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Ron Silver

Performer
( b. Jul 02, 1946 New York, New York, USA - d. Mar 15, 2009 New York, New York, USA ) Male

Biography: Ronald Arthur Silver was born on July 2, 1946 in Manhattan, New York to May and Irving Roy Silver. He attended SUNY Buffalo, St. John's University, and Columbia University's Graduate School of International Affairs. He studied acting at the Herbert Berghof Studio and at The Actors Studio. He was president of Actors' Equity in the 1990s. He married Lynne Miller, with whom he had his children Adam and Alexandra.

Film/TV Credits: Film credits include: "The Arrival," "Romancing the Stone," "Ali," "Silkwood," "Timecop," "Find Me Guilty," "The Entity," "Reversal of Fortune," "Blue Steel," "The Ten," "Silent Rage," "Girl 6," and "Best Friends." Television credits include: "The West Wing," "Law & Order," "Hill Street Blues," "Crossing Jordan," "The Practice," "Chicago Hope," "The Rockford Files," "and "Wiseguy."

Trivia:
He co-founded the Creative Coalition, an entertainment industry political advocacy organization, in 1989.
He was a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. President George W. Bush appointed him to serve on the Honorary Delegation to accompany him to Jerusalem for the celebration of the 60th anniversary of the State of Israel in May 2008.
The marquees of Broadway theaters were dimmed in his honor on March 18, 2009.



ProductionsDate of Productions
Speed-the-Plow
[Play, Original]
  • Starring: Ron Silver
        Charlie Fox (Apr 09, 1988 - Aug 28, 1988)
May 03, 1988 - Dec 31, 1988
Social Security
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Starring: Ron Silver [David Kahn]
Apr 17, 1986 - Mar 22, 1987
Hurlyburly
[Play, Original]
  • Starring: Ron Silver [Mickey]
Aug 07, 1984 - Jun 02, 1985
1988 Tony Award® Best Actor in Play
winner Speed-the-Plow [winner]
Starring: Ron Silver
1988 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Actor in a Play
winner Speed-the-Plow [winner]
Starring: Ron Silver
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