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".

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".

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 129

Birthday 1958-04-26

Place of Birth Copenhagen, Denmark

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Also Known As

  • Giancarlo Giuseppe Alessandro Esposito

Acting TV ShowsMovies

Godfather of Harlem (1 episode) as Adam Clayton Powell Jr.
Da 5 Bloods
The Long Home
Heartbeat - Don Johnson
The Hebrew Hammer vs. Hitler as Angry Slave
2019 Jett (0 episodes) as Baudelaire
2019 Coda as Paul
2019 The Mandalorian (1 episode)
2019 Stuck as Lloyd
2018 Dallas & Robo (8 episodes) as Victor Goldsmith
2018 Maze Runner: The Death Cure as Jorge
2017 The Show as Mason Washington
2017 Okja as Frank Dawson
2017 Unacknowledged as Narrator
2017 Rebel (10 episodes) as Charles
2016 Westworld (1 episode) as El Lazo
2016 Brother Nature as Congressman Frank McClaren
2016 The Get Down (11 episodes) as Pastor Ramon Cruz
2016 On Meditation as Himself
2016 Money Monster as Captain Marcus Powell
2016 The Jungle Book as Akela (voice)
2016 The Pills - Sempre meglio che lavorare as Il Boss
2015 Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials as Jorge
2015 Better Call Saul (10 episodes) as Gustavo 'Gus' Fring (7 episodes) as Gustavo "Gus" Fring
2015 Allegiance (7 episodes) as Oscar Christoph
2014 Poker Night as Bernard
2014 Batman: Assault on Arkham as Black Spider / Eric Needham (voice)
2014 Son of Batman as Ra's al Ghul (voice)
2014 Requiem For The Big East as Narrator
2013 Timms Valley as Pruit Normings
2013 They Die by Dawn
2013 Drunk History (1 episode) as Andrés Pico
2013 Long Distance Revolutionary: A Journey with Mumia Abu-Jamal as Himself
2013 Over/Under
2012 Alex Cross as Daramus Holiday
2012 Revolution (43 episodes) as Major Tom Neville
2011 Once Upon a Time (1 episode) as Magic Mirror (voice) (13 episodes) as Sidney Glass
2011 Certainty as Father Heery
2011 S.W.A.T.: Firefight as Inspector Hollander
2010 Rabbit Hole as Auggie
2009 Celebrity Ghost Stories (1 episode)
2009 Community (2 episodes) as Gilbert Lawson
2008 New Amsterdam (1 episode)
2008 Gospel Hill as Dr. Palmer
2008 Breaking Bad (28 episodes) as Gustavo "Gus" Fring
2007 Feel The Noise as Roberto Vega
2007 The Box as Det. Dwayne Burkhalter
2006 Kidnapped (1 episode)
2006 Sherrybaby as Parole Officer Hernandez
2006 Rain as Ken Arnold
2006 Hate Crime as Detective Esposito
2006 Last Holiday as Senator Dillings
2006 South Beach (8 episodes) as Robert Fuentes
2005 Derailed as Detective Church
2005 Carlito's Way: Rise to Power as Little Jeff
2005 Ghost Whisperer (1 episode)
2005 Bones (1 episode)
2005 Back in the Day as Benson Cooper
2005 Chupacabra Terror as Dr. Peña
2004 A Killer Within as Vargas
2004 5ive Days to Midnight (5 episodes) as Tim Sanders
2004 Noise as Hank
2003 Blind Horizon as J.C. Reynolds
2003 Las Vegas (1 episode)
2003 Ash Tuesday as Karl
2002 Girls Club (9 episodes)
2002 Half & Half (1 episode)
2002 CSI: Miami (3 episodes) as Chief Braga
2002 Street Time (1 episode)
2001 Ali as Cassius Clay, Sr.
2001 Monkeybone as Hypnos
2001 The Division (1 episode)
2001 Piñero as Miguel Algarin
2000 The $treet (12 episodes) as Tom Divack
2000 Soul Food (2 episodes)
2000 Homicide: The Movie as Mike Giardello
2000 Josephine as Spike
1999 Third Watch (1 episode)
1998 Thirst as Dr. Lawrence Carver
1998 Naked City: Justice with a Bullet as Chaz Villanueva
1998 Phoenix as Louie
1998 Creature (2 episodes) as Lt. Thomas Peniston / Werewolf
1998 Twilight as Reuben Escobar
1998 Stardust as Mr. Peavey
1997 Trouble on the Corner as Darryl
1997 Five Desperate Hours as Joseph Grange
1997 Nothing to Lose as Charlie Dunt
1997 The Practice (1 episode)
1997 Big City Blues as Georgie
1996 Nash Bridges (1 episode)
1996 Swift Justice (1 episode)
1996 The Tomorrow Man as Jonathan Driscoll
1995 Waiting to Exhale as David Matthews (Uncredited)
1995 Blue in the Face as Tommy Finelli
1995 The Keeper as Paul Lamont
1995 The Usual Suspects as FBI Agent Jack Baer
1995 Smoke as Tommy
1995 Klash as Stoney
1994 Chicago Hope (1 episode)
1994 New York Undercover (3 episodes)
1994 Fresh as Esteban
1993 Seven Songs for Malcolm X as Autobiography Reading (voice)
1993 Bakersfield P.D. (17 episodes)
1993 Amos & Andrew as The Reverend Fenton Brunch
1993 Homicide: Life on the Street (22 episodes) as Michael Giardello
1992 Malcolm X as Thomas Hayer
1992 Bob Roberts as Bugs Raplin
1991 Night on Earth as YoYo
1991 Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man as Jimmy Jiles
1990 Law & Order (4 episodes)
1990 Mo' Better Blues as Left Hand Lacey (Piano)
1990 King of New York as Lance
1989 Making 'Do the Right Thing' as Himself
1989 Do the Right Thing as Buggin Out
1988 School Daze as Julian
1987 Heartbeat as Gang Member #1
1987 Sweet Lorraine as Howie
1986 Maximum Overdrive as Videoplayer
1986 Roanoak as Simon Fernandes
1985 The Equalizer (1 episode)
1985 Desperately Seeking Susan as Street Vendor
1985 Finnegan Begin Again as Intruder
1984 The Cotton Club as Bumpy Hood
1984 Miami Vice (1 episode)
1984 Go Tell It On The Mountain as Elisha
1983 Trading Places as Cellmate #2
1981 Taps as Cadet Captain J.C. Pierce
1979 Running as Puerto Rican Teenager
1979 Tutti a squola


2017 The Show Director
2008 Gospel Hill Director


2017 The Show Producer

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