Better Call Saul

Lalo Salamanca

Seductive and merciless, Lalo is now the Salamanca family's best hope. Leaving a path of destruction in his wake, Lalo won't rest until his family’s standing in the cartel is restored — no matter the cost.

Played by Tony Dalton

Tony Dalton is a Mexican-American actor, screenwriter, and producer. Having studied acting at the Lee Strasberg Theater Institute in New York City, Dalton began his career in several off-Broadway productions, including The Ballad of the Sad Café, A Streetcar Named Desire, and One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest. After foraying into television and film, his first major feature appearance was in Matando Cabos, where he both starred and co-wrote the screenplay. He later was the lead in Sultanes del Sur, which he also wrote; he later appeared in Colombiana, and Luis Estrada’s The Perfect Dictatorship, among other roles. Simultaneously, he continued to perform in theatre, playing the roles of ‘George’ in Bernard Slades' Same Time Next Year and as ‘Paul Zara’ in Beau Willimon's Farragut North. Recent films include La Boda de Valentina and Ni tuyo ni mía. In television, he led the hit series Los Simuladores, playing the role of ‘Mario Santos,’ the logistics and planning specialist and leader of the elite con artist team. He played a series regular role in Duenos del Paraiso, followed by a role in Netflix’s Sense8. He was the lead of the International Emmy®-winning HBO Latin America series Sr. Avila as the titular ‘Robert Avila’, a middle-class life insurance salesman who secretly operates as an experienced hit man and, ultimately, ruthless mob boss. Dalton currently plays the role of ‘Lalo Salamanca’ on the hit show Better Call Saul, the series’ new main villain and catalyst of Jimmy McGill’s (Bob Odenkirk) evolution into Saul Goodman.

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