The each day gossip: August 4, 2023

Mark Margolis, the actor who introduced Hector Salamanca to life on “Breaking Unhealthy,” has died after a brief sickness, his son instructed The Hollywood Reporter. He was 83. Margolis is greatest recognized for taking part in Hector, the drug cartel don who memorably rang a bell to speak, on the AMC drama sequence, and he earned an Emmy nomination for the efficiency. He additionally reprised the position within the prequel present, “Higher Name Saul.” Outdoors of the “Breaking Unhealthy” universe, Margolis starred in movies like “Scarface” and “Pi.” The official “Breaking Unhealthy” Twitter account paid tribute to the actor on Friday, noting that with “his eyes, a bell, and only a few phrases,” he turned Hector Salamanca “into probably the most unforgettable characters within the historical past of tv.” “Breaking Unhealthy” producer Peter Gould also remembered Margolis as “sensible,” “humorous,” and a “raconteur with 1,000,000 tales,” whereas Bryan Cranston honored him as a “actually good actor and a stunning human being,” including, “I miss him already.”