Top 5000
Down 28 this week

Giancarlo Esposito (I)

Giancarlo Giuseppe Alessandro Esposito was born in Copenhagen, Denmark, to an Italian carpenter/stagehand father from Naples and an opera-singing African-American mother from Alabama. His parents, working in Europe at the time of his birth, settled in Manhattan by the time he was six, and that's where he grew up. Coming from a theatrical background... See full bio »

What to Watch: "The Man in the High Castle"

In this episode of "What to Watch," we talk with the cast of Amazon Studios' "The Man in the High Castle" and the show's creator, Frank Spotnitz.

Watch our interview

On Amazon Video

Watch on TV

Projects In Development

Details only on IMDbPro »

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 25 people
created 19 Feb 2012
list image
a list of 44 people
created 04 Jan 2013
a list of 35 people
created 29 Oct 2013
a list of 30 people
created 5 months ago
a list of 29 people
created 4 weeks ago

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Giancarlo Esposito's work have you seen?

User Polls

Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 10 wins & 10 nominations. See more awards »

Known For


Hide Hide Show Show Music department (1 credit)
 1971-1977 The Electric Company (TV Series) (singer - 780 episodes)
- 130B (1977) ... (singer: theme song)
- 129B (1977) ... (singer: theme song)
- 128B (1977) ... (singer: theme song)
- 127B (1977) ... (singer: theme song)
- 126B (1977) ... (singer: theme song)
Show Show Actor (157 credits)
Show Show Producer (3 credits)
Show Show Director (2 credits)
Show Show Self (37 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (3 credits)

Related Videos


Personal Details

Other Works:

Radio PSA, "Hip-Hop Literacy," Lyrical Knockout Entertainment See more »


5' 7½" (1.71 m)

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[1997] Accumulating money has never been a real goal for me. Rather, I think about how to make every moment of my life mean something. What's been my barometer for success is my creative and spiritual growth - I measure my success by the quality of my work. Last year I sat down and reexamined things. I asked myself if I wanted to do anything and everything just to get a lot of money. I decided ... See more »


Won two Obie Awards for his performances in "Distant Fires" and "Zooman and the Sign". See more »

Star Sign:


Message Boards

Recent Posts
African American? crockett_john
Legendary performance as Gus in Breaking Bad theanswer340
Could play Obama starlitegirl890
You deserved the Emmy, no dis to Arron Paul love him, WCinLV
His eyes in BB AceP83
Malcolm X cjpost129
Discuss Giancarlo Esposito on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page