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|Also Known As:||Philip Silversmith||Died:||November 1, 1985|
|Born:||May 11, 1911||Cause of Death:||natural causes|
|Birth Place:||Brooklyn, New York, USA||Profession:||Cast ... actor comedian vaudevillian|
Bespectacled vaudevillian who made his feature debut in the early 1940s and established himself as an engaging comic character player in films such as "You're in the Army Now" (1942), "Cover Girl" (1944) and "It's A Mad Mad Mad Mad World" (1963). Best known as the wily "Sergeant Bilko" in the popular 1950s TV series, "The Phil Silvers Show."
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