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Breaking Bad Actor Mark Margolis Passes Away: Read Obituary and Learn about Cause of Death

  • Renowned character actor Mark Margolis has passed away at the age of 77.
  • His extensive career includes roles in “Breaking Bad,” “Better Call Saul,” and “Scarface,” among others.
  • His cause of death is not yet known, but Deadline has reported that he passed away peacefully in his sleep.

Mark Margolis, a prolific character actor who played numerous memorable roles in both films and television series, died at the age of 77. Although there has been no confirmation regarding the cause of his death, Deadline stated that he passed away heavily in his sleep.

With a career spanning over five decades, Margolis was best known for his role as Hector “Tio” Salamanca in the critically acclaimed television series “Breaking Bad” and its spinoff “Better Call Saul.” His impressive body of work also includes roles in popular films such as “Scarface,” “Requiem for a Dream,” and “The Wrestler.”

Born on February 26, 1945, in Philadelphia, Margolis studied acting at the prestigious Actor’s Studio under the guidance of acting coach Lee Strasberg. He began his acting career in Off-Broadway and Off-Off-Broadway productions in the 1970s before graduating to roles in film and television.

A favorite collaborator of director Darren Aronofsky, Margolis appeared in three of the filmmaker’s movies, most notably as Mr. Rabinowitz in “π” and Tappy Tibbons in “Requiem for a Dream.” Fans of the DC Universe might also remember him as Felix Faust in the 2014 series “Constantine” and Paul Cicero, a mob boss in “Gotham.”

Margolis’ distinctive voice and piercing stare made him a staple in the world of character acting and secured him a place in the hearts of audiences around the world. His talent and dedication to his craft will be deeply missed by both fans and colleagues alike.

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