Bryan Cranston shares emotional tribute to Breaking Bad co-star Mark Margolis after his dying: ‘I miss him already’

Bryan Cranston shared an emotional submit on Instagram on Friday paying tribute to his buddy and Breaking Bad and Your Honor co-star Mark Margolis.

Cranston, 67, shared a set of two pictures on Instagram, stating in his poignant caption that he was “deeply saddened” by the dying of Margolis on Thursday, August 3.

Mark Margolis was an excellent actor and a stunning individual. Fun and interesting off set, and (within the case of Breaking Bad and Your Honor) intimidating and scary on set,” Cranston wrote.

“His quiet energy belies his mischievous nature and inquisitive spirit… And he loved to share a good joke. I miss him already. Rest now, Mark, and thank you for your friendship and your exceptional body of work.’

The first photo of the Oscar-nominated actor’s Instagram post was a solo shot of Margolis from Your Honor, while the second photo was of Breaking Bad.

Tribute: Bryan Cranston, 67, shared an emotional post on Instagram on Friday to his Breaking Bad and Your Honor co-star Mark Margolis, following his passing; Cranston seen 2023

Reminder: ‘Mark Margolis was a really good actor and a lovely human being,’ Cranston wrote, adding, ‘I miss him already’

Margolis and Cranston formed a friendship after the former starred opposite the latter on seasons two through four of the hit AMC series Breaking Bad.

The show stars Cranston as protagonist Walter White, a high school chemistry teacher suffering from stage three lung cancer, who leads a life of crime by producing and distributing methamphetamine to secure his family’s financial future before he dies.

Meanwhile, Margolis played Hector “Tio” Salamanca, a former drug kingpin who was unable to talk or stroll after a stroke.

Both would later reprise their roles in Better Call Saul, the Breaking Bad spin-off sequence, with Maroglis making cameo appearances from seasons two to 6, whereas Cranston appeared in two episodes (together with the sequence finale) of the present’s ultimate season.

The two would later reunite to work on the Showtime crime sequence, Your Honor, which ran for 2 seasons from 2020 to 2023.

After a brief sickness, Margolis handed away on Thursday, August 3 on the age of 83 at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City.

The veteran actor, who had a whole lot of roles in movie, tv and stage throughout his decades-long profession, had his spouse of 61-year-old Jacqueline and his son (and solely youngster) Morgan at his bedside.

In addition to his TV roles in Breaking Bad, Better Call Saul and Your Honour, Margolis’ most well-known movie function was as Alberto “The Shadow” within the 1983 movie Scarface, the place he starred reverse Al Pacino.

Breaking Bad: He shared two snaps of the actor in his submit together with a scene of them in Breaking Bad the place they first teamed up and fashioned their friendship

Tributes pour in: Bob Odenkirk, who labored with each Cranston and Margolis on Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul, was additionally among the many Hollywood A-listers who paid tribute to the late veteran actor on social media

Iconic function: Margolis famously performed the function of Hector ‘Tio’ Salamanca, a former drug lord who was unable to talk or stroll after struggling a stroke, however communicated with a service bell taped to his wheelchair

RIP: Margolis, handed away at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City on Thursday, August 3 at age 83 because of a brief sickness

Cranston wasn’t the one notable Hollywood A-lister to pay tribute to the late Margolis on social media.

Bob Odenkirk, who labored with each Cranston and Margolis on Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul, penned an emotional tribute on X, previously often known as Twitter.

‘A powerful presence on the screen! Mark made me laugh in the van on the way to set with his jokes and comments and I only hope I have half his energy and focus when “Action” was called out. Thank you, Mark, and condolences to your family,” Odenkirk wrote.

Oscar-nominated director Darren Aronfsky also paid tribute to Margolis, who appeared in five of Aronfsky’s movies, together with his function debut Pi, by tweeting a photograph of Margolis in his 2006 movie The Fountain with a quote from Margolis’s character in Pi.

“Once you lose your scientific rigor you are no longer a mathematician, YOU ARE A NUMEROLOGIST!” Aronfsky, who additionally added to the quote “MARK MARGOLIS LEGEND!” listed on X.