Aaron Paul Sturtevant is an award-winning American actor best known for his portrayal of crystal meth dealer ‘Jesse Pinkman’ in the AMC crime drama series 'Breaking Bad.' He won three 'Primetime Emmy Awards' and three 'Saturn Awards' among other awards for his role in 'Breaking Bad.' At the beginning of his acting career, he dropped his last name to make it easier for casting directors to pronounce his name. Starting as a day player, doing cameos in movies and appearing as guest in several television series, he went on to land the main role in 'Breaking Bad' and contributed immensely to the show's success. Before landing this role, he was part of the HBO series 'Big Love.' His success on television earned him roles in movies, such as 'Smashed,' 'Need for Speed,' and 'A Long Way Down.' He then worked with legendary director Ridley Scott and critically acclaimed actor Christian Bale in the biblical epic 'Exodus: Gods and Kings' where he played ‘Joshua,’ a Hebrew slave. He has also appeared in films like 'Triple 9,' 'American Woman,' and 'Welcome Home.' In 2020, he played 'Caleb Nichols' in the popular science fiction television series 'Westworld.'