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“People have a tendency to find something that someone does well and say, ‘Oh, he’s a comedy guy,’ or, ‘He’s a drama guy,’ ” Cranston says. “Before I got ‘Malcolm in the Middle,’ I was a drama guy. Then I was the comedy guy, and suddenly the goofy dad was going to be Walter White? Hopefully by my insistence on not repeating, and not being a derivative of myself, I can maybe break that cycle a little bit.” (x)