks a bit about his mémoire, but doesn't linger too long in it and the interviewer is generous. Worth it.

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  • Alexander Pratyev
  • 02-03-2017

Great person and great interview.

Such a modest and clever man, great actor with vibrant voice! His a living classic actor!

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 25-01-2017

I love Bryan Cranston !!!

So after hearing the interview, I feel like I have to read his new book!

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  • Chiara
  • 25-09-2018

insightful, human, honest

Cranston always strikes me as honest and very candid about his own work and life. This short introduction to his memoir makes the reader eager to pick up the book - or to get the audiobook.

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  • keith lakeman
  • 23-05-2018

enjoyed the story

really liked listening Bryan Cranston and his conclusions about reading or listen to a good story

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  • Steven Emsley
  • 07-08-2017

Great voice

Interesting self revelations from a great but winningly modest actor. Certainly makes me want to hear the autobiography.

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  • Graham G.
  • 12-01-2017

Not the best interviewer

Not the best interviewer. Audible requires the additional words as a somewhat silly purile policy.