SCARFACE actor Geno Silva has died aged 72 after a battle with dementia.
The star was recognized for his function as The Cranium, who killed Tony Montana within the traditional 1983 gangster movie.
His household right now confirmed he had handed away at his dwelling in Los Angeles.
They stated he died on Might 9 because of frontotemporal degeneration.
His character The Cranium – who by no means speaks – was beforehand ranked as No7 on a listing of the most effective henchmen in film historical past.
He killed drug lord Montana with a single shot after being employed by Alejandro Sosa.
The actor had labored with Steven Spielberg throughout his spectacular profession.
Other than his function in Scarface, he additionally featured in The Misplaced World: Jurassic Park, A Man Aside and Tequila Dawn.
And he made a reputation for himself on the stage, showing with Philip Seymour Hoffman and John Ortiz in The Service provider of Venice in 1994.
The actor made TV appearances too – changing into an everyday on the 1993 Fox drama Key West and that includes on episodes of Hill Road Blues, Miami Vice and Alias.
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He was born in 1948 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
He’s survived by his spouse Pamela, daughter Lucia, grandchildren Eva and Levon, and sister Elizabeth.
Donations in his reminiscence could also be made to The Affiliation for Frontotemporal Dementia.