Geno Silva, actor of 'Scarface', dies at the age of 72 - La Provincia

Geno Silva, actor who gave life to the murderer The Skull, the hit man who eliminates the character of Al Pacino in 'The Price of Power (Scarface)', has died at the age of 72.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Silva died last Saturday, May 9, at his home in Los Angeles (United States) from complications from frontotemporal degeneration, a form of dementia, which he suffered for years.

In addition to his remembered role as a hitman he ends up with Tony Montana In the 1983 version of the black film classic 'Scarface' directed by Brian de Palma, Silva also appeared in other very popular titles such as'Tequila connection'(1988) by Robert Towne,'Friendship' and ' The Lost World: Jurassic Park'both released in 1997 and both directed by Steven Spielberg or' Mulholland Drive '(2001) by David Lynch.

Silva was also a regular face on television, where he appeared in such legendary series as 'Sad Song of Hill Street', 'Corruption in Miami', 'A Crime Has Been Written', 'MacGyver', 'Walker, Texas Ranger', 'Star Trek: Enterprise' or 'Alias'


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