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GIANCARLO ESPOSITO
Known as a highly versatile actor, Giancarlo Esposito was born in Copenhagen, Denmark, and then was raised in Manhattan from the age of six. His mother was a nightclub singer who once shared billing with Josephine Baker, and his father was a stagehand from Italy. He made his Broadway debut in 1966 at the age of eight in “Maggie Flynn” and went on to perform in numerous Broadway productions. In 1979, Giancarlo made his feature film debut in Running, and continued a long string of memorable characters in the 80’s and 90’s in films such as School Daze, Do The Right Thing, Mo’ Better Blues, Malcolm X, Bob Roberts, and Usual Suspects. On TV, he has appeared in “NYPD Blue”, “Law & Order”, and “Homicide: Life on the Street”.