Henry Silva





9/15/1928 , Brooklyn, New York, USA

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Henry Silva was born on September 15, 1928 in Brooklyn, New York. While he was born in Brooklyn, he was from a Spanish mother and an Italian father. He has gone on record as saying he knew at the age of eight he wanted to be an actor, but waited a few years to do something about it. He left school at 13 to go to drama classes. He has been credited in 138 acting roles, including Ocean's Eleven in 1960, The Manchurian Candidate in 1962, and The Hills Run Red in 1967. Interestingly, he played Roger Corneal in the 1960 version of Ocean's Eleven and was a boxing spectator in the remake of it in 2001. In addition to his many television and film roles, he has also been the commentator for the Return of Mr. Moto's DVD release. Henry was married to Ruth Earl and had two children, Michael and Scott. He is also an avid runner.