Giancarlo Esposito (I)


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Giancarlo Giuseppe Alessandro Esposito was born in Copenhagen, Denmark, to an Italian carpenter/stagehand father from Naples, Italy, and an African-American opera singer mother from Alabama. His parents, working in Europe at the time of his birth, settled in Manhattan by the time he was 6, and that's where he grew up. Coming from a theatrical ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 5 Primetime Emmys. Another 13 wins & 33 nominations. See more awards »

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Breaking Bad Gus Fring
(2009-2011)
The Usual Suspects Jack Baer
(1995)
(2016)
Do the Right Thing Buggin Out
(1989)

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 1971-1977 The Electric Company (TV Series) (singer - 779 episodes)
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Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in "Sesaw" on Broadway. Musical. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Articles | See more »


Height:

5' 7½" (1.71 m)

Spouse:

Joy McManigal  (divorced)  (4 children)

Children:

Esposito, Ruby | See more »

Parents:

Foster, Elizabeth | Esposito, Giovanni

Relatives:

Esposito, Vincent (sibling)
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Personal Quote:

[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 »

Trivia:

Is a supporter of Mumia Abu Jamal and participated in the 2012 documentary Mumia: Long Distance Revolutionary (2012). See more »

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Often cast as Latino American antagonists

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