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Giancarlo Esposito      

African-Italian American Actor, Director, Producer; Best Known for his Role as Gustavo "Gus" Fring on AMC's "Breaking Bad"

Giancarlo Esposito is an actor who has earned a reputation for his diverse range of roles in both film and television. He is perhaps best known for his portrayal of Gus Fring in the AMC crime drama series "Breaking Bad" and its prequel series "Better Call Saul." This role earned him the Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series and three nominations for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series. His extensive filmography also includes appearances in several Spike Lee films, such as "School Daze," "Do the Right Thing," "Mo' Better Blues," and "Malcolm X."

Esposito's breadth of experience extends beyond drama series. His television credits span a range of genres, featuring roles in "Homicide: Life on the Street," "Once Upon a Time," "Revolution," "Dear White People," "The Boys," "The Mandalorian," and "Godfather of Harlem." In addition to his on-screen performances, Esposito has left his mark in the world of animation and video games, lending his voice to characters such as Faraday in the Netflix anime series "Cyberpunk: Edgerunners" and Antón Castillo in the video game "Far Cry 6."

However, Esposito's talents are not limited to acting. He made his directorial debut with "Gospel Hill" in 2008, for which he received widespread acclaim. His work also extends into the literary world, with the launch of his first graphic novel, "The Venetian," in 2024. These varied accomplishments speak to the depth and breadth of Esposito's skill set, showcasing a versatility that makes him an engaging and dynamic presence in any project he undertakes.

Speech Topics


Drug Abuse, America, Our Children and You

Ending Racism Now

African American History: A Cultural Overview

Drug Abuse, America, Our Children and You

Ending Racism Now

African American History: A Cultural Overview

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