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Mark Margolis

Mark Margolis (born 26 November 1939) is an American actor, who has been making 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 perhaps most famous 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, HBO's Oz, Law And Order, Crossing Jordan and most recently Showtime's Californication and Breaking Bad. He also appeared in a first season episode of Quantum Leap. In 1991 he also played Helmut Dieter in soap opera Santa Barbara.

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Nov 26, 1939 In Philadelphia - Pennsylvania - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Short Eyes 1977-09-28
Latest Project:
Movie Every Last Secret 2022-04-01
Known For
Poster of Gotham
Poster of Breaking Bad
Poster of Daredevil
Poster of Star Trek: The Next Generation
Movie Every Last Secret Grandpa 2022-04-01
Movie Minyan Itzik 2020-08-28
Movie Abe Benjamin 2020-12-24
Movie Baja Don Primo 2018-04-01
Movie Valley of Bones El Papa 2017-09-01
Movie One Fall Walter Grigg Sr. 2016-09-09
Movie My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 Panos 2016-03-23
Movie A Remarkable Life Landon 2016-05-27
Movie Northern Borders Whiskeyjack 2015-01-16
Series Better Call Saul Hector Salamanca 2015-02-08
Movie The Abandoned Jim 2015-06-13
Movie Nasty Baby Richard 2015-10-23
Movie You Bury Your Own Smith 2015-10-10
Movie Noah Magog (voice) 2014-03-07
Series Gotham Paul Cicero 2014-09-22
Movie Beneath Mr. Parks 2013-07-19
Movie No Half Measures: Creating the Final Season of Breaking Bad Self 2013-11-26
Movie The Courier Stitch 2012-03-29
Movie Dig Heinrich Berger 2012-12-03
Movie Stand Up Guys Claphands 2012-12-14
Movie Carl(a) Grandpa 2011-10-10
Series American Horror Story Sam Goodman 2011-10-05
Movie Immortals The New Priest (uncredited) 2011-11-10
Series Blue Bloods Whitey Brennan 2010-09-24
Movie Black Swan Mr. Fithian / Patron 2010-12-03
Series Breaking Bad Unknown 2008-01-20
Movie Haber Bremer 2008-08-05
Movie Defiance Jewish Elder 2008-12-31
Movie The Wrestler Lenny 2008-09-07
Movie Inside The Fountain: Death and Rebirth Himself 2007-05-15
Movie The Girl Next Door Homeless Man Hit By Car 2007-07-19
Movie Gone Baby Gone Leon Trett 2007-09-18
Movie The Fountain Father Avila 2006-11-22
Movie House of D Mr. Pappass 2005-04-29
Movie Stay Bookstore Owner 2005-09-24
Movie Headspace Boris Pavlovsky 2005-09-18
Movie 2BPerfectlyHonest Abrams 2004-05-02
Movie Camp Hollywood Himself 2004-11-19
Movie Daredevil Fallon (uncredited) 2003-02-14
Movie Particles of Truth Grandpa Black 2003-06-14
Movie Bridget Slim 2002-02-07
Movie Infested Father Morning 2002-10-18
Movie Angela 2002-06-07
Movie Boss of Bosses Piney Armone 2001-06-03
Movie Hannibal Perfume Expert 2001-02-08
Movie The Tailor of Panama Rafi Domingo 2001-03-30
Movie Queenie in Love Spencer 2001-09-12
Movie Hardball Fink 2001-09-14
Series Law & Order: Criminal Intent Unknown 2001-09-30
Movie Fast Food Fast Women Graham 2000-05-15
Movie Dinner Rush Fitzgerald 2000-09-01
Movie Requiem for a Dream Mr. Rabinowitz 2000-10-06
Movie Mickey Blue Eyes Gene Morgansen 1999-08-16
Movie 18 Shades of Dust 1999-09-01
Movie The Thomas Crown Affair Heinrich Knutzhorn 1999-08-06
Movie Jakob the Liar Fajngold 1999-09-16
Movie Flawless Vinnie 1999-11-26
Movie End of Days Pope 1999-11-24
Movie Pi Sol Robeson 1998-07-10
Movie Above Freezing 1998-10-01
Movie Side Streets Bartender 1998-09-05
Movie Absolute Power Red 1997-02-14
Movie Trouble on the Corner Mr. Borofsky 1997-10-09
Movie The Pallbearer Philip DeMarco 1996-05-03
Movie I Shot Andy Warhol Louis Solanas 1996-05-01
Movie Ace Ventura: Pet Detective Mr. Shickadance 1994-02-04
Movie Squanto: A Warrior's Tale Captain Hunt 1994-10-28
Movie 1492: Conquest of Paradise Bobadilla 1992-10-09
Movie The Pit and the Pendulum Mendoza 1991-06-27
Movie Descending Angel Bercovici 1990-11-25
Movie Tales from the Darkside: The Movie Gage (segment ‘Cat From Hell’) 1990-05-03
Movie Delta Force 2: The Colombian Connection Gen. Olmedo 1990-08-24
Movie White Hot The Tin Man 1989-02-01
Movie Glory 10th Connecticut Soldier 1989-12-15
Series Quantum Leap Adriano 1989-03-26
Movie Lady Mobster Peter Colicos 1988-10-19
Movie The Secret of My Success Maintenence Man 1987-04-10
Movie The Bedroom Window Man in Phone Booth 1987-01-16
Movie The Rosary Murders Father Max 1987-08-28
Series Star Trek: The Next Generation Unknown 1987-09-28
Movie The Cotton Club Charlie Workman (uncredited) 1984-12-14
Series Rage of Angels Ricky 1983-02-20
Movie Scarface Shadow 1983-12-09
Movie Eddie Macon's Run 5:00 Bar Owner 1983-03-23
Movie Muggable Mary, Street Cop Sgt. Meyers 1982-02-25
Movie Diner Earl Mager 1982-04-02
Movie Arthur Wedding Guest (uncredited) 1981-07-17
Movie Dressed to Kill Patient at Bellvue Hospital (uncredited) 1980-07-25
Movie Christmas Evil Man #2 1980-11-01
Movie Going in Style Prison Guard 1979-12-07
Movie Short Eyes Mr. Morrison 1977-09-28