Geno Silva

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Geno Silva (January 20, 1948 – May 9, 2020) was an American actor. He was best known for his role as The Skull, Alejandro Sosa's silent hitman in Scarface (1983).[1] He also starred as Ruiz in the Academy Award-nominated movie Amistad (1997). Silva was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico. His career lasted from 1974 to 2007.

Silva died on May 9, 2020 in Los Angeles from frontotemporal dementia-related problems, aged 72.[2]

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  1. Gary D. Keller (1997). A Biographical Handbook of Hispanics and United States Film. Bilingual Press/Editorial Bilingüe. p. 190. ISBN 978-0-927534-65-9.
  2. Geno Silva, Actor in 'Scarface,' Dies at 72

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