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," "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". More recent films include "Ni tuyo Ni mía" and "Amalgama". In television, he lead 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 "Dueños del Paraíso," followed by a role in Netflix's "Sense8." He is best known as 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 plays the role of 'Lalo Salamanca' on the hit AMC series "Better Call Saul," the villain and catalyst of Jimmy McGill's (Bob Odenkirk) evolution into Saul Goodman.
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