||He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6351 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California on April 26, 2014.
||Giancarlo Esposito and Aaron Paul appeared together many years before Breaking Bad (2008) on Ghost Whisperer: Fury (2006).
||Is a supporter of Mumia Abu Jamal and participated in the 2010 documentary "Long Distance Revolutionary: A Journey With Mumia Abu-Jamal". Billed as "Mumia Abu-Jamal: unrepentant cop-killer or passionate revolutionary?".
||Was one of the chorus of children who sang the theme song of The Electric Company (1971).
||Was a member of the dramatic jury at the 1997 Sundance Film Festival.
||Won two Obie Awards for his performances in "Distant Fires" and "Zooman and the Sign".
||Is a member of the Atlantic Theater Ensemble, the theater company started by David Mamet and William H. Macy.
||Has four daughters: Shayne Lyra, Kale Lyn, Syrlucia and Ruby.
||Lived in Europe, New York City and Cleveland until he; his older brother, Vincent; and their parents moved Manhattan when Giancarlo was six. During the boys' teens, the family lived in Elmsford in Westchester County, New York.
||His mother was doing a nightclub gig on a split bill with Josephine Baker in Copenhagen, Denmark, around the time he was born.
||His mother was an opera singer and his father was a stagehand and carpenter from Naples, Italy.