Silvio Dante (Steve Van Zandt)
Silvio is the Consigliere to Soprano’s crime family. he usually has a low profile and does a good at maintaining his image and his legitimate business as manager and owner of the Bada Bing strip club. He is portrayed to always keep his cool, but is also ruthless when necessary. He is also shown to love movies and always quote movie lines and makes a good Al Pacino impression.
Silvio’s cool headedness is perfect for his role as Tony’s Consigliere. He usually acts as mediator to resolve issues and always accompanies Tony to sit downs to arrange disputes. Silvio is always a clear headed thinker, which is why Tony trusts him.Silvio counseled Tony through a lot of difficult disputes, and he is the one who can convince Tony to go against his impulses, as Tony is always hot headed and in mood swings.
teven Van Zandt plays the role of Silvio Dante. Steven is a songwriter, record producer, radio disc jockey and an actor. He is best known as a guitarist of Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band. He became a songwriter and producer for Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes and became a key contributor to the Jersey Shore sound.