Giancarlo Esposito (I)


STARmeter
Top 500
Down 22 this week
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 »

Upcoming DC Movies and TV Shows

Check out all the upcoming DC superhero movies and series that the IMDb editors can't wait to see.

See the list

Most Anticipated Netflix Releases

Check out the most anticipated movies and series coming to Netflix.

See the full list

Around The Web

 | 

Provided by Taboola

On Prime Video

Watch on TV

Maze Runner: The Death Cure
Mon, Oct 25 4:45 PM PDT on FXM (093)
Maze Runner: The Death Cure
Tue, Oct 26 2:45 PM PDT on FXM (093)

Projects In Development

Details only on IMDbPro »

Editorial Lists

Related lists from IMDb editors

a list of 11 images
updated 7 months ago
 
a list of 11 images
updated 10 months ago
 
a list of 30 images
updated 11 months ago
 
a list of 100 people
updated 18 Sep 2019
 
a list of 137 people
updated 21 Jul 2018
 

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 36 people
created 06 Jan 2018
 
a list of 38 people
created 31 Dec 2018
 
a list of 36 people
created 08 Sep 2019
 
a list of 49 people
created 10 Mar 2020
 
a list of 34 people
created 10 Mar 2019
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDb page

How Much Have You Seen?

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

User Polls

Nominated for 5 Primetime Emmys. Another 12 wins & 30 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Known For

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

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 (186 credits)
Show Show Producer (4 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (3 credits)
Show Show Director (2 credits)
Show Show Self (83 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (11 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

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)
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:

Won Obie Awards for his performances in "Zooman and the Sign" (1981) and "Distant Fires" (1993). See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed