Howard Da Silva

1909 - 1986

Photo of Howard Da Silva

Icon of person Howard Da Silva

Howard Da Silva (born Howard Silverblatt, May 4, 1909 – February 16, 1986) was an American actor, director and musical performer on stage, film, television and radio. He was cast in dozens of productions on the New York stage, appeared in more than two dozen television programs, and acted in more than fifty feature films. Adept at both drama and musicals on the stage, he originated the role of Jud Fry in the original 1943 run of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical Oklahoma!, and also portrayed the prosecuting attorney in the 1957 stage production of Compulsion. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Howard Da Silva has received more than 479,100 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Howard Da Silva is the 6,779th most popular actor, the 10,463rd most popular biography from United States and the 3,464th most popular American Actor.

Memorability Metrics

  • 480k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 53.08

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 15

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.54

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.29

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Howard Da Silvas by language


Among actors, Howard Da Silva ranks 6,779 out of 10,030Before him are Christian Clemenson, David Hyde Pierce, Fairuza Balk, Kimmy Robertson, Jessie Andrews, and Brandon Flynn. After him are Aubrey Plaza, Lake Bell, Tom Conway, Bojana Novakovic, Daws Butler, and Yoon Shi-yoon.

Most Popular Actors in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1909, Howard Da Silva ranks 297Before him are Sam Balter, Robert Helpmann, Norris Bradbury, Ruby Keeler, Vivian Vance, and Eleanor Garatti. After him are Miguel White, Madge Evans, Obafemi Awolowo, and Hugh Beaumont. Among people deceased in 1986, Howard Da Silva ranks 227Before him are Rudy Vallée, Hank Greenberg, Anna Neagle, Edmund Rubbra, Robert Helpmann, and Chuck McKinley. After him are Len Bias, Smita Patil, Jerry Paris, Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Paul Frees, and Ted Knight.

Others Born in 1909

Go to all Rankings

Others Deceased in 1986

Go to all Rankings

In United States

Among people born in United States, Howard Da Silva ranks 10,463 out of 15,968Before him are Tom Perez (1961), Kimmy Robertson (1954), Jessie Andrews (1992), Joan Benoit (1957), Shannon Briggs (1971), and Brandon Flynn (1993). After him are Aimee Mann (1960), Aubrey Plaza (1984), Bob Wills (1905), Kris Humphries (1985), Chris Sanders (1962), and James Weldon Johnson (1871).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Howard Da Silva ranks 3,464Before him are Christian Clemenson (1958), David Hyde Pierce (1959), Fairuza Balk (1974), Kimmy Robertson (1954), Jessie Andrews (1992), and Brandon Flynn (1993). After him are Aubrey Plaza (1984), Lake Bell (1979), Daws Butler (1916), Terry Farrell (1963), Kira Kosarin (1997), and Brit Marling (1983).

Television and Movie Roles