Dean Norris is an American actor and producer.

He was born on April 8, 1963 in South Bend, Indiana, USA as Dean Joseph Norris. As an actor and producer, he is known for "Breaking Bad" (2008), "Little Miss Sunshine" (2006) and "Terminator 2: Judgment Day" (1991). He has been married to Bridget since April 2001. They have five children. He is often cast as law enforcement or military types. Dean was the valedictorian of his graduating class at Clay High School (South Bend, IN). Was accepted to Harvard University where he graduated in 1985. His father had English, Irish, and German ancestry. His maternal grandparents were of Hungarian origin. He has a short stocky build and is bald.