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Scarface Celebrity Geno Silva dies at 72

Actor Geno Silva, famous for his part in the 1983 crime play Scarface, has expired. Silva passed on May 9 in his home of complications in frontotemporal degeneration, a sort of dementia. His family shared with the news of his death, reports hollywoodreporter.com.

Throughout his four-decade profession, Silva also featured in Luis Valdez’s Zoot Suit (1981), Robert Towne’s Tequila Sunrise (1988), Steven Spielberg’s Amistad and The Lost World: Jurassic Park (both published in 1997), David Lynch’s Mulholland Drive (2001) along with F. Gary Gray’s A Man Apart (2003).

Silva remains most remembered for playing with the quiet assassin The Skull, which murders Al Pacino’s Tony Montana in Scarface. He’s survived by his wife, Pamela, their daughter, Lucia, along with two grandchildren and his sister.