Phil Silvers bio

Birth Name: Philip Silver

Occupation: TV Actor

Place Of Birth: Brooklyn

Date Of Birth: May 11, 1911

Date Of Death: November 1, 1985

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Phil Silvers was born on the 11th of May, 1911. He was popular for being a TV Actor. Played the role of a hilarious military con man Sergeant Bilko in TV’s The Phil Silvers Show.

Phil Silvers was born in Brooklyn. He began an entertainment career at age eleven, singing in local theaters whenever projectors would break. He has been called ‘The King of Chutzpah’.

Phil Silvers was a Taurus and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Phil Silvers was born in 1910s. The 1910s represented the culmination of European militarism. Discover what happened on this day.

Philip Silver is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Phil Silvers’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Phil Silvers’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Phil Silvers kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Phil Silvers was born in the Year of the Pig.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Philip Silver
NICKNAME: The King of Chutzpah
BIRTH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Phil Silvers was a Taurus. People of this zodiac sign like cooking, romance, working with hands and dislike sudden changes, complications, and insecurity. The strengths of this sign are being reliable, patient, practical, devoted, responsible, stable, while weaknesses can be stubborn, possessive and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Taurus is Scorpio and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Phil Silvers was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are nice and good-mannered. They're always forgiving of other people's mistakes, which at times can translate to naivete and gullibility.

Ruling Planet: Phil Silvers had a ruling planet of Venus and has a ruling planet of Venus and by astrological associations Friday is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet of love, harmony, money and possessions. Venus is graceful, charming, sensual and social. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have beauty, charm and sensuality.

Phil Silvers’s birth sign is Taurus and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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