STARmeter
Top 5000
Up 320 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 »

Editors' Picks: Our Favorite Things From This Week

"Fargo"

IMDb editors highlight the stories, faces, and titles that had us buzzing this week. What caught your eye?

Check out our picks from the week

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Amazon Video

Watch on TV

Projects In Development

Details only on IMDbPro »

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 24 images
created 02 Mar 2013
 
a list of 27 images
created 18 Jul 2013
 
a list of 32 people
created 21 Aug 2014
 
a list of 39 people
created 11 Sep 2014
 
a list of 31 people
created 6 months 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 11 wins & 10 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Electric Company
The Electric Company Music Department
(1971-1977)
The Usual Suspects
The Usual Suspects Jack Baer
(1995)
The Jungle Book
(2016)
Smoke
Smoke OTB Man #1, Tommy
(1995)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Music department (1 credit)
 1971-1977 The Electric Company (TV Series) (singer - 779 episodes)
- 129B (1977) ... (singer: theme song)
- 128B (1977) ... (singer: theme song)
- 127B (1977) ... (singer: theme song)
- 126B (1977) ... (singer: theme song)
- 125B (1977) ... (singer: theme song)
Show Show Actor (165 credits)
Show Show Producer (4 credits)
Show Show Director (2 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Self (42 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (4 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in "Don't Get God Started" on Broadway. Musical. See more »


Height:

5' 7½" (1.71 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I started in the acting business at age 8, so I feel it's my experience and social skills for example, how to be charismatic, how not to lose your temper - that have helped me the most to succeed. But I did develop a plan: I wanted to work with good people who had a passion for what they did. Still, at age 17, I made the decision to study the technical part of the business as well. I got a two ... See more »

Trivia:

Has four daughters: Shayne Lyra, Kale Lyn, Syrlucia and Ruby. See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

Contribute to This Page