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Howard Da Silva

Howard Da Silva

Highest Rated: 100% The Blue Dahlia (1946)

Lowest Rated: 20% The Outrage (1964)

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

100% The Blue Dahlia
97% The Lost Weekend
96% They Live by Night
88% Sergeant York
86% Wyoming Mail
86% Unconquered
85% David and Lisa
80% The Missiles of October

Photos

THE GREAT GATSBY, Howard Da Silva, 1949 M, Howard Da Silva, 1951 THREE HUSBANDS, (aka LETTER TO THREE HUSBANDS), from left, Howard da Silva, Eve Arden, 1951 UNCONQUERED, Mike Mazurki, Paulette Goddard, Howard Da Silva, 1947 THE UNDERWORLD STORY, Howard Da Silva, 1950 THE OMAHA TRAIL, Howard Da Silva, 1942 THE BLUE DAHLIA, Howard Da Silva, Will Wright, 1946 THE BLUE DAHLIA, Howard Da Silva, 1946 1776, Howard Da Silva, Ken Howard (back), 1972 1776, Howard Da Silva, 1972 1776, Howard Da Silva, 1972. BORDER INCIDENT, from left: Howard DaSilva, George Murphy, 1949 THE SEA WOLF, Edward G. Robinson, Howard Da Silva, 1941 THEY LIVE BY NIGHT, Jay C. Flippen, Farley Granger, Cathy O'Donnell, Howard Da Silva, 1949 THE LOST WEEKEND, Ray Milland, Howard da Silva, 1945 BLAZE OF NOON, William Holden, Howard Da Silva, William Bendix, 1947 THE BLUE DAHLIA, Alan Ladd, Howard D Sailva, 1946 THEY LIVE BY NIGHT, Farley Granger, Howard Da Silva, 1948 THEY LIVE BY NIGHT, Farley Granger, Jay C. Flippen, William Phipps, Howard da Silva, 1949 NATIVE LAND, Howard Da Silva, 1942

Filmography

Movies

Credit
57% 50% Garbo Talks Angelo Dokakis (Character) - 1984
48% 72% Mommie Dearest Louis B. Mayer (Character) - 1981
No Score Yet No Score Yet Power Jack Eisenstadt (Character) - 1980
No Score Yet 47% 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 I'm a Stranger Here Myself Narrator - 1975
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
80% 91% The Missiles of October Nikita Khrushchev (Character) - 1974
68% 84% 1776 Benjamin Franklin (Character) - 1972
50% 64% Nevada Smith Warden (Character) - 1966
20% 42% The Outrage Prospector (Character) - 1964
85% 79% David and Lisa Dr. Swinford (Character) - 1962
No Score Yet 58% M Inspector Carney (Character) - 1951
63% 73% Fourteen Hours Deputy Police Chief Moskar (Character) - 1951
86% No Score Yet Wyoming Mail Cavanaugh (Character) - 1950
71% 57% 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 69% The Underworld Story Carl Durham (Character) - 1950
33% 41% The Great Gatsby Wilson (Character) - 1949
96% 80% They Live by Night Chickamaw (Character) - 1948
86% 67% Unconquered Garth (Character) - 1947
No Score Yet No Score Yet Blaze of Noon Mike Gafferty (Character) - 1947
100% 71% 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 49% Reunion in France Anton Stregel (Character) - 1942
No Score Yet No Score Yet Bullet Scars Frank Dillon (Character) - 1942
No Score Yet 67% The Big Shot Sandor (Character) - 1942
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Omaha Trail Ben Santley (Character) - 1942
No Score Yet No Score Yet Wild Bill Hickok Rides Ringo (Character) - 1942
No Score Yet 58% Blues in the Night Sam Paryas (Character) - 1941
88% 87% Sergeant York Lem (Character) - 1941
No Score Yet No Score Yet Steel Against the Sky Bugs (Character) - 1941
No Score Yet No Score Yet Bad Men of Missouri Greg Bilson (Character) - 1941
No Score Yet No Score Yet Nine Lives Are Not Enough City Editor (Character) - 1941
No Score Yet No Score Yet Navy Blues Last Shore Patrolman (Character) - 1941
75% 70% 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% 86% The Outer Limits Unknown (Character) 1964
No Score Yet No Score Yet East Side/West Side Unknown (Guest Star) 1963