Frank Silvera

Jul 24, 1914


Jamaican-born Frank Silvera attended Northeastern Law School before inaugurating his acting career. One of the few black actors of the 1950s who was able to avoid being typecast by the color of his skin, Silvera played a wide variety of ethnic types, from Latin to Middle Eastern to Oriental. He made his film bow in 1952's Viva Zapata, and shortly… More


Frank Silvera Videos

The Greatest Story Ever Told
2 minutes 42 seconds
Valdez Is Coming
3 minutes 49 seconds
The St. Valentine's Day Massacre
3 minutes 32 seconds
2 minutes 18 seconds

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