Howard Da Silva

Howard Da Silva
1909 - 1986

Howard Da Silva  American Actor


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Howard Da Silva was previously married to Nancy Nutter and Marjorie Nelson (1950 - 1960).


American Actor Howard Da Silva was born Howard Silverblatt on 4th May, 1909 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA and passed away on 16th Feb 1986 Ossining, New York, USA aged 76. He is most remembered for 1776 - Broadway And Film Version As Benjamin Franklin. His zodiac sign is Taurus.

Howard Da Silva is a member of the following lists: American film actors, American television actors and American stage actors.


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Relationship Statistics

Married2 60 years, 3 months 35 years, 7 months 11 years
Total2 60 years, 3 months 35 years, 7 months 11 years


First Name Howard
Middle Name Da
Last Name Silva
Full Name at Birth Howard Silverblatt
Age 76 (age at death) years
Birthday 4th May, 1909
Birthplace Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Died 16th February, 1986
Place of Death Ossining, New York, USA
Cause of Death Lymphoma
Buried Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
Height 5' 10½" (179 cm)
Build Average
Hair Color Grey
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Sexuality Straight
Religion Jewish
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actor
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame 1776 - Broadway And Film Version As Benjamin Franklin
Year(s) Active 1935–1984, 1930–1984

Howard Da Silva (born Howard Silverblatt, May 4, 1909 – February 16, 1986) was an American actor, director and musical performer on stage, film, television and radio. He was cast in dozens of productions on the New York stage, appeared in more than two dozen television programs, and acted in more than fifty feature films. Adept at both drama and musicals on the stage, he originated the role of Jud Fry in the original 1943 run of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical Oklahoma!, and also portrayed the prosecuting attorney in the 1957 stage production of Compulsion. Da Silva was nominated for a 1960 Tony Award as Best Featured Actor in a Musical for his work in Fiorello!, a musical about New York City mayor LaGuardia. In 1961, Da Silva directed Purlie Victorious, by Ossie Davis.

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Howard Da Silva76 TaurusActor
Nancy Nutter-Actress
Marjorie Nelson86 ScorpioActress


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
Child 1Marjorie Nelson
Child 2Marjorie Nelson


Garbo Talks1984Angelo DokakisMovie
Masquerade1983General BrezhninTV Show
Mommie Dearest1981L.B. MayerMovie
American Playhouse1981CriticTV Show
Power1980Jack EisenstadtTV Movie
The Greatest Man in the World1980ConklinTV Movie
Archie Bunker's Place1979Abe RabinowitzTV Show
The Private Files of J. Edgar Hoover1977Pres. Franklin D. RooseveltMovie
When the Boat Comes In1976Host - US broadcast (1978)TV Show
The Great Gatsby1974Meyer WolfsheimMovie
Smile Jenny, You're Dead1974Lt. Humphrey KennerTV Movie
The Missiles of October1974Nikita Khrushchev - Soviet PremierTV Movie
The American Parade1974Boss TweedTV Show
17761972Dr. Benjamin Franklin (PA)Movie
Kung Fu1972Otto SchultzTV Show
Keep the Faith1972Rabbi MossmanTV Movie
Great Performances1971EddieTV Show
Love, American Style1969Doctor Wazanskyi (segment "Love and the End of the Line")TV Show
Gentle Ben1967Phillip GarrettTV Show
Mannix1967Aram KarmalisTV Show
N.Y.P.D.1967DimitchikTV Show
Nevada Smith1966WardenMovie
For the People1965Anthony CeleseTV Show
The Loner1965Kyle MerrickTV Show
The Outrage1964ProspectorMovie
The Man from U.N.C.L.E.1964Captain Basil CalhounTV Show
East Side/West Side1963Wallace MapesTV Show
The Fugitive1963Pete DawesTV Show
The Outer Limits1963Thurman CutlerTV Show
David and Lisa1962Dr. Alan SwinfordMovie
The Doctors and the Nurses1962Dr. McClendonTV Show
Quest1962KrawetzTV Show
Ben Casey1961Cantor Nathan Birnbaum, Ulysses PagorasTV Show
The Defenders1961Arnold Fermuller, Peter ColeTV Show
Insight1960ArnsteinTV Show
Festival1960The SwedeTV Show
Play of the Week1959Dupont-Dufour Sr.TV Show
Fourteen Hours1951Deputy Police Chief Moskar (as Howard da Silva)Movie
M1951Inspector CarneyMovie
Three Husbands1950Dan McCabeMovie
Tripoli1950Capt. DemetriosMovie
The Underworld Story1950Carl Durham (as Howard da Silva)Movie
Wyoming Mail1950Cavanaugh (as Howard da Silva)Movie
The Bigelow Theatre1950TV Show
Border Incident1949Owen ParksonMovie
The Great Gatsby1949WilsonMovie
The Silver Theatre1949TV Show
They Live by Night1948ChickamawMovie
Blaze of Noon1947Mike Gafferty (as Howard da Silva)Movie
Unconquered1947Garth (as Howard da Silva)Movie
Variety Girl1947Howard Da SilvaMovie
The Blue Dahlia1946Eddie HarwoodMovie
Two Years Before the Mast1946Captain Francis A. ThompsonMovie
Duffy's Tavern1945Tough GuyMovie
The Lost Weekend1945NatMovie
Tonight We Raid Calais1943Sgt. BlockMovie
Juke Girl1942Cully (as Howard da Silva)Movie
Keeper of the Flame1942Jason Rickards (as Howard da Silva)Movie
Reunion in France1942Anton Stregel (as Howard da Silva)Movie
The Big Shot1942SandorMovie
Bullet Scars1942Frank DillonMovie
Five Were Chosen1942Movie
The Omaha Trail1942Ben SantleyMovie
Wild Bill Hickok Rides1942Ringo - the Prosecutor (as Howard da Silva)Movie
Bad Men of Missouri1941Greg Bilson (as Howard da Silva)Movie
Blues in the Night1941Sam ParyasMovie
Navy Blues1941Last Shore Patrolman (uncredited)Movie
Sergeant York1941Lem (as Howard da Silva)Movie
The Sea Wolf1941HarrisonMovie
Nine Lives Are Not Enough1941J.B. Murray - City Editor (as Howard da Silva)Movie
Steel Against the Sky1941Bugs (as Howard da Silva)Movie
Strange Alibi1941MonsonMovie
Three Sons o' Guns1941Radio Announcer (uncredited)Movie
At the Stroke of Twelve1941Angie the Ox (as Howard da Silva)Short Film
The Dog in the Orchard1941FosterShort Film
Abe Lincoln in Illinois1940Jack Armstrong (as Howard da Silva)Movie
I'm Still Alive1940Red Garvey (as Howard da Silva)Movie
Marie Antoinette1938Toulon (uncredited)Movie
Once in a Blue Moon1935Movie
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