He and the actor who played Todd had an interesting backstory they made up about Uncle Jack and Todd. Sometimes friends, more often foes, the following Breaking Bad characters are by far the deadliest threats Walt has ever faced. He subsequently portrayed Todd Alquist in season 5 of the AMC crime drama series Breaking Bad and won a Screen Actors Guild Award for his performance as part of the show's ensemble cast; he reprised the role in the television film El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie (2019). [1] He portrayed Ed Blumquist, a butcher and the husband of Peggy Blumquist (Kirsten Dunst). Yeah, he doesn't understand human emotions very well. Granted he shows a tiny bit of remorse, but he doesn’t really care about anyone. Reply. Plemons was born in Dallas, Texas, the son of Lisa Beth (née Cason) and Jim Bob Plemons. Bonding with Jesse, telling him his room is bitchin, asking Jesse what he thought about his place, offering pizza and beer, telling him a motivational quote. This is why Todd wanted Jesse to like him, because Jesse possessed qualities Todd wishes he had himself. He was so socially awkward in the movie. Todd was working for Vamonos Pest. Written by Thomas Schnauz and directed by Michelle MacLaren , it aired on AMC in the United States and Canada on August 18, 2013. [21] The role, however, went to British actor John Boyega. In December 2017, Plemons appeared in "USS Callister", an episode in the fourth series of the anthology show Black Mirror. Jesse Lon Plemons (born April 2, 1988) is an American actor. Returning from Mexico, Gus shows Tio proof that Don Eladio is dead and gloats that Jesse killed Tio's grandson, ending the Salamanca family line. It's obvious he's fucked up, but look at the people he grew up with. A subreddit for fans and critics of the hit television series Breaking Bad on AMC. He respected Walt and Jesse both for the same reason, he thought they were geniuses. After Walt kills Mike, Todd truly earns his place at Walt's right hand when he helps dispose of Mike's body and introduces Walt to his prison-connected uncle, Jack. Also that year, he appeared in the Stephen Frears film about Lance Armstrong, The Program, and the Steven Spielberg film Bridge of Spies. So, I wrote that whole part for Jesse. For Todd, keeping Jesse as a slave and killing his girlfriend were not impediments to them being pals. Trying To Impress Walt. He began his career as a child actor and achieved a career breakthrough with his supporting role as Landry Clarke in the NBC drama series Friday Night Lights (2006–11). I just recently rewatched the show and appreciated how symbolic most of the deaths were, there were hardly any boring kills. Hell, I can’t even tell if Todd has any concern for his uncle when Walt blasted everyone in the BB finale, he seemed more amazed by the innovation of Walt’s plan. He is portrayed by Bryan Cranston. He attended Mart High School until he received more acting jobs and needed to shift to the online program. [7], Plemons got his start in a Coca-Cola commercial when he was 3 1/2 years old. He also appeared as Hoffman's son in the film The Master (2012). Plemons' film credits include Paul Thomas Anderson's psychological drama The Master (2012), Scott Cooper's crime drama Black Mass (2015) and western Hostiles (2017), Steven Spielberg's Cold War drama Bridge of Spies (2015), and newspaper drama The Post (2017), the studio comedy Game Night and Adam McKay's satirical comedy Vice (both 2018), Martin Scorsese's crime drama The Irishman (2019) and Charlie Kauffman's psychological drama I’m Thinking of Ending Things (2020). Learn more about Krysten Ritter and the cast & crew of Breaking Bad. [32] Their son, Ennis Howard Plemons, was born in 2018. The killings avenge the death twenty years earlier of Gus's beloved friend and first meth partner, Max Arciniega, at the hands of Tio Salamanca, Tuco's uncle. Did Todd actually think Jesse was his friend? Todd's mother, Jack's sister, was a drug addict who had a string of bad relationships and went to prison, then Uncle Jack took care of the baby Todd who was raised in the gang but not part of it. Press J to jump to the feed. Replies (1) Share: 0 0. One of his first film roles, at age 12, was playing the younger version of Damon's character in the film All the Pretty Horses (2000). I went on record saying that bringing Todd and his uncle into the mix wasn’t going to be good for anyone, and from the beginning of tonight’s episode we see why. 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Todd seemed to treat him more like a pet. Danny Picket: is Todd's while supremacist uncle Jack: Back to top. Thats what I was thinking especially when hes telling jesus hes gonna try and keep him clean. From 2012–13, Plemons portrayed the psychopathic villain Todd Alquist[14] during the final season of the AMC drama series Breaking Bad. Jack Welker is a major antagonist in Breaking Bad, serving as the main antagonist of the second half of season 5, as well as the final antagonist of the show, and the posthumous overarching antagonist of El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie.He is the leader of a White Supremacist gang, the uncle of Todd Alquist and a hitman for drug distributor Walter White. But she later joins him as he smokes crystal to ease his guilt after his dealer and friend Combo is killed by rival dealers. The release of Netflix's El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie really snuck up on people. Todd From ‘Breaking Bad’: I’m an Ambush Predator Jesse emerges from seclusion to see his ex-girlfriend Andrea and his torturer, Todd Alquist, talking about him at her front door. He didn't think how human beings do, but he assumed everyone thinks the same as him. Todd probably thought he was being nicer to Jesse than Jack would want and that made him a good person. He also sets his … Jesse teams up with Hank to get Walter while Walter hires Todd’s Nazi uncle Jack to kill Jesse. First he let Todd shoot his mouth off in the diner without codifying their talk to prevent them from being overheard. He began his career as a child actor and achieved a career breakthrough with his supporting role as Landry Clarke in the NBC drama series Friday Night Lights (2006–11). Todd’s admiration of Jesse was because Jesse did what Todd couldn’t, he was able to absorb Walt’s skills and could cook a batch equally as pure without Walt’s involvement. In the show's first season, his character Landry Clarke provided comic relief as the best friend of football quarterback Matt Saracen, though Landry himself was not on the team. That's why he's always saying things that feel very out of place ("I'm sorry for your loss" , "Do you want to say a few words ?"). Murray Houston Astros Fan Member since Aug 2008 12997 posts. [1] He has an older sister named Jill. The result was a welcome return for fans to the world of Breaking Bad and some of its most memorable characters.. RELATED: Breaking Bad: Jesse … Then he is shown not fully cleaning up blood after a hit. In 2016, Plemons starred in the film Other People. Breaking Bad vs. Lost: Todd's uncle Jack = Danny Pickett Posted by hikingfan on 8/30/13 at 7:44 pm. By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. Kirsten Dunst and Jesse Plemons Name Newborn Son Ennis Howard", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Jesse_Plemons&oldid=994656126, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Denotes films that have not yet been released, This page was last edited on 16 December 2020, at 21:09. I never thought of it as a Friday Night Lights reunion. Then, when he was 8 years old, he started doing extra work, and with the support of his family, spent time auditioning in Los Angeles and landing small jobs. Schedule AMC Talk TWDU. Breaking Bad Gustavo Fring. Plemons played Robert Daly, the episode's main character and a sadistic introvert. [1] He received a second Primetime Emmy Award nomination for his portrayal of Robert Daly in "USS Callister", an episode of the Netflix anthology series Black Mirror. Eduardo "Lalo" Salamanca (portrayed by Tony Dalton) is another of Hector's nephews, introduced in season 4 of Better Call Saul. I love Todd's character. 0 0. Jesse kind of played along to his behavior so it probably reinforced what he thought. When Plemons appeared on Breaking Bad, fans nicknamed him "Meth Damon", due to the show's centering on the meth business, and Plemons' resemblance to Damon. [2] He was raised in Mart, a small town outside Waco. He was nominated for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Male Lead for his role as David Mulcahey in Other People (2016). There’s Jesse captive in his meth dungeon and Andrea now, dead from the hell Walt unleashed by summoning the demons of Todd and Uncle Jack. [29][7][8][30], Plemons began dating his Fargo co-star Kirsten Dunst in 2016. Plemons played mobster Kevin Weeks in the Boston-set mob film Black Mass, starring Johnny Depp, which opened in theaters in September 2015. In 2020, Plemons received critical praise for his lead performance in Charlie Kaufman's psychological drama I'm Thinking of Ending Things. [11] In his first football scene, Landry had to "get the crap beat out of [him] over and over and over again". AMC Jesse Plemons as Todd Alquist. Before Walt and Jesse's first cook, Todd informed the duo of a … In late-2015, Plemons co-starred in the second season of the TV show Fargo (which is loosely based on the film of the same name). With less than one week until the series finale of Breaking Bad , Spinoff Online looks back on Walter White's extensive rogues gallery. In 2017, he appeared in the Doug Liman thriller film American Made, the Scott Cooper western Hostiles, and Steven Spielberg's historical drama The Post. Todd didn't understand how friendship works. Jesse was always Walt’s true apprentice, and Todd knew this. We always wondered if "that asshole Mr. White" would ever tell Jesse he let Jane die — especially [15][16] He was a recurring cast member in Season 5A and was promoted to series regular for Season 5B. A graduate of the California Institute of Technology, Walter co-founded the company Gray Matter Technologies with his then-girlfriend Gretchen Schwartz and his close friend … This is where it gets ironic, it’s Todd’s admiration that gets him killed. Jesse Lon Plemons (born April 2, 1988) is an American actor. Skyler is threatened by Todd. Michelle MacLaren ... Jock's Friend #1 1 episode, 2008 Martiniano Berrelleza Alvarado ... Narcocorridos Band #2 1 episode, 2009 ... Todd Byington ... location production assistant / key assistant location manager/scout / assistant location manager (33 episodes, 2008-2013) A meth cook and former exterminator, Todd helped his uncle operate their violent gang and later became Walt’s assistant when Jesse tried to quit the business. In January 2014, it was reported that Plemons was in strong consideration to be one of the new stars of Star Wars Episode VII (Star Wars: The Force Awakens). With less than one week until the series finale of Breaking Bad , Spinoff Online looks back on Walter White's extensive rogues gallery. I think he genuinely liked Jesse, but did not understand normal relationships, probably because of sociopathy and how he was raised by hi uncle, I think that Todd thought if he was nice to Jesse,it was onto keep him locked up, New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, More posts from the breakingbad community. 797 views View 1 Upvoter Breaking Bad Jane Margolis. Here you will find discussions and speculations about the show, pictures from the show, AMA's with the cast, and anything else Breaking Bad related. I said a couple of weeks ago that Hank’s slapping the handcuffs on Walter’s wrists, only to be interrupted by Uncle Jack and friends, was the end of “Breaking Bad’s” plot. I dunno, I mainly see him as a kid who's been following a very bad crowd, which is coincidently led by his neo nazi uncle, Jack. [12], In 2012, Plemons reunited with Kitsch and Friday Night Lights creator Peter Berg in the film Battleship. In 2018, Plemons had supporting roles in two films, the comedy Game Night and Adam McKay's Dick Cheney biopic Vice, which he narrated. [3][4][5], In 2007, Plemons graduated from the Texas Tech University Independent School District, a distance learning program, which allowed him to earn his high school diploma. The ultimate macho-man and a top dog in the DEA, he was the husband of Marie and best friend of Walt. re: Breaking Bad vs. Lost: Todd's uncle Jack = Danny Pickett Posted by Murray on 8/30/13 at 7:47 pm to hikingfan. [4] Berg, who directed the film, explained that he knew how comfortable Kitsch was with Plemons: "I know that he's really good for Taylor and he makes Taylor better. [11] When hit by co-star Taylor Kitsch (playing Tim Riggins) Plemons' chin split open, requiring eleven stitches. From there, Jane turns Jesse on to meth and heroin speedballs — causing him to miss Walt's meth deal with Gus — and then blackmails Walt for Jesse's … [24], Plemons will next star in the supernatural horror Antlers, re-collaborating with director Scott Cooper,[25] and has supporting roles in the adventure film Jungle Cruise,[26] Jane Campion's western drama The Power of the Dog, and Judas and the Black Messiah, a film about civil rights activist Fred Hampton. [22] For his performance, he was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie.[23]. [8], After appearing in the films Varsity Blues (1999) and All the Pretty Horses (2000), and guest-starring on Walker, Texas Ranger and Sabrina, the Teenage Witch, Plemons' first prominent role was in the film Children on their Birthdays (2002). With the help of Todd's uncle, who runs a crew of neo-Nazis, Walt has Gus' men killed before Hank can get them to give up any information on Heisenberg. He subsequently portrayed Todd Alquist in season 5 of the AMC crime drama series Breaking Bad and won a Screen Actors Guild Award for his performance as part of the show's … Replies (1) Options Top. He murdered Brock’s mom, the kid on the bike, and was perfectly complacent with his uncle murdering Walt. Todd’s admiration of Jesse was because Jesse did what Todd couldn’t, he was able to absorb Walt’s skills and could cook a batch equally as pure without Walt’s involvement. I thought of it as protection, bringing a trusted family member in."[13]. [10], Landry joined the Panthers football team in the second season, and Plemons, having played high school football, told director Jeffrey Reiner that he would do his own stunts. In 2019 he had a supporting role in the Martin Scorsese crime drama The Irishman, which premiered at the New York Film Festival on September 27, 2019 and he also reprised his role as Todd Alquist in El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie. He arrives from Mexico soon after Hector's stroke to help run the family's drug operation, and takes a greater interest in the day-to-day details than Hector did, which makes Nacho uneasy. Here you will find discussions and speculations about the show, pictures from the show, AMA's with the cast, and anything else Breaking Bad related. [11] The show, a fan and critic favorite, ended after five seasons after shifting to DirecTV in 2011. Jack’s nephew, Todd Alquist, proved that the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree. Breaking Bad (2008–2013) was a critically acclaimed American AMC drama about a 50-year-old high school chemistry teacher, Walter White, (played by Bryan Cranston) who discovers that he has terminal lung cancer.Walter decides to use his extensive knowledge of chemistry to enter the drug trade and produce crystal methamphetamine, using the profits to provide for his family after his … [19][20] In March 2014, it was further reported that Plemons, along with four other actors, were being considered for the lead role of Finn in Episode VII. Jesse tries to escape and is rewarded with Andrea getting killed. Breaking Bad’s Michael Bowen on Uncle Jack and Todd, and Guitar-Playing With Jesse Plemons. [27][28], Plemons has long been noted for his resemblance to actors Matt Damon and Philip Seymour Hoffman. Todd is likely a sociopath and is able to commit horrendous acts of murder with no hesitation, but a big part of his personality it that he seeks validation from people he respects. Jesse was always Walt’s true apprentice, and Todd knew this. [6] He attended schools in the Mart, Texas area, where he played football in middle school, junior high, and high school. Cookies help us deliver our Services. Reeeal creepy if you ask me. Lydia is not the only person that Todd is trying to impress. Walter Hartwell White Sr., also known by his clandestine alias Heisenberg, is a fictional character and the main protagonist of the American neo-Western crime drama television series Breaking Bad. Season 5 | Episode 14 "Ozymandias" What a one-two punch. See agents for this cast & crew on IMDbPro Series Directed by . This is exactly what my fiancée said, and then as she finished saying it, Todd started to pet Jesse. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. The pest control crew was ordered not to talk to Walt and Jesse at any time: they should only set up a house for the poison bombing, set up the secret mobile meth lab inside and clear space for the two cooks. This is why Todd wanted Jesse to like him, because Jesse possessed qualities Todd wishes he had himself. [17][18] In 2012, Plemons also had a supporting role in the Paul Thomas Anderson drama The Master. After Walter drops out of the meth business, he … Todd is basically a Moth in the flame when he is trying to witness Walt’s latest creation. List of Breaking Bad episodes " Buried " is the tenth episode of the fifth season of the American television drama series Breaking Bad , and the 56th overall episode of the series. [9], In 2006, when he was 18, Plemons joined the ensemble cast of NBC's television series Friday Night Lights, filmed in Austin, Texas, detailing the fictional events surrounding a high school football team in fictional Dillon, Texas.