'Breaking Bad' actor has 'SNL' cameo.

AuthorBauder, David


NEW YORK -- ''Saturday Night Live'' had some fun with anticipation over Sunday's ''Breaking Bad'' finale with help from Aaron Paul in a surprise cameo.

Paul, who plays Walter White's drug compatriot Jesse Pinkman in the Emmy-winning AMC series, appeared in the opening segment of the new ''SNL'' season. He portrayed one of several average Americans joining President Barack Obama to testify to the need for health care coverage.

Paul mentioned a ''friend'' who badly needed health care when he got sick with cancer. ''The man was a teacher with a family,'' interjected Obama, played by ''SNL'' cast member Jay Pharoah.

''He did what any of us would have done,'' Paul said. ''He started...

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