Date of Birth:
24 July 1914
Frank Silvera played in 5 movies in the Drama, War, Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller, Music, Western genres.
Frank Silvera got succeed with average imdb rating 6.3.
He was a highly successful black actor/director in the 1950s and 1960s who - because of his light-skinned appearance - transcended race and ethnicity in his performances. In motion pictures, Frank Silvera was cast as black, Latino, Polynesian and "white"/racially indeterminate (due to black + white film stock's lack of discernment when rendering light-skinned African-Americans). He was actively engaged in the Civil Rights Struggles of the 1950s and 1960s and called on all of his associates in t... Read more