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Mark Margolis Biography

Birth Place:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Fast Facts

  • Studied at the Actors Studio and with Stella Adler, whom he says was the biggest influence in his life
  • Considers the 1990 action-adventure Delta Force 2 some of his worst work
  • Has had roles in a number of Darren Aronofsky's films
  • Imitated some of his mother-in-law's facial expressions for his role as a retired drug-cartel enforcer in Breaking Bad
  • Doesn't consider himself a character actor, but a "weird-looking romantic lead
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  • 2012Emmy-Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series: nominated


  • Morgan H. Margolis -- Son
  • Jacqueline Margolis -- Wife