<p>Dean Joseph Norris is an American actor currently starring as DEA agent Hank Schrader, the brother-in-law of main character Walter White in the AMC series Breaking Bad, which premiered on January 20, 2008.
Norris was born in South Bend, Indiana to Jack (a furniture store owner) and Rosie Norris. He has two sisters. Dean graduated from Clay High School and attended Harvard College, from which he graduated in 1985. Prior to Breaking Bad, Norris starred in Tremors: The Series as W.D. Twitchell. He has also had guest spots on shows such as The X-Files, The West Wing, Married With Children, Las Vegas, 24, Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, Eagleheart, True Blood, Bones, Grey's Anatomy, Lost, Nash Bridges, NCIS, Six Feet Under, Medium and Charmed and appeared in movies such as Gattaca, The Negotiator, The Lawnmower Man, Little Miss Sunshine (along with Bryan Cranston), Evan Almighty, Terminator 2: Judgment Day, Lethal Weapon 2, Total Recall, Lakota Woman, The Cell, Hard to Kill, Playmaker, 3 Strikes, American Gun and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. He also played the commanding officer at the military training camp in the film Starship Troopers.</p>