Henry Silva, a charismatic actor who starred in hundreds of films, including ‘Ocean’s Eleven’ and ‘Manchurian Candidates’, died of natural causes Wednesday. He was 95 years old. In his Frankenheimer’s timeless thriller “The Manchurian Candidate” (1962), Silva plays Lawrence Harvey’s Raymond, his show’s Korean houseboy and Communist Party agent Chun Jin. played. Major Bennett Marco as Frank Sinatra in the show’s New York apartment.
Silva starred with Sinatra in many other films, including the 1960 Rat Pack classic Ocean’s Eleven, which also starred Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr., and the 1962 western Sergeant 3. did. Dean Martin’s daughter, Deanna Martin, tweeted: “Our hearts are broken for the loss of our dearest friend Henry Silva. Thank you for allowing me to call you a friend. , one of the nicest, kindest and most talented people,” she originally posted. report his death. He was the last surviving member of the cast for the first Ocean’s 11 movie.Henry, you are loved.
https://twitter.com/DeanaMartin_/status/1570840090079023104 Silva was born in Brooklyn and raised in Spanish Harlem. According to the book ‘Hispanics in Hollywood’, his parents were Italian and Puerto Rican. He dropped out of school at the age of 13, began taking acting classes, worked as a dishwasher, and then as a server. In 1955 Silva applied to the Actors Studio and out of 2,500 candidates he was selected as his one of five students.
He made his big screen debut in the 1952 film Viva Zapata!, directed by Elia Kazan. He co-starred with Marlon Brando and made his television debut in ‘The Armstrong Circle Theater’ in 1950, neither of which is credited.Silva was married twice during his 1950s. His third marriage to Ruth Earle lasted from 1966 to 1987 before culminating in a divorce. (Ani)
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