Born on 23 September 1926 in Brooklyn, New York, Henry Silva was an American actor who had Sicilian and Spanish roots.
He grew up in Harlem, where he quit school to attend drama classes. He financed his drama classes by working as a dishwasher at a hotel in Manhattan.
Silva is usually typecasted in the roles he plays in movies, as a criminal or gangster. Some of the movies he has starred in include The Manchurian Candidate (1962), Ghost Dog, and Johnny Cool (1963).
Silva has been thrice divorced with two children. He died on September 14, 2022, a few days before his 96th birthday, at the Motion Picture & Television Fund home in Los Angeles.
Henry Silva Ex-Wives: Meet Ruth Earl and Mary Ramus
Henry Silva was married to three different during the cause of his life.
They were Ruth Earl, Mary Ramus, and Cindy Conroy but today we focus our lenses on just two of them
Ruth Earl was Silva’s third wife, who he married from 1966 to 1987.
Earl was an actress known for Irma la Douce (1963) and Guerillas in Pink Lace (1964).
Ruth had a twin sister called Jane Earl, who was also a performer.
Ruth and Henry had two sons; Michael Silva and Scott Stevens Silva.
Mary Ramus was the first wife of Silva.
They had been married from 1949 to 1955.
Silva and Ramus did not have any children.