His mother was an African-American opera singer and his father was a Neopolitan stagehand.
He was born in Copenhagen because his mother was appearing there in a nightclub on a split bill with Josephine Baker. After living in Europe and Cleveland, his family settled in Manhattan in 1964.
Married to Joy McManigal.
Father of two children, Shayne (b. 1997) and Kate (b. 1998).
Giancarlo Esposito's Scores
- By date
- By user score
|Mumia: Long Distance Revolutionary||Feb 1, 2013||Himself||tbd|
|Alex Cross||Oct 19, 2012||Daramus Holiday||4.9|
|Rabbit Hole||Dec 17, 2010||Auggie||7.7|
|Chelsea on the Rocks||Oct 2, 2009||Tip||tbd|
|Feel the Noise||Oct 5, 2007||Roberto||4.9|
|SherryBaby||Sep 8, 2006||Parole Officer Hernandez||7.7|
|Hate Crime||Mar 16, 2006||Detective Esposito||6.5|
|Last Holiday||Jan 13, 2006||Senator Dillings||7.5|
|Derailed||Nov 11, 2005||Detective Church||6.5|
|Carlito's Way: Rise to Power||Sep 30, 2005||Little Jeff||6.6|
|Ali||Dec 25, 2001||Cassius Marcellus Clay, Sr.||6.2|
|Piñero||Dec 14, 2001||Miguel Algarin||8.0|
|Monkeybone||Feb 23, 2001||Hypnos||6.9|
|Blue in the Face||Oct 13, 1995||Tommy Finelli||5.6|
|The Usual Suspects||Aug 16, 1995||Jack Baer, FBI||8.8|
|Smoke||Jun 9, 1995||OTB Man #1, Tommy||8.0|
|Do the Right Thing||Jun 30, 1989||Buggin Out||8.2|