FILM & TV Scarface Actor Geno Silva Dies Aged 72

Scarface Actor Geno Silva Dies Aged 72



Geno Silva, who played The Skull in, has died aged 72.

Across the breadth of his four-decade job, Silva played a variety of functions– but he was best understood for his performance as the shotgun-wielding hit man that brought Tony Montana’s regime to an end in Brian De Palma’s 1983 criminal activity standard.

Silva passed away in his house in Los Angeles in May 9, adhering to complications from a form of dementia referred to as frontotemporal degeneration, his household validated according to.

Geno Silva was born upon January 20, 1948, in Albuquerque, New Mexico. His on-screen job began in 1974, with his very first motion picture duty in. From there, his portfolio proceeded to broaden.

Between after that and also 2005, he starred in productions both enormous in range and impact:,,, as well as to name a couple of.

His tv job was additionally expansive, with roles in the sort of,, and.

Actor John Ortiz commemorated the star on Twitter, creating: ’26 years that seemed like astounding lifetimes. A giant of a guy, a titan of a friend. Rest In Power, amigo mio.’

@DiggzWorld additionally wrote: ‘Not too lots of individuals can be in a film without LINES– and also have their duty be as famous.’

Silva is endured by his better half Pamela, little girl Lucia, grandchildren Eva and also Levon, and also sister Elizabeth.