‘Higher Name Saul’ actor Mark Margolis useless at 83

Actor Mark Margolis, identified for his roles in “Higher Name Saul” and “Breaking Dangerous,” died Thursday. He was 83.

Mark handed away at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York Metropolis after battling a brief sickness, his son, Morgan Margolis, introduced.

Followers will acknowledge Mark because the maniacal wheelchair-bound drug kingpin Hector “Tío” Salamanca on “Breaking Dangerous,” for which he earned an Emmy nominee in 2012.

He reprised the function for 5 seasons within the spin-off collection “Higher Name Saul,” alongside Bob Odenkirk.

Not solely did he depart his mark on TV, however Mark additionally appeared in motion pictures together with “Scarface” with Al Pacino and lots of of Darren Aronofsky’s movies, comparable to “Black Swan,” “Requiem for a Dream” and “Pi.”


Mark Margolis
Mark Margolis died on Thursday in New York Metropolis.
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Different motion pictures he’s credited with embody “Ace Ventura: Pet Detective” and “My Huge Fats Greek Wedding ceremony 2.”

Moreover, he dived into stage performing and appeared as Gus in Tony Kushner’s ”The Clever Gay’s Information to Capitalism and Socialism with a Key to the Scriptures” in 2014.

His ultimate function was starring in his “Breaking Dangerous” co-star Bryan Cranston’s Showtime collection “Your Honor” this yr, in accordance with his IMDB profile.


Mark Margolis in "Breaking Bad."
He was identified for his chilling function as Hector “Tío” Salamanca in “Breaking Dangerous.”
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Mark Margolis in "Better Call Saul."
He then reprised the function in “Higher Name Saul.”
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Mark was born in Philadelphia and studied performing underneath Stella Adler on the Actors Studio. He started his profession within the mid-Nineteen Seventies earlier than touchdown his breakout function as Alberto the Shadow in 1983’s “Scarface.”

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Following information of his passing, followers honored the late actor by flooding social media with tributes.

“R.I.P mark yours roles in breaking dangerous and higher name saul have been superb Could you relaxation simple,” one particular person wrote on Instagram.


Mark Margolis.
He was nominated for an Emmy in 2012.
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Mark Margolis
Mark is survived by his spouse Jacqueline and son Morgan.
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“Relaxation in peace legend🙌❤️,” a second particular person wrote.

“RIP Thanks for contributing to the perfect present ever,” one other tweeted, with one other including, “He’ll stay in our hearts eternally.”

Mark is survived by his spouse, Jacqueline, to whom he was married for 61 years, in addition to his actor son, Morgan, who can be the CEO of Knitting Manufacturing facility Leisure, Morgan’s spouse, Heide, and three grandchildren.