"Real" Walter White is at left. "TV Walter" is at right. Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office / AMC hide caption itoggle caption Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office / AMC The Two-Way Alabama Authorities Put A Real-Life Walter White On Their Most Wanted List August 17, 2012 That's the name of the main character — a science teacher who's become a meth cooker and a killer — on AMC's Breaking Bad. It's also the name of a man wanted for meth production in Alabama. Life is imitating art.