Geno Silva, The Famous “Red Skull” From “Scarface” Passed Away At The Age Of 72
Geno Silva, the legendary assassin from “Scarface”, passed away aged 72. His family members reported his death. According to them, Silva died peacefully in the comfort of his home.
He had his family and children around him before and during his death. Silva was suffering from Frontotemporal Degeneration(FTD), a form of Dementia.
Hollywood and the entire internet are heartbroken at the news. However, they are equally positive about it, extending their condolences and hope that he finds peace. Over the past few months, the world and film industry has suffered tremendously.
Actors like Sam Lloyd, Fred Willard, Irrfan Khan and Rishi Kapoor passed away, unexpectedly. Irrfan Khan’s death was quite tricky since he passed away at a quite young age. And now, a veteran actor passes away. 2020 has taken a toll on the world.
Geno Silva, One Of The Gems Of The Film Industry, Is No More And The World Is Shook
Geno Silva is most popularly known as a veteran actor, famous for his role as “The Skull” in the 1983 film “Scarface”. He was a hitman, who did not utter a word when he killed Tony Montana(Al Pacino). The role earned him the seventh place on the list of Top 20 Best Henchmen in Cinema History. He has also appeared in films such as “Mulholland Drive”, “Amistad”, “The Lost World: Jurassic Park”, “A Man Apart”, “Tequila Sunrise” and “Zoot Suit”.
Silva has also featured in Television series like “Star Trek Enterprise”, ” Miami Vice”, “Hill Street Blues” and a regular as Hector Allegria in “Key West”.
Silva was married to Pamela Phillip’s Silva. And has a daughter, Lucia Silva. Geno Silva is also succeeded by his grandchildren Eva and Levon Redman. Silva also has a sister Elizabeth Gallegos.
People across countries have reached out to his family during such a hard time. Our thoughts are with them too, and we hope Silva has found peace.