Prolific American character Henry Silva, the last surviving cast member from the original Rat Pack film Ocean’s Eleven, has died at the age of 95.
Tough guy character actor Henry Silva dies
Henry Silva, a prolific US character actor best known for playing villains and tough guys in The Manchurian Candidate, Ocean’s Eleven and other films, has died at age 95.
Silva’s son Scott Silva told Variety his father died on Wednesday of natural causes at the Motion Picture and Television Country House and Hospital in Woodland Hills, California.
Silva was a New York City native who dropped out of school as a teenager, in the 1940s.
He was accepted the following decade into the Actors Studio, where fellow students included Shelley Winters and Ben Gazzara.