Mark Margolis, the beloved actor who played Hector Salamanca in Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul, died this morning at age 83. Margolis has appeared in many movies and TV series, but it’s safe say that his most famous role is Hector Salamanca from
or Better Call Saul. Many of the talent behind those shows have taken to social media to pay tribute to Mark Margolis, including Bryan Cranston and Bob Odenkirk.Breaking Bad star Bryan Cranston paid tribute to Mark Margolis on Instagram, saying, “I am very saddened today to learn of a friend’s passing. Mark Margolis, a wonderful human being and a great actor, was also a tribute to the passing of Mark Margolis. Off-set, he was engaging and fun. On set (in the cases of Breaking Bad or Your Honor), he was intimidating and frightening. His quiet energy belied a mischievous mind and mischievous nature… He loved sharing a joke. I miss him. Rest now, Mark and thank you for your friendship and your exceptional body of work.
“Bob Odenkirk added his own tribute on . The
Better call SaulTwitter actor wrote: “A strong screen presence!“. “Mark’s jokes and comments made me laugh on the way to the set and I hope I can have half of his energy and focus as ‘Action is shouted’. Thank you Mark and condolences for your family. Mark Margolis was brilliant, funny and a raconteur who had a million tales. I miss him already.“Related
Mark Margolis, beloved actor of Breaking Bad, Aronofsky films, and Scarface, dies at age 83
He will be missed.” He will be missed.added“In addition to his work on Breaking Bad
, Mark Margolis is also known for roles in Breaking BadScarface, Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, Pi, Requiem for a Dream, Hannibal, The Fountain and Star Trek: The Next Generation. He also played Antonio Nappa on HBO’s Oz
, which I think I’ll be firing up tonight.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a9gv9afKiaU