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We Honor Ron Silver

16 March 2009 9:32 AM, PDT | PopStar | See recent PopStar news »

Ron Silver began his career with regular roles on Chicago Hope, Veronica's Closet, The Stockard Channing Show all preparing him for his Emmy nominated role on The West Wing. It was released this morning that the 62 year old actor passed away after battling esophageal cancer for two years. His rep, Robin Bronk released the following statement this morning, "Ron Silver died peacefully in his sleep with his family around him early Sunday morning." Silver is survived by both parents, brothers Mitchell and Keith, son Adam, and daughter Alexandra. Each day his legacy will be carried on by his family, his fans and his supporters. Silver was born and raised in the Big Apple attending Stuyvesant High School and after wards attending Suny Buffalo where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish and Chinese. After returning to the city, Silver went on to earn his masters at St »

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We Honor Ron Silver

16 March 2009 9:32 AM, PDT | PopStar | See recent PopStar news »

Ron Silver began his career with regular roles on Chicago Hope, Veronica's Closet, The Stockard Channing Show all preparing him for his Emmy nominated role on The West Wing. It was released this morning that the 62 year old actor passed away after battling esophageal cancer for two years. His rep, Robin Bronk released the following statement this morning, "Ron Silver died peacefully in his sleep with his family around him early Sunday morning." Silver is survived by both parents, brothers Mitchell and Keith, son Adam, and daughter Alexandra. Each day his legacy will be carried on by his family, his fans and his supporters. Silver was born and raised in the Big Apple attending Stuyvesant High School and after wards attending Suny Buffalo where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish and Chinese. After returning to the city, Silver went on to earn his masters at St »

- cjoyce@corp.popstar.com (Colleen Joyce)

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We Honor Ron Silver

16 March 2009 9:32 AM, PDT | PopStar | See recent PopStar news »

Ron Silver began his career with regular roles on Chicago Hope, Veronica's Closet, The Stockard Channing Show all preparing him for his Emmy nominated role on The West Wing. It was released this morning that the 62 year old actor passed away after battling esophageal cancer for two years. His rep, Robin Bronk released the following statement this morning, "Ron Silver died peacefully in his sleep with his family around him early Sunday morning." Silver is survived by both parents, brothers Mitchell and Keith, son Adam, and daughter Alexandra. Each day his legacy will be carried on by his family, his fans and his supporters. Silver was born and raised in the Big Apple attending Stuyvesant High School and after wards attending Suny Buffalo where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish and Chinese. After returning to the city, Silver went on to earn his masters at St »

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Actor Ron Silver dies at 62

15 March 2009 5:00 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Actor Ron Silver, who won a Tony Award as a take-no-prisoners Hollywood producer in David Mamet's "Speed-the-Plow" and did a political about-face from loyal Democrat to Republican activist after the Sept. 11 attacks, died Sunday at age 62.

"Ron Silver died peacefully in his sleep with his family around him early Sunday morning" in New York, said Robin Bronk, executive director of the Creative Coalition, which Silver helped found. "He had been fighting esophageal cancer for two years."

Silver, an Emmy nominee for a recurring role as a slick strategist for liberal President Jed Bartlet on "The West Wing," had a long history of balancing acting with left-leaning social and political causes.

But after the 2001 terrorist attacks, longtime Democrat Silver turned heads in Hollywood with outspoken support of President George W. Bush over the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Silver spoke at the 2004 Republican National Convention, began referring to himself as »

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