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Giancarlo Esposito was born in Denmark where his parents were working at the time, but after several more years of traveling they settled in Manhattan by the time he was six and that's where he grew up. Coming from a theatrical background (his mother was a singer and his father a carpenter and stagehand) it was, perhaps, inevitable that young ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 8 wins & 9 nominations. See more awards »

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 1971-1977 The Electric Company (TV Series) (singer - 780 episodes)
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Radio PSA, "Hip-Hop Literacy," Lyrical Knockout Entertainment See more »

Height:

5' 7½" (1.71 m)
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[on planning his demise in Breaking Bad (2008)] I said to [Vince Gilligan] It's got to be something different but it has got to be real. Look at what I do as Gus. I've developed this thing where I button my buttons, I look pretty dapper and I fix my tie. And we both stopped and looked at each other, and we were off and running with an idea that proved to be probably one of the most visually ... See more »

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Was one of the chorus of children who sang the theme song of The Electric Company (1971). See more »

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