96 Facts About Lydia Rodarte-Quayle


Lydia Rodarte-Quayle comes to find his new status as a drug lord psychologically rewarding, leading him to become increasingly willing to resort to criminal acts such as theft, extortion, money laundering, depraved indifference, and murder.

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle has had several meager sources of income: writing short stories, selling items on eBay, working as a bookkeeper, and ultimately helping her husband launder money.

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle is horrified by the brutality at the higher levels of the drug trade particularly during later seasons, but remains involved with Walt out of necessity.

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle is very protective of children; his desire to keep children out of the violent drug world gives rise to several key events throughout the series.

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle wrestles with feelings of guilt about the deaths, all drug-related, of people he has been associated with.

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle is involved in investigating a meth dealer known as "Heisenberg, " unaware for over a year that his prey is actually Walter.

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle appears self-centered and shallow but cares deeply for her husband and her sister's family.

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle tries to take Holly with her, but Hank commands her to return the baby.

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle is later seen two months later in her house, now with blue instead of purple trim, warning Skyler to watch out for Walt.

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle has cerebral palsy, as manifested in speech difficulties and impaired motor control, for which he uses crutches.

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle is reluctant to be associated with violence or murder.

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle subsequently helps Walter and Skyler launder their drug money, and provides legal assistance for Jesse and his drug-dealing friends.

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle is a public booster for the local DEA office and a member of the hospital board.

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle ultimately kills Lalo in a shootout at the lab's construction site, and has him buried beneath the lab's foundation.

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle has completed the superlab and plans for Gale to be his cook, but when he discovers the superior quality of Walter's blue meth, he hires Walter and reluctantly allows Jesse to serve as Walter's assistant.

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle took a job as a parking lot attendant at the local courthouse and performed for-hire criminal jobs on the side.

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle is an executive of Madrigal Electromotive GmbH, working out of the company's office in Houston, Texas.

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle, portrayed as a very nervous and somewhat troubled character, is a partner in Gus's drug activities, and Gus often works directly through her to secretly secure Madrigal's resources for his needs.

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When Mike takes his job seriously, Lydia Rodarte-Quayle complains to Gus, but Gus assures her Mike can be trusted.

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The DEA links Gus to Madrigal, and nervous that she will be exposed, Lydia Rodarte-Quayle asks Mike to kill 11 co-conspirators who were part of Gus's organization.

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Mike refuses, so Lydia Rodarte-Quayle pays another hitman to eliminate Mike along with the other 11, but Mike kills the hitman first, discovers Lydia Rodarte-Quayle's role, and blackmails her to continue to provide the methylamine for Walt's operation.

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The DEA continue to investigate Madrigal, and Lydia Rodarte-Quayle discovers they are tracking her methylamine shipments to Walt.

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle provides Walt with information on a railroad tanker car shipment of methylamine, which would provide Walt with enough material to make millions of dollars worth of meth for sale to Lydia's contacts in the Czech Republic.

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Declan refuses to rehire Todd, so Lydia Rodarte-Quayle arranges to have Jack kill Declan and his gang and take over the business.

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle meets Lydia and Todd at a coffee shop and offers them a new method for methylamine-free meth production.

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Todd declines, but Lydia Rodarte-Quayle feigns interest so that Walt will meet with Jack, then tells Todd to make sure Jack kills Walt at the meeting.

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle subsequently proposes to Rich Schweikart, the managing partner of the firm defending the Sandpiper chain, that she bring Mesa Verde with her and become a partner in charge of a new banking division.

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle tells Gus that Jimmy convinced Lalo to send her instead of him, through which Gus deduces that the assassination attempt was a ruse.

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle gives a copy of the document to Howard's widow Cheryl, giving her grounds to file a civil suit against Kim.

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle receives a sentence of 86 years; Kim visits him in prison to bid him farewell.

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle is the right-hand man to Tuco Salamanca, heir to Hector Salamanca's organization.

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle 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.

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle becomes aware that Werner was constructing something for Gus and Gus fabricates a story to explain events of which Lalo is aware, which Lalo outwardly accepts while remaining suspicious.

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle intends to skip bail and return to Mexico, but instead of waiting for Leonel and Marco to pick him up, he searches for Jimmy's car.

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle later arrives at Kim's apartment, intending to interrogate her and Jimmy about their ties to Mike and Gus.

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle is knowledgeable about the inner workings of Mexican gangs.

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle is impressed with Hank's tenacity and hard work, and recommends him for a transfer to El Paso.

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle is one of five characters to appear in each of Breaking Bad, Better Call Saul, and El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie.

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle holds an MS degree in organic chemistry, with a specialty in X-ray crystallography.

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle is a fan of foreign language music, speaks fluent Italian, and is fond of Walt Whitman.

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Chow is on the list of eleven men whom Lydia Rodarte-Quayle suggests that Mike kill before they can make a plea deal with the DEA.

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle is in constant contact with Lydia Rodarte-Quayle, who tells him which containers she has taken off the manifests, which he sends to Golden Moth Chemical Company in Albuquerque, which in turn forwards them on to Lavanderia Brilliante and Gus's lab.

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle reappears in Better Call Saul as the doctor in a medical clinic for low-income Spanish-speaking patients.

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle is later shown among the men looking for Walt when Walt goes into hiding.

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Chris confesses that since the DEA seized his hazard pay, he took up Lydia Rodarte-Quayle's offer that Mike refused: $10,000 for each of the 10 other men on the list, and triple for Mike.

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle appears throughout Better Call Saul from season three onward with Gus's introduction to the story, acting as Gus's bodyguard and enforcer along with Tyrus, a role he maintains with Gus's introduction in Breaking Bad.

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle first met Gus Fring twenty years prior to the start of the series, when Gus and his partner Max proposed producing methamphetamine for the cartel.

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle then forced Gus to work with the cartel under Eladio's terms, and Gus became the cartel's chief distributor in the American Southwest.

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle is the cartel's liaison with Gus, and the one who arranges a meeting among Gus, the Cousins, and Hector to determine how to handle Walter following Tuco's death.

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle goes on to say that he cannot guarantee the Cousins will listen to reason and leave Walter alive until his business with Gus is done.

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle has forbidden the Cousins to kill Hank in retaliation for Hank's killing of Tuco because killing law enforcement officers will bring on more police scrutiny.

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle is the uncle of twins Leonel and Marco Salamanca, Tuco Salamanca, and Lalo Salamanca, and raised Tuco as a son.

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle taught his nephews that family is everything and lives by the creed himself.

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle spent 17 years in San Quentin State Prison but never revealed any information to the authorities.

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle is unpredictable and prone to violent outbursts which are often amplified by his drug use.

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle reveals that his cousins Leonel and Marco are coming to the house to take them all to Mexico, where Walt will cook his blue meth for the cartel.

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle is first seen coordinating the hijacking of a Los Pollos Hermanos truck that is transporting drugs and killing the guards inside by filling it with engine exhaust fumes.

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle's name is a reference to Edward James Olmos' character in the 1982 film Blade Runner.

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle dies while moving No Doze's body from under a stack of cars in a junkyard; the stack shifts and catches his arm under it, partially severing it and causing him to bleed to death.

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Declan refuses, so Lydia Rodarte-Quayle arranges for Jack's gang to kill Declan's whole crew, take the remaining methylamine, and continue production with Todd as the cook.

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle is a recovering meth addict and single mother to a young son named Brock.

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle engages in a romantic relationship with her, but ends it when he discovers that the 11-year-old boy who killed his friend "Combo" is her younger brother Tomas Cantillo.

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle tells her the money is for her to move out of her bad neighborhood and to help raise her son.

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle is a prolific drafter, a skill that she has used to become a tattoo artist despite not having any tattoos.

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle discovers that Jesse has a past interest in drawing, and they become intrigued by each other.

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle begins to vomit while asleep, and Walt silently stands at the bedside watching her choke and then asphyxiate to death.

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle had a job as a street advertising mascot for an Albuquerque bank.

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle is the lead singer for TwaughtHammer, the band in which he plays with Jesse.

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle served time in prison with Tuco and introduces Jesse to him.

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle decides to sell meth for Jesse again, albeit on a smaller scale.

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle is seen in the mid-season premiere "Blood Money, " hanging out at Jesse's house and listening to Badger's Star Trek script.

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle is revealed to have been the one who originally owned the RV that Walt and Jesse cooked meth in, which Combo had sold to Jesse for $1,400 without his family's knowledge, which provides a big clue for Hank when tracking down "Heisenberg".

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle once got in legal trouble as a juvenile for stealing a Baby Jesus from a Nativity display, but was helped by Kim Wexler who served as his public defender.

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle later takes Walter White to New Hampshire, hiding him away in a cabin in a rural area.

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle died of brain cancer on October 11,2019, the same day the movie was released, though he appeared in Better Call Saul as Ed posthumously.

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle gives her money and an attorney's business card and tells her that if she needs help she should say "Jimmy" sent her.

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle would go on to create the "Filmmaker Training" series of videos of informational tips and tricks for filmmaking.

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle gives Skyler her old job back as his accountant during the second season.

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle's supposed incompetence forestalls a full investigation, provided Ted pays the back taxes and penalties.

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle secretly serves as a middleman to put criminals in contact with each other.

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle murdered Jesse's friend Combo on the orders of rival drug dealers.

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle is said to be one of the top 10 oncologists in the United States.

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle provides the magnet system used to wipe the evidence from Gus's laptop, and constructs the portable laboratory equipment used in the Vamonos Pest undercover meth lab operation.

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle takes a calm, non-judgmental approach to leading discussions and emphasizes that those attending his sessions are there not to improve themselves, but to learn self-acceptance.

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle asks the Group Leader if he is okay with that, to which the group leader responds, "No " Jesse retorts, "About time, " and leaves the session, never to return.

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle tells them that he could "take him out to the desert" to acquire more information to which Kim and Jimmy ask him to leave.

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle sent Jane to rehab once before and goes with her to recovery meetings.

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle nearly calls the police but relents when Jane promises to go back into rehab.

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle finds a tarantula, which he places in a jar; he then hears a train coming down the tracks and sets off to see it, only to encounter Walter White, Jesse Pinkman, and Todd Alquist as they are celebrating their success in stealing the methylamine from the tanker car on the train Kuby helped them stop.

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle took over the bank from his father Don in the early 2000s and presides over its expansion into a large regional institution.

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle is abrasive and rude to Walter, who finds this job degrading and tedious.

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle frequently chides Jimmy for drinking the cucumber water infusion she makes available to salon customers and employees and objects to Jimmy's clients waiting in the area where she provides services to hers.

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle assumes Kim and Jimmy are married, shares a drink with him, and offers him relationship advice.

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle is loyal to Gus and takes great pride in his work, but is oblivious to Gus's role in the illegal drug trade.

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle asks Jimmy to represent Acker against Mesa Verde, and Acker agrees.

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Lydia Rodarte-Quayle recovers Neil's cash and departs after setting an explosion to cover his tracks.

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