Kaossandra | Lance | Blayde | Vecna | El Baldes Jefes | The Umbrella Academy Villains | Skrael | Yes. Deckard | Resident Evil Villains | Darkened Creatures | Roberto de Len | It all goes back, Esposito explained, to wanting to play past any and all stereotypes or preconceived notions of who or what someone is. Alex | The Horde (Catra, Shadow Weaver, Scorpia, Double Trouble, Entrapta, Imp, Super Pal Trio, Horde Robots, Horde Soldiers & The Horde Trio) | Slitherwings | Yukikaze | Guy Gagn | Dorian Gray | Skyler White | Sprout Cloverleaf | Shaka | It was this deteriorating state of mind that was the cause of Walter's constant planning to kill him. Demogorgon | Claire Underwood | God | But Ive always been Black. Rotter | Light Hope | Juan Carlos Rivera | Chef Lombardo | Loan Sharks |
Cody Favors | Luisito Rey | Flat Earth Society (Harold) | He controls his drug empire with an icy hold and numerous people who work under him are either unaware of his true nature or in fear of him.
Brody | Stephen King Villains | Eddie | It was noted a massive personality change of Gus around the 4th season. Rafe Masters | Hayden Stagg | Chad Garland | The Shame Killer | Blue Fangs | That is all. The Witch | Because you're not multitasking, looking at your phone or another five things, you're looking into their soul.". These theories are further supported in two. Garvin Cross | Lucifer Villains | Michael Groff | Pennsatucky | DeeBees | Werewolves | Don Eladio | Gaspar | He has a vengeful side as well and lives by a "blood for blood" motto ever since Max's death rather than simply business, killing the cartel proves to be more out of a personal vendetta. Gonzo Leonard Kone | Studio Trigger Villains | Co-Founder and Owner of Los Pollos HermanosIndustrial laundry ownerDrug kingpin Shadow Demons (Eden Hawkins - Frederick Gideon - Javi - Jackie Veda - Daniel Mutuku) | Ghosts | If you do not wish to know vital information on plot / character elements in a story, you may not wish to read beyond this warning: We hold no responsibility for any negative effects these facts may have on your enjoyment of said media should you continue. PAL Labs (PAL, PAL Max, Glaxxon 5000 & PAL Max Prime) | Nicolette Cayman | Larry Kline | If you are going to edit a lot, then make yourself a user and login. Hal | Baki Villains | Stu | Jerome F. Davies | Dayanara Diaz | The Hushed (Reverend) | Ruff and Stucky | Tolyn | And Im not saying that theres Black, theres White and then theres Giancarlo Esposito. Esm Squalor | Henchman | Elmar Mund/Electro Man | Other than that, enjoy Villains Wiki!!! Gerald Burlingame | Coach Brunt | Peter Isherwell | Gruffnut Thorston | Sheila | Artesian McCullough | Merchin | Zim | Arthur Shelby Sr | Tom Holloway | The Principal | Hordak | Whispers DiTullio | The Woman | Berlin | Tony Provenzano | The Businessman | Hera | But as actors with actual Spanish backgrounds came along, Esposito stepped back because he felt they had more of a firsthand experience and should have the ability to take their place., Then while performing with the Negro Ensemble Company in 1980, Esposito met a hot young writer-director named Spike Lee. It's great to be back home!". Ares | Marvel Cinematic Universe Villains | The Addams Family Villains | He saved Max Arcienega from the slums, financed him going to school and partnered with him together to become the co-managers of Los Pollos Hermanos and enter the methamphetamine trade together. Lonnie Byers | Diane Sherman | Alfie Solomons | Olaf | The Devil | Goode Family (Solomon Goode) | Light Turner | Daredevil Villains | Curtis | Robert Daly | Spooge's Lady | So up next came (and went) the aforementioned Girls Club, his personal career mile-marker that few people remember. Tommy H. and Carol | Scooter Skunks |
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Brad Cage | The Odd Couple | Others Pockets | Giancarlo Esposito's filmography dates back decades, and he has appeared in a number of classic films. Shere Khan | Delacroix | Beast | Always calm and cautious by nature, despite being one of the most successful and fearsome methamphetamine drug runners in Albuquerque and the owner of a successful multimillion-dollar business, Gustavo Fring remains very humble, low-key and friendly towards his patrons. Beck | The Dark Crystal Villains | Los Pollos Hermanos (Gustavo Fring, Victor, Tyrus Kitt, Lydia Rodarte-Quayle & Gale Boetticher) | This time, however, he won't be playing the villain. Linda Ferguson |
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Huell Babineaux | Rocky | Whats the problem? Patrick McKinney | Begoa Benavent | Reggie | Gustavo "Gus" Fring, known as the Chicken Man within the Cartel, is the main antagonist of the popular AMC TV series Breaking Bad and a central character in its prequel Better Call Saul. S.E.C.R.E.T. Isaac | Alias Silco | When I was very young, I realized my hair would do anything. Gonera will direct the first episode and Theo Travers will act as showrunner. Golden Woman | Id been around a long time before that. TMNT Villains | Breaking Bad Villains | Copley | Angels | Trevor | Dean Cuizeen | Butt-erflies | Teen Titans Villains | I didnt want to play a color. Evil Dulcinea | ZaZa Royale | Ral Len | Defenders Villains | Governor | Satan | Morag | Maria | Queen Usurna | It was really survival. Orange Is The New Black Villains | Zombies (All of Us Are Dead) | Jake | Drago Bludvist | Sir | Hector Salamanca | The Driver is created by Sunu Gonera and Danny Brocklehurst, the latter of which created the original miniseries alongside Jim Poyser. Socktopus | But the series, short-lived and forgettable, represented a watershed moment for Esposito, who is anything but. Russell Bufalino | Kezza | Scimitar | Toms Cantillo | Almighty Tallests | Vincent | Computer Interface | Dracula | El Balde | JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Villains | Asagiri | Dr. Georgina Orwell | Sonic Villains | Lys Antoine | This article was published more than2 years ago. Brinker Martin | Sinjin Prescott | Burt Cummings | Huell Babineaux | SH1FT3R (Shashi Dhar & Layla Gray) | Laurits Seier | Svetlana the Sly | Andrea Villada | Craig | Hie |
Steven Merrick | Dr. Haynes | Tad Mulholand | Saju Rav | His character, a Black Bed-Stuy native, fans long-held flames of tension when he asks the local Italian pizzeria owner, Hey, Sal, how come there aint no brothas on the wall?. Oswald Mosley | B: The Beginning Villains | I feel so blessed to have been in a couple of different movies on the 100 Best lists, Esposito said. Jurez Cartel (Hector Salamanca, Lalo Salamanca, Nacho Varga, Tuco Salamanca, Marco and Leonel Salamanca, Juan Bolsa, Krazy-8, Arturo Colon, Gonzo & Don Eladio) | Grace Ballard | It truly makes them uncomfortable. Rival Dealers | Lee Na-yeon | Victor | Dragon Hunters (Viggo Grimborn, Ryker Grimborn, Cleve, Ingar Ingerman, Dragon Hunter Commander & Fight Master) |
Moonlight Man | Nacho Varga | Carlos Litvak | Malefor | Jessica Jones Villains | Dr. Sarah Bellum | Gaylen | Bleach Villains | Which, of course, brings us to Espositos most beloved (and Emmy-nominated) villain: Chilean drug lord Gus Fring, who first appeared on Breaking Bad and is now part of the prequel series Better Call Saul.. Texas Chainsaw Massacre Villains | Crooked Energy | That, Esposito said, is the power of film, the power of capturing the human experience. Dogs | Colombian Gang | Barth | Mehitable | Armando | I just didnt want to do that anymore. Alex Green | Colombian Gang | The General | Spooge | And thats just a fraction a small fraction of his credits. Giancarlo? Waldondo del Mundo | Prince Johan | I knew that I wanted to play characters who were more expansive, but in the late-60s, roles for Black actors were few and far between. A villain? The Plague Doctor | Ran Jutul | Follow our team of columnists and reporters who write about the media. Arturo Colon, Los Pollos Hermanos Erodious the Planet Killer | Dr. Sometimes the news is the story.
Player 303 | There's a British show he loves called The Driver. Legendary Entertainment Villains | Mirando Corporation (Nancy Mirando, Lucy Mirando, Frank Dawson & Johnny Wilcox) | Chance | Cuphead Villains | Accompanied by his low-key nature, he drives a second-rate, beaten-down 10-year-old Volvo. Ed Bighead | Gustavo FringGusThe Chicken Man Though he usually orders men to fulfill his jobs, a testament to his descent into a cold-blooded criminal was when he killed Victor, his own man in front of Walter and Jesse with a box cutter as he defied him and didn't seem fazed over killing Victor, calmly telling them to get back to work and left his body as a grim reminder. Whereas in Season 2, he claimed that fear was not an effective motivator amongst his employees; by Season 4, he threatened to kill Walter's entire family should he interfere with his resolve to eliminate Walter's brother-in-law Hank Schrader from the DEA. Jimmy Hoffa | Kill Lalo Salamanca.Take revenge on Don Eladio and the Cartel (both succeeded).Keep his methamphetamine operation running and make more money (temporarily succeeded).Copy Walter White's recipe for the "Blue Sky" meth, then kill him and Jesse Pinkman once he has it.Kill Hector Salamanca (both failed). Cynthia Casas | Juan Bolsa | Hope Haddon | Would you watch the pilot and see if you could come up with a take you both could get excited about?' All rights reserved. Beastars Villains | Hook-Handed Man | Because of this, he took delight in tormenting Hector Salamanca over both of his nephew's death and Walter was able to use Gustavo's hatred for Hector to result in his death. Vice Principal Nero | Chuck McGill | The Dogcatcher | Mr. Pearlman | Priest | Bishop | It's a true honor to have the chance to collaborate with him in this way. Melanie | Kim Wexler | Yumeko Jabami | Zayzafon | Tiki the Statue | A powerful drug kingpin, Gus was a Chilean national and respected Albuquerque restaurateur/philanthropist who owned a successful chain of chicken restaurants called "Los Pollos Hermanos" and used it as a cover for an extremely successful methamphetamine distribution network in the southwestern United States. There were always arias being sung, said Esposito, who was born in Copenhagen. Bly Tanaka | Thomas Shelby | Oh Il-nam | Kira | Castlevania Villains | Jerathmiel | Lt. Bonnie and Clyde | Goat | Zombie Queen | Minotaurs | Squid Game Villains | Ned | My father, Giovanni, saw the movie, and his reaction was, Too much cursing, Giancarlo. And I said, Okay, what else did you see? I realized he didnt understand what it was like to be in my skin. The ensuing father-son talk revolutionized their relationship. Mr. Blut | Over the last half-century, the character actor who continually redefines type has played a part in some of the most iconic movies of our time Do The Right Thing, The Usual Suspects and Malcolm X among them. L | Grogon | Memphis | Denning Sisters | Gustafson | Infected Robots | "Magic Man", in which Lalo mocks Gus for his grudge against the cartel due to Max's death, referring to him as his "boyfriend". Shrek Villains | Grigori | Titus Weld | But maybe I am saying that. Mr. Van Schoonbeek | Doug Stamper | Oh, were sorry.
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Mike Ehrmantraut | Masked Men (Masked Managers, Masked Soldiers & Masked Workers (Number 28)) | Joaquin Salamanca | Miss Shaylock | Dr. Seuss Villains | Waldo | Kaos | Tony Salerno | Matthew Trent | Joe Gallo | "Thanks for believing in me. Ji-yeong's Father | Wendell | Reverend Gospel | Hawkes | Practicing philanthropy.Tending to his businesses.Scheming. Hector | Becca | Man on the Bus | Banzou the Cat | Marie | "I am over the moon excited, enthused, and inspired to be in collaboration with the stellar network and creative team of AMC," Esposito said in a statement. Iain Rannoch | The Conceited Man | This digital media veteran launched one anyway. Angel Royale, Live-Action TV Shadow Board | Pigmies | The character is portrayed by Giancarlo Esposito, who also played Sidney Glass in Once Upon a Time, Frank Dawson in Okja, The Dentist in Payday 2, Stan Edgar in The Boys, Moff Gideon in The Mandalorian, and Antn Castillo in Far Cry 6. However, Gustavo does have a compassionate side and genuinely cares about people. And I realized, Oh, okay, this is an opportunity. It was really a great opening for me to show who I really was. Hi. Bular | Batibat | Wilfred James | Crimson Avenger | Skrap-It | Neil Kandy | Death | The apparitions | Mantah Corp (Daniel Kon & Kash D. Langford) | Copyright 2022 ComicBook.com. Aardman Villains | Agent Red | Randy Lesser | The family moved to New York City when he was 6, and he was on Broadway a few years later in Maggie Flynn.. Lalo Salamanca | That was crushing to me. (Golden Queen, Wolfgang, Chompy Mage, Chef Pepper Jack, Dreamcatcher, Broccoli Guy) |
Lucas | The Seven Deadly Sins Villains | Barghest | Lee asked Esposito to read the script to a musical he was working on called School Daze, which would become their first film together in 1988. Fring is a complex character, and his attentive nature applied toward everything from conducting his drug business to cleaning kitchen fryers is certainly one of his defining aspects. Now the actor wants you to see him as himself. And his agenda wasn't necessarily evil. Yellow | I wanted to play a person. "Breaking Bad" also showed how Fring was driven by a desire for revenge against Hector Salamanca (Mark Margolis) and Don Eladio (Steven Bauer) for the death of his Los Pollos Hermanos co-founder (and possible lover),Max (James Martinez). Aydin Bayat | Bellroc | General Dudley | "Fun and Games", where Gus shares an intimate moment with another man before cutting it short and returning to his stern demeanor. Moyuru Koda | Alejandra | Who is a Black man? The Cloverfield Universe Villains | E.d | Dana & Rocko | Avery Collins | Bald Man | In "The Usual Suspects," he played FBI agent Jack Baer, who led the interrogation of a hospitalized burn victim to work up a police sketch of the villain Keyser Sze. Natalia Alexander | He is also the archenemy of Hector Salamanca and the former boss/employer of Mike Ehrmantraut, Walter White and Jesse Pinkman, among many others. Polo Benavent | Jason | Acat | Evil GIR | Pumpkin | The Boss Baby Villains | White-Faced Women | This is Thesecret1070. Jimmy Platt | Haggar | Dr. Hans Miller | Garvin Cross | His mother, Elizabeth Leesa Foster, was a classically trained Black opera singer from Alabama. Jimmy and Diego | Monday | Crimes Spencer | Luther Thompson | But what I realized in doing that is that I was expanding myself to be able to have more of a repertoire., In early credits, he played characters with names such as Julio, Esteban and Ramos. Disenchantment Villains | Because I can dive into that and I scare people in real life, but that's a part of me: When we are able to take someone in completely give space, drop yourself down so you're listening, but seeing everything about them it makes people uncomfortable. Slinkwing Trio (Lurke) | Cho Sang-woo | Cleve Kelso | "I've been a fan of Giancarlo's work since Spike Lee's Do The Right Thing. Hal | Grimes | Four Horsemen | Yes. Falan | Yoon Gwi-nam | Ribby and Croaks | Billy |
Son Myeong-hwan | I remember saying, Oh my God, I didnt even know we had a chance of getting this guy. The minute we started watching we thought, This is the guy. The way he plays this character it just burns itself into your brain., Despite being one of the industrys most charming chameleons, Esposito has proved unforgettable. Don Juan Diego | Breaking Bad Despite the long and distinguished rsum that encompassed the first half of his career, Esposito felt boxed in. Studiocanal Villains | Hamsters | | Yvonne Parker | Captain Crow | Connor Mandrake | Bandar Log | And its kept going like that.. | And I think that's what's changed the game for me because Gus Fring, I would immediately go to him. Thomas Alexander Upton | Krosh | That career metamorphosis, he said, has deepened me. A corrupt corporate exec? Organized crimeDrug traffickingMass murderKidnappingTortureAbuse (elder and psychological)BlackmailConspiracySmugglingAnimal cruelty ArsonRacketeeringSabotageCorpse desecrationCorruptionChild murder by proxy (presumably). NotEnrique | The Splotch | It is often speculated by fans that Gus may be gay or bisexual, given that his relationship with Max has been implied by Hector to be a romantic one. Hwang Jang-Soo | Father and Mother | Teo Rosn | Heather Holloway | Mediawan Villains | Walter White | | Hyakkaou Private Academy Student Council (Kirari Momobami, Vice-president, Itsuki Sumeragi, Yuriko Nishinotouin, Midari Ikishima, Yumemi Yumemite, Kaede Manyuda, Runa Yomozuki & Sayaka Igarashi) | Gigundus |
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