Giancarlo Esposito

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Date of Birth April 26, 1958
Place of Birth Copenhagen, Denmark
Age 62 years old
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Giancarlo Esposito

Giancarlo Giuseppe Alessandro Esposito is a Danish-born American actor and director. He has played Gus Fring on the AMC show Breaking Bad and also plays the character on Better Call Saul, a role for which he won the Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series Award at the 2012 Critics' Choice Television Awards and was nominated for an Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series at the 2012 Primetime Emmy Awards and again at the 2019 Primetime Emmy Awards. He appeared as Moff Gideon in the live-action Star Wars series The Mandalorian on Disney+ which premiered in 2019. He has appeared in Spike Lee films such as Do the Right Thing, School Daze, and Mo' Better Blues. His feature film appearances include Fresh, Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man, The Usual Suspects, and King of New York. He has played Tom Neville in the NBC series Revolution and Sidney Glass / Magic Mirror on ABC's Once Upon a Time.

Born: Giancarlo Giuseppe Alessandro Esposito, April 26, 1958, Copenhagen, Denmark
Nationality: American, Italian
Occupation: Actor and director
Years active: 1966–present
Spouse(s): Joy McManigal, (m. 1995, div. 2015)
Children: 4
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About Giancarlo Esposito

Veteran actor well known for his partnership with director Spike Lee and for appearing in films like The Usual Suspects and King of New York. His performance as drug lord Gus Fring on Breaking Bad earned him the Best Supporting Actor Award from the 2012 Critic's Choice Television Awards, and a 2012 Emmy nomination. He plays Pastor Ramon Cruz in Netflix's The Get Down and Jorge in the Maze Runner films.

Before Fame

He played a slave child when he was eight - it was his fist exposure to the entertainment industry.


He was a guest star in the NBC cult sitcom Community as the half-brother of Chevy Chase's character Pierce Hawthorne.

Family Life

He married Joy McManigal in 1995. He has four daughters named Syrlucia, Kale Lyn, Shayne Lyra, and Ruby Esposito.


He acted alongside Nicole Kidman in the 2010 film Rabbit Hole.

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Latest information about Giancarlo Esposito updated on January 22, 2021.