Howard Da Silva

Howard Da Silva

Highest Rated: 100% The New Deal for Artists (1979)

Lowest Rated: 33% The Great Gatsby (1949)

Birthday: May 4, 1909

Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Character player, often in sinister roles, who was blacklisted in the 1950s. Da Silva worked in theater before resuming his screen career in the early 60s, turning in fine performances in both film and TV, particularly as Benjamin Franklin in "1776" (1972) and as Louis B. Mayer in "Mommie Dearest" (1981).

Highest rated movies

The New Deal for Artists
The Blue Dahlia
The Lost Weekend
They Live by Night
Sergeant York
Wyoming Mail
Unconquered
The Missiles of October

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Filmography

Movies

Credit
57% 50% Garbo Talks Angelo Dokakis (Character) - 1984
49% 72% Mommie Dearest Louis B. Mayer (Character) - 1981
No Score Yet No Score Yet Power Jack Eisenstadt (Character) - 1980
100% No Score Yet The New Deal for Artists Unknown (Character) - 1979
No Score Yet 44% The Private Files of J. Edgar Hoover Pres. Franklin D. Roosevelt (Character) - 1978
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hollywood on Trial Unknown (Character) - 1976
No Score Yet No Score Yet Smile, Jenny, You're Dead Lt. Humphrey Kenner (Character) - 1974
39% 47% The Great Gatsby Meyer Wolfsheim (Character) - 1974
83% 90% The Missiles of October Nikita Khrushchev (Character) - 1974
69% 84% 1776 Benjamin Franklin (Character) - 1972
50% 65% Nevada Smith Warden (Character) - 1966
No Score Yet 41% The Outrage Prospector (Character) - 1964
83% 80% David and Lisa Dr. Swinford (Character) - 1962
No Score Yet 57% M Inspector Carney (Character) - 1951
71% 73% Fourteen Hours Deputy Police Chief Moskar (Character) - 1951
86% No Score Yet Wyoming Mail Cavanaugh (Character) - 1950
67% 59% Border Incident Owen Parkson (Character) - 1950
No Score Yet 71% Three Husbands Dan McCabe (Character) - 1950
No Score Yet No Score Yet Tripoli Capt. Demetrios (Character) - 1950
No Score Yet 73% The Underworld Story Carl Durham (Character) - 1950
33% 43% The Great Gatsby Wilson (Character) - 1949
96% 80% They Live by Night Chickamaw (Character) - 1948
86% 64% Unconquered Garth (Character) - 1947
No Score Yet No Score Yet Blaze of Noon Mike Gafferty (Character) - 1947
100% 72% The Blue Dahlia Eddie Harwood (Character) - 1946
No Score Yet No Score Yet Two Years Before the Mast Captain Francis A. Thompson (Character) - 1946
97% 90% The Lost Weekend Nat the Bartender (Character) - 1945
No Score Yet No Score Yet Five Were Chosen Unknown (Character) - 1944
No Score Yet 45% Native Land Jim (Character) - 1942
No Score Yet 46% Juke Girl Cully (Character) - 1942
No Score Yet 50% Reunion in France Anton Stregel (Character) - 1942
No Score Yet No Score Yet Bullet Scars Frank Dillon (Character) - 1942
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Omaha Trail Ben Santley (Character) - 1942
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Big Shot Sandor (Character) - 1942
No Score Yet No Score Yet Wild Bill Hickok Rides Ringo (Character) - 1942
No Score Yet 61% Blues in the Night Sam Paryas (Character) - 1941
88% 87% Sergeant York Lem (Character) - 1941
No Score Yet No Score Yet Bad Men of Missouri Greg Bilson (Character) - 1941
No Score Yet No Score Yet Navy Blues Last Shore Patrolman (Character) - 1941
No Score Yet No Score Yet Nine Lives Are Not Enough City Editor (Character) - 1941
83% 71% Abe Lincoln in Illinois Jack Armstrong (Character) - 1940
No Score Yet No Score Yet I'm Still Alive Red Garvey (Character) - 1940

TV

Credit
66% No Score Yet Archie Bunker's Place Unknown (Guest Star) 1983
No Score Yet 100% Kung Fu Unknown (Guest Star) 1973
No Score Yet No Score Yet Mannix Aram Karmalis (Guest Star) 1968
No Score Yet No Score Yet Gentle Ben Unknown (Guest Star) 1967
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Fugitive Pete Dawes (Guest Star) 1966
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Loner Unknown (Guest Star) 1966
100% No Score Yet The Man From U.N.C.L.E. Unknown (Guest Star) 1966
No Score Yet No Score Yet Ben Casey Ulysses Pagoras (Guest Star) 1965
92% 100% The Outer Limits Unknown (Character) 1964
No Score Yet No Score Yet East Side/West Side Unknown (Guest Star) 1963