Since becoming a Broadway star, Tony nominee Bryan Cranston has traded his Breaking Bad tightey whities for a suit and tie, and he’s showing off his dapper new look on the pages of British GQ. Cranston, who plays President Lyndon B. Johnson in All the Way, revealed some interesting details about his life in the new issue—for instance, did you know he takes a vow of silence every Monday? "A lot of times, people talk unnecessarily," he said. "And if you’re busy talking, you’re not taking in the art, or the architecture, or the environment you’re in. Maybe you don’t see the flowers." Luckily, All the Way is dark on Mondays, so he doesn’t have to worry about performing an all-charades version of Robert Schenkkan’s political drama.
In the new issue, Cranston also sings the praises of his former Breaking Bad co-star Aaron Paul. “I love him like a son,” Cranston told GQ. “We’ll be friends for life.” Aww! Additionally, the All the Way star gets personal about his rough childhood. “There was a period where my mother fed us nothing but hot dogs and beans, or big pots of soup that would last weeks,” he said. “It’s not the childhood I would have designed for myself. But it’s the one that was destined for me.”
Check out Cranston on the cover of GQ below, then see him in All the Way at the Neil Simon Theatre!