Actor / Magician / Photographer / Spiritualist
Born by the ocean, in Long Beach NY, Gene Silvers started his performing career at a very young age as a professional magician , eventually performing for such celebrities as Robert DeNiro and Julia Roberts. This led to an interest in acting. After booking many prime-time TV parts, Gene landed a breakthrough role as the misunderstood, Raymond Hobbs , the guest lead in an Emmy Submitted Law and Order, which became an all time favorite episode (called "DR-1-102"). Many TV and indie roles followed, including being directed by Oscar winner Juan Campanella in Law and Order; SVU. Another breakthrough came on a Broadway stage in 2009 where he played Lazar Haller, the tortured Jewish leader in the critically lauded "Irena's Vow", with Tony-nominated Tovah Feldshuh. He also was nominated as "Outstanding Actor in a Lead Role" by the New York Innovative Theater Awards for his work as the lead character in Dan Gordon's "Murder in the First".
On an another note, Gene's interest in mysticism led him to live in India for a while to become immersed in the great spiritual traditions of that country. He spent much time there studying meditation and photographing that incredible place. Photography another of his interests, can be seen at www.genesilversphotography.com ,
Oct. 22, 2021
Actor Gene Silvers talks about the yin yang of 2020 from personal loss, a near death skiing accident and breakthrough acting roles in THEM and THE MOSQUITO COAST, as well as his starring role in Bob Heske's indie film BLESSI…