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Phil Silvers Overview:

Character actor, Phil Silvers, was born Philip Silver on May 11, 1911 in New York City, NY. Silvers died at the age of 74 on Nov 1, 1985 in Century City, CA .

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He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Television.

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THE NEIL SIMON BLOGATHON: You'll Never Get Rich aka The Show (1955-1959)

on Oct 13, 2018 From Caftan Woman

Welcome to The Neil Simon Blogathon, a two-day internet event. Saturday, October 13th please join the creator and co-host of the blogathon, Rich at Wide Screen World by clicking HERE. Sunday, October 14th Caftan Woman hosts the festivities HERE. The lady who sat to my left in the second ... Read full article


Top Banana! Broadway to 3-D, 1954, with Funny-man,

By C. S. Williams on Apr 25, 2014 From Classic Film Aficionados

Top Banana starring (which premiered Friday, February 19, 1954[1]) first had a successful Broadway run at the Winter Garden Theatre, opening on Thursday, November 1, 1951, and after 350 (Banana was Dark for 29 days, on a layoff from August 3 – August 31, 1952) performances closed ... Read full article


Top Banana! Broadway to 3-D, 1954, with Funny-man,

By C. S. Williams on Apr 25, 2014 From Classic Film Aficionados

Top Banana starring (which premiered Friday, February 19, 1954[1]) first had a successful Broadway run at the Winter Garden Theatre, opening on Thursday, November 1, 1951, and after 350 (Banana was Dark for 29 days, on a layoff from August 3 – August 31, 1952) performances closed ... Read full article


Top Banana! Broadway to 3-D, 1954, with Funny-man,

By C. S. Williams on Apr 25, 2014 From Classic Film Aficionados

Top Banana starring (which premiered Friday, February 19, 1954[1]) first had a successful Broadway run at the Winter Garden Theatre, opening on Thursday, November 1, 1951, and after 350 (Banana was Dark for 29 days, on a layoff from August 3 – August 31, 1952) performances closed ... Read full article


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Phil Silvers Quotes:

Otto Meyer: I haven't got much time, so if you love your country, if you're a patriot, you listen and you listen hard. You've got to get to a phone and you've got to make a call.
Nervous Motorist: I gotta make a call?
Otto Meyer: Yes, you gotta call Intelligence. Central Intelligence Agency, Washington D.C.
Nervous Motorist: Well what on earth...?
Otto Meyer: [shouts] Listen! All right, tell them you heard from X-27, you got it? X-27. X-27 told you to tell them they've made three attempts on my life already today. They had me down a silver mine, they tried to drown me. Can you handle a gun? Okay. Ah! Good. There's a cafe. Pull right in there, you use that phone.
Nervous Motorist: Well, I don't...
Otto Meyer: Will you shut up! You're in no danger. They've never seen you. Now pull in.
[they drive into the parking lot]
Otto Meyer: All right, good, now get in there and tell the operator "Emergency priority" and then ask for the CIA. All right, jump out. Go on, you're not in any danger. They don't know you. You're all right. Look, I'll dock the car and come back for you. For God's sake, man, don't stand there in the street. They'll see you. They'll spot you! Go on. Get out!


Otto Meyer: Hey, wait a minute! I can't cross here. You said the main road. This is Niagara Falls. Alright, look. You're a little boy. You wanna be a big boy? Which way to the main road?


Phil - Ice Cream Vendor: You don't have to yell at me because I'm a little obnoxious


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Phil Silvers Facts
Has won two Tony Awards as Best Actor (Musical): in 1952 for "Top Banana," a part that he recreated in the film version of the same name, Top Banana (1954), and in 1972 for a revival of "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum." He was also nominated in the same category in 1961 for "Do Re Mi."

Appears as Master Sergeant Ernest G. (Ernie) Bilko on a 44¢ USA commemorative postage stamp, issued 11 August 2009, in the Early TV Memories issue honoring "The Phil Silvers Show" (1955).

Had 5 daughters with his second wife, Evelyn Patrick: Tracey Silvers (1957), Nancey Silvers, Cathy Silvers, Candace Silvers (1961) and Laury Silvers (1963). Grandfather of Jaclyn Sara Silvers.

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