Giancarlo Esposito stars in "Revolution" on NBC as Captain Tom Neville. Esposito also recently played recurring roles in ABC's "Once Upon a Time," as Sydney Glass, and AMC's "Breaking Bad," as Gus Fring.

Giancarlo Esposito is best known to theatergoers for his award-winning work on stage. He has won two Obie Awards for "Zooman and the Sign" at the Negro Ensemble Company and "Distant Fires" at The Atlantic Theatre Company where he performs and teaches as a company member. Giancarlo's long list of Broadway credits includes "Sacrilege," "Seesaw," "Merrily We Roll Along" and "Lost in the Stars" to name a few. Most recently, he co-starred on Broadway with James Earl Jones, Terrence Howard and Phylicia Rashad in Debbie Allen's rendition of the great classic Tennessee Williams play, "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof."

Esposito's work in film has been dynamic and he has often been referred to as a chameleon. He has distinguished himself in such films as "The Usual Suspects," Wayne Wang's "Smoke" and "The Last Holiday," opposite Queen Latifah. He has also starred opposite actors Paul Newman in "Twilight" and Clive Owen in "Derailed." He received a nomination for an Independent Spirit Award for his performance in "Fresh" and his memorable performances in several Spike Lee movies are legendary. These films include "Do the Right Thing," "Mo' Better Blues" and "Malcolm X."

Among Esposito's other numerous film credits include outstanding performances in "Rabbit Hole," opposite Nicole Kidman, "Ali," starring Will Smith, "Nothing to Lose," "Bob Roberts," "King of New York," "Cotton Club" and "Sherry Baby." His extensive career in television includes most notably "Breaking Bad," "Homicide: Life on The Streets," "Law & Order" and "Kidnapped."

In 2009, Esposito made his feature film directorial debut of "Gospel Hill" in which he co-starred with Danny Glover, Angela Bassett, Julia Stiles and Samuel L. Jackson.




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Age: 59 years old
Birthday: April 26, 1958
Height: 5' 8"
Full Name / Real Name: Giancarlo Giuseppe Alessandro Esposito
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Wife: Joy McManigal


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