Gene Silvers (https://www.facebook.com/gene.silvers) talks about his life as a working actor, and appearing in “Mosquito Coast” (https://tv.apple.com/us/show/the-mosquito-coast/umc.cmc.5nghmxp88xe0qxhtlhfiu5r2h), “Them” (https://www.amazon.com/THEM-Season-1/dp/B08XXDRJKH), and Law and Order.
0:00 SEGMENT 1: Gene Silvers (https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0799005/bio) talks about moving from New York to LA and coincidentally having his biggest year ever during COVID, adapting the “Mosquito Coast” novel for the Apple TV series, acting after having a gigantic skiing accident, and losing his father.
12:35 SEGMENT 2: Gene Silvers talks about his character from Amazon Prime’s “Them” being absolutely terrible and what he has learned from playing villains.
23:17 SEGMENT 3: Gene Silvers talks about being a professional magician with Rick Rubin and performing for Henry Winkler, getting a role on “Guiding Light” as a magician, his favorite tricks, and playing a priest with X-ray vision on “SuperZeroes”.
35:40 SEGMENT 4: Gene Silvers talks about how appearing on “Law and Order” is a rite of passage for NY actors and how he differentiated his performance each time he appeared on the show.
Dean Devlin will be appearing later in the month to promote “Leverage” season 2.