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"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.

Giancarlo as Moff Gideon on an imperial ship.


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.


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

Giancarlo smiling widely in a yellow shirt, black tie, and glasses.


Sesame Street

Giancarlo in a blue zip up hoodie with a pink tank top and red/blue checkered shorts. He is standing next to Big Bird who is holding a towel and is looking at the purple muppet with orange floaties, a green and white striped hat and matching towel.

Bakersfield P.D.

Giancarlo in a brown suit and multi-color checkered tie sitting for a picture with four men standing around him (2 wearing blue police uniforms, one in a gray suit and the other in a yellow/gray flannel)

Once Upon a Time

Giancarlo as a genie. He is standing by the side of a river in a red turban, ornate vest, and wearing a large necklace and earring.

Dear White People

Giancarlo in a brown suit, smiling, and lifting a drinking glass.

Godfather of Harlem

Giancarlo looking tired/annoyed in a gray suit and brown checkered tie with a gold tie pin. He is sitting behind a deck with a reddish brown book on the table with an American Flag in the background.


Giancarlo holding a white coffee cup looking at something intensely. There is also a guy in a white shirt with his hands over his head and another guy directly to his right looking intimidating.

On the Big Screen

School Daze

Giancarlo in a black bomber jacket with a bulldog on it. He is standing next to a girl with teased hair and they are both looking intensely at the camera.

The Usual Suspects

Giancarlo staring up at a guy confrontationally with another man in the middle eyeing the other guy.


Giancarlo as the God of Sleep and ruler of Down Town Hypnos. He is curled up with his hooved feet up and is wearing a black and white suit as he looks at Brendan Fraser.

Last Holiday

Giancarlo in a suit next to Queen Latifah in a yellow dress at a roulette table, surrounded by people.

The Jungle Book

A CGI wolf on a rock staring at the camera.


Giancarlo in a white t-shirt, camouflage pant, brown boots, and sunglasses on top of a car fixing the engine with steam coming from it.

The Man Behind the Voice

Son of Batman

Ra's al Ghul holding a blade with bodies laid behind him.

Harley Quinn

Lex Luther headshot as he looks annoyed and baffled
Stan Edgar in a suit and a headset looking off in the distance

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)!