Mark Margolis, Scene-Stealing Actor with a Long and Distinguished Career, Dies at 83

Here are 10 interesting facts about Mark Margolis: 1. He was born in Brooklyn, New York, in 1939.

2 . He studied acting at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. 3 . He made his Broadway debut in 1964 in the play "The Lion in Winter."

4 . He had a major breakthrough in 1983 with his role as Alberto the Shadow in the movie "Scarface."

5. He appeared in over 160 movies and television shows, including "The Godfather Part II," "Ace Ventura: Pet Detective," "The Sopranos," and "The Good Wife."

6 . He was nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series for his role as Hector Salamanca in "Breaking Bad."

7. He was a talented musician and played the piano, guitar, and drums. 8 . He was a passionate advocate for animal rights and was a board member of the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA).

9. He was a loving husband and father. 10. He died on August 4, 2023, at the age of 83.