Al Silvani (March 26, 1910 – January 10, 1996) was an American boxing trainer and actor.
|Died||January 10, 1996 85) (aged|
|Occupation||Boxing trainer, actor|
As one of the most sought-after trainers in the business, Silvani trained over twenty world champions, including Jake LaMotta, Henry Armstrong, Carmen Basilio, Fritzie Zivic, Pone Kingpetch, Rocky Graziano, Ingemar Johansson, and Lou Ambers.
He also had a lengthy career in the film industry as an actor, stunt man, and as a technical advisor—most noteworthy a lead role in Robin and the Seven Hoods. He also appeared in From Here to Eternity, Ocean's Eleven, Stir Crazy, Every Which Way But Loose, The Gauntlet, Rocky, Rocky II and Rocky III.
Inducted into the World Boxing Hall of Fame.
2006 California Boxing Hall of Fame Inductee.
Silvani died in the North Hollywood section of Los Angeles in 1996.
|1953||From Here to Eternity||Soldier Leaving New Congress Club||Uncredited|
|1956||Somebody Up There Likes Me||Rocky's Second||Uncredited|
|1959||The Gene Krupa Story||Man Rubbing Krupa's Shoulders||Uncredited|
|1960||Ocean's 11||Burlesque Club Manager||Uncredited|
|1960||Let No Man Write My Epitaph||Bit Role||Uncredited|
|1961||The Young Savages||Dention Center Guard||Uncredited|
|1962||Kid Galahad||Training Camp Spectator||Uncredited|
|1963||Come Blow Your Horn||Bell-Hop||Uncredited|
|1964||Robin and the 7 Hoods||Robbo's Hood #4|
|1965||Von Ryan's Express||American P.O.W. at Train Station||Uncredited|
|1965||Marriage on the Rocks||Mexican Character||Uncredited|
|1972||Fat City||Referee at Tully-Lucero Fight||Uncredited|
|1973||The All-American Boy||Referee||Uncredited|
|1975||The Black Bird||Bartender|
|1977||The Gauntlet||Police Sergeant|
|1978||Every Which Way But Loose||Tank Murdock's Manager|
- The Ring magazine, Corner Men: Great Boxing Trainers - Ronald K. Fried