Gus and other subsidiary owners provide status reports to Peter Schuler, Madrigal's CEO. It was really a great opening for me to show who I really was. Esposito played Robert Fuentes, a Miami businessman with shady connections, on the UPN television series South Beach. Gustavo „Gus“ Fring (Giancarlo Esposito) stammt aus Chile und lebte vor seiner Immigration in die USA in Mexiko. Hector is rushed to the hospital, while Gus, Nacho and Arturo are summoned to a meeting with Bolsa at the Los Pollos distribution plant, where Bolsa declares that until further notice, the Salamanca operation will continue with Nacho and Arturo in charge. With the DEA beginning to connect Gale's death to Gus, Gus fires Walt and threatens to kill Walt's family if he retaliates or informs. Mike briefs Gus on the events in the desert, and Gus realizes the attack was ordered by Juan Bolsa to protect Gus's business. Mike takes Jesse out of the lab to help pick up dead drops and carry out other tasks, and arranges for Jesse to foil a pre-planned attack on him, which boosts Jesse's confidence and increases his sense of loyalty to Mike and Gus. With Jesse unconscious after taking heroin with his girlfriend Jane Margolis, Walt is forced to miss the birth of his daughter Holly to make the delivery. He is best known for portraying Gus Fring in the AMC crime drama series Breaking Bad (2009–2011) and the prequel series Better Call Saul (2017–present), for which he won the Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series and earned three nominations for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series. [20] Moments before dying, Gus manages to calmly adjust his tie even after having half his face blown off. Instead of killing Tuco, Mike arranges for Tuco to assault him in view of the police, leading to Tuco's arrest. [11] In jail under an assumed name, Lalo contacts Nacho and says he wants Nacho to burn down Gus's flagship Los Pollos Hermanos restaurant. Gus offers the job to Werner Ziegler after being impressed by Werner's forthright description of the difficulty and risk. He has four daughters. The gunmen are suddenly attacked by an unknown shooter. Gus is pleased with the quality of Walt's blue meth, and offers him $3 million for three months of his time to cook more in a high-tech "superlab" hidden under an industrial laundry that Gus owns. Afterwards, Gus briefs Peter and Lydia Rodarte-Quayle on the status of the meth lab and Gus assures Peter he will get the plan back on track. Gus Fring (26 episodes, 2009-2011) Certainty (2011) Father Heery Dreaming American (Short 2011) Daytona LeMans Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior (TV Series 2011) Gordon Ramirez (1 episode, 2011) S.W.A.T. Mike fears Hector will learn that Mike arranged for Tuco's imprisonment and is concerned that Hector will retaliate against Stacey and Kaylee. For playing "Gus Fring". The Breaking Bad episode "Hermanos" shows that Gus and his long-time friend Maximino Arciniega started Los Pollos Hermanos as a front to sell methamphetamine that Max "cooked". For the next twenty years, Gus remains outwardly loyal to the cartel, but nurses a grudge against Eladio and Hector, waiting for his chance at revenge. The unseen shooter was Mike, who was tracking Jimmy for Gus. Mike tracks this interruption to Gus, who explains that he wants to be the one to determine when Hector will die. And it's kept going like that."[5]. Lalo is surrounded by police and arrested. The character Gustavo Fring is named after the former German international footballer Torsten Frings. Giancarlo Esposito as Gus Fring in AMC’s “Better Call Saul” Nicole Wilder/AMC/Sony Pictures Television Power seems to complement Giancarlo Esposito, and he has flaunted it … Considering his life at risk, Walt attempts to kill Gus with a pipe bomb attached to his car, but Gus senses something amiss and walks away from the vehicle. In 1997 Esposito played the film roles of Darryl in Trouble on the Corner and Charlie Dunt in Nothing to Lose. Nacho falsely identifies the Espinosas to the Cousins, who massacre the Espinosas to recover the "stolen" drugs before returning to Mexico to avoid the authorities. Gus wants Lalo released, so he has Mike provide Jimmy the details of his investigation into Lalo. Over the next four years, Esposito and Lee collaborated on three other movies: Do the Right Thing, Mo' Better Blues, and Malcolm X. A Chilean-American, Fring is a major methamphetamine distributor in the Southwestern United States who uses several legitimate businesses, including a chain of successful fast food fried chicken restaurants called Los Pollos Hermanos (The Chicken Brothers) and an industrial laundry facility called Lavanderia Brillante, as fronts for a vast drug operation. He employs a number of enforcers and has personally killed rivals and associates.[1]. Giancarlo Esposito is an American actor who plays Gustavo Fring on Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul. Nacho follows Mike's previous advice to switch the placebos for Hector's real medication so that foul play will not be suspected. Nacho gains Lalo's trust, and after Domingo is arrested, Nacho and Lalo use Jimmy/Saul to secure Domingo's release from jail in exchange for the location of several of Gus's dead drops. He played this character during the show's seventh and final season, and reprised the role for its 2000 made-for-TV movie. Before Gus administers the shot, Hector suddenly turns to face him, stares at him intently and repeatedly rings the bell on his wheelchair. Esposito's other television roles include Federal Agent Mike Giardello in the NBC police drama series Homicide: Life on the Street (1998–1999), Sidney Glass / Magic Mirror in the ABC supernatural drama series Once Upon a Time (2011–2017), Tom Neville in the NBC science fiction series Revolution (2012–2014), Dr. Edward Ruskins in the Netflix comedy-drama series Dear White People (2017–present), Stan Edgar in the Prime Video superhero drama series The Boys (2019–present), and Moff Gideon in the Disney+ space western drama series The Mandalorian (2019–present), the lattermost of which earned him a Primetime Emmy Award nomination. Gus offers to continue paying Mike during the delay, but Mike declines out of frustration over Gus's seeming lack of compassion for Werner. Gus uses his influence with the police to distract them at the hospital so Mike can fatally inject Leonel. Gus arrives at the lab, where Walt and Jesse have been secured by Victor and Mike. Gus goes on to claim that in an effort to hide the loss, he replaced the stolen cocaine with locally produced methamphetamine. When Nacho and Arturo arrive at the chicken farm to pick up their next shipment, Gus suffocates and kills Arturo, and tells Nacho that he knows what Nacho did, and unless Nacho follows his orders, he will inform the Salamancas. [28] The series won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Short Form Comedy or Drama Series in 2017. In 1988 he landed his breakout role as the leader ("Dean Big Brother Almighty") of the black fraternity "Gamma Phi Gamma" in director Spike Lee's film School Daze, exploring color relations at black colleges. Victor rushes to Gale's apartment, but Jesse arrives first and fatally shoots Gale. Gus orders Hector's treatment halted after he has regained movement in his right index finger, leaving his recovered mind trapped in his unhealed body. [24] TV Guide named him No. Gus anonymously warns Hank about the pending attack, enabling Hank to kill Marco and critically injure Leonel, despite becoming nearly paralyzed from the waist down. He appeared in New Amsterdam and CSI: Miami. On our website you will find all the today’s answers to Daily POP Crosswords. [12], Jimmy drives to a remote desert location to pick up the bail money from The Cousins. Er ist der Kopf des größten und einflussreichsten Methamphetamin-Kartells im Südwesten der USA. [5][6] He attended Elizabeth Seton College in New York and earned a two-year degree in radio and television communications.[6]. Nacho receives a call instructing him to leave Lalo's back gate open at 3 a.m. Nacho asks for Lalo's family to be spared. Gus tells him that he is not interested in conducting business since Jesse was late and high for the first meeting, and is thus potentially unreliable. While reviewing Hector's medical records, Gus realizes there is no nitroglycerin in Hector's system, meaning Nacho tried to kill him. Lalo confirms the impurity of the cocaine in a visit to Salamanca street dealers. Esposito made his Broadway debut in 1968 at age eight, playing an enslaved child opposite Shirley Jones in the short-lived musical Maggie Flynn (1968), set during the New York Draft Riots of 1863. Gus hires a doctor to oversee Hector's recovery. In 2017, Esposito reprised his role as Gus Fring in the Breaking Bad prequel series, Better Call Saul. All but one are killed, and the survivor gets away in the only attacker's vehicle that is still drivable. Juan reminds Lalo that Gus enjoys the trust of Don Eladio, and indicates that Lalo should let the matter drop. Little is known about Gus' past, except that he was supposed to have originally come from Chile. Nacho reports the plan to Gus, who plans to cancel the drops, but Nacho advises that this will reveal a mole within the Salamanca organization. Esposito played FBI agent Mike Giardello on the TV crime drama Homicide: Life on the Street. After a night in the desert, Mike kills the surviving gunman and Jimmy and he resume walking. Gus, who had wanted this result from the start, appears to reluctantly agree. He portrayed the split role of Sidney, a reporter for The Daily Mirror in the town of Storybrooke, Maine, who is the Magic Mirror, possessed by The Evil Queen in a parallel fairy tale world. From 2009 to 2011, Esposito appeared in seasons 2 through 4 of the AMC drama Breaking Bad, as Gus Fring, the head of a New Mexico-based methamphetamine drug ring. By the time Walter White set up his empire, he was in business with an equally badass Gus Fring who owned a chain of restaurants Los Pollos Hermanos and ran meth distribution on the side. In 2008 he made his directorial debut with Gospel Hill, serving also as producer and star of the film. Gus Dahlström, Actor: Fanny och Alexander. [8][9], Mike spends several weeks feeling depressed over Werner's death and drinks to excess. Walt convinces Hector to help him by promising him final revenge on Gus. Giancarlo Giuseppe Alessandro Esposito was born in Copenhagen, Denmark, to an Italian carpenter/stagehand father from Naples, Italy, and an African-American opera singer mother from Alabama. However, Gus encourages Mike to continue to disrupt the trucks Hector uses to bring ice cream store supplies and drugs from Mexico and send cash back to the cartel. 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