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Ron Silver is an American movie and television actor, director, and producer. His various works and contributions to the field have enabled him to become a respected, Tony award-winning actor.
Silver made his film debut in “Tunnel Vision”, and was first noticed in 1981 with The Entity. During the 1980s he delivered several memorable roles, from an Al Pacino-like actor in “Lovesick” (1983), as a devoted son in “Garbo Talks” (1984), an incompetent detective in “Eat and Run” (1986), and playing the lead in Paul Mazursky’s Oscar-nominated “Enemies: A Love Story” (1989). One of his most famous roles is as Alan Dershowitz in “Reversal of Fortune” (1990), the true story about the trial of Claus von Bülow.
Recently, Silver was appointed Chairman for the Millennium Committee by New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani. On October 7, 2005, he was nominated by President Bush to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the United States Institute of Peace. On September 8, 2006, it was announced that Silver had joined an advisory committee to the I. Lewis “Scooter” Libby Legal Defense Trust.