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Hollywood actor Henry Silva dies at 95

Hollywood actor Henry Silva dies at 95

The American actor Henry Silva, who was performing a villain role in front of the camera, has died. His son Scott told The Hollywood Reporter on Friday (local time) that the New York native was at a California retirement home on Wednesday when Woodland Hills died. Silva was 95 years old.

The square-faced actor has appeared in more than 100 films since the 1950s, mostly as a supporting villain. With “Ratpack” stars around Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr. and Dean Martin, he filmed the 1960 comedy Frankie and His Eleven and the Western film The Victorious Three (1962). He was also seen in the political thriller The Manchurian Candidate.

Dean Martin’s daughter, Diana Martin, 74, praised Silva on Instagram and Twitter on Friday as a “fantastic” actress and as one of the “most beautiful and talented men” she has been privileged to rely on. friends.

In the 1963 mafia thriller “Johnny Cole”, Silva played a leading role as an assassin. In 1972 he filmed the thriller “The Mafia Boss – They Kill Like Jackals” with Mario Adorf, and the political satire “Flamen am Horizont” in 1982 with Sean Connery and Hardy Krüger. Jim Jarmusch brought him on camera in 1999 with Forest Whitaker in the mafia drama “Ghost Dog – The Way of the Samurai.”

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