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Ron Silver: A Great Friend, A Great Actor

Lawrence O'Donnell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Lawrence O'Donnell

I'm one of the lucky ones who got to work with Ron. The West Wing was the perfect place for us to join forces professionally--a political operative got to write a political show and a political activist got to play a political operative.

Mourning the Death of Ron Silver

Alec Baldwin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Alec Baldwin

In the wake of 9/11, Silver transformed himself from a liberal darling to a libertarian antagonist. Ron's was a mind that was always seeking, no matter what the cost to his career or social status.

Ron Silver, Remembered

Ben Stiller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ben Stiller

When I was 12, Ron got my sister and me drunk. He knew we were bored and asked if we wanted a little vodka in our Coke. I've always loved Ron for that. He treated us like people, even though we weren't yet.

Ron Silver Was a Mensch

Robert Greenwald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Robert Greenwald

He was always engaging and good-natured about our political differences. No matter how intense the political disagreement he was never a name-caller or shouter. He was a gentleman, and he will be missed.

Ron Silver and the Courage of Conviction

Frank Luntz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Frank Luntz

When people talk about that rare individual who practices what they preach, who lives the courage of their convictions, they are talking about Ron Silver.

A Tribute to Ron Silver

Paul Begala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Paul Begala

As a fan of his movies and television roles, I will miss his acting. But as a political hyperbolist who sometimes goes too far, I will miss his civility even more.