Jamaican actors died in 1970

Here are 1 famous actors from Jamaica died in 1970:

Frank Silvera

Frank Silvera (July 24, 1914 Kingston-June 11, 1970 Pasadena) also known as Frank Alvin Silvera or the man with a thousand faces was a Jamaican actor and theatre director. He had two children, Frank Silvera, Jr. and Linda Silvera.

Silvera was best known for his work in the American theatre and for his appearances in over 70 films and television shows. He appeared in classic films such as "Killer's Kiss" (1955), "The Defiant Ones" (1958), and "The Greatest Story Ever Told" (1965). Silvera was also a prominent Broadway actor, appearing in productions like "Black-Eyed Susan" and "The Moon Is Blue".

In addition to his acting career, Silvera was an influential theatre director and co-founder of the Theatre of Being in Los Angeles. The theatre company was dedicated to exploring issues of racial identity and social justice through theatrical productions.

Silvera passed away in Pasadena, California from a heart attack in 1970 at the age of 55. He is remembered as an important figure in both theatre and film, and for his advocacy of social causes.

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