Henry Silva

Henry Silva (September 23, 1926 – September 14, 2022) was an American actor. A prolific character actor, Silva was a regular staple of international genre cinema, usually playing criminals or gangsters. His notable film appearances include ones in Ocean's 11 (1960), The Manchurian Candidate (1962), Johnny Cool (1963), Sharky's Machine (1981), and Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai (1999).

Henry Silva
Silva in Cry of a Prostitute (1974)
Born(1926-09-23)September 23, 1926
Brooklyn, New York City, U.S.
DiedSeptember 14, 2022(2022-09-14) (aged 95)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Alma materActors Studio
Years active1952–2001
  • Mary Ramus
    (m. 1949; div. 1955)
  • Cindy Conroy
    (m. 1959, divorced)
  • Ruth Earl
    (m. 1966; div. 1987)
PartnerWendy Christenfeld (1990–2022; his death)

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