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Frank Silver (III) (1892–1960)

Trivia:

Wrote his hit song in collaboration with Irving Cohn after a Greek fruit peddler had told him that "Yes, we have no bananas.". See more trivia »

Died:

(age 67) in Brooklyn, New York, USA

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Known For

The English Patient
The English Patient Soundtrack
(1996)
A River Runs Through It
(1992)
Boys
Boys Soundtrack
(1996)
Belles on Their Toes
(1952)

Filmography

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 2012 Boardwalk Empire (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Margate Sands (2012) ... (writer: "Yes We Have No Bananas" - uncredited)
 1996 The English Patient (lyrics: "Yes! We Have No Bananas" (1923)) / (music: "Yes! We Have No Bananas" (1923))
 1996 Boys (writer: "Yes, We Have No Bananas")
 1995 Kidsongs: Baby Animal Songs (Video short) (writer: "Yes! We Have No Bananas" - uncredited)
 1994 The Simpsons (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Bart's Girlfriend (1994) ... (writer: "Yes, We Have No Bananas")
 1992 A River Runs Through It (writer: "Yes, We Have No Bananas")
 1991 The House of Eliott (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.11 (1991) ... ("Yes! We Have No Bananas", uncredited)
 1989 Growing Pains (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Mom of the Year (1989) ... (writer: "Yes! We Have No Bananas" - uncredited)
 1985 Webster (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- In the Family Way: Part 2 (1985) ... ("Yes! We Have No Bananas")
- In the Family Way: Part 1 (1985) ... ("Yes! We Have No Bananas")
 1977 The Muppet Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Steve Martin (1977) ... (writer: "Yes, We Have No Bananas")
 1977 All You Need Is Love (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Always Chasing Rainbows: Tin Pan Alley (1977) ... (writer: "Yes! We Have No Bananas" - uncredited)
 1974 S*P*Y*S (writer: "Yes! We Have No Bananas" - uncredited)
 1969 Here's Lucy (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Lucy and Carol Burnett (1969) ... ("Yes! We Have No Bananas")
 1966 The Hollywood Palace (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.33 (1966) ... (writer: "Yes! We Have No Bananas" - uncredited)
 1961 One, Two, Three (writer: "Yes! We Have No Bananas (Ausgerechnet Bananen)" - uncredited)
 1955 What's My Line? (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 14 August 1955 (1955) ... (writer: "Yes! We Have No Bananas")
 1954 Sabrina (writer: "Yes! We Have No Bananas" - uncredited)
 1953 The Eddie Cantor Story (writer: "Yes! We Have No Bananas" - uncredited)
 1952 Belles on Their Toes (writer: "Beans, Beans, Beans", "Yes! We Have No Bananas")
 1951 Vegetable Vaudeville (Short) (writer: "Yes, We Have No Bananas")
 1948 Luxury Liner (writer: "Yes, We Have No Bananas" - uncredited)
 1935 Be Kind to 'Aminals' (Short) (writer: "Yes! We Have No Bananas" - uncredited)
 1934 A Penny a Peep (Short) (writer: "Yes! We Have No Bananas" - uncredited)
 1930 Yes! We Have No Bananas (Short) (writer: "Yes! We Have No Bananas")
 1930 Mammy (writer: "Yes! We Have No Bananas" - uncredited)
 1929 I've Got Rings on My Fingers (Short) (writer: "Yes! We Have No Bananas" - uncredited)
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Trivia:

None of the other 75 songs he wrote, including "Icky-Wicky-Woo", "Gold Digger Blues" and "What Do We Get From Boston? Beans, Beans, Beans", approached the success of "Yes, We Have No Bananas". See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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