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Henry Silva

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Birthday
23, 1926
Birthplace
Brooklyn, NY
DEATH DATE
Sep 14, 2022 (95)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
23, 1926
Birthplace
Brooklyn, NY
DEATH DATE
Sep 14, 2022 (95)

About

Supporting actor who gained recognition for his roles in the 1962 thrillers The Manchurian Candidate and Above the Law. His other credits include The Untouchables and Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea. Throughout his long career, he amassed 140 acting credits. 

Before Fame

He dropped out of school at age 13 and worked as a waiter to pay for drama lessons.

Trivia

He gained supplemental fame for his role in Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai. He retired from acting after 50 years in the industry and his last film Ocean's Eleven.

Family Life

He had two children, Michael and Scott, with his second wife, Ruth Earl.

Associated With

He had a small supporting role opposite Brad Pitt in the 2001 film, Ocean's Eleven.