Mark Margolis, who portrayed the menacing character Hector Salamanca, known for ringing the bell, in” Breaking Bad” and” More Call Saul,” passed down on Thursday at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City.
He was 83 times old. His son, Morgan Margolis, made the advertisement. As a former medicine headman, who continued to wander in the Albuquerque meth trade from his nursing home, Margolis left an indelible mark on the TV world with his part as the iconic Hector Salamanca in Vince Gilligan’s TV masterpiece.
In 2012, he was nominated for an Emmy for his performance in” Breaking Bad.” Returning to Bob Odenkirk- led prequel series” More Call Saul” for five seasons as Hector” Tio” Salamanca, played by Margolis, gave the character dimension by providing a thorough backstory. Born in Philadelphia in 1939, Margolis moved to New York at a youthful age to pursue amusement.
Due to early interest in theater, he landed places in products like” Infidel Caesar” on Broadway and appeared in over 50 off- Broadway plays, including” Uncle Sam” and” The Golem.” In Brian De Palma’s mob classic” Scarface,” Margolis played Alberto, alias The Shadow, which is his most well- known cinematic part.
He also banded with Darren Aronofsky for an extended period, appearing in” Noah,”” Black Swan,”” The Wrestler,” and” Pi,” claiming over 70 film credits over five decades. piecemeal from” Breaking Bad” and” More Call Saul,” Margolis had recreating places in TV series similar as” The Equalizer,”” Oz,”” lords,” and” American Horror Story Asylum,” and played a guest part in” Californication.
” He also appeared in” Gotham,”” Crossing Jordan,” and” The Affair.” Mark Margolis’s director, Robert Colker, stated,” He was a one- of-a-kind person. We will not see his like again.
He was a cherished customer and a lifelong friend. I was lucky to know him.” Co-creator and patron of” More Call Saul,” Peter Gould, paid homage on Twitter, saying,” agonized at the news that we have lost Mark Margolis.
Mark was a talented, funny, and liar person. I miss him formerly.” ” Breaking Bad” and” More Call Saul” pen and patron, Thomas Schnauz, wrote on Twitter,” Possibly sad news. Whenever we were on set together, Mark would make me laugh.
I was lucky that his character Tio was walking, talking, and tutoring his whoresons in my veritably first( occasion) of’ Breaking Bad.’ Love to his family and numerous, numerous musketeers.