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  • Category: Television
  • Unveiled: 29 Apr 2014
  • Address:
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  • HWOF Popularity:
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    Monthly Average: 376th
  • Notes: The 2,523rd Star

Giancarlo Esposito

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Previous stretch: Anne Bancroft


Esposito at the 2013 Monte-Carlo Television Festival

Giancarlo Giuseppe Alessandro Esposito (born April 26, 1958) is a Danish-born American actor, director, and producer of African-Italian descent. He is best known for his portrayal of Gustavo "Gus" Fring on the AMC series Breaking Bad, for which he won the Best Supporting Actor in a Drama award at the 2012 Critics' Choice Television Awards and was nominated for an Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series award at the 2012 Primetime Emmy Awards. He is well known for his roles in Spike Lee films such as Do the Right Thing, School Daze, and Mo' Better Blues. Other notable films include The Usual Suspects and King of New York. He has portrayed Sidney Glass/Magic Mirror on ABC's Once Upon a Time and Major Tom Neville in the NBC series Revolution.

Fact file

  • Born: Giancarlo Giuseppe Alessandro Esposito April 26, 1958 (age 57) Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Occupation: Actor, film director, film producer
  • Years active: 1966–present
  • Spouse(s): Joy McManigal (1995–?; divorced)
  • Children: 4 daughters

Read more about Giancarlo Esposito at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

In the news

Variety, 2019-04-03 22:36:23
In today’s roundup, the cast for the first story in Shudder’s Stephen King anthology series “Creepshow” has been announced. CASTING AMC Network’s premium streaming service Shudder announced initial casting for the upcoming anthology series “Creepshow” based on the 1982 Stephen King and George Romero film of the same name. Adrienne ...

Variety, 2018-12-12 20:05:24
“The Mandalorian” cast has taken shape. The upcoming live-action “Star Wars” streaming series has revealed that the cast now includes Giancarlo Esposito, Emily Swallow, Carl Weathers, Omid Abtahi, and Werner Herzog. They join previously announced cast members Pedro Pascal, Nick Nolte, and Gina Carano. As with all things “Star Wars,” ...

Variety, 2018-10-02 21:45:51
Giancarlo Esposito has joined the upcoming Epix series “Godfather of Harlem” in a series regular role, Variety has learned. The 10-episode series is inspired by the story of infamous Harlem crime boss Bumpy Johnson, who will be played by Forest Whitaker. Esposito will play Adam Clayton Powell, a Baptist minister, ...

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