Ron Silver

Ron Silver

62 (passed away Mar. 15th, 2009)
Jul. 2nd, 1946
Born in
New York City, New York, USA
5' 8 1/2"

Ron Silver's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Veronica's Closet TV Show
Veronica's Closet
Kane & Abel TV Show
Kane & Abel
Skin TV Show
Dear Detective TV Show
Dear Detective
The Stockard Channing Show TV Show
The Stockard Channing Show
Trying Times TV Show
Trying Times
Baker's Dozen TV Show
Baker's Dozen
Big Eddie TV Show
Big Eddie

Main Movie Roles

Guest TV Roles

[none found]


  • A lifelong Democrat of the 'Harry Truman' (qv) mold (his description), he broke with the Democratic Party over the "war on terrorism" and spoke at the 2004 Republican National Convention in New York City. Had re-registered as an Independent.
  • Was a founding president of the Creative Coalition, a nonprofit, nonpartisan social and political advocacy organization made up of arts and entertainment figures. He was also a founding member of One Jerusalem, an educational foundation with a goal of "maintaining a united Jerusalem as the undivided capital of Israel".
  • President of the Actors Equity Association, the stage actors union, 1991-2000.
  • Campaigned for 'Michael Dukakis' (qv) in the 1988 US presidential race.
  • He had a son, Adam (born in 1979) and a daughter, Alexandra (born in 1983), with is ex-wife 'Lynne Miller' (qv).
  • Was considered for the role of Steve Christy in _Friday the 13th (1980)_ (qv).
  • Was once a social worker as well as a high school teacher.
  • Was exempt from the draft during the Vietnam War era. He traveled to Vietnam, however, as well as Cambodia, India, Japan and the Soviet Union in the late 1960s.

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