1. It was a tough decision, because I went to Harvard, and I was the first kid in my family to go to college — my parents didn’t go to college. … So on one level, you’re like wow, here’s the lottery out of the lower middle class by getting this ticket into Harvard. And I had a choice to either go into investment banking or pursue acting, and I talked to a lot of people. I had done some plays with the American Repertory Theater there in Boston, so I had other professional actors who were making a living … and I asked them what they thought my chances were. …

    — Dean Norris on why he decided to become an actor

  2. Dean Norris

    Breaking Bad