Frank Silva

1950 - 1995

Frank Silva

Frank A. Silva (October 31, 1950 – September 13, 1995) was an American set dresser and sometime actor best known for his performance as the evil spirit Killer BOB in the TV series Twin Peaks.Silva had a degree in lighting design from San Francisco State University and worked as a prop master and set decorator on several films including David Lynch's Dune and Wild at Heart.Silva worked on Lynch's Twin Peaks. According to David Lynch on the 2007 Gold Edition DVD release of Twin Peaks, Lynch was upstairs in the Laura Palmer house, near Silva as he worked, and suddenly realized that Silva might have a place in the show. He asked Silva if he was an actor, and Silva said that he was. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Frank Silva has received more than 583,064 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 4,073rd most popular actor.

Memorability Metrics

  • 580k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 43.34

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 15

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.79

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.37

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Frank Silva ranks 4,020 out of 8,832Before him are Swoosie Kurtz, Iya Savvina, Zoë Kravitz, Sunny Deol, S. Z. Sakall, and Cecil Kellaway. After him are Ezra Miller, Roscoe Lee Browne, Nina Hoss, Daniela Romo, Louise Lasser, and Adam Godley.

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Among people born in 1950, Frank Silva ranks 309Before him are Candida Royalle, Yuji Hyakutake, Pascal Yoadimnadji, Melissa Mathison, Josef Tošovský, and Alec Jeffreys. After him are Rosi Mittermaier, Joseph Paul Franklin, Trevor Bolder, Graham Hancock, Han Berger, and Kurt Jara. Among people deceased in 1995, Frank Silva ranks 187Before him are Nanni Loy, Butterfly McQueen, George Woodcock, Nancy Kelly, Fred West, and Vladislav Listyev. After him are David Wayne, George Abbott, Elisha Cook Jr., George W. Romney, Phil Harris, and Big John Studd.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Frank Silva ranks 6,195 out of 12,171Before him are Swoosie Kurtz (1944), David Dinkins (1927), Louella Parsons (1881), Zoë Kravitz (1988), Brian Herbert (1947), and Lucy Webb Hayes (1831). After him are Christy Mathewson (1880), Robert Cormier (1925), Ezra Miller (1992), Randy Johnson (1963), William H. Crawford (1772), and Roscoe Lee Browne (1922).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Frank Silva ranks 1,955Before him are Elle Fanning (1998), Buddy Ebsen (1908), Frankie Muniz (1985), Jobyna Ralston (1899), Swoosie Kurtz (1944), and Zoë Kravitz (1988). After him are Ezra Miller (1992), Roscoe Lee Browne (1922), Louise Lasser (1939), Ronee Blakley (1945), Helen Slater (1963), and Lori Loughlin (1964).