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Veteran actor Mark Margolis dies at 83

Veteran actor Mark Margolis, known for his breakout roles on the TV series “Breaking Bad” and its prequel “Better Call Saul,” has died at the age of 83. The sad news was confirmed by his son, Morgan Margolis, who revealed that Mark died at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City after a short illness.

Mark Margolis gained widespread recognition for his portrayal of Hector “Tio” Salamanca on “Breaking Bad,” a character known for communicating via a brass bell attached to his wheelchair. He earned an Emmy nomination for this compelling performance in 2012. Margolis also reprized the role of a younger Tio in the prequel series “Better Call Saul.”

Throughout his illustrious career, Mark Margolis appeared in numerous films, including ‘Scarface’, ‘Ace Ventura: Pet Detective’ and ‘Oz’. He worked closely with director Darren Aronofsky, appearing in six of his films.

The talented actor’s legacy extended beyond his on-screen achievements. Margolis was described as humorous and self-deprecating, in contrast to the villains he often portrayed. He expressed his love for acting, acknowledging how it freed him and allowed him to explore aspects of life that he couldn’t in his personal journey.

Tributes from fellow cast members, including Bryan Cranston and filmmakers including Darren Aronofsky, poured in as they commemorated his exceptional work and fondly remembered their time with him.

Mark Margolis will be remembered for his remarkable contributions to the world of entertainment, leaving behind a rich legacy that continues to inspire actors and audiences alike.

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