Lalo thanks Gus for giving Hector first aid and paying for his care but surveils Gus' subordinates to learn their regular activities. Tuco Salamanca is a major antagonist in the TV show Breaking Bad, appearing as the main antagonist of the second half of first seasonand the beginning of the second season, and also appears as a supportingantagonist in the first and second seasons ofBetter Call Saul. He finds a branch propped inside his station wagon against the horn, and a note on the windshield with a single word: "Don't." Hector meets with Nacho's father and offers him some money upfront as a sign of friendship, but Nacho's father is an honest man and refuses to cooperate with criminals like the Salamancas, ordering Hector to leave his shop. Do you remember him? ("Nailed"), Later on, Mike learns from Nacho that a good samaritan found Ximenez tied up in the desert and helped him get back in the city, and Hector ended up killing the innocent man as he was a witness to what happened. However, his suspicions lead him to search for Jimmy's car. ("Something Stupid"), Lalo visits his uncle Hector Salamanca at Casa Tranquila and discusses Gus' mysterious new construction project. [13][9] Dalton gave Lalo a more upbeat personality to show the character's normally easy take on life and distance him from the typical portrayal of cartel members as serious about their work. Nacho flees as the assassins enter and kill most of Lalo's family and guards. Mark Margolis (born November 26, 1939) is an American character actor. Hector is brought back to his room in the nursing home and Walt appears and questions him if he has any second thoughts though Hector does not respond; he is determined to have his revenge. In July 2018, Tony Dalton joined Better Call Saul in the role of Lalo Salamanca,[3] first appearing in the season four episode "Coushatta". [5] However, Gilligan and Peter Gould had trouble figuring out how to introduce the character properly. [12] He also sought to move away from his role in the HBO Latinoamérica series Sr. Ávila as a hitman with "zero personality" whom he likened to a wall. Hector proves he is still cognizant of his surroundings by ringing his bell to simple questions, but when asked if Jesse was there he simply voids his bowels. [11], Eduardo "Lalo" Salamanca is a member of the Juárez Cartel and one of many nephews of drug kingpin Hector Salamanca. The show was followed in 2015 by the prequel series Better Call Saul, created by Gilligan and Peter Gould, and in 2019 by the film El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie, directed by Gilligan. However, the fact that Hector visited the DEA at all prompts Gus (who is under heavy investigation by the DEA and now believes Hector is an informant) to take one step ahead on his plan to avenge Max. The cops bring in the old man to question him. Introduced in the fourth season, he is portrayed by Tony Dalton and was created by Vince Gilligan, Peter Gould and Gordon Smith. Critics have praised Lalo's character and Dalton's portrayal. He was a psychotic Mexican drug kingpin who briefly became Walter and Jesse's meth distributor. Bolsa tells Lalo the cartel considers the matter closed. Hector was also devastated by the deaths of Marco and Leonel during their attempt to kill Hank and also his grandson Joaquin, his last remaining relative. When Hank finally arrives and they can start their conversation, Hector does nothing but insult Hank, giving the DEA no information. Eduardo "Lalo" Salamanca is a fictional character on the AMC television series Better Call Saul, a prequel of Breaking Bad. Margolis was born in November 1939 in Philadelphia, and moved to New York City at a young age to pursue a career in acting. Salamanca blood!Hector. There, Mike prepares for a hit on Hector, using a sniper he previously purchased from Lawson. In a flashback following the events of Marco, Leonel, and Juan Bolsa's deaths, Gus pays a visit to Hector in the nursing home. [16], While staking out Gus' Los Pollos Hermanos chicken farm, Lalo observes activity related to Werner Ziegler's escape. It wasn't until the camera panned to his right side that viewers learned that half of Gus' face was blown off. Lalo attaches the bell to Hector's wheelchair so Hector can communicate by ringing the bell with his finger. Nacho informs Gus, who accepts the loss of cash from the dead drops to protect Nacho's role as his informant. [24], Though Lalo never appears in Breaking Bad, Saul mentions him when Walter White and Jesse Pinkman kidnap and hold Saul at gunpoint before a newly dug grave in the desert to coerce him into representing Badger, who has been arrested for selling drugs. Esta es una comparación de escenas de Breaking Bad y Metástasis, Jesse/Jose intentan hacer negocio con Tuco, pero las cosas no salen del todo bien. Renaldo. As is your grandson, Joaquin. She explained that the producers wanted him to be "a little charming", in contrast to the other Salamancas, who have few qualities beyond fearsomeness. Familiar with the routine, they procure an Ouija board from a pile of board games and Hector uses his bell to spell out the letters of the real name of the meth cook the cartel knows only as "Heisenberg", the man that killed their cousin Tuco: Walter White. He ends up crapping himself. Mark Margolis was born on November 26, 1939 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Lalo kills all but one assassin and forces the survivor to report his death to the middleman who arranged the attack. After seeing the tape of the session, Gus decides to delegate Hector's care to someone else after the doctor suggests that with time, Hector could learn to talk and possibly even walk again. An eldercare worker reminds Lalo to keep Hector hydrated and hands him a "very berry" flavored drink. Still holding a grudge on Gus Fring, Hector and his men enter the Los Pollos Hermanos restaurant in Albuquerque in broad daylight and threaten his employees. Showrunners gave Dalton freedom to diverge from cartel stereotypes and portrayals of other Salamancas. After Mike and Gus leave, Lalo enters and tries to learn what Mike knows, but the clerk, Fred Whalen, refuses to tell him. Refusing to kill Nacho, Mike is forced to watch helplessly as The Cousins murder Ximenez, before escorting Hector and Nacho back into the shack, while Mike eagerly awaits for Hector to reemerge. Hector suffers an apparent heart attack and collapses to the floor, Gus rushes in and performs CPR as Juan Bolsa flees. But I'm willing to bet that I know a man whom you hate even more. [12] Dalton took inspiration from Samuel L. Jackson's character Jules Winnfield from Pulp Fiction to create this "[k]ind of this smart ass, sort of scary but kind of carefree, kind of cool guy". 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