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Actor, Activist Ron
Silver Dead at 62

Actor, Activist Ron
Silver Dead at 62

Ron Silver, the twice Emmy nominated actor best known for his work in films including Reversal of Fortune and Ali , died Sunday after a two-year battle with esophageal cancer. He was 62.

Ron Silver, the twice Emmy nominated actor best known for his work in films including Reversal of Fortune and Ali , died Sunday after a two-year battle with esophageal cancer. He was 62.

Silver became known throughout his career as an outspoken political activist, championing liberal causes including gay rights and a woman's right to choose.

But he broke from the Democratic Party with his support of President George W. Bush's response to September 11, 2001. He delivered a rousing endorsement of Bush at the 2004 Republican National Convention.

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