Bryan Cranston now hopes Trump does 'an exceptionally good job'

Bryan Cranston, who said before the presidential election that he would "definitely move" if Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpBiden to nominate Linda Thomas-Greenfield for UN ambassador: reports Scranton dedicates 'Joe Biden Way' to honor president-elect Kasich: Republicans 'either in complete lockstep' or 'afraid' of Trump MORE won, said Tuesday he hopes the president-elect does an "exceptionally good" job in the White House. 

"He was not my candidate, but he is going to be my president, and I truly hope that he does an exceptionally good job," the "Breaking Bad" star said on NBC's "Today." 

"I really do, because if that is true, he has done well for the country, and that is much more important than who I personally wanted to be president." 


Cranston backed Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonBiden to name longtime aide Blinken as secretary of State: report Understanding mixed results in Pennsylvania key to future elections What's behind the divisions over Biden's secretary of Labor? MORE for president and narrated a video introducing President Obama at the Democratic National Convention in July. 

Just days before the election, Cranston said he hoped "to God" Trump wouldn't win and that he would move if he did. 

“Absolutely, I would definitely move,” he said. 

“It’s not real to me that that would happen. I hope to God it won’t.”