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Mark Margolis

26 November 1939 to 3 August 2023

An American actor , who built up an incredible body of work in a screen career spanning more than 50 years and 160 credits. More latterly, Mark Margolis earned recognition as the crime boss Hector Salamanca in multiple episodes of Breaking Bad (2009-2011) and Better Call Saul (2016-2022), which earned him an Emmy nomination in 2012. Before that, he had uncredited roles in the films Dressed to Kill (1980) and Arthur (1981), then landed a more prominent role in Scarface (1983). Other notable work included recurring roles in television series The Equalizer (1985-1989), Santa Barbara (1991), Oz (1998-2003) and Your Honor (2023) and the films 1492: Conquest of Paradise (1992), Ace Venture: Pet Detective (1994), I Shot Andy Warhol (1996), The Thomas Crown Affair, Mickey Blue Eyes (both 1999) and Gone Baby Gone (2007). He also starred in six Darren Aronofsky films, namely Pi (1998), Requiem for a Dream (2000), The Fountain (2006), The Wrestler (2008), Black Swan (2010) and Noah (2014).

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