Gus Fring

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Gustavo Fring is a fictional character in the television series Breaking Bad and its prequel Better Call Saul.wikipedia
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Giancarlo Esposito

He is portrayed by Giancarlo Esposito.
He has played Gustavo "Gus" Fring on the AMC shows Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul, a role for which he won the Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series Award at the 2012 Critics' Choice Television Awards and was nominated for an Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series at the 2012 Primetime Emmy Awards.

Breaking Bad

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Gustavo Fring is a fictional character in the television series Breaking Bad and its prequel Better Call Saul.
Others include Bob Odenkirk as the sleazy lawyer Saul Goodman, Jonathan Banks as private investigator and fixer Mike Ehrmantraut, and Giancarlo Esposito as the drug kingpin Gus Fring.

Better Call Saul

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Gustavo Fring is a fictional character in the television series Breaking Bad and its prequel Better Call Saul.
Mike conducts illegal drug-related activity with Nacho Varga (Michael Mando) in addition to becoming right-hand man for drug lord Gus Fring (Giancarlo Esposito) who runs a fast food restaurant as a business front.

Mike Ehrmantraut

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Nacho Varga pays Mike Ehrmantraut to help remove Tuco Salamanca, Hector's nephew, from the day to day activities of the family drug business.
Mike is a former Philadelphia police officer who works for Gus—and, on occasion, Saul—as a private investigator, head of security, cleaner, and hitman.

Sabrosito (Better Call Saul)

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In the Better Call Saul episode "Sabrosito", Hector suggests that Gus and Max, "The Chicken Brothers" might be better referred to as "The Butt Brothers", insinuating that they are homosexuals.
Terri Schwartz of IGN gave the episode an 8.5 rating, writing "Gus Fring is not a man you want to trifle with, as we discover in the latest episode of Better Call Saul."

Walter White (Breaking Bad)

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When Walter White seeks a buyer for his high-quality meth, Saul Goodman arranges a meeting with the unknown purchaser.
Walt realizes that the restaurant owner, Gus Fring (Giancarlo Esposito) was the man they were supposed to meet.

List of Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul characters

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Nacho Varga pays Mike Ehrmantraut to help remove Tuco Salamanca, Hector's nephew, from the day to day activities of the family drug business. Gus and his longtime friend and crime partner, Maximino "Max" Arciniega started a chain of fast-food restaurants called Los Pollos Hermanos (The Chicken Brothers) in Mexico as a front for distributing the crystal meth they synthesized.
Mike Ehrmantraut (played by Jonathan Banks) is a former Philadelphia police officer who works for Gus—and, on occasion, Saul—as a private investigator, head of security, cleaner, and hit man.

Saul Goodman

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When Walter White seeks a buyer for his high-quality meth, Saul Goodman arranges a meeting with the unknown purchaser.
He has ties to criminal elements, including Gus Fring, the owner of the "Los Pollos Hermanos" fast-food chicken franchise around Albuquerque which he uses as a front to smuggle drugs from the Mexican cartel, and who is in direct competition with the Salamanca drug ring.

Jesse Pinkman

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Walt and his partner, Jesse Pinkman, arrive at a Los Pollos Hermanos restaurant in the South Valley, but the buyer seemingly never shows up, with Jesse and Walt unaware that Gus, the restaurant manager, had been silently watching them.
His behavior nearly costs Walt a $1.2 million drug transaction with the powerful meth distributor Gus Fring (Giancarlo Esposito).

Hank Schrader

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While there, he discovers that Walt has lung cancer and that his brother-in-law, Hank Schrader, is a DEA agent.
Jesse plans to press charges and ruin Hank's career, but ultimately decides to drop the charges after Walt lets him in on a lucrative deal cooking meth for cartel middle man Gus Fring (Giancarlo Esposito).

Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

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For his portrayal of Gus, Esposito won the Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series at the 3rd Critics' Choice Television Awards and was twice nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series.

Nacho Varga

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Nacho Varga pays Mike Ehrmantraut to help remove Tuco Salamanca, Hector's nephew, from the day to day activities of the family drug business.

Mandala (Breaking Bad)

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This episode introduces Gus Fring, played by Giancarlo Esposito.

Face Off (Breaking Bad)

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The episode marks the culmination of the arc concerning the conflict between Walter White (Bryan Cranston) and Gus Fring (Giancarlo Esposito) which served as the focus of the fourth season.

Witness (Better Call Saul)

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He is suddenly greeted by Gus Fring, who asks Jimmy if he needs help.

Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

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For his portrayal of Gus, Esposito won the Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series at the 3rd Critics' Choice Television Awards and was twice nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series.

Chilean Americans

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A Chilean-American, Fring is a prominent methamphetamine distributor in the Southwestern United States.

Methamphetamine

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A Chilean-American, Fring is a prominent methamphetamine distributor in the Southwestern United States.

Southwestern United States

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A Chilean-American, Fring is a prominent methamphetamine distributor in the Southwestern United States.

Fried chicken restaurant

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He uses several legitimate businesses, including a chain of successful fast food fried chicken restaurants called Los Pollos Hermanos (The Chicken Brothers) and an industrial laundry facility called Lavanderia Brillante, as fronts for a vast drug operation.

Laundry

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He uses several legitimate businesses, including a chain of successful fast food fried chicken restaurants called Los Pollos Hermanos (The Chicken Brothers) and an industrial laundry facility called Lavanderia Brillante, as fronts for a vast drug operation.

Boosterism

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Fring maintains a positive public image; he is a booster for the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), befriending the special agent in charge and making large donations to the Albuquerque office's civic and charitable events.

Drug Enforcement Administration

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Fring maintains a positive public image; he is a booster for the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), befriending the special agent in charge and making large donations to the Albuquerque office's civic and charitable events.

Chile

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Gustavo has a mysterious background, but is supposedly a native of Chile; he is sometimes referred to by cartel members as "The Chilean".

Augusto Pinochet

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He immigrated to Mexico in the 1980s during the Chilean dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet.