"For every action, there is a reaction"
Giancarlo Esposito has graced our TV and movie screens since the late 1970s. Most well known for his villainous characters, Giancarlo has given captivating performance for some of the most intimidating characters in media. From Moff Gideon and Gus Fring to Hypnos and Leo Pap, whenever Giancarlo Esposito is on screen you better get the popcorn out because it is going to be a good show.
The menacing Moff Gideon was the main antagonist in Season 1 and 2 of The Mandalorian, as he hunted down little Grogu throughout both seasons.
“It was a great honor. I knew it would be exciting, whether it had been Star Wars or some other story that spurred my imagination. But the word of Star Wars is one that I’ve admired since I was younger... You know, I’ve loved working on The Mandalorian because it’s about wonder and anticipation. When Jon asked if I had any requests for the character, I said, ‘Yes. I want to have a cape like Darth Vader!’” Giancarlo Esposito -- Star Wars Insider.
BREAKING BAD & BETTER CALL SAUL
Giancarlo Esposito is best known for portraying Gus Fring, the main antagonist of Breaking Bad and the money laundering business man in Better Call Saul. His character, throughout the Breaking Bad series, secretly plots revenge against the members of the Mexican Cartel because of the death of his business associate Max Arciniega.
On stage at a convention, Giancarlo reflect on how Gus Fring was one of the most intimidating villains he has played saying “He has a face that you don’t see — a face that’s hidden. He has an agenda that you don’t know, and that’s very frightening when someone’s hiding who they really are.” Giancarlo Esposito -- Article from Tell-Tale TV
AS SEEN ON TV
Once Upon a Time
Dear White People
Godfather of Harlem
On the Big Screen
The Usual Suspects
The Jungle Book
The Man Behind the Voice
Son of Batman
The Mandalorian Cast | Celebrity Panel | Giancarlo Esposito, Carl Weathers, Emily Swallow
Meet the stars of The Mandalorian, Giancarlo Esposito (Moff Gideon), Carl Weathers (Greef Karga), and Emily Swallow (The Armorer)!