Mark Margolis

Biography

Mark Margolis (born November 26, 1939) is an American actor who has been appearing in films since 1976. Margolis went to Temple University briefly before moving to New York City, where he studied drama with Stella Adler and at the Actors Studio. He is noted for his supporting roles in Scarface and the films of Darren Aronofsky: π, Requiem for a Dream, The Fountain, The Wrestler, and Black Swan. Aronofsky wrote the role of Father Avila in The Fountain specifically for Margolis. He has had recurring roles on numerous TV shows, including The Equalizer, Quantum Leap, Oz, Law & Order, Crossing Jordan, Californication and Breaking Bad where he plays Héctor "Tio" Salamanca, a retired Mexican drug cartel enforcer, confined to a wheelchair and unable to speak, instead using a bell for communication. For his role in Breaking Bad, Margolis received a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series nomination. In 1991, he also played Helmut Dieter in soap opera Santa Barbara. Filmography The Opening of Misty Beethoven (1976) Going in Style (1979) Prison Guard Dressed to Kill (1980) Patient at Bellvue Hospital Diner (1982) Scarface (1983) Alberto "the Shadow" The Cotton Club (1984) Charlie Workman The Bedroom Window (1987) Man in Phone Booth The Secret of My Succe$s (1987) Maintenance Man Glory (1989) 10th Connecticut Soldier Star Trek: The Next Generation (Season 3 episode "A Matter of Perspective") (1990) Dr. Nel Apgar Delta Force 2: The Colombian Connection (1990) Gen. Olmedo Tales from the Darkside: The Movie (1990) Gage (segment "Cat From Hell") Columbo (Season 9 episode 2 "Columbo Cries Wolf") (1990) Cosner The Pit and the Pendulum (1991) (V) Mendoza 1492: Conquest of Paradise (1992) Francisco de Bobadilla Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994) Mr. Shickadance Squanto: A Warrior's Tale (1994) Captain Hunt I Shot Andy Warhol (1996) Louis Solanas The Pallbearer (1996) Philip DeMarco Absolute Power (1997) Trouble on the Corner (1997) Mr. Borofsky Side Streets (1998) Bartender π (1998) Sol Robeson Oz (1999–2003) Antonio Nappa Mickey Blue Eyes (1999) Gene Morgansen Flawless (1999) Jakob the Liar (1999) Fajngold The Thomas Crown Affair (1999) Heinrich Knutzhorn End of Days (1999) Pope Fast Food, Fast Women (2000) Graham Dinner Rush (2000) Fitzgerald Requiem for a Dream (2000) Mr. Rabinowitz Hard Ball (2001) Fink The Tailor of Panama (2001) Rafi Domingo Boss of Bosses (2001) Piney Armone Hannibal (2001) Perfume Expert Infested (2002) Father Morning Daredevil (2003) Fallon Particles of Truth (2004) House of D (2004) Mr. Pappass Stay (2005) Headspace (2005) Boris Pavlovsky The Fountain (2006) Gone Baby Gone (2007) Leon Trett Defiance (2008) The Wrestler (2008) Lenny Black Swan (2010) Mr. Fithian Breaking Bad (2009–2011) Héctor "Tio" Salamanca Immortals (2011) The New Priest Person of Interest (2011) Don Moretti The Good Wife (TV series) (Season 3 Episode 8) as Father Jim The Courier as Stitch

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Pi

Sol Robeson

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The Pit and the Pendulum

Mendoza

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The Abandoned

Jim

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Headspace

Boris Pavlovsky

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The Equalizer - Season One

Jimmy (14 episodes, 1985-1988)

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Abe

Benjamin

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Where the Rivers Flow North

New York Money

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Descending Angel

Bercovici

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A Remarkable Life

Landon

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Stand Up Guys

Claphands

Starring In
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Minjan

Itzik

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Abe

Benjamin

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One Fall

Walter Grigg Sr.

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Valley of Bones

El Papá

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My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2

Panos

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A Remarkable Life

Landon

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Nasty Baby

Richard

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The Abandoned

Jim

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Noah

Magog

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Stand Up Guys

Claphands

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Beneath

Mr. Parks

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The Courier

Stitch

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Immortals

The New Priest

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Black Swan

Mr. Fithian

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Defiance

Jewish Elder

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The Wrestler

Lenny

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Gone Baby Gone

Leon Trett

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The Girl Next Door

Homeless Man Hit By Car

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The Fountain

Father Avila

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Headspace

Boris Pavlovsky

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Stay

Business Man

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House of D

Mr. Pappass

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2BPerfectlyHonest

Abrams

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Camp Hollywood

Self - Actor

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Daredevil

Fallon (uncredited)

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Particles of Truth

Grandpa Black

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Bridget

Slim

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Dinner Rush

Fitzgerald

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Infested

Father Morning

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Modern Warriors

Narrator

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Hardball

Fink

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The Tailor of Panama

Rafi Domingo

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Hannibal

Perfume Expert

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Fast Food Fast Women

Graham

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Requiem for a Dream

Mr. Rabinowitz

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End of Days

Pope

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Flawless

Vinnie

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Madonna: The Video Collection 93:99

Bartender (segment "Bad Girl")

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Jakob the Liar

Fajngold

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Mickey Blue Eyes

Gene Morgansen

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The Thomas Crown Affair

Heinrich Knutzhorn

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Boss of Bosses

Piney Armone

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Pi

Sol Robeson

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Absolute Power

Red Brandsford

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Trouble on the corner

Mr. Borofsky

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The Pallbearer

Philip DeMarco

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I Shot Andy Warhol

Louis Solanas

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Squanto: A Warrior's Tale

Capt. Hunt

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Ace Ventura: Pet Detective

Mr. Shickadance

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Where the Rivers Flow North

New York Money

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1492: Conquest of Paradise

Francisco de Bobadilla

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The Pit and the Pendulum

Mendoza

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Delta Force 2 : Operation Stranglehold

Gen. Olmedo

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Tales from the Darkside: The Movie

Gage (segment "Cat From Hell")

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Descending Angel

Bercovici

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Glory

10th Connecticut Soldier

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The Bedroom Window

Mann in Telefonzelle

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Almost Partners

Kristopholous

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The Secret of My Success

Maintenence Man

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The Rosary Murders

Father Max

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The Equalizer - Season One

Jimmy (14 episodes, 1985-1988)

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The Cotton Club

Charlie Workman (uncredited)

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Scarface

Shadow

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Kopfjagd

5:00 Bar Owner

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Rage of Angels

Ricky

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Diner

Earl Mager

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Muggable Mary, Street Cop

Sgt. Meyers

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Christmas Evil

Man #2

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Dressed to Kill

Patient at Bellvue Hospital (uncredited)

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Going in Style

Prison Guard

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Short Eyes

Mr. Morrison

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