‘Breaking Bad’ Actor Mark Margolis Dead At 83

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Mark Margolis, who portrayed a memorable crime boss on “Breaking Dangerous” and “Higher Name Saul,” died on Thursday at age 83, his son confirmed.

His son, Knitting Manufacturing facility Leisure CEO Morgan Margolis, informed Hollywood Reporter that his father died at a hospital in New York Metropolis on Thursday following a brief sickness. He didn’t elaborate.

“He was one in every of a form. We gained’t see his likes once more. He was a treasured consumer and a lifelong good friend. I used to be fortunate to know him,” Margolis’ supervisor, Robert Kolker, mentioned in an announcement, in response to Selection.

Margolis’ decadeslong profession included appearances in the mob traditional “Scarface,” in addition to “Ace Ventura: Pet Detective,” “Oz” and “American Horror Story: Asylum.” However the actor is finest identified for his Emmy-nominated efficiency as cartel don Hector “Tio” Salamanca in “Breaking Dangerous” and its spinoff sequence “Higher Name Saul.”

“Extremely unhappy information,” Thomas Schnauz, producer of “Breaking Dangerous” tweeted on Friday following information of Margolis’ passing. “Mark made me snigger each time we had been collectively on set. I used to be fortunate to have his character Tio stroll and speak and educate his nephews a lesson in my very first ep of Breaking Dangerous. My like to his household and plenty of, many buddies.”

Margolis was born in Philadelphia. He briefly attended Temple College earlier than shifting to New York Metropolis, the place he studied performing underneath Stella Adler at The Actors Studio, CNN reported. In 1962, he married his spouse, Jacqueline Margolis. The couple had a son and a number of other grandchildren.

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