Giancarlo Esposito

Actor / Film Producer / Film Director | * 04/26/1958 (62) | Copenhagen, Denmark
Giancarlo Giuseppe Alessandro Esposito (Italian pronunciation: [dʒaŋˈkarlo dʒuˈsɛppe alesˈsandro eˈspɔːzito]) (born April 26, 1958) is a Danish-born American actor. He is best known for portraying Gus Fring in the AMC crime drama series Breaking Bad (2009–2011) and the prequel series Better Call Saul (2017–present), for which he won the Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series and earned three nominations for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series. Esposito's other television roles include Federal Agent Mike Giardello in the NBC police drama series Homicide: Life on the Street (1998–1999), Sidney Glass / Magic Mirror in the ABC supernatural drama series Once Upon a Time (2011–2017), Tom Neville in the NBC science fiction series Revolution (2012–2014), Dr. Edward Ruskins in the ()
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Born in Denmark, Giancarlo Esposito is an Italian American stage, film and television actor and director, best known for playing many supporting characters in television shows, such as Gustavo "Gus" Fring in "Breaking Bad" and "Better Call Saul".

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Crime

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Awards & Nominations for Giancarlo Esposito

Theatre World Award

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Movies with Giancarlo Esposito as Actor(95)

as Archie2020 Stargirl
as Paul2020 Coda
as Angry Slave2019 The Hebrew Hammer vs. Hitler
as Lloyd2019 Stuck
as Tom Volk2019 Line of Duty
as Narrator2017 Unacknowledged
as Mason Washington2017 The Show
as Frank Dawson2017 Okja
as himself2016 On Meditation
as Captain Marcus Powell2016 Money Monster
as Akela (voice)2016 The Jungle Book
as Congressman Frank McClaren2016 Brother Nature
as Bernard2014 Poker Night
as Black Spider / Eric Needham (voice)2014 Batman: Assault on Arkham
as Narrator2014 Requiem For The Big East
as Ra's al Ghul (voice)2014 Son of Batman
as Pruit Normings2013 Timms Valley
as Daramus Holiday2012 Alex Cross
as Inspector Hollander2011 S.W.A.T.: Firefight
as Father Heery2011 Certainty
as Auggie2010 Rabbit Hole
as Dr. Palmer2008 Gospel Hill
as Roberto Vega2007 Feel The Noise
as Det. Dwayne Burkhalter2007 The Box
as Senator Dillings2006 Last Holiday
as Detective Esposito2006 Hate Crime
as Parole Officer Hernandez2006 Sherrybaby
as Ken Arnold2006 Rain
as Benson Cooper2005 Back in the Day
as Little Jeff2005 Carlito's Way: Rise to Power
as Detective Church2005 Derailed
as Dr. Peña2005 Chupacabra Terror
as Hank2004 Noise
as Vargas2004 A Killer Within
as J.C. Reynolds2003 Blind Horizon
as Karl2003 Ash Tuesday
as Miguel Algarin2001 Piñero
as Hypnos2001 Monkeybone
as Cassius Clay, Sr.2001 Ali
as Mike Giardello2000 Homicide: The Movie
as Spike2000 Josephine
as Mr. Peavey1998 Stardust
as Louie1998 Phoenix
as Reuben Escobar1998 Twilight
as Dr. Lawrence Carver1998 Thirst
as Chaz Villanueva1998 Naked City: Justice with a Bullet
as Joseph Grange1997 Five Desperate Hours
as Georgie1997 Big City Blues
as Charlie Dunt1997 Nothing to Lose
as Darryl1997 Trouble on the Corner
as Jonathan Driscoll1996 The Tomorrow Man
as Host Tim Timko1995 Reckless
as Paul Lamont1995 The Keeper
as Stoney1995 Klash
as David Matthews (Uncredited)1995 Waiting to Exhale
as David Matthews1995 Waiting to Exhale
as Tommy1995 Smoke
as FBI Agent Jack Baer1995 The Usual Suspects
as Tommy Finelli1995 Blue in the Face
as Esteban1994 Fresh
as Autobiography Reading (voice)1993 Seven Songs for Malcolm X
as The Reverend Fenton Brunch1993 Amos & Andrew
as Bugs Raplin1992 Bob Roberts
as Thomas Hayer1992 Malcolm X
as YoYo1991 Night on Earth
as Left Hand Lacey (Piano)1990 Mo' Better Blues
as Lance1990 King of New York
as Buggin Out1989 Do the Right Thing
as Julian1988 School Daze
as Gang Member #11987 Heartbeat
as Howie1987 Sweet Lorraine
as Videoplayer1986 Maximum Overdrive
as Simon Fernandes1986 Roanoak
as Intruder1985 Finnegan Begin Again
as Street Vendor1985 Desperately Seeking Susan
as Bumpy Hood1984 The Cotton Club
as Cellmate #21983 Trading Places
as Cadet Captain J.C. Pierce1981 Taps
as Puerto Rican Teenager1979 Running

TV Shows/Series with Giancarlo Esposito as Actor(47)

as The Grandfather2020 Home Movie: The Princess Bride
as Adam Clayton Powell Jr.2019 Godfather of Harlem
as Charlie Baudelaire2019 Jett
as Victor Goldsmith2018 Dallas & Robo
as Charles2017 Rebel
as Narrator2017 Dear White People
as El Lazo2016 Westworld
as Pastor Ramon Cruz2016 The Get Down
as Oscar Christoph2015 Allegiance
as Gustavo "Gus" Fring2015 Better Call Saul
as Gustavo 'Gus' Fring2015 Better Call Saul
as Gus Fring2015 Better Call Saul
as Andrés Pico2013 Drunk History
as Major Tom Neville2012 Revolution
as Sidney Glass2011 Once Upon a Time
as Magic Mirror (voice)2011 Once Upon a Time
as Gilbert Lawson2009 Community
as Gustavo "Gus" Fring2008 Breaking Bad
as Robert Fuentes2006 South Beach
2005 Bones
as Tim Sanders2004 5ive Days to Midnight
as Chief Braga2002 CSI: Miami
as Tom Divack2000 The $treet
as Michael Giardello1993 Homicide: Life on the Street
as Lt. Thomas Peniston / Werewolf1990 Samson & Gert

Movies with Giancarlo Esposito as Crew(3)

Directing/Director2017 The Show
Production/Producer2017 The Show
Directing/Director2008 Gospel Hill

Additional Information

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Born: Saturday, 04/26 1958 (April) in Copenhagen (current age: 62 years + 273 days)
Zodiac sign: Taurus (Chinese zodiac sign: Dog)
Languages: English (EN), Italian (IT)
Other names for Giancarlo Esposito (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Giancarlo Giuseppe Alessandro Esposito"
Giancarlo Esposito frequently works together with these people:
Spike Lee (22x, Crew)
Jace Alexander (9x, Crew)
Samuel L. Jackson (8x, Actor)
Jon Favreau (8x, Actor)
James Hong (8x, Actor)
Jon Seda (8x, Actor)
Steve Ryan (8x, Actor)
Reed Diamond (7x, Actor)
Michael Gaston (7x, Actor)
Dick Wolf (7x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:1963, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 01/12/2021