American Primetime Emmy Award-nominated actor Mark Margolis is best known for his role as Alberto “The Shadow” in “Scarface” (1983). However, he is also well-known as Hector “Tio” Salamanca in “Breaking Bad”, 2009-2011. Hector was also part of the TV series “Better Call Saul”, 2016-2020.
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Mark Margolis Wiki: Ages, Childhood, Education
Mark Margolis was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA on 26th November 1939, under the Sagittarius zodiac.
He is the son of a Polish Jewish immigrant father and a Russian Jewish mother. He was raised as Jewish by Isidore and Fanya Margolis. After high school matriculation Mark attended Temple University. However, he didn’t complete his studies and moved to New York City where he studied acting with Stella Adler. He also joined The Actors Studio.
Mark was a part of the 2000 romantic comedy “Fast Food Fast Women”, starring Anna Thomson and Jamie Harris. In 2001, Mark played a small role in Ridley Scott’s critically acclaimed thriller crime-drama movie “Hannibal”, based on Thomas Harris’ book. In 2002, he worked again with Kollek on the drama “Bridget”, while in 2004, he starred alongside Robin Williams in the comedy-drama “House of D”, written by David Duchovny.
Mark portrayed Father Avila two years later in “The Fountain”, a romantic mystery drama directed by Darren Aronofsky. Mark also worked with Aronofsky on “Pi”.
Leon Trett was Leon Trett’s role in the Academy Award-nominated mystery-crime-drama film “Gone Baby Gone”, (2007). Morgan Freeman, Ed Harris, and Casey Affleck were the leads. In 2008, Darren Aronofsky worked with him again on “The Wrestler”, a multi-Academy Award-nominated drama sports drama film starring Evan Rachel Wood, Marisa Tomei, and Mickey Rourke.
Mark was chosen to join the cast of “Breaking Bad” in 2009. He appeared in eight episodes and continued his role as Salamanca in “Better Call Saul” between 2016 and 2020. He was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award in the Outstanding Guest Actor category in Drama Series and a Saturn Award nomination for the category of Best Guest Performance in Television Series.
After his time on “Breaking Bad”, Mark starred as Gianni Moretti in “Person of Interest” (2011-12) and Sam Goodman in “American Horror Story” (2012).
He was one of the main stars in “The Abandoned”, a horror film about Jason Patric and Louisa Krause three years later. In 2017, he played El Papa in “Valley of Bones”, a crime-thriller film starring Autumn Reeser and Rhys Coiro.
Mark continues to act, even though he had emergency brain surgery in 2017. He portrayed Benjamin in “Abe”, a comedy-drama film that won an award. Noah Schnapp was the main star. Most recently, he appeared as Old Ivan in “Snowpiercer”, and was also featured in “Prodigal Son”. He is currently working on “Broken Soldier”, a thriller-drama movie that will star Mark Kassen and Sophie Turner. The film has yet to be released.
Personal Life, Wife, and Marriage, Children
Mark is married to Jacqueline Margolis since June 3,196.
Morgan Margolis, a former actor, and CEO at Knitting Factory Entertainment is the couple’s parents.
Mark Margolis’ net worth was estimated at $1.5 million as of mid-2021. This is a result of his success as an actor. He has appeared in more than 160 films and TV series, which all contributed to his wealth.
Vital Statistics and Appearance
The prominent actor has brown eyes and grey hair. He is 5ft 11ins tall (1.8m) and weighs in at approximately 165lbs (75kgs). Although his vital statistics are not known, he does have an average.