birth- May 11, 1912
New York, New York
death- November 1, 1985
Los Angeles, California
During his highly successful comedy career Phil Silvers won two Tony awards and three Emmys. His personal life, however, was complicated by compulsive gambling and bouts of depression.
Treatment for gambling addiction can be found at Morningside Recovery. Silvers admitted that he "just gambled to gamble" and he lost thousands of dollars.
Comedians today can seek help at facilities like Morningside Recovery for behavioral and emotional problems.
Even though his gambling did not affect his comedic career, Phil Silvers may have had a happier personal life if he could have received help from a place like Morningside Recovery.
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